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Classic Club

75200 Classic Club Blvd,

Palm Desert, California 92211

  • Office

    +1 (760) 601 3600
  • Pro shop

    +1 (760) 601 3601
  • Golf pro

    Brady Wilson (Director of Golf)

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes. Open parkland. Undulating terrain - a few slopes to climb.

  • Surroundings:

    Desert environment.

  • Designer:

    Arnold Palmer

Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Yards
7322
5872
5421
Par
72
72
72
SSS or slope
75.3
69.8
72.6

Location

Latitude:

33.784658

Longitude:

-116.344743

How to get there:

8 miles SE of Palm Springs

From I-10 between Thousand Palms and Indio, take the Cook Street exit and follow Cook Street north. After o.2 miles turn right in Varner Road. After 0.3 miles turn left into Classic Club Boulevard.

Classic Club

5-star: Fabulous – courses don’t get much better than this.

Est. 2005

Classic Club: During the mid-2000s, the PGA Tour's flagship event in the Coachella Valley (at times known as the Desert Classic and Bob Hope Chrysler Classic) benefitted from the addition of two sensational new Arnold Palmer designed courses. In addition to the sleek and elegant SilverRock layout, Palmer has also designed the wonderfully dramatic Classic Club course.

The big-dimension, challenging, championship layout at Classic Club boasts ample fairways, laid out on undulating desert terrain. On both front and back-nines, plenty of large, stylish bunkers and good-size lakes pose a dangerous threat alongside the fairways and around the greens.

Surrounded in the main by ruggedly handsome desert, and offering fabulous views onto all the valley's spectacular mountain ranges, the course is a visual delight. Here and there some pines and pepperwood trees have been planted to complement the desert palette.

The 6th, played over a wide chasm, is a wonderfully created and testing long par-3. At the 12th, another excellent par-3, a multi-tiered waterfall cascades down alongside the green. The Classic Club has already established itself as a must play venue for visiting golfers. Its expansive, spectacular design and superb clubhouse facilities deliver everything you would expect from one of Palm Desert's elite.

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Visitors

Who can play and when?

Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.

Must book in advance.

Green fees

Visitor fee, 18-holes, peak rate in high season (Jan thru' April): all days $129 (includes lunch voucher & golf cart).

Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc. [Last updated: 2018].

Other information

Non-metal spike facility. Golf carts are fitted with GPS. Caddies available.

Practice facilities

Excellent

Did you know?

Troon Golf, a world leader in golf course management, operates the golf facilities at Classic Club. | The Classic Club has already held several top quality tournaments, most especially hosting the PGA Tour's Bob Hope Chrysler Classic, including the final round of this tournament - earlier rounds also utilise 3 other Coachella Valley courses (see our Tournaments section > by Venue > Classic Club).

Where2Stay

  • Delfino Resort at Palm Desert (planned)5-star

    Classic Club Boulevard, Palm Desert, CA 92211

    +1 (760) 360 8001

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    In future Classic Club will have its own onsite hotel facilities, the Delfino Resort at Palm Desert, featuring a 350 room 5-star Hotel. Located on approximately 18 acres the accommodations will enjoy panoramic views of the Classic Club's finishing holes, against a backdrop of the Little San Bernardino Mountains to the north. The Delfino Resort will also have 20 luxurious golf villas.

    • Golf at this hotel:

      Classic Club

    • Golf within 5 miles:

      Shadow Ridge; Desert Willow; Mission Hills; Desert Springs; Desert Falls.

    • Golf within 20 miles:

      Desert Dunes; Cimarron; Tahquitz Creek; SilverRock; PGA West; Indian Wells Resort; Indian Wells CC; Heritage Palms; Terra Lago; Eagle Falls; Bighorn; La Quinta Resort; Trilogy at La Quinta; Quarry at La Quinta.

  • Hampton Inn & Suites Palm DesertAAA 3-diamonds

    74-900 Gerald Ford Drive, Palm Desert, CA 92211

    +1 (760) 340 1001

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    The Hampton Inn & Suites Palm Desert hotel is located just 15 miles from Palm Springs and less than 50 miles from the Joshua Tree National Park. An ideal base from which to explore the desert's many golf courses and its most popular attractions, including Living Desert Zoo and Gardens, Indian Canyon Park, Palm Springs Air Museum, Soak City Water Park, Children's Discovery Museum, Indian Wells Tennis Garden, local casinos, and the popular Palm Springs Tramway.

    • Golf at this hotel:

      No

    • Golf within 5 miles:

      Classic Club; Shadow Ridge; Desert Willow; Mission Hills; Desert Springs; Desert Falls.

    • Golf within 20 miles:

      Desert Dunes; Cimarron; Tahquitz Creek; SilverRock; PGA West; Indian Wells Resort; Indian Wells CC; Heritage Palms; Terra Lago; Eagle Falls; Bighorn; La Quinta Resort; Trilogy at La Quinta; Quarry at La Quinta.

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