Best Golf Course for a Beginner – Palm Springs Forum
Also: "For a beginner I’d suggest Tommy Jacobs’ Bel Air Greens. It’s a 9 hole executive type course with short par 4s and small greens. Very relaxing. Low green fee and I was able to get the local rate from a kid in the pro shop. Nice low key driving range and lighted putting green including bunker practice. I’ve spent many an hour at that course preparing for rounds at the hot shot venues the next day. I like to skip the ball through the pond fronting #9.:)"
Brad Fuhr first visited the Coachella Valley on a fam trip in 2001 from Chicago. After moving to LA in 2005, he set his sights on owning property and moving fulltime to the desert in 2012. He founded the www.GayDesertGuide.LGBT website in 2013 and resides in Palm Springs as the goodwill ambassador for all things “gay”.
Before going out to play a round of golf in Palm Springs, golfers will want to check the calendar first. In the winter months from December through February, the temperatures are cool with the highs rarely getting out of the seventies. Players can don a light jacket or sweater, especially if playing in the morning.
Indian Canyons Golf Resort has been thejewel of Palm Springs and the Coachella Valley since 1961. Once a private club named Canyon Country Club, this 36-hole facility was a favorite haunt of Hollywood celebrities like Frank Sinatra, Bob Hope, and Jackie Gleason. Former U.S. Presidents Dwight D. Eisenhower, Lyndon B. Johnson and Ronald Reagan also walked these fairways. The course is set on 550 acres on the Agua Caliente Indian Reservation.
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“Palm Springs is the place to be in Southern California this time of year,” says Colin Gooch, head golf professional at Marriott’s Shadow Ridge Golf Club in Palm Desert. “Our owners and guests have been raving about golf course conditions, so we are very much looking forward to a great season.”
Indian Wells Golf Resort offers exceptional golf instruction programs. Our game improvement facilities feature a private practice area, a putting and chipping green, and practice bunkers. The golf professional staff at Indian Wells Golf Resort will provide personalized attention to your needs and unique skill levels. Whether you are a beginner, intermediate or low handicap golfer, it is our priority to make your game the absolute best it can be.
Beginner’s Golf course? – Palm Desert Forum
We are owners at Shadow Ridge since 2004, I still consider myself a beginner golfer…since I rarely play except on vacations at Shadow Ridgee. The course there is great, I think they have some kind of kids golf free program. We always look for a 7 AM tee time (we’re from NJ – and can relate…by the end of the week we move up to 8 AM tee times.
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Back to school time has arrived. While that signifies the official end of summer, here in Palm Desert and the Coachella Valley area of California we’re still enjoying plenty of sunny and warm weather. That is usually the case with our classic Indian summers, and golfers certainly benefit from that. Even though there’s nothing we can do about the days getting shorter and summer drawing