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La Quinta golf courses to try

La Quinta, CA is one of the country’s best golf destinations. The city has notably  played host to The American Express leg of the PGA Tour. La Quinta is truly a true golf lover’s paradise with so many top-notch courses to choose from.

Looking for the best place to tee off? Check out the top 4 La Quinta golf courses:

  1. La Quinta Resort & Club
    49-499 Eisenhower Drive, La Quinta, CA

La Quinta Resort & Club offers five amazing courses suited to every type of golfer. All of its courses have ranked in golfing publications like Golfweek and Golf Digest.

The Stadium Course at PGA West is designed by Pete Dye and is home to the Desert Classic Golf Tournament. It’s a 72-par course ideal for those who want the ultimate golf experience.

Another Dye-designed course is the Mountain Course at La Quinta Resort & Club. It’s famous for its challenging features such as pot bunkers, tee box elevations , bunkered greens, and rock formations.

Expect a scenic experience at the Dunes Course at La Quinta Resort & Club. This is a 72-par course with traditional rolling links and has a strong Scottish and Irish character.

For golfers looking for an outback experience, look to the Greg Norman Course at PGA West. The Audubon-certified course is designed to be challenging but still fun to play in. The beautiful landscape filled with wildflowers and panoramic views makes it a favorite among local golfers.

A complete opposite of the Greg Norman Course, the Jack Nicklaus Tournament Course at PGA West has a desert layout that demands an intense game.

  1. Palm Royale Country Club
    78259 Indigo Drive, La Quinta, CA

The Palm Royale Country Club is an 18-hole par three course ideal for those who want a short-course experience. Designed by famed architect Ted Robinson, this course has strategically placed lakes and sand hazards perfect for a challenging round. Both novice and experienced players are likely to find something to enjoy on this great course.

  1. Coral Mountain Golf Club
    60151 Trilogy Parkway, La Quinta, CA

Designed by Gary Panks, the Coral Mountain Golf Club course offers one of the most scenic views in the area. Found at the base of the Santa Rosa Mountains, the course is surrounded by a natural desert landscape. It boasts stunning water features and sand perils as well as luscious rolling greens.

Since 2002, the course has been played by legendary golfers like Adam Scott, Mark O’Meara, Annika Sorenstam, Phil Michelson, Fred Couples, and Tiger Woods. It was also the home of the PGA Tour SKINS GAME events from 2003 to 2006.

  1. Rancho La Quinta Country Club
    79301 Cascadas Circle, La Quinta, CA

Rancho La Quinta Country Club has two different styles of courses. Golfers who are looking for a more traditional game will find the championship links designed by renowned golf course architect Robert Trent Jones Jr. perfect. For a more modern layout, try the course by US Open Champion Jerry Pate.

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