Palm Desert is a golfer’s paradise. From the world-class courses to the golf events and tournaments that draw the sport’s legends, the Coachella Valley is an iconic golf destination. These Palm Springs and Palm Desert golf tournaments and events are the perfect way to experience the lifestyle. Here are a few of our favorites. 

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Desert Classic PGA Golf Tournament

January 15-19, 2020

La Quinta Country Club

The 2019 Desert Classic Golf Tournament has been a staple in the community for decades. The PGA Tour returns to the Greater Palm Springs area for its 61st year. The event kicked off in 1960 as the Palm Springs Desert Golf Classic, which was won by the legendary Arnold Palmer. The Golf Tournament will be played across PGA WEST’s Jack Nicklaus Tournament Resort Courses at the La Quinta Country Club.

2019 Winter Classic Charity Golf Tournament

December 7, 2019

Indian Wells Golf Resort

The 2019 Winter Classic Charity Golf Tournament is December 7 at Indian Wells Golf Resort. The charity golf event benefits the ABC Recovery Center and includes a variety of games. Enjoy hole in one, closest to pin, and long drive competitions. Get your tickets for lunch only, a single golfer, foursome, or hole sponsorship. 

The 2019 FootGolf Desert Storm

November 7 – 10, 2019

Tahquitz Creek

The 2019 FootGolf Desert Storm at Tahquitz Creek is another not-your-average golf event. FootGolf is a unique combination of soccer and golf. Whether you want to play or watch, this FootGolf event is a must. The 4-day event features multiple competitions, including the U.S. FootGolf National Club Championship, the Second Battle of the Border, and the North American Championship. 

Palm Springs Golf & Craft Beer Festival

November 30 – December 1, 2019

Mesquite Golf & Country Club

This isn’t your typical golf event. The Palm Springs Golf & Craft Beer Festival is November 30 and December 1 at the Mesquite Golf & Country Club. All skill levels are welcome to join in on the festivities, which includes one full round of golf and beer tastings from Coachella Valley Brewing Company. The event was previously known as Golf Fest and is one of the longest running consumer outdoor golf shows in the country. 

2nd Annual Palm Springs Golf Championship

January 5 – 9, 2020

La Quinta Resort & Club

The 2nd Annual Palm Springs Golf Championships is just one week before The Desert Classic. Located at the La Quinta Resort & Club, the amateur golf tournament is among the West Coast’s newest events. Enter yourself into the tournament starting at $750 per player. 

Plan Your Palm Desert Vacation with Shadow Mountain Resort

Whether you want to play or be a spectator, golf in Palm Desert is among the nation’s finest. Book your accommodations with Shadow Mountain Resort and you’ll be centrally located in the Coachella Desert to have close access to all the top golf courses. Contact us to help you plan your next Palm Springs vacation.