Tahquitz Creek Golf Resort - Resort
Famed designer Ted Robinson Sr. applied his philosophy of letting nature take it course in 1995 for the City of Palm Springs. This modern desert layout rivals most other desert courses in the valley for it uniqueness, use of natural surroundings, and playability. Ted Robinson and his environmentally friendly concepts are held true with this design. The use of natural draught tolerant desert landscape, reclaimed irrigation, and recycled materials like used tires for mounding are an intricate part of the Resort.
The layout features an island fairway, multiple water features combined with flowers and magnificent views of surrounding mountains. Most noted for it’s fairness to all golfers, the Resort is just over 6,700 yards has 4 set of tees for various handicaps and can play as short as 5,200 yards. This links style course has 2 holes that share a large green and consist of holes that go out towards the San Jacinto Mountains and return home to the clubhouse reminiscent of an “old country” design. Running parallel to the Palm Canyon Wash it also has 3 holes that play over the Tahquitz Canyon wash.
Tahquitz Canyon Wash is known to fill with running water on warm Spring afternoons from the melting snow in the mountains. The Knott’s Soak City Water Park as well as the City of Palm Springs’ Demuth Park can be seen and heard when playing this course. The Resort also offers many varieties of natural wildlife that call the washes, landscape, and even the fairways their home. Often overheard “My best round ever”, the Resort is friendly, fun, and unforgettable.