one of the top golf resorts by national magazines
such as Conde Nast Traveler and Golf Digest, westin
Mission Hills is right in the thick of the action each
year when the first major of the year on the Lpga
tour, the Kraft Nabisco Championship, is held at
neighboring Mission Hills Country Club.
space, sightlines and openness. would-be spectator mounds now create privacy, making every
hole a unique, discrete drama unto itself. there are
amphitheater greens, islands, isthmus fairways
and where there’s a forced carry or a quicker way
home, there also is a second route since not a lot
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another winner is palm desert’s Classic Club,
an arnold palmer/pga tour design shop collaboration located on an expanse of sand about smack
dab in the middle of the valley. More than three
million cubic yards of desert was moved, and in an
era when the retro-minimalist design ethos is in
vogue, all those busy scrapers proved there is another way...and it's a good one.
Classic had a leg up from the start, as it was
conceived to be the host course of the bob Hope
Classic; a role it filled for three years. being asked
to pass gallery crowds and the best golfers in the
world, the course was built on a massive scale.
to start with, this isn’t a housing development
forced to accommodate golf; it’s all about air and
of us play off single digits.
Voted “top ten new Public course” by Golf Week
Voted “Best Places to Play” by Golf Travel Annual
Voted “top 10 Best Desert courses” by Desert Golf
Voted “america’s top Golf courses” by Zagat Survey
Voted “one of the top five new Public courses
in the america’s in 2006” by Golf Digest
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Voted “number seven Best Places You can Play
in the state of california” by Golf Week
awarded ”Best Playing conditions for all of
southern california Year ending 2007” by Greenskeeper.org
conveniently located off i- 10 in Palm Desert
760 - 601-3600
classic club is managed by troon Golf,® the leader in upscale golf course management.
the 564-yard, eighteenth Hole at classic club,
Palm Desert, california. Voted in 2008 as one of the three
“Most Beautifully Brutal Par 5 Golf Holes in the southwest
United states” by John Deere Credit