GOLF

INDIAN WELLS GOLF RESORT

Located on property and the only 36-hole facility in California with both courses ranked in the Top 20 “Best Courses You Can Play” in California by Golf Week Magazine, and ranked number 11 in Conde Nast Travelers’ “Top 15 California Golf Resorts” Indian Wells Golf Resort is the premier golf destination for everyone from amateurs to pros to presidents.

CELEBRITY COURSE

The Clive Clark-designed, Celebrity Course opened to rave reviews in November 2006. Playability, diversity and challenge are the highlights of Clive Clark’s desert masterpiece. Rest assured that your golf vacation will take place on a course with remarkable attention to details, the breath taking mountain vistas, natural flowers and striking waterfalls are a perfectly conducted orchestra of world-class design. 

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CABERNET TEES7,05074.2138
BLUE TEES6,63272.5132
WHITE TEES6,02969.9M/75.6L124M/127L
RED TEES5,31671.7128

PLAYERS COURSE

The Players Course opened a year later and was designed by prominent architect John Fought. The course presents a brilliant contrast to our Celebrity course. Featuring dynamic bunkering, generous fairway corridors and undulating topography, the Players Course is aesthetically fascinating and provides a challenge to all types of players. Located within walking distance of our hotel, Indian Wells golf resort is an ideal place to host any tournament, corporate event or group outing.

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CABERNET TEES7,05074.2138
BLUE TEES6,63272.5132
WHITE TEES6,02969.9M/75.6L124M/127L
RED TEES5,31671.7128

INDIAN WELLS COUNTRY CLUB

An oasis featuring canyons, vistas and spectacular views of the Santa Rosa Mountains, Indian Wells Country Club in Indian Wells offers 36 holes of challenging golf, fitness, dining and a vibrant and full calendar that keep members growing friendships and making memories that last a lifetime. And, as one of the most historic clubs in the Coachella Valley, Indian Wells also served as the original home of the Bob Hope Classic for more than 40 years.

THE CLASSIC COURSE

The Classic Course is the original course built in 1956 by founders Desi Arnaz, Paul Prom, Eddie Susalla, Linn Johnson, Earl Murphy, Milt Hicks, Bill Worthing and John Curci. In fact, founder Eddie Susalla actually designed the 6,478-yard, par 72, 18-hole course that boasts a 127 slope rating.

Indian Wells Country Club
  • Yardage: 6,478 yards
  • Par: Men’s 72, Women’s 73
  • Easiest hole: No. 7, Par 4, 338 yards
  • Toughest hole: No. 10, Par 4, 446 yards
  • Most scenic hole: No. 18, Par 5, 501 yards
  • Speed of play: Four hours or fewer
  • Speed of greens: Average 9 – 10 on the stimp meter
  • Shots you need: Accurate short irons (do not be above the hole)
  • Shots you do not need: Long drives, stress accuracy over length

THE COVE COURSE

Stretching 6,558 yards with a slope of 121, the par 72, 18-hole Cove Course was designed by Indian Wells Country Club founder, Eddie Sussalla, and Ted Robinson Sr. The Cove Course was built several years after the Classic Course, but provides golfers with challenging shots and unique holes.

Indian Wells Country Club
  • Yardage: 6,588 yards
  • Par: 72
  • Easiest hole: No. 7, Par 4, 344 yards
  • Toughest hole: No. 16, Par 4, 415 yards
  • Most scenic hole: No. 13, Par 4, 391 yards
  • Speed of play: Four hours or fewer
  • Speed of greens: Average 9 – 10 on the stimp meter
  • Shots you need: Accurate drives on the back nine
  • Shots you do not need: Accurate drives on the front nine