Golf at Desert Princess

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Golf at Desert Princess Palm Springs

Pro Shop (760) 322-2280       Tee Times (760)322-7779

Desert Princess Country Club has a 27-hole championship golf course designed by David Rainville. Each nine offers a slightly different style of golf challenge. All three nines boast impeccable Tifdwarf Bermuda grass greens and majestic views of the surrounding mountain ranges. On Lagos nine water comes into play on six of the nine holes. The Vista nine offers the variety of a links style golf course with rolling fairways. The Cielo nine offers members and guests a challenging and scenic nine holes, with water on eight of the nine holes. With four sets of tees the course offers a challenging experience for golfers of all abilities, the championship tees play up to 6,781 yards and the forward tees play at a reasonable 5,217 yards. Very wide fairways. Course is mostly flat. Four sets of tees. Large lakes come into play on 10 holes. Greens are large, some are two-level a good, well-maintained resort course.

Desert Princess will be hosting a memorial golf tournament for Troy Hissam on December 3, 2017.  Robyn Hissam will be the Chairperson for the event and entries are available online at:

 Rand Veal, PGA, Director of Golf


Online tee time reservations

Desert Princess is currently installing Jonas software, a new POS system.  The online tee time system with Jonas is connected through our new website being designed by Jonas.  The new website will hopefully be running by mid-December. Until the website is complete, all tee times will need to be made in person or by phone. Members can make tee times 3 days in advance starting at 6:30am. Homeowners can make tee times 3 days in advance starting at 3:00 pm. Everyone else can make tee times 2 days in advance starting at 6:30am. Desert Princess apologizes for any temporary inconveniences that occur with the implementation of Jonas.


Click HERE to download a list of the overseeding schedule for the Coachella Valley Golf courses


Golf is led by our Director of Golf, Rand Veal, PGA.


As a reminder, golf members can make tee times 3 days in advance starting at 6:30am. Homeowners can make tee times 3 days in advance starting at 3pm in person at the Golf Store or by phone.




Tournament Schedule and Entry Forms

Click HERE to view the 2017-2018 Tournament Schedule.

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Desert Princess will be hosting a memorial golf tournament for Troy Hissam on December 3, 2017.  Robyn Hissam will be the Chairperson for the event and entries are available online at:


Click on each image to get a printable PDF of each course.








             October Golf Shop Hours: 

             Monday-Friday: 8am-2pm
             Closed on Saturday & Sunday


Our Pro Shop offers a variety of golf equipment, accessories, and clothing for both men and women. Director of Golf Rand Veal, PGA and his staff are available to assist with your golf equipment needs or to answer questions about our courses and facilities.

Desert Princess offers instruction from both our PGA Professionals and our assistant PGA Professionals. Call 760-322-7779 to make a tee time or 760-322-2280 for more information.

Golf Shop Staff:

Rand Veal, Director of Golf, PGA  /  Steve Fitzharris, Head Golf Professional, PGA
Patty Schram, Assistant Golf Professional, PGA/LPGA 











Heil Group

Sign-up online, click on the following website:

Call Joe Heil only if you cannot sign-up online: 760-325-4959

A New week will be added each Wednesday at 6:30 AM


    Friday 13-Oct  
9:00 AM Brown, S Brown, J Fulton, T Fulton, J
9:08 AM Heil Robison, R Gibson Sneddon, J
9:15 AM Sneddon, R Brown, R Bender Brown, M

Cox Group

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To sign up online, please click the link below. This is a new sign up, please re-register for the new season.

If you are having any issues with sign up or just have any questions please call the Golf Shop at 760-322-2280.

A blind draw for the groups will be held the morning of play by the Golf Shop.




Desert Princess CC Local Rules

  1.  The lakes are considered lateral water hazards. The gunite defines the water hazard.  The gunite borders are considered an integral part of the course thus No relief.                                  
  1.  Stones in bunkers are “movable obstructions” and may be removed without penalty. Rule 24-1 (App 1)
  1.  On the golf course, where streets border the course, out of bounds will be defined by the inside edge of the street.
  1.  Bird droppings – If a ball comes to rest in or has picked up bird droppings; player may lift, clean and place their ball as near as possible to the spot where it previously lay but no nearer the hole.
  1.  All sprinkler heads are immovable obstructions and relief may be obtained under rule 24-2. In addition, if a ball lies off the putting green but not in a hazard and a sprinkler head on or within 2 club lengths of the  putting green and within 2 club length of the ball interferes on the line of play between the ball and the hole, the player may take relief.  Drop the ball at the nearest point to obtain relief.  (App 1)
  1.  Non turf areas in the wash, (Cielo #1, Vista 5-9). A player may use preferred lies in the non-turf areas.  Player may mark, clean and place ball within one club length, no nearer the hole.  Ball must remain in non-turf area.
  1.  When a player’s ball lies on the putting green, there is no penalty if the ball or ball marker is accidentally moved by the player, his partner, his opponent, or any of their caddies or equipment.


 Tournament Start Times



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Tournament Results

Men’s One Man Scramble/July 8, 2017                                 

Women’s Flag Tournament/July 8, 2017


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Patty Schram’s Sunday Clinics will return starting Sunday, November 5.

To sign up and reserve your spot, please click HERE

or visit the Golf Shop

$20 each…9:00 – 10:30  a.m.

*Non-Members welcome











Proper golf attire for men is golf slacks or Bermuda shorts, collared or mock turtle golf shirts and proper footwear.  Tank tops, bathing suits, jogging shorts, cut offs and denim material are not permitted on the golf course or driving range.

Women golfers are required, by the Country Club, to wear golf slacks, golf shorts or golf skirts no shorter than mid-high. Golf tops may be sleeveless or sleeved with or without collar. Golf shoes must be worn at all times, “soft spikes ONLY.”

Halter tops, spaghetti-strap tops, tank tops, jogging shorts, tennis dresses, tennis shorts, tennis skirts, or jeans are not permitted at any time.





2017/2018 Golf Membership Application (Click to view)

November Green Fees

 On Property (7 days a week)   18 Holes: $70, 9-Holes: $50, After 12pm: $55

Off Property (7 days a week)   18 Holes: $75, 9-Holes: $50, After 12pm: $55

Range Balls: 20 Balls-$3, 40 Balls-$6, 60 Balls-$9



For more information, please call the Pro Shop at 760-322-2280.




Tuesday and Saturday play –This sign up is for members of the Desert Princess Women’s Golf Club and their designated guests.

To sign up online, please click the following link:

Call the Golf Shop if you have any questions – 760-322-2280.

To view the Tournament Descriptions click HERE

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