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Golf is the unofficial "sport" of the Coachella Valley. It is enjoyed by all, young and old, single digit or duffer. The District helps make golf accessible and fun for everyone.


The Golf Center at Palm Desert offers an award-winning practice facility designed to meet all of your needs in the heart of Palm Desert. In addition to our highly rated practice facility, we have an inviting 9 - hole, Par 3 executive golf course designed to provide every golfer an enjoyable round whatever your abilities.

The Golf Center at Palm Desert is the proud home of The First Tee of the Coachella Valley, which is one of 177 First Tee chapters around the country and in select international locations. The program focuses on building character through The First Tee Nine Core Values: honesty, integrity, sportsmanship, respect, confidence, responsibility, perseverance, courtesy and judgment.

The Golf Performance enter, led by Dr. Steven Lorick, will provide golf swing analysis, movement assessment, and fitness programming utilizing the latest research, state of the art software, and practical application driven by The Titleist Performance Institute, Nike Golf, and the National Academy of Sports Medicine.





The Golf Center at Palm Desert

Centrally located in the desert's golf community, The Golf Center at Palm Desert was selected a Top 50 Practice Facilities in the Country by Golf Range Association of America. Our award-winning facility includes a 9-hole, par 3 Executive golf course which offer a great golf experience for players of all ages and ability levels all amidst a backdrop of panoramic mountain views.



Amenities include:

  • - Newly renovates hitting area including re-grading, laser leveled with all natural turf surfaces.
  • - Double ended hitting tees allowing for hitting with the sun always out of your eyes
  • - Three distinct practice putting greens
  • - Two chipping areas with practice sand bunkers

Being one of the few courses in the desert that allow walking, the subtle rolling terrain makes for a pleasant stroll while soaking in all the aspects of desert golf. We also have rental clubs and rental pull carts available.

The Golf Shop

Our full service golf shop is staffed with friendly and knowledgeable team members, and offers new and used golf equipment, apparel, accessories, as well as snacks and beverages.

Golf Instruction

Whether you are a beginner or just need a swing tune-up, we offer both group and individual instruction to help improve your golf game. We also hold seasonal clinics, so stop by our Golf Shop for more information.

Event scheduling

Host your next golf event at the Golf Center at Palm Desert! Families, community and business organizations, and groups can stage their next outing or fundraising tournament right here at our course. Our golf staff can help make your event a great success.

Footgolf of the golf center

FootGolf combines the popular sports of soccer and golf where players use soccer balls on a traditional golf course with 21-inch diameter cups, resulting in a fun and inviting activity for all ages! We have 9 holes of FootGolf built within the existing 9-hole golf course and is designed to be able play both traditional golf and FootGolf simultaneously.

The Golf Center at Palm Desert
Home of
The First Tee of the Coachella Valley
74-945 Sheryl Avenue
Palm Desert, CA 92260
Open Daily