Course Review(s): Ironwood Country Club

Just north of Bighorn Golf Club in Palm Desert, you will find Ironwood Country Club. It’s yet another wonderful private Coachella Valley club with plenty of history and character. I was out at Ironwood yesterday participating in another SCGA member outing, which was set up on the South Course as a 7:30 shotgun start. A... Continue Reading →

A Return to Bighorn

Last year, I was blown away by my experience at Bighorn Golf Club in Palm Desert. I had played in an SCGA outing and the round on The Canyons course there represented my 750th course played. What’s funny is that my round this year on The Mountains course would have been number 850 if not... Continue Reading →

Course Review(s): Toscana Country Club

On Sunday, I had the pleasure of playing both courses at Toscana Country Club in Indian Wells. What a treat for my 849th and 850th courses played! As far as the desert’s many high-end private clubs go, Toscana doesn’t seem to get quite as much attention as others. Part of that may be due to... Continue Reading →

Staying Short in the Desert

I recently took two quick day trips out to the Coachella Valley. Some friends had arranged for rounds at two of Palm Desert’s smaller private clubs. Both just happened to be executive courses, but I was happy to tag along and check out two new courses. I can’t quite call this one a “short course blitz,”... Continue Reading →

Number 750: My Battle at Bighorn

I chronicled my most recent adventure up to the Central Valley to quickly gather seven new courses and get my total course count up to 749 before Monday. And now you’ll know the reason why I did that… Bighorn Golf Club (The Canyons) • Palm Desert, CA • 5/16/16 I like to celebrate the big... Continue Reading →

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