There are 38 golf courses in Palm Desert, California and 2 are municipal courses. There are also another 62 golf courses within 20 miles of Palm Desert, including 19 public, 4 municipal and 39 private courses.
The oldest course in the Palm Desert area is the Motorcoach Country Club.
The longest course is SilverRock Resort, which is 7,570 yards. Shadow Mountain Golf Club is rated the best course near Palm Desert. The following courses have won various awards: Desert Willow Golf Resort, Bighorn Golf Club, Marriott's Shadow Ridge Golf Club, The Vintage Club, The Vintage Club, The Reserve Club, La Quinta Resort & Club, Tradition Golf Club, PGA West Stadium Clubhouse, PGA West Stadium Clubhouse, The Quarry at LaQuinta.