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Desert Willow Golf Resort, one of the Southern California Desert's premier golf courses, welcomes you to our online tee time reservation system.  Booking one of Palm Desert's finest courses has never been so easy. Simply choose from the buttons below and you are just a moment away from confirming a tee time at Desert Willow Golf Resort.

Click on the Appropriate Button Below to Book Your Tee Time

Reservation Policy

Please book your tee times online or call the Golf Shop to speak with one of our customer service professionals at (760) 346-7060 Ext. 1.

All rates include golf cart equipped with Visage GPS and practice balls.

Reservations may be booked up to 60-days in advance. All reservations booked outside 3 days for Palm Desert Residents will be charged the posted rate. All residents of Palm Desert who wish to book outside of 3 days waive their resident discount and must book via the non-resident portal. Learn More...

All booked rates are not guaranteed. If customer qualifies for a discounted rate, it will be determined at the point of sale. Please call (760) 346-7060 for questions.

Cancellation Policy

Tee time reservations must be cancelled no later than 48 hours prior to day of play. If a reservation is not cancelled or changed by this time, then the credit card holder will be responsible for the full green fees with the credit card being automatically charged.

Hours of Operation

September 24, 2018 to January 20, 2019

Main Clubhouse Services

  • Clubhouse
    6:00 am to 6:00 pm | Daily
  • Administrative Offices
    8:30 am to 5:00 pm | Monday to Friday

Golf Services

  • Golf Shop | Merchandise | Tee Times
    6:00 am to 5:00 pm | Daily*
    *Unless otherwise noted for special events.
  • Practice Facility*
    Sunrise to 4:00 pm | Daily 
    *Chipping and Putting Only during Overseeding September 24, 2018 to October 25, 2018
  • The Palm Desert Golf Academy
    9:00 am to 5:00 pm | Monday to Friday (Saturday and Sunday by Appointment Only)

    *Closed during Overseeding September 24, 2018 to October 25, 2018

Food and Beverage Services

  • The Terrace at Desert Willow Golf Resort | Lobby Bar
    • Breakfast
      7:00 am to 11:00 am | Daily
    • Lunch
      11:00 am to 3:00 pm | Daily
    • Twilight Menu and Cocktails
      3:00 pm to 6:00 pm | Daily 
      *Kitchen closes at 5:30pm. Hours are subject to change due to special/private events
  • Cook's Grill
    Currently Closed until October 4, 2018
    6:00 am to 2:00 pm | Daily
  • Roadrunner Cafe
    Currently Closed

Course Maintenance and Over Seeding Schedule

2018 Over Seeding Dates
Desert Willow Golf Resort will be over seeding Firecliff and Mountain View on the following dates:

  • Firecliff* Closure
    September 24, 2018 through October 25, 2018
  • Resort Practice Facility
    September 24, 2018 through October 25, 2018
  • Palm Desert Golf Academy (by appointment only)
    September 24, 2018 through October 25, 2018
  • Mountain View* Closure
    November 12, 2018 through December 25, 2018
    *The Mountain View course will be available November 5, 2018 to November 11, 2018 but the outer edges of rough will be going dormant, in preparation for over seeding.

*We don't have any cart path restrictions once our courses reopen from over seeding.

2018 Aerification Dates
Our courses will be closed for aerifying greens on the following dates:

  • Firecliff Course
    June 18 - June 21, 2018
    July 16 - July 19, 2018
    August 6 – August 16, 2018
  • Mountain View Course
    June 25 - June 28, 2018
    July 23 - July 26, 2018
    August 20 – August 30, 2018

*Our putting greens are very playable when they are scheduled to reopen.

Rental Club Rates

October 8th, 2018 - May 31st, 2019

  • Mens & Ladies Rental Sets - All Rental Sets include TWO sleeves of golf balls
    • $75.00 including tax
  • Junior Rental Sets
    • $20.00 including tax


June 1st, 2019 - October 3rd, 2019

  • Mens & Ladies Rental Sets - All Rental Sets include one sleeve of golf balls
    • $50 including tax
  • Junior Rental Sets
    • $20 including tax

Palm Desert Resident Rate Policy

In 1997, the City of Palm Desert opened Desert Willow Golf Resort in an effort to increase tourism and revenue to the City. However, as a municipal golf course, the City felt that residents should have the opportunity to enjoy Desert Willow’s amenities at a reduced rate. As a result, City Council approved the Palm Desert Resident Golf Card Program which provides Palm Desert residents the ability to play Desert Willow at special discounted rates. Learn More...

In order to obtain a Palm Desert Resident Golf Card, one must bring proof of residency to the Palm Desert Community Center located at 43-900 San Pablo Avenue in Palm Desert between the hours of 6:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Monday through Friday or 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Saturdays.

According to the City Council approved Palm Desert Resident Golf Card Guidelines and Rules, proof of Palm Desert residency consists of a valid California Driver's License or Identification Card with the applicant’s name and Palm Desert address and a current utility bill (i.e. gas, water, or electric not more than 30 days old) with the applicant’s name and Palm Desert service address. If the applicant does not have a valid California Driver's License with Palm Desert address, they may obtain a California Identification Card issued by the Department of Motor Vehicles. Please note that both of the requested proof of residency items must reflect the name of the resident and same Palm Desert address. No exceptions will be made.

If you would like more information on the Palm Desert Resident Golf Card Program, please call (760) 346-0611, ext. 425, or contact us.  


Residents of Palm Desert Policy
The City of Palm Desert requires that all Palm Desert Residents show their valid City Resident Card when checking in to play golf at Desert Willow Golf Resort.

- $52.00 per player
- All players in a foursome must show their Resident Cards in the Golf Shop in order to receive the Resident Rate, regardless of who pays for golf.
- Any Residents who do not have their Resident Card will be charged the normal Golf Rate for the date of play.
- Resident Cards may only be used by the Cardholder and are not transferable and cannot be used by anyone other than the Resident.
- Expired Resident Cards are not valid to receive the Resident Rate.
- Resident reservations may be made according to City Resident Policy. All reservations may be made by credit card in advance, and charges will be processed according to Desert Willow policy.
- Residents making reservations more than three days out will be charged the full rate.

A drivers license is not a valid proof of residency.

Practice Fees

General use of Practice Facility, Chipping, Putting, and Full Swing areas....$25.00 per person*
*Desert Willow Golf Resort requires that all guests check in prior to playing golf or using any area of the practice facilities.

Members of the Platinum Club Card program are entitled to a 50% discount off of the driving range rate.



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