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The Champions Club

The Best Mens and Ladies League in the Desert

$299.00 to join Champs Club
Must have a valid Palm Desert Resident's Card to participate in the Champions Club or temporary letter from the Recreation District

Champions Club Memberships may be purchased in the Golf Shop only. Please bring your valid Palm Desert Resident's Card at time of purchase. 

  • Season Long NET Points Race
    • ​Dekock Cup (Ladies) & Gonzalez Cup (Men)
  • Complimentary SCGA Handicap
  • 50% OFF Resort Practice Range Fee ($15 instead of $30)
  • 25% OFF Golf Shop Apparel (Non-Sale Items)
  • 15% OFF Accessories, Gift Items and Footwear (Non-Sale Items)
  • 10% OFF Restaurant Dining (Food Only)

Champions Club Tournament Schedule


Players must sign up in the Golf Shop or via telephone, 760.346.7060 Ext. 1, by close of business the Sunday before Wednesday play. Emails will not be accepted. Players may not sign up other players. Sign ups will only be available 7 days in advance of each event. Open tee times will be released at the close of business on Sundays.

2021-2022 Season

Date Format Time Course
Wednesday, October 6, 2021 Individual Stroke Play 7:35 AM MV
Wednesday, October 13, 2021 9 The Hard Way 7:35 AM MV
Wednesday, October 20, 2021 Individual Stroke Play - Mystery Holes 7:35 AM MV
Wednesday, October 27, 2021 9 The Easy Way 7:30AM FC
Wednesday, November 3, 2021 Two Person Scramble 7:35AM MV
Wednesday, November 10, 2021 Odds or Evens 7:30AM FC
Wednesday, November 17, 2021 Orange Ball 7:30AM FC
Wednesday, November 24, 2021 NO EVENT THANKSGIVING BREAK
Wednesday, December 1, 2021 9 The Hard Way 7:30 AM FC
Wednesday, December 8, 2021 Two Person Best Ball 7:30AM FC
Wednesday, December 15, 2021 Skills Challenge 7:30AM FC
Wednesday, December 22, 2021 NO EVENT CHRISTMAS BREAK
Wednesday, December 29, 2021 Individual Stroke Play 7:35 AM MV
Wednesday, January 5, 2022 Best 9 holes 7:30AM FC
Wednesday, January 12, 2022 Stableford Points 7:35AM MV
Wednesday, January 19, 2022 Individual Stroke Play- Fairways 7:30AM FC
Wednesday, January 26, 2022 9 The Easy Way 7:35AM MV
Wednesday, February 2, 2022 Odds or Evens 7:30AM FC
Wednesday, February 9, 2022 Mystery Holes 7:35AM MV
Wednesday, February 16, 2022 Cha Cha Cha 7:30AM FC
Wednesday, February 23, 2022 9 The Hard Way 7:35AM MV
Wednesday, March 2, 2022 Mystery Holes 7:30AM FC
Wednesday, March 9, 2022 Odds or Evens 7:35AM MV
Wednesday, March 16, 2022 Individual Stroke Play 7:30AM FC
Wednesday, March 23, 2022 Orange Ball 7:35AM MV
Wednesday, March 30, 2022 Skills Challenge 7:30AM FC
Wednesday, April 6, 2022 Individual Stroke Play 7:35AM MV
Wednesday, April 13, 2022 Odds or Evens 7:30AM FC
Wednesday, April 20, 2022 9 the Easy Way 7:30AM FC
Wednesday, April 27, 2022 Mystery Holes 7:35AM MV
Wednesday, May 4, 2022 Stableford Poins 7:30AM FC
Wednesday, May 11, 2022 9 the Hard Way 7:35AM MV
Wednesday, May 18, 2022 Skills Challenge 7:30AM FC
Wednesday, May 25, 2022 Individual Stroke Play 7:35AM MV

**Please note this is a tentative schedule. The events and times are subject to change. Large outings will take precedence over Wednesday events. Desert Willow Golf Resort staff will work with Club Representatives to reschedule events.**

Eligibility
Must have a valid Palm Desert Resident's Card to be a participant in the Champion's Club or a Temporary Residents Letter from the Recreation District.

Weekly Play Rate
Palm Desert Resident Rate (Currently $52) + $5 Buy In = $57 per week.


Start Times
7:30 AM / 7:35 AM Wednesday Shotguns. Minimum of 40 players for a Shotgun Start. Straight Tee Times will be utilized for 39 Players or less. Tee Times/Shotgun Hole Assignments will be posted under the "Starting Assignments" Tab on the Champions Club webpage the Monday prior to each Wednesday event.


Season Length
October 2021 through May 2022


Number of Players
Maximum of 52 players per week (a wait list will be utilized after 52 players are signed up)


Formats | Prize Pool Fee/Payouts
Determined by Champions Club Representatives


Pairings
Pairings will be done in accordance to the sign up form unless otherwise changed by the Champions Club Representatives. Pairing requests will typically be granted, but may be adjusted if necessary.


Weekly Sign Ups
Players must sign up in the Golf Shop or via telephone, 760.346.7060 Ext. 1, by close of business the Sunday before Wednesday play. Emails will unfortunately, not be accepted. Sign ups will only be available 7 days in advance of each event. Open tee times will be released at the close of business on Sundays.


No Shows
All no shows will be charged the Palm Desert Resident Rate ($52). Cancellations must be made at least 48 hours in advance.


Cart Signs | Scorecards | Scoring
Desert Willow Golf Resort staff will provide Cart Signs, Scorecards, and Scoring for each Wednesday event. The Results will be posted under the "Results" tab on the Champions Club webpage upon completion of the event. The Champions Club Commissioner will post weekly scores to the participants active GHIN Handicap. A Valid GHIN Handicap is necessary should a competitor want to be eligible for NET prizes & the NET Points Race.

SHOTGUN THIS WEEK!! 7:35 SHOTGUN REMINDER LAST WEEK NO RANGE

         

Mountain View Golf Course

Mystery Holes

Wednesday October 20th, 2021

 Player One Player Two Player Three Player Four
7:35 AM 1A Jitka Civrna Lynn Dekock Vicki Woodcock  
7:35 AM 1B Karen Highstreet Bonnie Allen Shorty Munro Gail McClay
7:35 AM18A Sonia Gleadle Maribelle Kim Jan Sarti  
7:35 AM 18B Hal Hinds Ray Padilla Ellis Fluet John Fanning
7:35 AM 17 Robert Kleinberg Dave Freeman Donny Schwarz Phil Neth
7:35 AM 16A Tom Walton Lou gonzalez Tom Osenton Randy Catlett
7:35 AM 16B Ron Gillespie Ken Boone Peter Reimer Les Anderson
7:35 AM 15 Fred Johns Chuck Collins Fred Hardy Chuck Killion
7:35 AM 14 John King Steve Jackson Ben Wieringa Kurt Kaufeldt
7:35 AM 13 Dan Gleadle Dave Freeman Brian Noon  
7:35 AM 12 Don Wallace Chris Hector PEter Lewis Steve Sippel
         
         
         
         

Please call us in the golf shop at 760-346-7060 ex. 1 or email Adam Hazard at [email protected] if you have any questions or need assistance!

Champions Club

Mystery Holes were................

1,4,5,6,8,12,13,14,16

Ladies Gross Winners

1st Place - Vicki Woodcock - 40 - $12.00

2nd Place- Lynn Dekock - 41 - $10.00

Ladies Net Winners

T1st Place - Jitka Civrna - 33 - $12.00 

T1st Place - Shorty Munro - 33 - $12.00

3rd Place - Jenny Hart - 37 - $9.00

Mens Gross Winners 

1st Place - Kurt Kaufeldt - 38 - $13.32

T2nd Place - Tom Osenton - 39 - $10.40

T2nd Place - Randy Catlett - 39 - $10.40 

 

Mens Net Winners

1st Place - Peter Lewis - 29 - $13.32

2nd Place - Don Wallace - 33 - $11.38

3rd Place - Ray Padilla - 35 - $9.43

T4th Place - Donny Schwarz - 36 - $7.91

T4th Place - Robert Kleinberg - 36 - $7.91

T4th Place - Chuck Killion - 36 - $7.91

T4th Place - Ben Wieringa - 36 - $7.91

T8th Place - Lou Gonzalez - 37 - $6.50

T8th Place - Dave Freeman - 37 - $6.50

T8th Place - Hal Hinds - 37 - $6.50

T11th PLace - Steve Sippel - 38 - $6.17

T11th Place - John King - 38 - $6.17

 

Winnings are distributed as shop credit! 

 

The Dekock Cup

  • 1st Place - Lynn Dekock (27 Points)
  • 2nd Place - Shorty Munro (26 Points)
  • 3rd Place - Jitka Civrna (23 Points)
  • 4th Place - Jenny Hart (17 Points)
  • 5th Place - Karen Highstreet (14 Points)

 

The Gonzalez Cup

  • 1st Place - Robert Kleinberg (57 points)
  • 2nd Place - Ray Padilla (55 points )
  • 3rd Place  - Ben Wieringa (54 points)
  • T4th Place - Tom Walton (50 Points)
  • T4th Place -Dave Freeman (49 Points)

 

 

 

Points Race Rules & Regulations

  • Two Divisions - Men & Ladies
  • Points are weighted based on event participation
    • Example: If Three Players play in the event for the Men's Division, point distribution would be as follows;
      • ​1st Place = 3 pts
      • 2nd Place = 2 pts
      • 3rd Place = 1 pt
  • Points are distributed to BOTH players in a Partner Event
  • The Winner of each Division will receive a $299 Desert Willow Gift Card!!

 

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