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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  SOLD OUT FOR 2021/2022 SEASON CALL GOLF SHOP TO INQUIRE ABOUT WAITLIST

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, AFTER 10:00am ($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 Mystery Holes 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.

7:35 SHOTGUN!!

         

Mountain View Golf Course

9 The Easy Way

Wednesday, Janurary 26th , 2022

 Player One Player Two Player Three Player Four
7:35 AM 1A Bonnie Allen Jenny Hart Mary Hellwig Jitka Civrna
7:35 AM 1B Karen Highstreet Bobbi Jo Stevens Vicki Woodcock Lynn Dekock
7:35 AM 18A Barbara Johns Jennylynn Fraser Madeleine MAthieu Maribelle Kim
7:35 AM 18B Dee McMillan Margie Murphy Mona Moberg Judy Almquist
7:35 AM 17A Barbara Briguglio Gail Anderson Kathy Gillespie  
7:35 AM 17B Dale Birkland Tom Kenworthy Les Anderson Steve Sippel
7:35 AM 16A Tom Dwyer Randy Swangard Clay Meeker Jim Young
7:35 AM 16B Bruce Mailhes Ben Wieringa Doug Ferguson Kurt Kaufeldt
7:35 AM 15A Buck Pruett Don Wallace Marvin Thiessen Brian Noon
7:35 AM 15B Ken Boone John Fanning Peter Fraser Ron Gillespie
7:35 AM 14A Michael Downey Donny Schwarz Paul Weston Mark Torell
7:35 AM 14B Don Swarm Ellis Fluet Ray Padilla Hal Hinds
7:35 AM 13 Tom WAlton Lou Gonzalez Tom OSenton Randy Catlett
7:35 AM 12A John King Steve Jackson Mike Kelly Robert Kleinberg
7:35 AM 12B Ron Wingerson Ed Erikson Peter Lewis Dave Freeman
7:35 AM 11 Fred Hardy Chuck Killion Chuck Collins Fred Johns
         
         
         

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

Individual Stroke Play - Fairways Hit 

Ladies Gross Winners

1st Place - Jenny Hart - 81 - $17.00

2nd Place - Karen Highstreet - 90 - $14.00

3rd Place - Bonnie Allen - 94 - $10.00

Ladies Net Winners

T1st Place - Jitka Civrna - 74 - $17.00

T1st Place - Barbara Nuismer - 74 - $17.00

3rd Place - Jennylynn Fraser - 77 - $10.00

MOST FAIRWAYS HIT LADIES

Shorty Munro - ALL 14!! $10.00

 

Mens Gross Winners 

1st Place - Lou Gonzalez - 77 - $16.50

2nd Place - Tom Osenton - 79 - $15.20

T3rd Place - Ben Wieringa - 80 - $13.20

T3rd Place - Bruce Mailhes - 80 -$13.20

 

Mens Net Winners

1st Place - Buck Pruett - 68 - $16.50

2nd Place - Donny Schwarz - 72 - $15.20

T3rd Place - Peter Reimer - 73 - $13.06

T3rd Place - Chuck Killion - 73 - $13.06

T3rd Place - Steve Sippel - 73 - $13.06

T3rd Place - Michael Downey - 73 - $13.06

T7th Place - Peter Fraser - 74 - $9.73

T7th Place - Hal Hinds - 74 - $9.73

T9th Place - Mark Grotski - 75 - $7.89

T9th Place - Peter Lewis -  75 - $7.89

T11th Place - Doug Ferguson - 76 - $5.00

T11th Place - Clay Meeker - 76 - $5.00

T11th Place - Tom Walton - 76 - $5.00

T11th Place - Randy Catlett - 76 - $5.00

T11th Place - Mike Kelly - 76 - $5.00

T11th Place - Fred Hardy - 76 - $5.00

 

Mens Fairways Hit 

Peter Lewis! Hit 12 Fairways and Won the Score-Card Playoff on the 10th hole! - $10.00

 

Winnings are distributed as Shop Credit!

 

The Dekock Cup

  • 1st Place- Shorty Munro (164 points)
  • 2nd Place - Karen Highstreet (142 Points)
  • 3rd Place -Jenny Hart (122points)
  • 4th Place Lynn Dekock (118 Points )
  • 5th Bonnie Allen (117 Points)

The Gonzalez Cup

 

  • 1st Place - Ben Wieringa (383 points )
  • 2nd Place  - Lou Gonzalez (355 points)
  • 3rd Place - Randy Catlett (315 Points)
  • 4th Place - Bruce MAilhes (314 Points
  • 5th Place - Tom Osenton (292 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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