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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 to book your tee time

Greens Fee Payment Update 
Our Golf Shop is open for "touchless transactions" for your convenience! 


Please CLICK HERE for our Golf Cart Divider Update


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 a shared 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.

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.

2021 Overseeding Dates
Desert Willow Golf Resort will be overseeding Firecliff and Mountain View on the following dates:

  • Firecliff* Closure
    September 20, 2021 through October 21, 2021
  • Resort Practice Facility (Driving Range) Closure
    September 20, 2021 through October 21, 2021
  • Palm Desert Golf Academy (by appointment only)
    September 20, 2021 through October 21, 2021
  • Mountain View* Closure
    November 8, 2021 through December 25, 2021

*We DO NOT have any cart path only restrictions once our courses reopen from overseeding but appreciate everyone's help with 90 Degree Rule

2021 Aerification Dates
Desert Willow Golf Resort will be aerifying Firecliff and Mountain View on the following dates:

Firecliff* Closures

  • 1/4 inch Aerification (minimally invasive)
    • June 14, 2021 through June 17, 2021 (greens COMPLETELY healed by June 18th)
    • July 5, 2021 through July 8, 2021 (greens COMPLETELY healed by July 9th)
  • 1/2 inch Aerification (invasive)
    • August 2, 2021 through August 12, 2021 (greens COMPLETELY healed by August 13th)​

Mountain View* Closures

  • 1/4 inch Aerification (minimally invasive)
    • June 21, 2021 through June 24, 2021 (greens COMPLETELY healed by June 25th)
    • July 26, 2021 through July 29, 2021 (greens COMPLETELY healed by July 30th)
  • 1/2 inch Aerification (invasive)
    • August 16, 2021 through August 26, 2021 (greens COMPLETELY healed by August 27th)

Summer 2021 Rental Set Rates

  • Mens & Ladies Titleist Rental Sets - All Rental Sets include ONE sleeve of golf balls
    • $55.00 including tax
  • Junior U.S. Kids Rental Sets
    • $20.00 including tax



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.

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.


Same Day Replay
Replay rates are based on availability. If you would like to guarantee your second round please book both rounds of golf in advance using our tee time portal for best available rates. Same day replay rates do not apply to rounds booked in advance.

Current hours of operation at Desert Willow Golf Resort are listed below:

Main Clubhouse Services

  • Clubhouse 
    5:30 AM to 5:00 PM | Daily

Golf Services

  • Golf Shop
    5:30 AM to 4:30 PM | Daily
  • Practice Facility
    Range for warm up only (no practice only access)
    The full swing practice facility will close after 12:30 PM every Monday and Thursday

Palm Desert Golf Academy

  • Monday to Friday
    9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

  • Saturday and Sunday
    By appointment only

Food and Beverage Services

  • The Terrace Restaurant
    • Breakfast  
      • 7:00 AM to 11:00 AM | Daily
    • Lunch
      • 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM* | Daily
        *Kitchen closes at 3:30 PM
  • Cook's Grill currently closed


Golf Cart Dividers

We will be pairing up guests this season using California Health Department Approved Golf Cart Dividers. We have sourced the best option on the market to ensure the safety of our guests and best in class playability of our golf courses, all season long. We value your time and appreciate that you have a considerable amount of options to play world-class golf courses in the Coachella Valley and continue to choose to play Desert Willow Golf Resort.


Our goal is to alert everyone before arrival, that single rider carts will not be offered this season. The decision to eliminate single rider carts was not an easy one; we regret that we won’t have an opportunity to facilitate special requests this season. 

If you feel uncomfortable riding with someone else, please give call the Golf Shop in advance so we can cancel your reservation and invite you back when we are able. To contact the Golf Shop call (760) 346-7060 Ext. 1.


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