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Bighorn Golf Club

2015 GRAA Top 50 Golf Range / Private Facilities

Bighorn Golf Club

Dale Abraham, Director of Instruction

255 Palowet Drive

Palm Desert, California 92260

http://www.bighorngolf.com

swingmd@yahoo.com

Facility Amenities:

  • Grass Tees (We set up 20-50 on each side of each driving range. We have two driving ranges with teeing grounds on each end.)
  • Bays with Mats (We have an indoor/outdoor learning center that is located on our Canyons Driving Range.)
  • Accurate Yardage Measurements on Tees to Targets
  • Short Game Practice Area
  • Synthetic Putting Green
  • Grass Putting Green
  • Covered Areas

Additional Amenities:

  • Pro Shop (1,500 Sq. Ft.)
  • Heated Bays (1)
  • Ball Flight Monitor

Type of Range Targets:

  • Flags
  • Bunkers
  • Built-up Greens
  • Fairway Cuts

Instruction provided.

Number of PGA Professional Instructors: 2

Number of LPGA Professional Instructors: 1

Clubfitting services provided.

Total number of visits to range per year: 28,000

Number of range balls dispensed on range per year: 18,144

Number of range balls in inventory: 18,144

New balls are acquired: Annually, but they are dispensed each month.

A list of technologies used in instruction: Ball Flight Monitor

Best range promotion:

2-Hour Power – TPI Certified Power Coach Dale Abraham with help you gain club head speed, optimize your launch conditions and hit the ball further in just 2 hours.

Three Club Clinic

The three most important clubs in your bag are the driver, putter and wedge. These three clubs can make up 75% of your total score. Why not learn to make the most of each of them? During this 90 minute clinic students will learn how to hit longer, straighter drives, wedge it close to the hole and putt like a pro.

Uneven Lies Clinics – Have you ever miss hit a seemingly easy shot? Maybe it wasn’t your swing? Learn how to hit great shots from all of the different lies here at Desert Mountain.

Beginner Golf Workshops – learn what it takes to play golf in an inviting atmosphere.

Coaching Hour- A perfect opportunity to practice under the watchful eye of an instructor.

Wedge Works – receive to free special order steel shafted Titleist Vokey wedges plus two hours of instruction on how to use them properly.

Scoring Game School – 4.5 hours of short game instruction both on the practice range and on the golf course. Lower your scores immediately without having to change your full swing.

Ladies’ Golf Workshop –No intimidation, distractions or limitations.  You will receive individual instruction on full swing and short game within a small group setting. 

Ladies’ Fun League – a 45 minute clinic followed by 1 hour of on-course instruction in the application of the clinic topic

AimPoint Express Green Reading Clinics – learn that green reading is predictable and can be done quickly and accurately on any putt. Sink more putts and lower your scores by learning how to read greens like the pros with instruction on the practice green and on the golf course.

Special programs:

BIGHORN is actively involved in the community.

BIGHORN’s Philanthropic efforts to date:

Eisenhower Medical Center…………………………$45 million

Scripps Medical Center………………………………$45 million

BIGHORN Behind A Miracle’s (BAM) Fight Against Breast Cancer………..$6.5 million

BIGHORN Cares………………………………………………$900,000

Hurricane Katrina Victims ………………………….$1.5 million

Veterans Lake Resource Center…………………..$1.3 million

College of the Desert………………………………………$550,000

BIGHORN Cares funds specific projects by local non-profit organizations which demonstrate a need and are making a real difference in the community. It is supported by member contributions, 100% of which are passed through to qualified local non-profits. Each year dozens of them receive up to $25,000.

• BIGHORN BAM has successfully raised $6.5 million for breast cancer equipment and transportation services at Eisenhower Lucy Curci Cancer Center as well as financial support services through The Pendleton Foundation. Donations are received through a series of fundraisers held throughout the year.

• BIGHORN Scholarship Program has gifted 500 community college, 4-year University and Graduate scholarships.