Desert Willow Golf Resort

2017 GRAA Top 50 Golf Range / Public Facilities

Desert Willow Golf Resort

Derek White, General Manager

38995 Desert Willow Drive

Palm Desert, California 92260

(760) 346-7060

Facility Amenities:

  • Grass Tees (45)
  • Accurate Yardage Measurements on Tees to Targets
  • Short Game Practice Area
  • Grass Putting Green
  • Golf Shop (2,400Sq. Ft.)
  • Food & Beverage
  • Ball Flight Monitor

Type of Range Targets:

  •  Flags
  • Built-up Greens

Instruction provided.

Number of PGA Professionals: 7 Full time and 2 seasonal

Clubfitting services provided.

Number of range balls in inventory: 35,000

New balls are acquired: Annually

Best range promotion: Titleist Thursdays – We had our Titleist advanced fitting center set up on the driving range every Thursday for 6 consecutive weeks in the fall and 12 consecutive weeks in the winter / spring. As a result we generated $35,000 in additional equipment sales.

Special programs:
Saving Strokes American Heart Association Group Golf Clinic for 50 stroke survivors (April 2014, 2015, 2016)
Taylor Made Custom Fitting Day (2014, 2015, 2016)
Titleist Fitting Day (2014, 2015, 2016)
PING Fitting Day (2014, 2015, 2016)
Host site for Drive, Chip, and Putt local qualifier (June 2014 and June 2015)
Host Site for SCPGA Fall Teaching summit (2010 – 2016)
PING Regional club fitter of the year
Host site for Play Golf America Day 2014
Host site for PGA Get Golf Ready program (Five annual beginner golf programs 2014, 2015, 2016)
Host site for EWGA Skills challenge (2014, 2015, 2016)