palm springs area’s finest golf course

The Club

Welcome To Ironwood

Test your golf skills on either of Ironwood Country Club’s two private 18-hole courses. Located in Palm Desert, right in the heart of the Palm Springs area, our golf courses wind through the rolling foothills of the Santa Rosa Mountains and create a unique golf experience unmatched in the Coachella Valley. Original designs by Desmond Muirhead and Ted Robinson, in consultation with Arnold Palmer, have since been enhanced by the strategic redesign of several holes by renowned golf course architect and former PGA player, John Fought, to further cement our status as a premier private greater Palm Springs area Country Club.

  • South golf course
  • South golf course
  • South golf course
  • South golf course
  • South golf course
South Course

A Legendary Layout

Consistently rated as one of the top 10 in the Valley, and a greater Palm Springs area favorite, the challenging South Course (Par 72) enjoys the distinction of serving as the annual host to a U.S. Open qualifying round. Its eight sets of tees play from 4,757 to 7,274 yards, allowing for maximum versatility for golfers at all skill levels. The South Course is unique among Palm Springs Golf Courses with its striking and unobstructed views of its natural environment, dramatic water features and picturesque lakes, and is widely considered one of the finest golf experiences in the Palm Springs area.

Par 72

8 Sets of Tees

Play From 4,757 to 7,274 yards

Annual host to a U.S. Open qualifying round

  • North golf course
  • North golf course
  • North golf course
  • North golf course
  • North golf course

Par 70

Play From 4,455 to 6,088 yards

North Course

The Shot Makers Course

Centered in one of the nation’s most beautiful desert and mountain settings, our Par 70 North Course offers both walk-ability and playability from 4,455 to 6,088 yards and rewards player accuracy. Don’t be misled by the shorter yardage; the North Course offers some of the most scenic and challenging holes in the desert.

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Something for Everyone

Practice Facilities & Golf Pro Shop

Ironwood also boasts one of the top golf practice facilities in the Coachella Valley with two driving ranges, three separate areas to hone short game skills and two putting greens. The Club’s pro shop offers members the finest equipment and apparel in the Valley, and its knowledgeable PGA staff is available for individual lessons and group clinics to create the ultimate golfing experience.

Ironwood’s friendly, welcoming membership and expert Pro staff ensure a special golf experience beginning with your first round. Active men’s and ladies’ groups mean there is “always a game” for players of all levels, from scratch golfer to those just taking up the game.

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Golf pro shop
Tee Up With Friends

Ironwood Golf Clubs

Ironwood is one of the few clubs in Palm Desert with two exceptional 18-hole courses and one of the most active golf programs in the Coachella Valley for social and competitive play.

Women Golfers of Ironwood
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The WGI play days are Tuesday and Thursday. Tuesdays are shotguns with the Pro Shop making the foursomes for a team competition. Thursdays are tee time signups with individual competitions. After play on Tuesdays, there is a buffet luncheon and one day each month there is a meeting following lunch. Signups for play days and events is done with the Foretees computer system.
Women Golfers of Ironwood
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Play days are Tuesday and Thursday mornings, November through April. Niners also have special events each year, including Couple's Twilight Golf followed by an early dinner, Guest Days, Championship, Eclectic Tournament, Fall and Spring Luncheons, and more. General Niner membership meetings with lunch follow play once monthly. Signups for play days and events are done with the Foretees computer system, or by calling the Pro Shop.
Putters
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The Ironwoodies or "Putters" are a ladies golf group that meets on Thursdays from November through April. Each Thursday the group meets at 10am in the Bistro to socialize and have their weekly meeting. Following the meeting, out to the putting green they go! After putting, these ladies head into the dining room for lunch.
The Men's Club
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The Ironwood Men's Club organizes and promotes major and weekly golf events throughout the season. The major events include: Club Championship (stroke play), President's Cup (match play), Member-Member (stroke play), Member-Member Match Play, and the Coyote Classic Member-Guest tournament.
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