Matt Ginella's five best places to play in Palm Springs

One of the best wintertime golf destinations in the continental U.S. is Palm Springs, home to scores of desert golf courses worth playing.

The Career Builder Challenge utilizes several courses for this four round Pro-Am event, the Nicklaus Tournament and Stadium Course at PGA West, as well as private La Quinta Country Club.

Golf Channel Travel Expert Matt Ginella shares his five best places for resort golfers to play in the Palm Springs area below.

Ginella's five best courses to play in Palm Springs

Architect: Pete Dye
More: See where Stadium ranks on Ginella's Top 50 courses you can play


Architect: Pete Dye


Architect: Arnold Palmer


Architect: John Fought


Firecliff and Mountain View courses Desert Willow Golf Resort

Architects: Dana Fry, Michael Hurdzan, John Cook.


Matt Ginella is Golf Advisor's Editor-at-Large and host of Golf Advisor Round Trip travel series on Golf Channel. Matt serves as resident buddy trip expert and captains a collection of VIP trips called Golf Advisor Getaways.
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nickesquire
Play them all at least a couple of times per year. Out of these 6, I would go... 1-SilverRock 2-PGA West Stadium 3-DW Firecliff 4-IW Players 5-LQ Mtn. 6-DW Mountain View However, I would throw Classic Club in the mix as well...
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