Desert Dunes Golf Club - clubhouse
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Desert Dunes Golf Club - clubhouse
Desert Dunes Golf Club is part of the Coachella Valley's rich golf tradition. Oleg Volovik/Golf Advisor
Desert Dunes Golf Club - hole 16
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Desert Dunes Golf Club - hole 16
Check out the water on the par-5 16th hole at Desert Dunes Golf Club in Desert Hot Springs, California. Oleg Volovik/Golf Advisor
Desert Dunes Golf Club - 16th
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Desert Dunes Golf Club - 16th
The par-5 16th is the signature hole at Desert Dunes Golf Club near Palm Springs, California. Oleg Volovik/Golf Advisor
Desert Dunes Golf Club - hole 1
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Desert Dunes Golf Club - hole 1
The green on the par-5 first hole at Desert Dunes Golf Club is slightly elevated and protected by three bunkers. Oleg Volovik/Golf Advisor
Desert Dunes Golf Club - hole 2
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Desert Dunes Golf Club - hole 2
The par-4 second green at Desert Dunes Golf Club is protected by two bunkers. Oleg Volovik/Golf Advisor
Desert Dunes Golf Club - hole 4
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Desert Dunes Golf Club - hole 4
The San Bernardino Mountains form the background on the par-4 fourth hole at Desert Dunes Golf Club near Palm Springs, California. Oleg Volovik/Golf Advisor
Desert Dunes golf course - hole 6
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Desert Dunes golf course - hole 6
The sixth hole at Desert Dunes Golf Club plays 375 yards from the back tees. Oleg Volovik/Golf Advisor
Desert Dunes Golf Club - hole 7
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Desert Dunes Golf Club - hole 7
There are a lot of obstacles blocking your path to the green on the par-4 seventh hole at Desert Dunes Golf Club in Desert Hot Springs, California. Oleg Volovik/Golf Advisor
Desert Dunes Golf Club - hole 8
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Desert Dunes Golf Club - hole 8
The par-3 eighth hole at Desert Dunes Golf Club is a pretty picture. Oleg Volovik/Golf Advisor
Desert Dunes Golf Club - hole 11
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Desert Dunes Golf Club - hole 11
The par-4 11th hole at Desert Dunes Golf Club plays 357 yards from the back tees. Oleg Volovik/Golf Advisor
Desert Dunes GC - hole 15
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Desert Dunes GC - hole 15
The par-4 15th green at Desert Dunes Golf Club is protected by two bunkers. Oleg Volovik/Golf Advisor
Desert Dunes Golf Club - clubhouse
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Desert Dunes Golf Club - clubhouse
Here's the clubhouse and main lobby at Desert Dunes Golf Club near Palm Springs, California. Oleg Volovik/Golf Advisor
Desert Dunes G.C. - driving range
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Desert Dunes G.C. - driving range
Work on your game at the driving range before your round at Desert Dunes Golf Club in Desert Hot Springs, California. Oleg Volovik/Golf Advisor
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Desert Dunes Golf Club near Palm Springs: A great links-style course in the southern California desert

DESERT HOT SPRINGS, Calif. -- Following in the tradition of legendary courses where the game of golf was invented, Desert Dunes Golf Club is the best example of a links-style course in the desert.

Designed by Robert Trent Jones Jr., the course was first opened in 1989. Desert Dunes has received a variety of awards and recognition over the years, including being ranked as one of the top 30 public golf facilities in the country and rated four stars by Golf Digest.

Host to U.S. Open and PGA Tour qualifying events, this magnificent course will always be part of the rich tradition and history of golf in southern California's Coachella Valley.

Born and raised in the former Soviet Union, photographer Oleg Volovik moved to the United States in 1992 and now lives with his wife and two children in Los Angeles. He joined the TravelGolf editorial team in 2010. Originally graduated with a Masters Degree in Civil Engineering he continued to dedicate his time and energy to his passion for visual arts and photography. Oleg has extensive experience in fine arts, fashion, event, architecture and journalistic photography. His work has been exhibited in Los Angeles, Las Vegas and Moscow, where he also taught a master class, sponsored by Hewlett-Packard, in April 2007. He may be a novice golfer, but Oleg always wears a white leather glove during photo sessions. "Golf photography is my own 'game' with the beauty of nature and human creativity.
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