Indian Wells Golf Resort's Celebrity Course - No. 1
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Indian Wells Golf Resort's Celebrity Course - No. 1
The par-4 first hole on the Indian Wells Golf Resort's Celebrity Course is a gentle dogleg right and plays 364 yards. Brandon Tucker/Golf Advisor
Indian Wells Golf Resort - Celebrity Course - No. 2
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Indian Wells Golf Resort - Celebrity Course - No. 2
No. 2 is a 415-yard par 4 on the Celebrity Course at Indian Wells Golf Resort. Brandon Tucker/Golf Advisor
Indian Wells Golf Resort - Celebrity Course - No. 4
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Indian Wells Golf Resort - Celebrity Course - No. 4
The par-5 fourth hole at Indian Wells Golf Resort's Celebrity Course heads downhill to a small green protected by water. Brandon Tucker/Golf Advisor
Indian Wells Golf Resort - Celebrity Course - No. 5
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Indian Wells Golf Resort - Celebrity Course - No. 5
The par-4 fifth hole on the Indian Wells Golf Resort's Celebrity Course plays uphill to an elevated green. Brandon Tucker/Golf Advisor
Indian Wells Golf Resort - Celebrity Course - No. 11
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Indian Wells Golf Resort - Celebrity Course - No. 11
No. 11 is a tight par 4 playing 367 yards on the Indian Wells Golf Resort's Celebrity Course. Brandon Tucker/Golf Advisor
Indian Wells Golf Resort - Celebrity Course - No. 12
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Indian Wells Golf Resort - Celebrity Course - No. 12
No. 12 at Indian Wells Golf Resort's Celebrity Course is an easily drivable par 4 playing just 258 yards from the championship tees. Brandon Tucker/Golf Advisor
Indian Wells Golf Resort - Celebrity Course - No. 13
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Indian Wells Golf Resort - Celebrity Course - No. 13
No. 13 is a 376-yard par 4 playing over water on the Indian Wells Golf Resort's Celebrity Course. Brandon Tucker/Golf Advisor
Indian Wells Golf Resort - Celebrity Course - No. 14
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Indian Wells Golf Resort - Celebrity Course - No. 14
No. 14 at Indian Wells Golf Resort's Celebrity Course is a scenic par 5 playing straight away and gently downhill. Brandon Tucker/Golf Advisor
Indian Wells Golf Resort - Celebrity Course - No. 14
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Indian Wells Golf Resort - Celebrity Course - No. 14
Mountains are in view on 14 at Indian Wells Golf Resort's Celebrity Course. Brandon Tucker/Golf Advisor
Indian Wells Golf Resort - Celebrity Course - No. 16
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Indian Wells Golf Resort - Celebrity Course - No. 16
The par-3 16th hole is short at just 180 yards from the back tees on the Indian Wells Golf Resort's Celebrity Course. Brandon Tucker/Golf Advisor
Indian Wells Golf Resort - Celebrity Course - No. 17
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Indian Wells Golf Resort - Celebrity Course - No. 17
Indian Wells Golf Resort's Celebrity Course's 17th hole is a 438-yard par 4. Brandon Tucker/Golf Advisor
Indian Wells Golf Resort - Celebrity Course - No. 18
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Indian Wells Golf Resort - Celebrity Course - No. 18
The par-4 18th hole at Indian Wells Golf Resort's Celebrity Course is a sharp dogleg left playing 388 yards. Brandon Tucker/Golf Advisor

The Celebrity Course at Indian Wells Golf Resort near Palm Springs, California

The Celebrity Course at Indian Wells Golf Resort is one of two at the resort, also home to the Players Course.

Formerly built in 1986, both city-owned golf courses were completely overhauled and opened in 2006, starting with the Celebrity. The course was used for two LG Skins Games in 2007 and 2008.

The Celebrity features a little more topographical variance than the Players and also has more tight holes lined with trees. There is a stretch of wide-open holes on the back nine, starting with the 12th hole through the 16th hole.

The course is shorter than the Players from the championship tees at just 7,050, but can play longer in spots thanks to some elevated tee shots and narrow driving holes. Both are rated among the best public golf courses in California and the best municipal plays in the United States.

Located in the Indian Wells Resort complex, both courses are managed by Troon Golf and feature top conditions and over-seeded turf during the winter and spring months. Indian Wells residents receive sharp discounts on green fees and golf packages are available through the participating Indian Wells resorts.

Brandon Tucker is the Sr. Managing Editor for Golf Advisor. Prior to the launch of Golf Advisor in 2014, he was the managing editor for Golf Channel Digital's Courses & Travel. To date, his golf travels have taken him to over two dozen countries and nearly 600 golf courses worldwide. While he's played some of the most prestigious courses in the world, Tucker's favorite way to play the game is on a great muni in under three hours. Follow Brandon on Twitter at @BrandonTucker and on Instagram at BrandonTuckerGA.
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