Est. 
1973

Ironwood Country Club

73735 Irontree Drive, Palm Desert, CA 92260
Enjoy golf, tennis, dining, and more with stunning mountain views in Palm Desert.

Holes

18

Par

72

Length

6834
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About Ironwood Country Club

Ironwood Country Club in Palm Desert stands as a beacon of luxury and active living, set against the backdrop of the Santa Rosa Mountains' picturesque foothills. This private equity club is home to two distinct 18-hole golf courses acclaimed for their unique challenges and scenic beauty. The club's comprehensive racquet sports program features 9 tennis courts and 10 pickleball courts, catering to enthusiasts of all levels. A state-of-the-art wellness and fitness center, alongside professional spa services, ensures members' health and relaxation needs are met with the utmost care. Culinary delights await at the dining facilities, where an award-winning executive chef crafts innovative dishes from locally sourced ingredients. Social and cultural vibrancy is enriched through "Clubs Within The Club," fostering a community spirit among members with shared interests. Recent renovations have further enhanced the club's facilities, including a $24 million upgrade to the clubhouse and fitness center, ensuring Ironwood remains a premier destination for those seeking an exceptional lifestyle experience

Address

73735 Irontree Drive, Palm Desert, CA 92260

Phone Number

Year Built

1973

Hours of Operation

Highlights

Two 18-hole Golf Courses: Featuring the South Course and the North Course, each offering unique challenges and scenic beauty​​​​.

Racquet Sports Program: Including 9 tennis courts and 10 pickleball courts, along with leagues and instructional clinics​​.

Wellness and Fitness Center: A modern facility equipped with state-of-the-art equipment, offering a variety of fitness classes and wellness activities​​.

Spa Services: Professional spa services offering massages, facials, reflexology, aromatherapy, and beauty treatments​​.

Dining Experiences: Led by an award-winning Executive Chef, the club offers innovative recipes, seasonal selections, and cooking classes​​.

Social and Cultural Activities: "Clubs Within The Club" platform promotes social engagement among members through shared interests such as art, wine, cycling, and hiking​​.

Practice Facilities: Including two driving ranges, short game areas, and putting greens to help golfers improve their game​​.

Pro Shop: Offering the latest golf equipment and apparel, with PGA staff available for lessons and clinics​​.

Recent Renovations: The club has undergone significant renovations, enhancing the clubhouse, fitness center, and other facilities to ensure premium amenities for members​​.

Memberships / Cost at Ironwood CC

Full Golf Membership

All Ironwood memberships include you, your spouse or significant other, and your unmarried children under age 23.Full golf membership which includes the use of two championship golf courses and practice facilities, 9 tennis courts, 10 pickleball courts, 2 pop-tennis courts, bocce ball, a state-of-the-art fitness center, complimentary group exerciseclasses, spa services, dining, and Club social events and activities.

Type

Equity

Initiation Fee

$60,000

Annual Dues

$23,088 ($1,924 / mo)

Annual Food & Beverage Min.

Other Fees

$150 Monthly Capital Fee

Note

Executive Golf

Membership is non-equity and has no voting rights. Dues are half of the regular golfmembership until the end of age eligibility at which time the membership may be converted to a Proprietary Golf Membership.

Type

non-equity

Initiation Fee

$60,000

Annual Dues

$11,556 ($963 / mo)

Annual Food & Beverage Min.

Other Fees

$75 Monthly Capital Fee

Note

Racquets, Wellness & Social Membership

Membership includes the use of 9 tennis courts, 10 pickleball courts, 2 pop-tennis courts, bocce ball, a state-of-the- art fitness center, spa, dining, and Club social events and activities. Golf access in season is limited to 6 times with some restrictions. (Green fees apply) Racquets, Wellness & Social Members will also have summer golf privileges. (Summer green fees apply) Optional driving range/practice facilities access is available for an annual fee.

Type

non-equity

Initiation Fee

$10,000

Annual Dues

$7,116 ($593 / mo)

Annual Food & Beverage Min.

Other Fees

Note

Golf Course Details at Ironwood CC

Course Architect(s)

Desmond Muirhead,John Fought,Ted Robinson, Sr.

Holes:

18

Par:

72

Length (Yards):

6834

Slope:

140

Rating:

73.1

Fairway Grass

Bermuda Grass

Greens Grass

Bent Grass

Tee Box Highlights

Landscape

Walking Allowed:

No

Club Rentals:

Yes

Caddie Rentals:

No

Driving Range:

yes

Chipping Area:

Yes

Practice Green:

yes

This private equity club is home to two remarkable 18-hole golf courses, each designed to complement the stunning natural scenery of the Santa Rosa Mountains. With a blend of luxury, natural beauty, and meticulously crafted courses, Ironwood Country Club stands out as a premier golf destination in the Coachella Valley.

The South and North Courses

Ironwood Country Club's South Course is a masterpiece that has consistently been rated among the top 10 in the Valley. Known for its legendary layout, the South Course has the honor of hosting a U.S. Open qualifying round annually. It offers eight sets of tees, playing from 4,757 to 7,274 yards, making it accessible and challenging for golfers at all skill levels. The course's unique design features dramatic water elements and picturesque lakes, set against the backdrop of unobstructed natural vistas​​.

The North Course, often referred to as the "Shot Makers Course," provides a different yet equally engaging golfing challenge. This Par 70 course emphasizes accuracy over distance, rewarding strategic play across its more manageable yardage of 4,455 to 6,088 yards. With its scenic beauty and the strategic complexity of its holes, the North Course demands precision and offers an enjoyable experience for players who appreciate a tactical approach to golf​​.

Golf Amenities

Ironwood Country Club elevates the golfing experience with top-tier practice facilities, including two driving ranges, dedicated areas for short game improvement, and two putting greens. These comprehensive amenities ensure that golfers have every tool at their disposal to refine their skills. The club's pro shop is stocked with the latest equipment and apparel, and the knowledgeable PGA staff is ready to offer individual lessons and group clinics, catering to the needs of both seasoned players and those new to the game​​.

Golf Community

What sets Ironwood apart is not just its golf courses but the vibrant community and the variety of golf-related activities it offers. With active men's and ladies' golf groups, there's always a game to join, fostering a welcoming and social atmosphere. The club's calendar is filled with tournaments and social events, making it easy for members to engage with the game and each other in a friendly and competitive environment

Tee Box Details at Ironwood CC

Tee Box

Length

Par

Rating

Slope

Gold
7274
72
75.3
135
Blue
6929
72
73.4
131
Copper
6699
72
72.3
129
White
6489
72
71.5
126
White (W)
6489
72
77.5
138
Orange
6147
72
69.8
122
Green
5846
72
68.2
118
Green (W)
5846
72
73.8
131
Yellow
5483
72
66.3
113
Yellow (W)
5483
72
71.5
125
Silver
4757
72
62.9
106
Silver (W)
4757
72
67.1
117