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Golfing in Palm Springs, CA

Catherine Ledner Fore! The author's mother takes a swing out on the course.

Photo: Catherine Ledner

Palm Springs used to have an off-season, when tourists shied away from the 120-degree summer temperatures, saving themselves for the perfect 70-degree days of winter. Now the resort town is a year-round oasis, with hotels slashing their rates up to 50 percent during summer. Soaring cypresses welcome you to palm Springs, a vast oasis in the desert with a reputation for having more links per square mile than any other spot in the country. Read the article

Destinations: Palm Springs · La Quinta

Inspired by: The Course of Life — by Jeffrey Podolsky, Published May. 2006

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    Parker Palm Springs

    This 14-acre resort filled with gardens and quiet indoor-outdoor spaces has been a desert resort for celebrities and the jet set crowd since the 19

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    La Quinta Resort & Club

    Set against the backdrop of the Santa Rosa Mountains, La Quinta Resort & Club was originally founded in 1926 as a desert playground for the Hollywo

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