Golf News,NewsflashDesert Springs Golf Club announces 2023 Club Elections

The nineteenth annual election for members to choose a Vice-Captain, Treasurer, a Fixtures & Events Supporter and two members each for the Club’s Handicap and Competition Committees, for the period 1st April 2023 through 31st March 2024, is announced. Since April, 2005, Club Officers have been elected annually from and by Members to work with…read more

Golf NewsDP World Tour Qualifying School

It gives us great pleasure to announce that Desert Springs Resort will be host to this years’ 2nd Stage of the DP World Tour Qualifying School (DPWTQS) between Thursday 2nd and Sunday 5th November 2023. Since 1976, the Qualifying School has been held at the end of each season to establish which players, not otherwise…read more

Golf News,NewsflashGolf Course Superintendent Newsletter

GOLF COURSE SUPERINTENDENT QUARTERLY NEWSLETTER JANUARY 2023 Dear Member / Property Owner, Following on from the last Golf Course Superintendent’s Newsletter, which was designed to keep you up to date with all the important maintenance procedures which were scheduled to take place on The Indiana Course, we are pleased to be able to give you…read more

Golf NewsNew 4th Hole Forward Tee Completed

NEW 4th HOLE FORWARD TEE TO OPEN FOR PLAY 1ST DECEMBER Dear Member / Property Owner, As advised in September, in the knowledge that many golfers struggle to reach the fairway from the current tees of Hole 4, our course maintenance team embarked on the construction of a new forward tee. The new tee is…read more

Golf NewsGolf 4 Women Dinner

GOLF 4 WOMEN WINTER GOLF FESTIVAL DINNER FRIDAY 18TH NOVEMBER   Dear Property Owner and Member, Desert Springs Golf Club is celebrating the annual ‘Golf 4 Women Winter Golf Festival’ between Sunday 13th – Friday 18th November. The programme of events culminates with dinner at El Torrente restaurant on Friday 18th November, with a pre-dinner…read more

Golf News18th Hole Men’s Tee Extension

18th HOLE MEN’S TEE EXTENSION NOW OPEN FOR PLAY Dear Member / Property Owner, We are pleased to advise that the works to extend the right-hand side of the Men’s tee on hole 18 by four metres, to act as a further preventative measure against golf balls entering properties located on the right-hand side of…read more

Golf NewsDP World Tour Qualifying School Volunteering

Desert Springs Resort & Golf Club will be host to this year’s 2nd Stage of the DP World Tour Qualifying School (DPWTQS) between Thursday 3rd and Sunday 6th November 2022. As previously advised, for those who would like to be part of the event, the DP World Tour had invited our members to act as…read more

Golf NewsDP World Tour Qualifying School Volunteering

As previously announced, Desert Springs Resort & Golf Club will be host to this years’ 2nd Stage of the DP World Tour Qualifying School (DPWTQS) between Thursday 3rd and Sunday 6th  November 2022. Since 1976, the Qualifying School has been held at the end of each season to establish which players, not otherwise exempt, will gain…read more

Golf NewsCaptain’s Charity (8th October): Update

  A MESSAGE FROM THE TEAM CAPTAIN   Dear Member, Owner Charity Day Auction – Items attached Please see attached the varied list of items which will be auctioned on 8th October. Please start preparing your bidding strategy now. A very big thank you to all those who have donated these items. If you would…read more

Golf NewsA message from the Club Captain

Dear Member, Owner Matches The first match in the “Desert Cup” was won by Desert Springs in a convincing 5 ½ – ½ win over Valle del Este. The match was followed by a very social evening in the Crocodile Club. Unfortunately, Aguilon have been struggling to raise a team, hopefully this will be resolved…read more

Golf NewsA message from the Club Captain

Captain’s Charity Saturday 8th October   Dear Member, Owner Theme As previously advised the dress theme for the golf and dinner will be “Bright and gaudy”, with golf requiring teams of 4, live music with the dinner – requesting jackets for the men. All non-golfers are invited to join all the non-golf elements of the…read more

Golf NewsGolf Course Superintendent Newsletter

A VIDEO MESSAGE FROM ZACH LAPORTE  DESERT SPRINGS GOLF CLUB  COURSE SUPERINTENDENT Dear Member / Property Owner, Desert Springs Golf Club Course Superintendent, Zach LaPorte has prepared a short and informative video to provide you with an update on the important maintenance procedures which have taken place on the Indiana Course, to advise you of…read more

Golf NewsGolf Course Maintenance Machinery Investment

€630,000 Golf Course Maintenance Machinery Investment Dear Member / Property Owner, Further to the investment in 2020 of €399,000 to convert the grass of the tees, fairways and driving range to Pure Dynasty Paspalum and the green surrounds and roughs to Tall Fescue, now in its second summer of transition, we can really see the…read more

Golf NewsA message from the Club Captain

Captain’s Newsletter August 2022 Dear Member, Owner We are now in the period at Desert Springs where the temperature and effects of the 90/180-day access to many owners’ properties has an impact on the number of members out on the course. So, time for some thought to be given to the golfing activities in the…read more

Golf NewsThe Desert Springs Golf Club Tournament Calendar 2023

Dear Member / Property Owner, The 2022 Desert Springs tournament calendar had been designed by the Club and its elected officers to reflect the established pattern and frequency of visits to the Resort experienced during different periods over recent years and the degree of consistency of interest and support for the events demonstrated by our…read more

Golf NewsThe World Handicap System

THE INDIANA COURSE RATING SYSTEM The WHS has two main components – the Rules of Handicapping and the Course Rating System. The Rules of Handicapping are encompassed within seven Rules to inform administrators and golfers on how an official Handicap Index is calculated and administered, with some flexibility given to national associations based on how…read more

Golf News18th Hole Men’s Tee Extension

18th Hole Men’s Tee Extension Dear Member / Property Owner, Whilst the golf course, the landscaping, the fencing and netting is laid out to prevent the most badly hit golf balls coming into properties, no golf frontage property can be totally immune. Nevertheless, where neccesary the Club continues to evolve the landscaping and layout to…read more