Captain’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

A 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

A 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 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 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

A 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

DP World Tour Qualifying School Itinerary and Volunteering

We announced in an earlier GolfNews that 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,…read more

The 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

The 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

18th 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