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

21st Anniversary Summer Texas Scramble & BBQ with Live Music

21ST ANNIVERSARY SUMMER TEXAS SCRAMBLE & BBQ WITH LIVE MUSIC SATURDAY 25TH JUNE Dear Property Owner and Member, As previously advised, Desert Springs Resort is celebrating its 21st Anniversary, and to kick the celebrations off we have organised a 21st Anniversary Texas Summer Scramble for Saturday 25th June followed by a BBQ and Live Music…read more

Your opportunity to represent Desert Springs Golf Club

ALMERIA CLUBS CHALLENGE CHAMPIONSHIP SUNDAY 18TH SEPTEMBER  Dear Member, Desert Springs Golf Club has invited the following golf clubs to participate in the inaugural Almeria Clubs Challenge Championship to be competed on The Indiana course on Sunday 18th September; Valle del Este, La Envia, Almerimar, Playa Serena, Alboran, Aguilon & Marina del Torre.  Each club…read more

21st Anniversary Summer Texas Scramble

21ST ANNIVERSARY SUMMER TEXAS SCRAMBLE SATURDAY 25TH JUNE   Dear Property Owner and Member, Desert Springs Resort is now celebrating its 21st Anniversary, and, as is befitting, as we continue to progress our way out of Covid-19, we are planning a number of special events to mark the occasion. Most importantly, the programme of events…read more