CLASSIC CLUB RECOGNIZED FOR ENVIRONMENTAL EXCELLENCE Troon Golf facility designated as a Certified Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary Palm Desert, Calif. – Classic Club is pleased to announce that the Arnold Palmer designed facility has achieved designation as a “Certified Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary” through the Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary Program for Golf Courses, an Audubon International program. Keith Einwag, the Director of Agronomy at Classic Club, led the team effort to obtain sanctuary status. To reach certification, a course must demonstrate it is maintaining a high degree of environmental quality in a number of areas including environmental planning, wildlife and habitat management, outreach and education, chemical use reduction and safety, water conservation and water quality. Classic Club is part of 18 Troon Golf managed properties that currently are certified by Audubon International.
This nationally recognized championship course designed by Arnold Palmer and a host site of the 2006, 2007, and 2008 Bob Hope Chrysler Classic, creates a new spin on desert golf with rolling terrain, wide landing areas, 30 acres of water features, 14 bridges as well as an abundance of pine trees, pine straw ground cover with 5 sets of tees on each hole.
Here are some of the prestigious accolades awarded to Classic Club:
**New** “AMERICA’S BEST COURSES” state by state #7 2008 GolfWeek
Top Five New Public Courses in the America’s in 2006
Top Ten New Course” by GolfWeek
Best Places to Play” by Golf Travel Annual
Top 10 Best Desert Courses” by Desert Golf
America’s Top Golf Courses” by Zagat Survey
Best Golf Course Playing Conditions in Southern CA by greenskeeper.org.
"Resort Course of Distinction" by GolfWeek's Best Courses 2009
Entertain your guests in style in our private rooms, banquet facilities or under the stars by our waterfalls and lakes at the recently opened, new, three-story 63,000 square foot, Tuscan Village inspired clubhouse. Classic Club offers complete indoor or outdoor packages from 10-400 making the clubhouse and golf course a preferred destination for valley residents and visitors.
Our full service golf shop features men’s and ladies apparel and brands like: Nike, Adidas, Greg Norman, Travis Mathew, Club Glove, Titliest, Callaway, and Garb Children’s apparel.