Living The High Life: Our Heart and Soul

Photography by Mark Davidson and Pat Lassy

The allure of BIGHORN Golf Club feels as ageless and enduring as the attraction of the Palm Springs desert region itself. Sprawling above the desert floor, among the jagged edges and lush canyons of the Santa Rosa Mountains, the community offers a serene and revitalizing retreat from the world that lies just beyond its breathtaking landscape. Yet while the setting feels timeless, the Club offers Members and visitors a contemporary and exhilarating lifestyle with a dynamic and progressive array of amenities.

The BIGHORN Distinction

BIGHORN has earned an exceptional reputation as the home of two championship golf courses. Manicured daily to meticulous, tournament-ready perfection, the Mountains and Canyons courses have served as host to 12 international tournaments and to some of the world’s greatest athletes. Legendary designers Arthur Hills and Tom Fazio designed these courses to challenge players at every level of the game – and to enhance and reflect the natural beauty of the desert terrain. In addition to enjoying the challenge of these extraordinary 18s, Members develop their knowledge and golf expertise through the guidance of BIGHORN’s seven professional Instructors, including a Golf Magazine Top 100 Instructor, in the Club’s high-performance Golf Learning Center. With a focus on family, BIGHORN also provides for the recreation and education of children, who can pursue their passion for the game through Top-50 ranked Junior Golf instruction, games, and interclub competitions. The renowned BIGHORN Golf Club has been selected by Golf World as one of the country’s Top 100 Golf Shops and Top 25 Private Clubs for more than 14 consecutive years. The Shop provides Members with the most advanced equipment, attire, and service available.

For tennis enthusiasts, the BIGHORN tennis program offers private lessons, an annual tennis championship, and more than 150 complimentary clinics throughout the season.

The BIGHORN Mountains and Canyons courses are manicured daily to meticulous, tournament-ready perfection

“I Could Spend An Eternity Here…”

Under the blue dome of desert sky, and amidst the fragrance of exotic desert blooms, lies BIGHORN’s world-class Spa & Wellness Center. Like a sparkling revelation, the sleek, state-of-the-art facility provides nearly limitless opportunities for BIGHORN Members and their guests to luxuriate in an unprecedented environment of high design, holistic therapies, and a meaningful pursuit of health, beauty, and wellness.

“People often ask me, `What’s new at BIGHORN?’ ” expresses Membership Director Mike Grenier. “I always want to tell them that everything is new at BIGHORN! Every day, every encounter, every new product, technique, development, and discovery. Every moment is new at BIGHORN.”

Among the new features of the BIGHORN Spa and Wellness Center are the recently renovated Fitness Center and the Medical Aesthetics program. The Center continues to offer nourishing body treatments and facials; energizing fitness classes that range from Zumba to Pilates and stretch yoga; injury treatment and prevention specialties, post-rehab and mind/body programs; and a full-service salon.

Family fun events are hosted at BIGHORN including a holiday party with a sledding slope made from actual snow

Five-Star Cuisine

There’s no question that life at BIGHORN is eventful. Meaning that it’s a life full of memories and marvels, a life that transforms everyday activities into moments of wonder. The newly designed 80,000 sf Clubhouse, scheduled for completion in November 2017, will feature several dining establishments, including casual venues like the Men’s and Ladies’ Locker Rooms; The Pour House, stylish but informal with a new extension overlooking the Mountains 18th fairway; and The Hub, an event space for 200 guests and an event terrace for up to 400 guests. The Canyons Steak House has created a tremendous Valley-wide buzz among Members and culinary artists,offering evening entertainment, panoramic valley views, and classic cuisine. The Marketplace features soft-serve yogurt and a yummy ice cream bar and is conveniently located next to the interactive Kiddin’ Around Play Park and one of two dog parks. It's a veritable one-stop shop with a multitude of options, from a Starbucks and Internet Café, to fresh deli meals, juicing and smoothie bar, pizza pick-up, artisan groceries, fresh cut flowers, and even a dry cleaning service.

Meanwhile, literally hundreds of private, Club-catered events fill Members’ calendars, in addition to 100 Club-sponsored events that Members enjoy throughout the season. The Club’s interactive, Members-only website, mobile website, and weekly email blasts remind Members of exciting events and activities with the simple touch of a screen or keypad.

Membership Director Mike Grenier has observed the overwhelming effect that BIGHORN has on visitors and guests for quite some time. “I love touring guests through the property,” he says. “They begin with certain expectations and within minutes they’re astonished by the vigorous and friendly lifestyle, and they start imagining themselves here. When they consider that since 2009 all of the facilities are actually owned by the Club without debt, and that we operate entirely in the black with additional funds in reserves, they realize that BIGHORN isn’t just a home or a lifestyle – it’s a magnificent investment in which to buy and build.”

Flowers blooming at BIGHORN overlooking the valley's nighttime lights in the distance

The growing list of BIGHORN amenities also includes first-class ground and air transport, MedJet membership, expert business and concierge services, and impeccable privacy and security. "BIGHORN's vision is a Club and community that is continually improving, renewing, and responding to current lifestyle needs of today's family," affirms BIGHORN Vice President of Development, Carl Cardinalli. "The vision is realized in continually creating new amenities and renovating and improving existing amenities. It's imperative to always be relevant to today's lifestyle." As a result, BIGHORN's reputation and appeal as one of the world's premier Clubs continues to grow.

Located just minutes from the desert’s dazzling array of shops, restaurants, and entertainment venues, BIGHORN is about more than reputation or prestige. The vital power of the Club emanates from the relaxed and enduring environment provided by a private, protected community among a myriad of spectacular amenities.

To experience the unique magic of BIGHORN, please contact BIGHORN Properties at 800-551-5578 or visit

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