PGA West

PGA WEST is a spectacular master-planned country club community, established in 1984, located in beautiful La
Quinta, just minutes from Palm Springs, California. PGA WEST is a recreational/resort development consisting of
more than 2,200 acres featuring world-class golf, tennis, and fitness. PGA WEST currently hosts six incredible golf
courses. Members enjoy three expensive clubhouses, a health and racquet club, as well as plenty of social activities.
Premier Member Benefits
Six Legendary Golf Courses
Simply the best membership available anywhere! Members of PGA WEST enjoy golf on six championship golf courses
designed by five of golf’s top golf course designers – Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer, Greg Norman, Tom Weiskopf and Pete Dye.
Two Top 100 Greatest Courses
PGA WEST is the only private club in the world with two golf courses ranked in Golf Magazine’s 100 Greatest Courses in the
World: Stadium and Jack Nicklaus Private.
World Class Tennis
Features Har-Tru Clay and hard playing surfaces.
Fitness Center
State-of-the-art circuit training equipment, free weights, cardiovascular equipment and full aerobics, yoga, Pilates, aqua programs
and Personal Trainers are located in the Health & Racquet Club.
Active Social Calendar
From water aerobics to watercolor classes…from free golf clinics to fitness evaluations…from visiting with our international
tennis stars to volunteering for our internationally recognized and televised golf events…from competitive bridge to sophisticated
parties, The Club at PGA WEST has something for everyone.
Special Assurances
Strict Membership limits. Only 295 Golf Memberships per private course.
The Club has played host to PGA TOUR events every year since the club’s inception in 1986.  Currently the Pete Dye Stadium and Nicklaus Tournament are the courses played for the American Express PGA Tour event.
No Hidden Assessments
No assessments for costs incurred of any kind. No minimum on food and beverage or clubhouse activities.
La Quinta Resort Discounts
Members receive discounts at La Quinta Spa, Restaurant, Shops and Accommodations.
Innovative Concierge Service
We will assist you in your recreational activities and dining requests.

PGA West


Jack Nicklaus Private Course: Est. 1987. Multi-level fairways, many holes right up against the mountains. Several blind holes. Tif-dwarf greens.
18/M-72/146,139,129; W-72/131,129,122

Arnold Palmer Private Course: Est.1986. A traditional Palmer layout with rolling fairways and lots of water. Tif-dwarf greens. Several holes right against the mountain. This course is played in the Bob Hope Classic.
18/M-72/143,133,131,; W-72/136,126

Tom Weiskopf Private Course: Est. 1996. More traditional in design with rolling fairways and lots of water. Bent grass greens. 18/M-72/128,121,115; W-72/128,121

Greg Norman Course: Est. 2000. Links style course with desert landscaping. Tif-dwarf greens. The is the first Norman course in the desert. 18/M-72/139,133,126; W-72/122

Jack Nicklaus Tournament Course; Est. 1987. Difficult and heavily trapped. Water on many holes. Tif-dwarf greens. 18/M-72/139,131,124,127; W-72/121

TPC Stadium Course: Est. 1986. Huge bunkers with lots of water. Must play to believe. 18/M-72/150,142,132; W-72/137,124

Membership Classifications

FULL GOLF Membership~

  • Unlimited golf on all six legendary courses- (PRIVATE-Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus, Tom Weiskopf and RESORT- Stadium, Nicklaus Tournament and Norman).
  • Access to all three Clubhouses, Pro Shops, teaching Pros and driving ranges
  • Dining privileges at our Private Clubhouse restaurant Kennedy’s and Peaks as well as Member discounts at Ernie’s and Wallaby’s
  • A full calendar of social events for all walks of life
  • Every fitness option imaginable at our newly renovated Sports Club including 10 tennis courts & 16 Pickleball courts
  • Roughly 70 fitness classes weekly (yoga, Pilates, TRX, stretch, Zumba, Spin and so much more) are included in Membership at no additional cost.  Classes are held in our state-of-the-fitness facility with an amazing staff ready to assist.
  • Resort-style amenities in an unmatched setting including bocce ball, swimming pool, splash pad, drive-up theater, dog park and dining poolside at the Peak’s Bar and Grill.

There is a one-time non-refundable/non-transferable initiation fee of $45,000 due upon joining with monthly dues of $1621 (includes $101 trail fee). 

*Desert GOLF Membership Add-on- for an additional $233 per month, you will also have unlimited access to all three La Quinta Resort courses- Citrus Club, Mountain & Dunes (upgrade only available with Full Golf Membership). This gives you access to all NINE courses!

SPORT Membership~

The SPORT Membership includes all of the above (except the ability to have Desert Upgrade), however each round of Golf is pay-as-you-play (Guest fees attached).  You and your guests would pay the same discounted rate on all 6 courses.  A Sport Member has 5 days out to book a tee time and is not able to be a part of the MGA or LGA- however all other access is the same!

There is a one-time non-refundable/non-transferable initiation fee of $20,000 due upon joining with monthly dues of $700.

CHAMPIONS Membership~

A CHAMPIONS Membership includes everything listed above EXCEPT Private golf course and range access.

There is a one-time non-refundable/non-transferable initiation fee of $7,500 due upon joining with monthly dues of $440.

 All Membership types are for you, your spouse and your unmarried children under the age of 25. Also, you have no assessments or food and beverage minimum to meet.


[Updated Jul 2022]