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La Quinta, California

Building a community. Creating a legacy.

If paradise had a name, it well could be La Quinta, California. Where citrus trees grow wild, the sun shines nearly year-round, and ancient Native Americans once called it a sacred place.

The Cahuilla Indians were the first known people to have walked this special place, calling their home, appropriately enough, the "Land of Eternal Sun.” Steeped in history and yet alive with an abundance of chic restaurants, shops, golf tournaments and community events, La Quinta is a place unto itself.

Embraced by the majesty of the Santa Rosa Mountains, La Quinta is located in the greater Palm Springs area in the Coachella Valley. This beautiful community, with Old Town and its Spanish Revival architecture at the heart, embodies all the aspects of a true destination. Incorporated in 1982, and named after the La Quinta Hotel, the City had a population of little more than 5,200. Today, the population has grown to some 25,000 residents.

The visionary who started it all was wealthy San Francisco businessman Walter H. Morgan, who became enchanted with the area and commissioned renowned architect Gordon B. Kaufman to build a secluded hacienda-style hotel that would be a famous hideaway for Hollywood’s privacy-seeking stars of stage and screen. At a building cost of $150,000, La Quinta Hotel (today the La Quinta Resort & Club) opened during the Christmas season of 1926. It was a nearly immediate success, earning rave reviews from both the press and its well-heeled guests.

With an eye on the future, Morgan built a nine-hole golf course on the hotel grounds. Designed by Norman Beth, it would be Coachella Valley's first golf course, advertising green fees of one dollar. The City of La Quinta virtually grew up around what is now the La Quinta Resort & Club, the exquisite sister property to PGA WEST.


Private Clubhouse

55-955 PGA Boulevard

La Quinta, CA 92253

Golf Shop: 760.564.3914

Concierge: 760.564.7111

The Citrus Club

50-503 Mandarina

La Quinta, CA 92253

Golf Shop: 760.564.7620

Concierge: 760.564.5767

Greg Norman Clubhouse

81-405 Kingston Heath

La Quinta, CA 92253

Golf Shop: 760.564.3900

Wallaby's West: 760.564.3919

Tournament Clubhouse

56-150 PGA Blvd

La Quinta, CA 92253

Golf Shop: 760.564.7101

Ernie's: 760.564.7125

Pete Dye Clubhouse

50-200 Avenida Vista Bonita

La Quinta, CA 92253

Golf Shop: 760.564.7610