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Larry Ellison’s Fifty Unit Luxury Retreat In Rancho Mirage Receives Approvals

(Rancho Mirage, CA) The new luxury retreat calls for approximately 191 acres of Ellison’s Porcupine Creek’s 230-acre estate in Rancho Mirage to be turned into an exclusive retreat to include up to 50 luxurious studio, single-bedroom, and multi-bedroom units. In

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Golf Industry Surges in the Greater Palm Springs Area Despite Pandemic

By Bob Marra / Marraintel.com At the beginning of 2020, golf courses in Greater Palm Springs, and nationwide, were experiencing business as usual. There was no indication then that it would turn out to be the biggest year ever for

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Tiger Woods involved in Los Angeles car crash, ‘jaws of life’ used

Woods’ agent Mark Steinberg released a statement following the crash. “Tiger Woods was in a single-car accident this morning in California where he suffered multiple leg injuries. He is currently in surgery and we thank you for your privacy and support,” Steinberg said.

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Coachella Valley El Mirador Golf Course, 1930

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Winner of $1.206 million and the 2020 American Express Champion Andrew Landry

Winner of $1.206 million and the 2020 The American Express – champion Andrew Landry (66-64-65-67; 26-under-par 262). Landry earned his second PGA TOUR win in his 80th career TOUR start Sunday at the Stadium Course at PGA WEST in La

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Volunteers needed for – The American Express jump into the action experience the thrill

Being a spectator at any big event is crazy fun! However, imagine being part of a PGA Tour event in a way you never thought possible through hospitality, on course marshals, scorers, crowd control, and more.  If we have your

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The Perfect Gift – Check!

Still searching for the gift they’ll really like, a gift for someone who loves music, golf or both?  Maybe that person is a Stevie Nicks die hard fan or thinks Luke Bryan is country music’s best.  Or the golfer in

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Phil Mickelson Announced as Host of The American Express™ PGA TOUR Event

The Mickelson Foundation will also serve as the new tournament host organization and will continue to support Coachella Valley causes LA QUINTA, Calif. – During a special event at the Madison Club on Saturday, Phil Mickelson announced that he will play

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26 Miles Across the Sea Santa Catalina is Waitin’ for YOU!

Explore Santa Catalina Island without the Summer Crowds By Françoise Rhodes, Travel Blogger, Host of Traveling With Françoise Television & Radio  Some of you might remember the hit 26 Miles released by the Four Preps in 1957.  The song began

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Ojai California an Outdoor Retreat

By Françoise Rhodes, Host of Traveling With Françoise radio and television, CEO – President of Artifacts and Arts Across America, Inc. For many visitors the Coachella Valley is an outdoor wonderland featuring many preserves, oasis’s, hiking trails and desert glory.  However seldom

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2019 DESERT CLASSIC, PGA TOUR’S first U.S.mainland tourney of the year, tees off in La Quinta — THURSDAY’S ROUND 1 PAIRINGS

2019 DESERT CLASSIC (PGA TOUR) — THURSDAY’S ROUND 1 PAIRINGS The $5.9 million Desert Classic, the PGA TOUR’s first U.S. mainland golf tournament of 2019, is a 72-hole tournament played  January 17-20, 2019,  Thursday-Sunday at the Stadium Course and Nicklaus

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Rock Band Legends Sammy Hagar and The Circle & Bad Company to perform at the 2019 Desert Classic PGA TOUR event at PGA WEST

Rock Band Legends Sammy Hagar and The Circle & Bad Company to perform at the 2019 Desert Classic PGA TOUR event at PGA WEST 12/22/18   Tickets on sale Now and include admission to the PGA TOUR golf tournament and

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Wickenburg Arizona Where the West Still Wins

Wickenburg Arizona Where the West Still Wins By Françoise Rhodes Host of Traveling With Françoise Television & Radio     I recently returned from a media trip to Arizona that consisted of writers, radio show hosts and television reporters/hosts whose focus

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Ramona California Is Still A Stagecoach Stop For Visitors

Ramona California Is Still A Stagecoach Stop For Visitors By Françoise Rhodes, Host of Traveling With Françoise Television and Radio It’s interesting how most visitors consider the Coachella Valley a small town community, however, Southern California is loaded with fascinating

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50-Year old Tamarisks in Palm Springs being removed

PALM SPRINGS – Controversial tamarisk trees started being removed near Tahquitz Creek Golf course by the city of Palm Springs on Tuesday. They have been deemed “Racist trees” by some, as it was believed that they were planted to block

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2018 ANA Inspiration March 26-April 1, 2018 – Mission Hills Country Club, Rancho Mirage, CA

The LPGA’s first Major. March 27 – April 2, 2017 at Mission Hills Country Club in Rancho Mirage, CA. – Tickets on sale NOW!   The ANA Inspiration is golf’s first major and one of the LPGA Tour’s most prestigious events.

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Lydia Ko Looks to Extend 75 Consecutive Weeks as No. 1 at ANA Inspiration

 Palm Springs, CA (LPGA TOUR)- GOLF’S FIRST MAJOR CHAMPIONSHIP OF 2017. This week, major championship golf will return to the California desert at the famed Dinah Shore Course at Mission Hills Country Club for the 46th staging of the ANA

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CareerBuilder Challenge set to Give Golf Fans the Ultimate Experience

For years, the experience of attending a sporting event has been all about the action on the field, court or, in the case of golf, the fairways and greens. The CareerBuilder Challenge is turning that notion on its head.  

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Coachella Valley Gold

Coachella Valley Gold By Kat Ballard Did you know there’s Gold in them there Golf Courses! It’s that time of the year, when we turn our paradise green for the winter.  Every golf course and gated community in the valley

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What’s Right with Golf in the Coachella Valley

What’s Right with Golf in the Coachella Valley by Bob Marra Last weeks article provided some enlightening and impressive economic data about the golf industry from a national perspective. During the week of May 16 the industry celebrated National Golf

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