Battle In The Desert

April 29 - May 6, 2023

The best damn Palm Springs Golf Vacation Package ever! Join golfers from all over North America and compete in the golf addicts vacation of a lifetime.  The Battle in the Desert, hosted at the "Western Home of Golf in America" PGA WEST.  You and your golfing buddy will share a 750 square foot two-bedroom, 1 bathroom casita for seven nights at the nicely appointed Indian Palms Intervals.  Located just a short 10 - 15 minute drive to the courses.  UNLIMITED FREE AFTERNOON REPLAYS at PGA WEST are also included in your package, as well as daily skills competitions, kickoff cocktail party and finals awards dinner.  You'll also want to make sure to compete in the annual rowdy afternoon horse race shootout at Dusk. Come experience PGA WEST like never before! 

$1,350.00 Per Player Golf Only

$1,950.00 Per Player Stay & Play

Group Discounts Available (Email for Details)


Kick off your Golfing Season

with an epic buddies golf trip to the West Coasts Home of Golf PGA WEST.  You'll get your fill of Dyeobolical Dye, The Golden Bear, & Greg "The Shark" Norman.  When 18 holes isn't enough enjoy FREE afternoon replays at any of the five resort courses. 

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Two Person Best Ball Format

Also known as Four Ball, Best Ball format golf tournaments allow you and your partner to take the best score between the two of you.  Best Ball format golf events have a funnier feel to them since your golfing with your buddy the entire time.    


United States Golf Challenge

2022 Qualifying event for the US Golf Challenge National Championships.  Where amateurs of all skill levels battle as 2-player teams to be part of Team USA and compete in the International King's Cup. 

Outside Villas

Stay & Play Packages

Indian Palms Intervals is tournament central, located just 10 minutes away from PGA WEST.  Enjoy seven nights lodging in a single story 700 square foot 2 bedroom 1 bathroom condo with all the amenities of home.  Check the FAQ for more details

The Courses

Frequently Asked Questions


Registration Fee Covers the Following


For $1,795.00 per player (new player price), each two-person team gets:

  • ACCOMMODATIONS – Seven nights lodging in a two-bedroom, one bath, 750 square foot condo at Indian Palms Intervals located on the Indian Palms Country Club & Resort grounds.
  • Each condominium has a full kitchen, a dining area and a living room. The condos have nice updated furniture, plantation shutters on the windows and sliding glass door to your personal patio.
  • There is a Flat Screen TV in the living room and both bedrooms – Full Size Bed & Two Twins
  • There is a DVD player in the living room. The kitchens have every appliance you could possibly want.
  • There are three barbecues next to both the Cooper Pool and the Valentino Pool located on the resort grounds.
  • Courses are a short 10 - 15 minute drive from your unit. 
How much golf?
  • Saturday April 30th golf is not included in your package price.  There will be practice rates between $60 – $140 depending on time of day if you wish to play at one of the PGA WEST courses.
  • Sunday May 1st Desert Willow Golf Resort Firecliff course 8:00am Shotgun
  • Monday May 2nd PGA WEST Mountain course 7:30am Shotgun
  • Tuesday May 3rd PGA WEST Stadium course 7:30am Shotgun
  • Wednesday May 4th PGA WEST Norman course 1:00pm Shotgun
  • Thursday May 5th PPGA WEST Dunes course 7;30am Shotgun
  • Friday May 6th PGA WEST Nicklaus Tournament course 7:30am Shotgun
  • FREE afternoon replays at any of the five PGA WEST resort courses are included in your package price. 
  • Some of our crazier golfers have been known to play 36 holes in the afternoon after the morning tournament rounds.
  • Sunday Kick Off Cocktail Party 6:00pm at the IPI 19th Hole.  Come enjoy drinks and cocktails while and rekindle those old relations in addition to making new ones.  Special guest bartender every year! 
  • Tuesday Optional Afternoon Horse Race Shootout at Dusk.  Course to be determined. 
  • Friday Night Awards Ceremony May 6 at 5:30pm at the Cooper Pool BBQ Area also known as the 19th Hole. We will award the Daily Honey Pot Payout for Friday as well as the Week Honey Pot payout.  Over 20 trophies will be awarded to the winning teams.

Early arrival or late departure

  • Based upon availability, it is usually possible to come a few days early or stay a few days later. The extra cost is $150 per condo per night.

Separate condo

  • One team can request a separate condo for each player. The additional cost is $350 per player or $700.00 for the team.

Daily & Week Cash Honey Pots 

  • There are optional daily and weekly honey pots with cash payouts. There are separate honey pots for each division. The cost is $50 per player per day for each of the five daily honey pots and $50 for the one weekly honey pot.
  • Sunday’s Optional Honey Pot Mixer is $25.00 per player. 

Extra golf events

  • Tuesday Horse Race Shootout at Dusk.  Don't miss out on the rowdy afternoon horse race at one of the PGA WEST courses.  There is a $50 buy in for this event covers cart fees and prize money.  Limited to the first 24 teams. 
Payment Structure
  • Fun Golf Vacations has a very generous deposit refund program. All but $200 of each person’s deposits is refundable through April 1, 2022. Even then, the $200 can be applied to the 2023 tournament fee.
  • The $350.00 deposit and the 2nd $650.00 payment is fully refundable through March 1, 2022
  • The deposit requirements are as follows:
  • $350.00 accompanies the entry form. To insure that you get your requested arrival date, please send this as soon as possible).
  • $650.00 – February 15, 2022
  • Balance – March 15, 2022
  • The advertised new player cash price is $1,795.00. The returning player price is $1,695.00.

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