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Tents and pavilions house opportunities for clubs and resorts to expand their amenities and business profiles.


Indian Wells (Calif.) Golf Resort Updates Event Pavilion

By | November 2, 2017

Updates to the 5,600-sq. ft. event space include a new 800-sq. ft. Pavilion Suite, a 25,000-sq. ft. Event Lawn, expanded patio, vestibule, 22 date palm trees wrapped in LED lights, and pull-down screens to cut back on glare. Indian Wells (Calif.) Golf Resort recently completed a renovation and expansion project on its 5,600-sq. ft. Event […]


Indian Wells (Calif.) Golf Resort Offers Golf Made Simple

By | October 5, 2017

The golf school has partnered with the resort to improve students’ swings, with classes slated to begin November 3 and continuing through May 16. Through the program, a typical day includes three hours on the practice range, lunch in the clubhouse, another hour on the practice range, and six holes of on-course instruction. Indian Wells […]


City Explores Options for Indian Wells (Calif.) Golf Resort

By | May 5, 2016

The city council voted to spend up to $70,000 on new software and a study exploring the possibility of bringing TopGolf to the facility, which faces an operating deficit that could exceed $422,000 this year. The council noted that the property’s two 18-hole golf courses are making money, but the recently renovated clubhouse and dining venues are eating the profits.


City Requests Strategic Plan for Indian Wells (Calif.) Golf Resort

By | January 28, 2016

The city council is asking Troon, which manages the 36-hole, city-owned resort, to prepare a five-year strategic plan to increase revenue and make the property self-sufficient. The council suggested keeping resident fees where they are, but raising non-resident fees to make up for stagnation in golf rounds.