Golf Courses At PGA West

PGA West has 6 golf courses for members to play at. Each course has it's own unique design and challenge so members and their guests never get bored. The Arnold Palmer Course At PGA West The Arnold Palmer Private has five holes, which run along the side of the Santa Rosa Mountains and designed by Arnold Palmer. This course has been the host course used in past PGA Careerbuilder Classic as well as the wonderful Bob Hope Classic. The Greg Norman Course At PGA West The Greg Norman course is the only Greg Norman designed course in the entire Coachella Valley. It rests in a prehistoric ocean … [Read more...]

Spring Has Sprung at PGA West

PGA West would appear to have a new addition. A photographer caught our Bighorn Sheep grazing at PGA West as they often do, but this time there is a cute new addition! … [Read more...]

PGA West and The Golf Channel Amateur Western Masters

PGA West will be hosting the Golf Channel Amateur Western Masters event this weekend Saturday March 28th and Sunday March 29th on the TPC Stadium course and Jack Nicklaus Tournament course. The 7th annual WESTERN MASTERS will once again be held at the "Western Home of Golf in America", PGA West, the site of the 2011 and 2013 National Championship. All participants will have one (1) scheduled round on the Nicklaus Tournament Course and one (1) scheduled round on the Stadium Course. Tour Players from all over the country will converge on PGA West competing for double Order of Merit Points, … [Read more...]

PGA West Holiday Home Tour

The PGA West Holiday Home Tour is here again. Come out today with me, Ginger Nelson and everyone from California Lifestyle Realty. Be sure to check out all the great open houses and of course register for some of the spectacular prizes!   … [Read more...]

A New Resort And Hotel Coming To La Quinta!

​ A mini-Riverwalk similar to San Antonio’s with retail and restaurants. Two hotels surrounding the current golf course with nightlife, entertainment, pool activities and conference space. People riding beach cruisers along a trail system that circulates throughout the 500-plus acre property. Luxury camping – known as glamping — and edible landscaping. That was the picture developers of the long-anticipated SilverRock Resort painted for the La Quinta City Council and public during a presentation Tuesday. And from people’s reaction – many are excited and can’t wait for its completion. The … [Read more...]

Home Improvements To Avoid

PGA West in La Quinta, California; Do you know which home improvements to avoid such as gourmet kitchens, whirlpool baths, home office remodeling and more? Look at this infographic for more information. Ginger Nelson sells homes in PGA West, La Quinta, Indian Wells, Palm Desert and all of the Cochella Valley with California Lifestyle Realty. Contact her to assist with buying or selling your home. … [Read more...]

Ready To Sell Your Home? Now Is The Time! Home Inventory is Very Low, Buyer’s Are Ready to Buy.

Let's sell your home now! Call me at 760-567-1566. … [Read more...]

Top 5 Reasons For Buying In 2013

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The Top 5 Reasons You Need A Realtor

It's true. 61% of California home buyers used a realtor in 2013. Home buying is a complicated process. … [Read more...]

Keep Calm And Trust Your Real Estate Pro!

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For the 12th consecutive month, the Coachella Valley’s median home prices rise.

It's the making of a "sellers' market." Experts say a limited amount of available properties is creating a competitive bidding environment, especially for homes less than $500,000. … [Read more...]

Time to Buy A Home And Enjoy Your Winters In the Desert!

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Congratulations Brian Gay, 2013 Humana Challenge Winner at PGA West

On the 18th hole at PGA West in La Quinta, California … [Read more...]

The Humana Challenge 2013

Golf legends Gary Player and Billy Casper hit ceremonial tee shots Thursday before the official start of the Humana Challenge. They were joined on the tee by President Clinton, Humana Chairman of the Board Mike McCallister, PGA TOUR Commissioner Tim Finchem and Humana Challenge Executive Director and CEO Bob Marra. … [Read more...]

6 Tax Facts Every Home Seller Should Know!

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The Benefits of Home Ownership 2013

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Happy New Year 2013!

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PGA West Q School Finals

PGA WEST This is a special time of the year at PGA WEST. The beautiful winter Rye grass is coming in, and everyone is returning to The Valley. The season is set to get underway! As our season begins, the PGA Tour season is coming to a close. The final event of the year is taking place in late November and early December, and it’s on two PGA WEST Courses. PGA Tour Qualifying School Finals will be held on the TPC Stadium and Jack Nicklaus Tournament Courses November 30 to December 5. It’s a high-stakes, pressure-packed, shootout with a pot of gold at the end of the rainbow: the top 25 … [Read more...]

PGA West Golf Course Updates

  Golf Course Updates Overseeding Update Overseeding is in full swing. We have two Courses; the TPC Stadium and Jack Nicklaus Tournament Courses already seeded and the Tom Weiskopf and Jack Nicklaus Private Courses are being seeded this week. We will continue to provide updates on what is happening on the Courses during the grow in process.  We realize the openings/closings may be a little confusing so, please don’t hesitate to contact your Private Golf Shop at 760.564.3914 or Tournament Golf Shop at 760.564.7101 if you have any questions. We appreciate your patience as we grow in … [Read more...]

The Top Ten Signs Of Mortgage Scam!

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It’s Time For The Humana Challenge January 14-20 2013

It's that time of year again. The Humana Challenge returns to PGA West January 2013.  The tournament runs from January 14th through the 20th. There are 156 professional players signed up. Each of the pros will play with a different amateur partner each day on different courses for three days. on Sunday the low 70 professionals and ties will play the final round of the 72-hole PGA TOUR tournament at the Palmer Private at PGA West. The courses played will be the Palmer Private at PGA West (host course), Nicklaus Private at PGA West and La Quinta Country Club. Ticket information will be … [Read more...]


Always Hire A Home Inspector As your agent I always recommend that you have a home inspection performed only by a "licensed professional" home inspector. The cost of a few hundred dollars is well worth it. The professional home inspector gives the buyer a written report with both pictures and explanations of his investigation. He will alert you to any immediate or potential issues that could occur with your home in the future. As a result you the buyer will have confidence in the quality of the home you are buying. … [Read more...]

California Lifestyle Realty Sales Volume 2012 vs 2011

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Once known as the Bob Hope Classic, the Humana Challenge is a partnership between Humana, Inc. and the William J. Clinton Foundation, PGA Tour and Desert Classic Charities. The Humana Challenge is scheduled for January 16th through the 22nd. For the third consecutive year, the $5.6 million dollar tournament will take place entirely within La Quinta. Players will compete for the $1.8 million dollar winner's check at the La Quinta Country Club and the Palmer and Nicklaus Private courses at PGA West. The Palmer Private at PGA West is the host course. The purse and winners check is the largest … [Read more...]

It’s A Wonderful Life in La Quinta. Especially At the Resort and Spa

It's that time of year again. The holiday season is upon us. As a realtor here in La Quinta I always try to share the events of the season with clients as we search for their new home here in La Quinta. Many people don't know that Frank Capra wrote It's A Wonderful Life while staying at the La Quinta Resort and Spa in his favorite casita. To celebrate the classic, the La Quinta Resort and Spa has turned the plaza into our own "Bedford Falls" to make you feel like you're taking a stroll down the main street during the holiday season. Guests can also catch special screenings from November … [Read more...]


Now that our fall weather is finally here the La Quinta Resort and Spa presents it's Grooves in the Groove Jazz series. The series runs Fridays from October 7th to November 25th. Performers include performers such as Mindi Abair who has produced top ten #1 radio singles and her records have consistently topped the Billboard Contemporary Jazz Charts as well as Lou Price from the Temptations and Drifters with the Grooves in the Grove All Star Band. A full listing of performers as well as ticket information can be found here at … [Read more...]


The City of La Quinta, California added six plaques last week at historic landmarks around town. The La Quinta Historical Society identified them as important to the city's heritage. The locations were: 1. The La Quinta Historical Society Museum. 2. El Ranchito Restaurant. 3. SilverRock Resort Clubhouse. 4. The La Quinta Resort 5. A casita in the La Quinta cove, now La Quinta Palms Realty. 6. Fritz Burns Park. Each site received a watercolor plaque designed by Kathy Dunham. … [Read more...]


A very interesting video with some great footage.  Contact me if you are interested in learning more about fabulous PGA West and some of the great homes and condos now available! … [Read more...]


Ernie's is still open during our summer months here at PGA West. With an updated fun and casual atmosphere it's a great place to grab a drink after playing or to just come out for dinner and enjoy some food. Several televisions are located on the walls for enjoying any sports while you relax and unwind.   … [Read more...]

55-470 Laurel Valley at PGA WEST

Don't forget to stop by and see this great condo located on the golf course. The perfect "lock and leave" lifestyle awaits you.  Open today from 12PM till 3PM today, Saturday February 12th. … [Read more...]