Motorcoach Country Club Golf Course
One of the most popular outdoor amenities of Motorcoach Country Club is our magnificent golf course. Our course has been rated by the SCGA and will challenge the skills of the best golfers. We have nine greens with four sets of tee boxes, fourteen of the holes require an approach over our waterways and lakes. Total yardage for the course is approximately 1850 yards.
Every Wednesday and Friday at 8:30
Motorcoach Country Club has an active schedule of golf events every Wednesday and Friday, throughout the season. Participants gather at the practice green at 8:30 a.m. Owners and renters are invited. There is an $15.00 competition fee. Various games are introduced to the attending golfers, teams organized and then off to play the eighteen holes of challenging golf. At the completion of the day’s contest everyone meets at the Top of the Falls restaurant to enjoy a lunch, hand out rewards, and compare notes on the days game. Owners scores are recorded and used to qualify for the resort’s biggest annual event, the “Pro-Am”, usually played in February. Nine professional golfers join the five person teams (men and women owners are eligible) for a day like no other. Teams compete for cash prizes and bragging rights for the next year. It is a grand time for all – including the spectators.
Monday – Ladies gather at the putting green at 8:45 a.m. where teams are formed to play various games each week using the “stroke play” format. Fee is $2. Ladies who wish to establish a MCC golf handicap to qualify for the “Pro-Am” and Ryder Cup tournaments may do so by turning in signed scorecards after each round (Scorecard drop box located in the gym). Top of the Falls is closed Mondays for lunch.
Thursday – Ladies gather at the putting green at 8:45 a.m. to choose teams and play in a “Scramble” format allowing golfers of ALL levels to participate in a fun and friendly competition. Fee is $6. Lunch to follow at the Top of the Falls.
Saturday mornings is couples golf. Participants meet at 9:45 a.m. at the putting green. Cost is $2.00 a couple, owners and renter guests are invited. The tournament is a scramble format encouraging all levels to participate. The teams of couples compete again for bragging rights for the day, followed by lunch at the restaurant.
Other recurring events during the season include a robust month long “Match Play” tournament, the annual home and away “Ryder Cup” tournament against our friends from Outdoor Resorts, Indio, the annual Gary Gregory Memorial Member-Guest tournament, the Can-AM tournament and various other golf events focused on fun and meeting other members.
Kerry Johnston’s Pro-Am Tournament
One of the highlights of every season at Motorcoach Country Club is the Pro-am tournament. Kerry brings eight other professional golfers to the resort to compete with teams of MCC members for cash prizes and bragging rights. If you have been a professional golf fan, several of the names will be familiar.
Members must qualify to be eligible to compete and teams are created in the Friday night drawing and gala at the Top of the Falls restaurant. The contest is the next day (a Saturday) and has every hole lined with spectators. Competition is fierce and often ends in a playoff hole to determine the winner.