Favorite Golf Courses of Derrick Pedranti

Listed below are three of Derrick Pedranti’s favorite courses to play. Some unique and challenging, others scenic and beautiful, but all fun to play.

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Desert Willow Firecliff Golf Course

Palm Desert, California

The Firecliff golf course is literally an oasis in the desert with breathtaking beautiful scenery — like experiencing a piece of Heaven. And at a total distance of 7,056 yards, it tests even the most experienced golfers with extensive natural areas, numerous water features, and more than 100 bunkers/waste areas.  Be sure to check it out when you visit the Palm Springs area.

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General’s Ridge Golf Course

Manassas Park, Virginia

This is one of the most challenging courses in the Washington, D.C. region. It resides in Manassas Park, Virginia, a place rich in Cival War history.

The course is surrounded by dense, beautiful woods which include oak, beech and poplar trees. Don’t be surprise to see wildlife like an occasional deer loping across the fairway. General’s Ridge is hilly, with blind holes, sharp doglegs and at times narrow fairways which makes it challenging and fun. It’s not a long course but it requires precision and accuracy to score well.

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Prince Golf Course

Princeville, Hawaii

Scenic, beautiful and breathtaking define this course which inhabits the lush Hawaiian Island of Kauai. The Prince Golf Course provides magnificent views of the Pacific Ocean.

Robert Trent Jones, Jr. designed the course on the Island’s rolling terrain which provides a unique and challenging golf experience. The course’s thick jungle tree line and steep slopes and hills call only for well-planned and precise shots. Be sure to take your mulligan!

The Prince Golf Course is consistently ranked by top golf magazines as one of the best in the country.

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All of these courses are located in some great vacation spots for the whole family. Palm Desert is located next to sunny Palm Springs, California, which is a great place to both play golf and relax by the pool. Manassas Park, Virginia, is located just outside of our nation’s capital, Washington, D.C., which is ideal for sightseeing. And Princeville, Hawaii, is certainly one of the most beautiful and peaceful tropical islands in the world. Depending on where your travels lead you, please consider some of Derrick Pedranti’s recommended golf courses the next time you play.