The Residence Club at PGA West

March 14, 2008. The Residence Club at PGA West, a premier, residential enclave, was the first private residence club to be built in any of the desert communities. Members enjoy luxurious three-bedroom villas, a desert sanctuary setting, a private clubhouse and three 6,000 square-foot putting greens. In addition, members have privileged access to five nationally recognized golf courses at PGA West and La Quinta Resort along with spa services at the resort. Fractional prices begin at $279,000 for a 1/9 share.

The Residence Club at PGA West offers members Elite Alliance Privileges, an exchange program offering the best of global vacationing. Elite Alliance Privileges offers exceptional opportunities to experience the portfolio of luxury resorts, enabling residence club owners to see the world whether they're seeking a ski trip, golf getaway or beach escape. Homebuyers at The Residence Club at PGA West enjoy VIP treatment and other added values at over 10 properties, including Deer Valley, Utah; Tucker's Town, Bermuda; Huatulco, Mexico; Teton Valley, Idaho; among others.

Located in the heart of golf country in La Quinta, Calif. at the base of Southern California's majestic Santa Rosa Mountains, The Residence Club at PGA WEST® is a member-owned equity residence club comprising thirty-two private, freestanding single-level villas and a spectacular Clubhouse. This private residence club offers owners first-class amenities, services and privileges including: a members-only Clubhouse with outdoor pool, three private putting greens, preferential pricing and tee times at five golf courses and access to Spa La Quinta and La Quinta Resort & Club®. The Club recently celebrated the addition of its 100th owner!

The Residence Club ownership offers unlimited occupancy, subject to reservation policies. Ownership at the exclusive private residence club includes a membership that provides preferential tee times and special pricing on three golf courses at PGA West and two at La Quinta Resort and Club®. Owners also enjoy participation in the social activities at the Citrus Clubhouse and access to the spa and tennis amenities at La Quinta Resort and Club.

Each Residence Club member receives a one-ninth (1/9th) undivided, deeded interest in a luxurious, spacious and elegantly furnished villa, and unlimited use of the Residence Club Clubhouse and common areas. Owners may occupy any of the 32 villas, greatly increasing access.

The 32 freestanding villas are currently priced at $279,000 for a one-ninth interest. Each fully-furnished and equipped, three-bedroom villa boasts 3,300 square feet of attractive Spanish Colonial architecture, dual master suites with spa-style bathrooms, a casita suite with private entrance, a fully-equipped gourmet kitchen with granite countertops, state of the art internet service and audio-video equipment, top-of-the-line stainless steel appliances, a two-car garage, and a covered open-air living room and patio with thermal plunge pool and fire pit. Each villa is a stones throw from one of the Club's three 5,000 square foot putting greens. The monthly maintenance fee is $1,090 and includes landscaping maintenance, property taxes, insurance, utilities, security fees, operational costs, and a substantial reserve contribution for the replacement of worn or broken items.

Features include:

* Furnished outdoor living space with covered patio, fire pit and a plunge pool that can be heated to the owner's desired temperature.

* Elegantly furnished and accessorized interior

* Disappearing glass walls carrying the interior space into an outdoor elegant patio area

* Thermador stainless steel kitchen appliances and a 40 bottle wine refrigerator.

* High speed Internet access in each bedroom and wireless service in the great room and patio areas

* Large 55' screen HD TV with surround sound in the great room

* DVD and CD players in all bedrooms

Five award-winning courses include: PGA WEST® TPC® Stadium Course; PGA WEST® Nicklaus Tournament Course; PGA WEST® Greg Norman Course; La Quinta Resort Mountain® Course; and La Quinta Resort Dunes® Course

Featuring a spacious member's lounge and a fitness area with complete changing rooms, lockers, and showers, the clubhouse is the perfect place to gather with family, friends and fellow members. The Clubhouse's outdoor lounge area features a spacious swimming pool that includes two lap lanes and lounging areas overlooking the putting greens.

Other amenities:

* Three 5,000-square foot private putting greens.

* Long-term storage for golf equipment and other personal effects.

* Concierge.

* Pre-arrival food and beverage shopping.

* Housekeeping.

* Convenient to a dazzling array of shopping and fine dining options, including those at El Paseo, the "Rodeo Drive of the Desert."

La Quinta Resort Privileges: Preferred access to La Quinta Resort's 23 tennis courts and numerous pools; preferred access to Spa La Quinta, with discounts on spa treatments; special pricing at golf clubhouses, resort shops and restaurants

For more information, call 888/650-9200 or 760/771-2070, or visit