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A golf oasis: Utah golf enthusiasts catching onto Mesquite

Published: Monday, July 6 2015 6:37 p.m. MDT

Oasis Golf Club - Palmer course in Mesquite, Nevada  No. 7 Palmer, a par 3 that measures 155 yards across the tee box from a severely sloped canyon. (Brian Oar,) Oasis Golf Club - Palmer course in Mesquite, Nevada No. 7 Palmer, a par 3 that measures 155 yards across the tee box from a severely sloped canyon. (Brian Oar,)

MESQUITE, Nev. — With a bevy of championship golf courses, each with distinct features and breathtaking vistas, Mesquite is a golfers' oasis.

Situated some 340 miles from Salt Lake City, this sleepy desert town is the perfect escape for golf enthusiasts along the Wasatch Front looking to escape the winter gloom and tee it up.

Championship venues, warm temperatures, affordable lodging, it's a winning recipe for golfers of every stripe and ability. Please enjoy our gallery of some of the memorable golf holes found in Mesquite.

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