Bermuda Dunes is a gated golf club community in the southern part of the Coachella Valley. Construction of the community and golf course started in February 1958. The developers were Ernie Dunlevie and Ray Ryan. The Bermuda. Dunes name came from Ray Ryan who owned property in Jamaica. He wanted to differentiate the name in the desert.
The Bermuda Dunes Country Club has been the host to 50 of the Bob Hope Classic Tournaments. Hollywood has made its home at Bermuda Dunes. Celebrities included Clark Gable, Cary Grant, William Holden, Eddie Fisher, Debbie Reynolds, Patti Page, Rock Hudson and Bill Gargan.