A view of a hole protected by bunkers at La Quinta Resort Dunes Course
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4.4
1049 Reviews (1049)
5 Stars
480
4 Stars
420
3 Stars
95
2 Stars
33
1 Stars
21
Conditions
4.3
Value
4.4
Layout
4.5
Friendliness
4.7
Pace
4.4
Amenities
4.2
91.9%
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931 out of 1049 reviews
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4.4
104 Reviews (104)
5 Stars
62
4 Stars
31
3 Stars
5
2 Stars
4
1 Stars
2
Conditions
4.2
Value
4.3
Layout
4.6
Pace
4.6
Amenities
4.3
StaffFriendliness
4.7
94.2%
Recommend this course
98 out of 104 reviews
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4.4
349 Reviews (349)
5 Stars
192
4 Stars
116
3 Stars
26
2 Stars
8
1 Stars
7
Conditions
4.3
Value
4.4
Layout
4.5
Pace
4.4
Amenities
4.2
StaffFriendliness
4.7
93.1%
Recommend this course
325 out of 349 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private/Resort
Style Links
Par 72
Length 6578 yards
Slope 134
Rating 72.4

Formerly known as La Quinta Resort Dunes Course

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Course Details

Year Built 1981
Greens Tifdwarf Bermuda Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Pete Dye (1981)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs Yes
GPS No

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes
Practice Hole Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Amex Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Dress code Collared Shirt, Long Pants/Walking Shorts are accepted. No Denim, T-shirt, Tank Top, Athletic Shorts/Cargo Shorts.

Food & Beverage

Snacks, Restaurant

Available Facilities

Banquet Facilities, Spa

Available Sports

Tennis

Reviews

4.4
1049 Reviews (1049)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 34
19th Hole Scenic Views 30
Brunch 14
Course Challenges Include:
Water Hazards 85
Bunkers 84
Undulating Greens 68
This course/club is great for:
Advanced Golfers 61
A Weekend Splurge 39
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 37
This Course's Location is:
At a Resort 70
Convenient to the City 50
Worth the Drive 30

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5.0
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First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Previously Played

Open yet challenging

Other than 18, Medium to slow greens.
Great GPS in the carts.
Scenic view if the mountains

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
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Reviews 7
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
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Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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5.0
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Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
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Plays Once a week
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4.0
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Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
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4.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Reviews 7
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Skill Intermediate
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5.0
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Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Reviews 1
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Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
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Plays Once a month
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5.0
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First Time Playing

Beautiful but difficult

Gorgeous course, immaculate condition. The staff was extremely friendly, especially Rich. Keep in mind this course seems like it was designed to punish mediocre golfers so I had a difficult time. Many tee shots over water, and hazards for those with a slice. Motivates me to get better so I don’t lose so many balls next time I play. This course will heavily test your tee shots and second shots, as the greens are usually surrounded by bunkers.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 32
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played

Fantastic Condition and Nice Layout

Played here yesterday. The course was in great condition. Fairways were lush and green. Greens were receptive and well maintained. Played early in the morning and in 3.5 hrs a a group of 3.

Will definitely return.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing

Spectacular mountain views

Played early am on a perfect day with 2 other men we met on the 1st tee. My wife rode in the cart with me and we all thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. Course was in excellent condition and we finished in 3-1/2 hours. I’ll be back.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 21
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Classic Pete Dye Design

The Dunes Course is a classic Pete Dye design from tee to green. Generous landing areas and straightforward layout design is visible from the tee box with very small elevated green complexes surrounded by bunkers and runoff areas. Best to take an extra club and be precise with your approach shots as noted by the tee starter. Green speeds were on the slow side, but roiled consistent and true. There is good variety in the design of the holes and course conditions were generally good with the lone exception being the par 3 tees - need some work due to excessive divots- possibly due to a lack of sand filling by the golfers or maintenance crews. An overall Very good experience and a fun round of golf at Pete Dye’s Dunes Course!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 10
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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