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498 Reviews (498)
5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Stars
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Conditions
4.1
Value
4.2
Layout
4.4
Friendliness
4.5
Pace
4.3
Amenities
3.7
87.2%
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4.0
53 Reviews (53)
5 Stars
14
4 Stars
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3 Stars
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Conditions
4.1
Value
4.4
Layout
4.4
Pace
4.4
Amenities
3.8
StaffFriendliness
4.5
90.6%
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48 out of 53 reviews
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4.1
160 Reviews (160)
5 Stars
61
4 Stars
74
3 Stars
15
2 Stars
5
1 Stars
5
Conditions
4.2
Value
4.2
Layout
4.4
Pace
4.3
Amenities
3.7
StaffFriendliness
4.4
88.1%
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141 out of 160 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private
Style Links
Par 72
Length 7093 yards
Slope 133
Rating 74.1
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Desert Falls Country Club
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Course Details

Year Built 1984
Fairways Bermuda Grass
Greens Tifdwarf Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Ron Fream (1984) Chris Pitman (1984)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs Yes
GPS Yes

Practice/Instruction

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

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Dress code Proper golf attire required.

Food & Beverage

Bar, Grill

Available Facilities

Clubhouse

Reviews

4.1
498 Reviews (498)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 20
19th Hole Scenic Views 15
Patio Dining 12
Course Challenges Include:
Water Hazards 42
Bunkers 38
Undulating Greens 31
This course/club is great for:
Locals 29
Advanced Golfers 28
Seniors 17
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 37
Worth the Drive 13
In the 'Burbs 9

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Reviews 904
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Top 1 Contributor
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Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Desert Falls

Rode the Blues (6687/72.2/127) in 3H, 15M with RGM2525 early morning. Thanks to Ron for setting up on a GM voucher. Breezy, clear and around 95 as we were finishing.

Up down rolling hills, rare to have a links style layout in the greater Palm Springs area. I enjoy this layout not only because it is better than average but also because it is so unique for the area.

Entire course is drying out with fall over seeding not far away, but still very playable.

Tees level and decent coverage. A few needed divot repair.

Fairways dry with decent coverage. Played firm with lots of roll out.

Rough thick and punitive for the most part.

Traps well maintained and all i was in had a decent amount of sand.

Greens medium speed and firm. Late summer bumpy Bermuda.

No on course services during the week in the summer. Nice, well stocked pro shop, beautiful clubhouse. Adequate water stations and restrooms on the course. Basic carts do no have GPS. All grass range included that has a decent short game area. Recommended.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 52
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 1000 Contributor
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Improving

Desert Falls' overall condition has improved over the past year. Most of the greens are smooth and cut for this time of year in the desert. The bunkers, of which I found a few during the round, don't have much sand in some places and makes shots difficult. Overall it's a venerable older valley course in good condition and worth playing again.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Nice to revisit

It’s been a few years but one never forgets a courses layout. Rough hadn’t been mowed in a good while which meant finding the errant shot was extremely tough. Hitting out penalized oneself. Stay out. Fairways, greens and bunkers are in nice shape one month away from over seeding. Few services available which is somewhat expected with Covid and time of year in the desert. We had a fun round and I look forward to playing the course again.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 40
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Fast Pace, Not Well MainTAINED

No one in front or behind us. Layout is great, but not maintained well, especially the greens.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 10
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 15-19
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Challenging

This would have been a fun challenging course if we were more capable. However it's too difficult for senior hitters with the rolling hilly layouts.
We would like it a lot 10 years ago.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

would have been an awesome time

came in expecting a great fun memorable time but the front desk representative was rude from the moment entered the pro shop. no reason to why his response was so 'bothered' by clients but ruined my experience to play the course, so the rest of the day we felt unwanted and underwhelmed. so this single first time experience made me not want to return just simply for the fact that the initial unwelcoming guest service was not present.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Poor
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 12
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
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
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Very playable

Overall course is in good condition, the greens are were much slower than most desert courses. The rough is unusually tall, so there is a benefit to staying in the fairway. The main detractor would be the sand traps. They are difficult to hit from due to lack of actual sand.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Greens

The only issue for me was the greens were very bumpy, very uneven.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 10
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 23
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Solid course

Played here many times as a summer visitor and the course never fails to deliver a positive experience. Played later than usual 10:00 and had the course to ourselves. Greens, fairways, and tees were in great shape for the start of summer 116 degrees that day.

Definitely will be back.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 8
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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