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3.7
686 Reviews (686)
5 Stars
213
4 Stars
297
3 Stars
108
2 Stars
48
1 Stars
20
Conditions
3.6
Value
3.7
Layout
4.1
Friendliness
4.3
Pace
4.0
Amenities
3.4
72.7%
Recommend this course
558 out of 686 reviews
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3.6
48 Reviews (48)
5 Stars
13
4 Stars
16
3 Stars
9
2 Stars
6
1 Stars
4
Conditions
3.2
Value
3.7
Layout
4.0
Pace
4.2
Amenities
3.1
StaffFriendliness
4.5
64.6%
Recommend this course
31 out of 48 reviews
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3.4
180 Reviews (180)
5 Stars
33
4 Stars
62
3 Stars
45
2 Stars
30
1 Stars
10
Conditions
3.1
Value
3.3
Layout
3.9
Pace
3.8
Amenities
3.2
StaffFriendliness
4.3
60.6%
Recommend this course
109 out of 180 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

3.7
686 Reviews (686)

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 3
Handicap 25+
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
2.0
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Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Summer Play

Great course layout, but everything was dry and the course conditions were really bad. I know they were reseeding, but they should indicate that on the GN App.

Conditions Poor
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 20
1.0
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Overseeding

Course was dry and grass was brown and dead
No mention that the course was ready for over seeding everything was dead even the greens. I’m wondering why golf now would sell tee times for a course in that condition?
I’m going to ask for my money back

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
1.0
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First Time Playing

Wish they warned people

We are tourists playing multiple courses over the past week. This was the most expensive but in the worst condition. Had we known they were already doing “brown out” we would have chosen a different course. There wasn’t a patch of green to be seen and the greens were bumpy and pretty much unplayable.

We are aware that courses are close to shut down but they should have shut down before brown out or.note in “brown out” when booking. That and reduce the price significantly more.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Fair
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Stay away

This course has begun the overseeing process. Fairways and greens are shaved. No grass anywhere. Striking your ball on the fairway is the same as hitting a ball on dirt. Putting on the greens was like putting on a fairway. It was 107, and there was only one water station on the entire course. No beverage cart. The clubhouse, restaurant, and bar are closed.. I understand the process desert courses go through this time of the year, but the other courses simply close until their respective course is playable. Not Desert Falls. If they continue to advertise that they are open, they should have a disclaimer letting the paying public know what the course conditions are. If you enjoy hitting off dirt on a hot desert course with little water, this is the place for you.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 13
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

There are better options in the Valley

Do not play this course during overseeing prep time. This is probably an outstanding course in the good growing seasons, but don't let the lower end of summer season price lure you. The rolling topography and hot dry summer are not a good combination here. The course was trashed and you struggle to find any grass worth playing off. The greens were a mess, having little to do with overseeing prep. They were just trash. The outside cart guy was extremely helpful and very nice. The pro shop desk guy was having a bad day and let it show. He could be overheard complaining, using not so perfect language, and told someone it would be his last day there. Will never know if it was.

Conditions Poor
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Fair
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great layout, need a ranger though

If you like to think your way around a golf course you will like this layout. Really challenging and the most interesting greens around. The conditions were not that great but I suspect it was because they are getting ready to overseed. The marshall comment: two guys from the 2 groups in front of us got in a verbal battle, almost came to blows. Would have been good to have a marshall around to kick those clowns off the course. Was very slow as well. Staff was great otherwise

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 92
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Staff was incredibly nice and accommodating

Such a great value when it comes to price! Club house is a little dated but that kind of adds to the nostalgia of playing in the desert. I love the course layout, rolling hills, and elevation changes throughout! Greens could benefit from a re seeding and the spongey rough will hide your ball so keep eyes on those shots. Overall the course was wide open giving way to a good pace of play!

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 18
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Desert Fun

Played at 8am in middle of summer. Pace was quick as there weren't many out here. For the most part the course conditions were good, with the exceptions of a few greens that had minefields in them. Good bang for the buck and yes I'd play here again. I did get to witness the gentleman I was playing with Ace the 13th hole! That was the highlight of the day!

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

No anxiety

Although we were stuck behind a threesome, we had great time at desert falls. Staff was very friendly and relaxed, marshall came round sveral times. This time the long grass was cut on several holes, which took away the anxiety of hitting a draw teeshot. I know, people who played here as well will say: aren’t the fairways wide enough?!?! Of course, virtually all the fairways are wide open , but in the end golf is a mind game, right?
So, we enjoyed therfore this time our round even more, regardless our improved score of today! Thank you desert falls team to have the holes in such immaculate shape.
Will come again on my next visit in coachella valley.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Played On
Reviews 17
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

Long Hitter's Course

Very wide fairways - a good thing and often helpful - but mostly rolling hills and fairways, elevated greens, and some nasty bunkers make it an overall difficult course. Because of the many uphill fairways and long par 3's (200 yds from blue tees) it's a course most suited to longer hitters. The condition of the bermuda fairways is excellent (especially for the desert) and the greens are very good - although a little slow - but the bermuda rough is very deep and can be nearly impossible to play from - which I attribute to simply being summer playing conditions due to reduced course maintenance. So be sure to keep your shots in the fairway! Overall a fun and very challenging course that I would play again - but from the white tees.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Reviews 22
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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