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4.6
367 Reviews (367)
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
4.6
Value
4.4
Layout
4.6
Friendliness
4.8
Pace
4.5
Amenities
4.6
97.1%
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352 out of 367 reviews
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4.8
62 Reviews (62)
5 Stars
51
4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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Conditions
4.8
Value
4.6
Layout
4.8
Pace
4.6
Amenities
4.8
StaffFriendliness
4.9
100.0%
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62 out of 62 reviews
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4.7
82 Reviews (82)
5 Stars
61
4 Stars
19
3 Stars
0
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
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Conditions
4.7
Value
4.5
Layout
4.7
Pace
4.6
Amenities
4.7
StaffFriendliness
4.8
97.6%
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80 out of 82 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Resort
Par 72
Length 6913 yards
Slope 132
Rating 73.0
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Desert Willow Golf Resort Mountain View
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Course Details

Year Built 1998
Fairways Bermuda Grass
Greens Bermuda Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Dr. Michael Hurdzan (1998) John Cook Dana Fry (1998)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs Yes
GPS Yes

Practice/Instruction

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

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Amex, Discover Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No

Food & Beverage

Restaurant

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Meeting Facilities, Banquet Facilities

Accolades

Reviews

4.6
367 Reviews (367)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 16
Patio Dining 14
19th Hole Scenic Views 13
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 26
Water Hazards 21
Undulating Greens 20
This course/club is great for:
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 24
Advanced Golfers 20
A Weekend Splurge 19
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 22
At a Resort 20
Worth the Drive 12

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Played On
Reviews 18
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Nice course

Good layout, you need to hit your shots in the correct place and keep your ball below the hole to make your putt,,

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Course is stressed.

This is a fun course to play. And of course you expect it to be hot in July in the desert. But a month plus of 115° days has taken a toll on some places on the course. However the course played well the greens are in good shape just a few areas in the fairways that are marginal.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great course!

I really enjoyed playing this course. It was my first time, I had played the other course here a few years back. The course was well maintained and the greens rolled true. The yardage in the carts was as accurate as my laser device, nice touch.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Was fun

Good layout, needs a little bit of tlc 'n guess but otherwise fun

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

The course is beautiful and in great shape. There were no groups in front or behind us. I’m an intermediate golfer and was teamed up with a group of much better golfers and felt rushed and uncomfortable from the time I arrived and didn’t play well. I don’t understand why the pro shop couldn’t have let me tee off a little later and have my own cart. There were few golfers on the course, so no reason for me to be required to fill a four some.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 45
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Fun round!

Enjoyable round with one of the locals! My wife and I had a great time on the course. The two gentlemen with us were awesome and understanding as my wife is new to the game. She did great, out drove the other guys a few times as well. The course is in better than good shape. There are a few areas of ground under repair in the fairways, but healing is going well. Greens had been recently micro punched and sanded, a little slow, but rolled smooth. We will be back for sure!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 883
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Top 1 Contributor
California Advisor
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

DW Mountain View

Rode the Purples (6507/71.2/128) on a GN Hot Deal mid day in 3.5H. Matched up with Zach and Brian, nice guys to play with. It was 117 when we were finishing, and it is supposed to be above 110 every day for the immediate future.

Course very playable but beginning to show signs of the recent heat wave. Fun layout with plenty of water and traps but they do not overwhelm you.

Tees were good with a few needing divot repair. Level and mostly lush.

Fairways mostly lush with a few thinner areas and firm.

Same for the rough. Mowed low, not very penal, mostly lush.

Traps were nicely maintained with good quality sand. Would just like to see more sand in them.

Greens were medium speed and firm. Beginning to get what I call middle of the summer Bermuda bumpy when the heat gets above 110 for a few days in a row.

Always exceptional customer service here. Quick, efficient check-in. Excellent all grass practice facility with complementary range balls. Nice GPS on the upgraded carts that have ports for electronics. Plenty of ice/water stations on the course every few holes. Drink cart around a few times early in the round. Recommended.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 17
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
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 3
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

Great course

Desert Willow was suggested to my wife and I and we were not disappointed ( except for a slow group in front of us). played in 4:30 but could be done quicker without slow players in front.... nice course, very friendly, helpful staff... thanks~!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Beautiful course

The Mountain View Course is very well maintained and a pleasure to play.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 7
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 7
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 29
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Love Desert Willow

Great course, good condition! Very friendly staff and a good value-

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 7
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
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

Great Course

Have played Desert Willow several times. Tee'd off at 10:25 expecting it to be pretty open in June but it was busy. Overall still played in around 3:45 which seems great but as a two-some we were waiting on most holes. Course and practice facilities were in great shape. Just a lot of golfers right now even in 105 degree weather.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 9
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Palm Desert Classic!

Since it first opened the two courses have always been
a great representation for the Palm Desert golf area. Always in great shape and never easy!
Thanks to all that keep these course in such great shape. Look forward to my next round:)

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Great Course

Desert Willow golf course in Palm Desert is a great place to play golf. The tee boxes, fairways and greens are in excellent condition.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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