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3.9
846 Reviews (846)
5 Stars
241
4 Stars
421
3 Stars
133
2 Stars
36
1 Stars
15
Conditions
3.9
Value
4.0
Layout
4.0
Friendliness
4.5
Pace
4.5
Amenities
3.6
80.3%
Recommend this course
738 out of 846 reviews
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Average Rating
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3.7
42 Reviews (42)
5 Stars
9
4 Stars
17
3 Stars
12
2 Stars
3
1 Stars
1
Conditions
3.4
Value
3.9
Layout
3.9
Pace
4.5
Amenities
3.1
StaffFriendliness
4.5
71.4%
Recommend this course
30 out of 42 reviews
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3.9
150 Reviews (150)
5 Stars
42
4 Stars
64
3 Stars
31
2 Stars
10
1 Stars
3
Conditions
3.8
Value
3.9
Layout
4.0
Pace
4.5
Amenities
3.5
StaffFriendliness
4.5
78.7%
Recommend this course
118 out of 150 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 71
Length 6357 yards
Slope 120
Rating 70.1
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Palm Desert Country Club
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Course Details

Year Built 1962
Golf Season Year round
Architect William F. Bell (1962) Cary Bickler (2006)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Bunker Yes
Caddies No
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
Walking Allowed Yes

Food & Beverage

Bar, Grill, Restaurant

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Banquet Facilities

Available Sports

Tennis

Reviews

3.9
846 Reviews (846)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 51
Patio Dining 29
Brunch 13
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 73
Water Hazards 50
Undulating Greens 26
This course/club is great for:
Locals 56
Seniors 48
Beginners 39
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 75
Worth the Drive 15
In the 'Burbs 14

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Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 10
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Wait a bit

They are scalping the fairways before closing until mid October. Wait till it opens again. It’s a fun course when I’ve played it before— it just needs green grass.

Conditions Fair
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
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Commented on 09/15/2021

Hi, Joelmbell. We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. Thank you for the 4 stars! We aim for a 5-star experience, so we always welcome feedback for improvement. Thank you for playing Palm Desert Country Club.

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Reviews 1
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
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Commented on 09/08/2021

Hello, Jay2852448. We appreciate you taking the time to leave us a review. We would love to know how we can earn those last two stars next time! Thanks for playing at Palm Desert Country Club.

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
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Commented on 09/07/2021

We appreciate you taking the time to leave us a review. We would love to know how we can earn those last two stars next time! Thanks for playing Palm Desert Country Club.

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

Labor Day Golf

Review is somewhat unfair because Palm Desert Golf is off season.. In season ratings could be entirely different about course conditions, pace of play and amenities.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Fairly Easy
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Commented on 09/07/2021

Thank you so much for leaving us with your feedback. We value our customer experience, so your review is important to us. We will make note and we hope to see you back at Palm Desert Country Club!

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Reviews 2
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

Wasps and Bugs

Nearly every green had wasps. They do not pick up the mowed grass and bugs were driving us crazy.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Fairly Easy
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Commented on 08/31/2021

Thank you so much for leaving us with your feedback. We value our customer experience, so your review is important to us. We will make note and we hope to see you back at Palm Desert Country Club!

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Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Restaurant/bar closed

Pretty good for the price! Unfortunate that during this time they had the restaurant closed. It was like we had the whole course to ourselves which was pretty dang nice. Greens were in great shape. Surprisingly challenging as well for a par 70 course. Overall money well spent!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
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Commented on 08/06/2021

Thank you for your kind words! We hope to see you again at the course very soon for another 5-star experience. Thanks for choosing Palm Desert Country Club.

Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Commented on 08/03/2021

Hi, We would love to hear more about your 4-star experience on our course. Please tell us what we can do to earn that last star, and thanks for golfing at Palm Desert Country Club!

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Reviews 3
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
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Commented on 08/06/2021

Thank you for the awesome rating! We hope to see you again at the course very soon for another great experience, and thanks for choosing Palm Desert Country Club.

Played On
Reviews 15
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Used cart
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 07/06/2021

We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. Thank you for the 4 stars! We aim for a 5-star experience, so we always welcome feedback for improvement. Thank you for playing Palm Desert Country Club.

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 Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
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Commented on 07/06/2021

Thank you for visiting us at Palm Desert Country Club. We appreciate your 4-star rating and review. We hope you join us for another round soon.

Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 07/06/2021

We appreciate you taking the time to leave us a review. We would love to know how we can earn those last two stars next time! Thanks for playing Palm Desert Country Club.

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Anonymous
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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

The best lousy course I’ve ever played

I want to qualify the title with this explanation. This course was a big surprise. I arrived at 0645 for my tee time at 073 to be the first and only car in the parking lot. The building where the pro shop was seem vacant and dimly lit. The only sigh of life was a young lady who told me where the cart was and informed me that my fees were paid. There’s nothing new or modern about this track but somehow I felt that when it was new in the 60s it was the place to come. What it lacked in pazzaz it made up for with long we’ll bunkered holes and we’ll manicured greens. I’m telling my friends about the course. I loved it.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
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Commented on 07/02/2021

Thank you for taking the time to leave us such a wonderful review! We hope to see you back again soon with your friends.

Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Great value

The greens were in great condition and there were some impressive holes for a $25 course. Your typical 1960's golf course with bunkers on either side of the green and the ability to run it up onto the green. Wide fairways with a few mostly eucalyptus trees lining the fairways. Bunkers are not deep so most of the time the ball rolls through the bunker so good course for the worm burner shots. Played in 2 hours. You are going to get a prettier, lush experience at one of the resort courses compared to this one but not at same price or speed of play.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 07/02/2021

Thank you for the great review! We're glad you enjoyed the value and the pace of play here at Palm Desert Country Club.

Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
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Commented on 06/21/2021

We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. Thank you for the 4 stars! We aim for a 5-star experience, so we always welcome feedback for improvement. Thank you for playing Palm Desert Country Club.

Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

Great Experience

First time playing in the desert. Found this club, loved the experience. Played fast and fair, enjoyed my experience and look forward to playing there again.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 06/15/2021

Your feedback is important to us! Thank you for sharing your 5-star experience. We look forward to seeing you again at the course soon! Thanks for choosing Palm Desert Country Club.

Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
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Commented on 06/15/2021

Thank you for reviewing us! We see you rated the course 3-stars and are interested in learning what we can do to improve before your next round. Feel free to comment on this review or reach out to the team in the golf shop. We always appreciate the feedback. Thank you for playing Palm Desert Country Club, and we hope to see you again soon.

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Palm desert golf

Course was good- greens kept up
The staff at the front desk were very rude, since we have never been there he was not helpful in telling us the lay of the course. There were 5 of us women, he said it would be busy and we needed to keep up- we are good players abd felt the comment was not appropriate, would he have said this to men? We can hold our own..

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Poor
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
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Commented on 06/07/2021

Thank you so much for leaving us with your feedback. We value our customer experience, so your review is important to us. We will make note and we hope to see you back at Palm Desert Country Club!

Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Twice a year
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Fairly Easy
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Commented on 06/04/2021

We appreciate you taking the time to leave us a review. We would love to know how we can earn those last two stars next time! Thanks for playing Palm Desert Country Club.

Played On
Reviews 55
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Top 1000 Contributor
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

Worth playing once or twice for the money.

This course is certainly not what I think of when I hear it's called a "Country Club". I looks like it qualified MANY years ago, but not now. To be fair...I only paid $33.99 through GolfNow.com so for Palm Desert, I guess it's a fair value. The fairways were a 2 out of 5, the tee boxes 3 out of five. The best part of the course was the greens. I'd give them a 4 out of 5. The are in VERY good shape. They are a little slow but smooth and consistent. There are some nice mountain views as you play and holes 9 and 18 share a very nice water feature along the fairways. If the fairways were better, it would certainly up my rating. Also, the lady in the Pro Shop was very nice and friendly.

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Fair
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Fairly Easy
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Commented on 06/04/2021

Thank you so much for leaving us with your feedback. We value our customer experience, so your review is important to us. We will make note and we hope to see you back at Palm Desert Country Club!

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