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4.7
329 Reviews (329)
5 Stars
257
4 Stars
52
3 Stars
15
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
3
Conditions
4.7
Value
4.3
Layout
4.7
Friendliness
4.8
Pace
4.3
Amenities
4.6
94.1%
Recommend this course
312 out of 329 reviews
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4.7
21 Reviews (21)
5 Stars
17
4 Stars
2
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1 Stars
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Conditions
4.5
Value
4.1
Layout
4.6
Pace
4.1
Amenities
4.5
StaffFriendliness
4.9
90.5%
Recommend this course
19 out of 21 reviews
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4.8
59 Reviews (59)
5 Stars
49
4 Stars
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3 Stars
2
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Conditions
4.7
Value
4.2
Layout
4.7
Pace
4.4
Amenities
4.6
StaffFriendliness
4.9
94.9%
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56 out of 59 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Resort
Par 72
Length 7038 yards
Slope 138
Rating 74.3
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Indian Wells Golf Resort - Celebrity Course
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Course Details

Year Built 1986
Greens Bermuda Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Clive Clark (2006) Ted Robinson, Sr. (1986) Weller Designs (2006)

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, MC, AMEX, Discover
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Dress code Shirt and shoes required

Food & Beverage

Bar

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Banquet Facilities

Accolades

Reviews

4.7
329 Reviews (329)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 21
Patio Dining 15
19th Hole Scenic Views 14
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 26
Undulating Greens 24
Water Hazards 24
This course/club is great for:
Advanced Golfers 19
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 18
A Bucket list/Top 100 Pick 17
This Course's Location is:
At a Resort 22
Convenient to the City 19
Worth the Drive 13

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

Fantastic Golf Course

One of the best golf courses I have ever played. A challenging layout with endless beauty on each and every hole. Course is very well kept and greens role fast and true. I would recommend this course and it is worth every penny.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 1
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 9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Fantastic courses

Actually Everything very nice!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

As good as any country club

The green grass and red flowering bushes were stunning.
The course had ample fairway off the tees
Price was a little high but enjoyed the round immensely

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Excellent Facility; Disappointing Pace

The course is challenging and fun; facilities and staff are top notch. The only critique I have is due to the pace of play. I booked a 6:30 tee time, for $199, with the hopes of playing a timely round as the first group off. Unbeknownst to me, the staff placed two foursomes of a Ladies’ Tournament ahead of us. After flying through the first 11 holes, we spent the next 2 hours waiting on every shot for the last 7 holes. Had I been informed of this plan by the staff, I would’ve chosen not to golf today.

Otherwise, everything about the Indian Wells Golf Resort courses is aces; highly recommend.

Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

Will be back!

Great course, super friendly staff, surprised by water features a couple times when we forgot to check GPS, that was interesting. Was disappointed there was no breakfast available in restaurant until 11am, just a food vendor truck with minimal menu. Points off for that but everything else was great! Starter Frank was a character!!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

First and last.

This is a never again..er Attractive course but for the dollar I’m paying here I would expect to see a course Marshall pushing people along. Like the JW Marriott this course is always over booked with no marshals most teetimes take 4 1/2 to 5 hours to play. typical for resorts. Nice looking but a lot to be desired.

Conditions Fair
Value Poor
Layout Fair
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Had a great time . In our group was general manager Sven , he was all so knowledgeable on where to play your shots . He was able to help me many times on adjustments to my swing ! Would recommend playing this course to everyone.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 12
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

Great Layout!

Loved the course. Great layout, makes you think. Few blind shots too. Very friendly staff. Water and ice every 3 holes!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 8
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

Great Course and Great Value

Played at 6:51 on a Thursday morning as a single and was paired up with another. Pace of play was a tad slow with two foursomes in front but finished in 4:25. Course in good shape but greens a little bumpy from being punched three weeks ago.

Water stations with filtered ice and water every three holes, but one was out of service.

Will paly again when out in the desert.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Amazing course

Everything about this place was amazing. Friendly staff, insanely well kept course, great pace of play and attention by the marshals.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 47
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Top 1000 Contributor
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Good Summer Conditions

This course is in good condition for the summer. The greens were a little slower as they can not be cut low in the extreme heat. The pace was a little slow however the course ambassador's were around quite often and there is ice and water stations every 3 holes.
We persuaded them to give us towels which are necessary for cooling down, a great benefit.
Only complaint i had was the beer cart was promoting a local beer which i tried but could not finish it and had to pour it out.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser

Great course

This course was a challenge for my first time playing, but I will definitely come back. Beautiful course

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

A beautiful course

Amazing layout and fairways. Greens were difficult due to recent heats so very bumpy with dry patches and hard to play. Pace was moderate but the Marshall was on the slow groups. I will definitely be back.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 8
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

Didn't live up to expectations

Taking into account I played on the hottest day on record and in the afternoon, the course was in ok condition. Heard this was a course not to miss playing while in Palm Springs, I was disappointed. No water anywhere, no cart service, but staff was friendly. Would like to play in when it is better condition because back nine had a fun layout

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 4
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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