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4.3
1802 Reviews (1802)
5 Stars
801
4 Stars
681
3 Stars
212
2 Stars
68
1 Stars
40
Conditions
4.3
Value
4.0
Layout
4.5
Friendliness
4.4
Pace
4.1
Amenities
4.1
87.4%
Recommend this course
1564 out of 1802 reviews
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Average Rating
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4.3
84 Reviews (84)
5 Stars
42
4 Stars
31
3 Stars
8
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.3
Value
3.9
Layout
4.5
Pace
4.2
Amenities
4.1
StaffFriendliness
4.4
89.3%
Recommend this course
75 out of 84 reviews
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4.3
252 Reviews (252)
5 Stars
123
4 Stars
94
3 Stars
27
2 Stars
5
1 Stars
3
Conditions
4.4
Value
4.0
Layout
4.4
Pace
4.1
Amenities
4.2
StaffFriendliness
4.4
87.7%
Recommend this course
221 out of 252 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Resort
Par 72
Length 6761 yards
Slope 131
Rating 72.3
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JW Marriott Desert Springs – Palm Course
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Course Details

Year Built 1986
Golf Season Year round

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees (with GPS)
Clubs Yes
GPS Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Amex, Discover Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Fivesomes Allowed No
Single Allowed No
Dress code Proper golf attire.

Available Facilities

Spa

Available Sports

Fitness

Reviews

4.3
1802 Reviews (1802)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 82
19th Hole Scenic Views 64
Patio Dining 63
Course Challenges Include:
Water Hazards 169
Bunkers 146
Undulating Greens 93
This course/club is great for:
Advanced Golfers 100
A Weekend Splurge 98
Entertaining Clients 73
This Course's Location is:
At a Resort 170
Convenient to the City 118
Near Local Attractions 47

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Played On
Reviews 13
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Wide open

If you try hard, you could lose a ball. Mostly wide fairways, and fair greens. It got a little backed up, so we replayed the front nine at twilight.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 20-24
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
2.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Pace of Play

From 7th hole onwards we had 3-4 groups per hole. We called the ProShop to advise and we were told that they did not have a Marshall on the course. They said that there was nothing that they could do about pace of play. For this amount of money, they should have a Marshall on the course. Very disappointing and it was a 5 hour round. We had a tee time of 12:10.

Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 29
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Very nice layout

This course is in very good shape. Hard to read greens. I found it very long for women as there is no forward tees, you are playing the whites.
We had dinner at the Fisherman's Landing. The service was just ok but the food was terrible. Both our plates arrived cold and I had the halibut but couldn't cut into one of the pieces. Terrible experience.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Pretty good deal on a premium course on Golf Now

The course is very nice, but there is not ranger to keep things moving. I had. great time, but the pace was super slow. Had a 2:00 start time but showed up early. As they were not busy, the starter let me tee off at 1:25 - a very nice gesture. The course is truly beautiful and the greens nice and consistent.

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

Challenging but fair track

I loved playing a round at Desert Springs Palm. The course was beautiful and laid out as a challenge but with accommodating landing areas and true greens. Delightful staff and stunning scenery made this a most enjoyable round!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Slow play

Front 2.5 hours, only got 15 holes in!
No Marshall to keep up pace of play!

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times 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 6
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 21
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

The golf course is absolutely great. However, the pace was very slow, I couldn’t finish 18 holes, it got dark, I only played 16 holes.
Other than that, everything was beautiful, the staff very friendly.

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

Better of the two courses

This is the course you see from the hotel. Well maintained, free range, nice practice green, frequent drink cart visits, and very challenging due to water.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 9
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

Graham

The course itself is very nice, unfortunately the greens weren’t up to the standard that you would expect for the price. Overall a fun course to play though!

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

Well maintained

Beautiful course the only thing that could have been better was the speed on the greens. It's early in the season from re-seeding so I'm guessing that's why they were a little on the slow side otherwise greT course.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
3.0
Previously Played

High expectations, but..

It’s a well managed golf course. However, resort guests need to be restricted from entering the golf course. We had to stop playing several times because of people walking or biking across the course.

Conditions Good
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Fair
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Previously Played
Used cart

Clown golfers

Today, on our second nine, we had to follow a group of 7 clown golfers. They were not there on the first nine. It is absolutly unacceptable.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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