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4.3
153 Reviews (153)
5 Stars
59
4 Stars
73
3 Stars
15
2 Stars
4
1 Stars
2
Conditions
4.1
Value
4.5
Layout
4.4
Friendliness
4.5
Pace
4.1
Amenities
4.0
96.2%
Recommend this course
144 out of 153 reviews
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4.2
27 Reviews (27)
5 Stars
12
4 Stars
11
3 Stars
2
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.1
Value
4.4
Layout
4.3
Pace
3.8
Amenities
3.9
StaffFriendliness
4.3
96.3%
Recommend this course
26 out of 27 reviews
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4.3
47 Reviews (47)
5 Stars
24
4 Stars
17
3 Stars
4
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.1
Value
4.5
Layout
4.4
Pace
4.1
Amenities
4.0
StaffFriendliness
4.5
95.7%
Recommend this course
45 out of 47 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Municipal
Style Desert/Traditional
Par 72
Length 6800 yards
Slope 119
Rating 71.8
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Course Details

Year Built 1973
Fairways Bermuda Grass
Greens Bermuda Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Forrest Richardson

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
GPS No
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Caddies No
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Fivesomes Allowed Yes
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Collared shirt, no cut-offs, denim ok.

Food & Beverage

Bar, Snacks, Grill, Restaurant

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Banquet Facilities

Reviews

4.3
153 Reviews (153)

What Golfers Are Saying

Course Challenges Include:
Elevation Changes 6
Water Hazards 6
This course/club is great for:
Seniors 7
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 7
Near the Airport 6

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Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great practice course

Had a blast playing here, worth every penny. Some of the rough can be very thick, greens were slow but played true and smooth. Can’t complain, for the money it’s worth it.

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

Good deal/course

Well designed course with a variety of holes, in good shape particularly for the time of year, few players so our mid-morning round only took just under 3 hours. Only negatives (minor), not explaining flags/locations prior to round and not being able to take cart into parking lot.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 8
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

It'll test your putting

GC is long, open and there are more than enough trees to make it difficult. The fairways are typical of desert courses being green and short in the center and dry and hard in the rough (that's why they call it the rough). The greens are not oversized, but plenty of undulations and in very good shape. No matter how well you hit the ball its the greens where the strokes really are. I like this course for its length and challenge. One of the best values around.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 57
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 500 Contributor
Previously Played

Great course for Yuma

Great Public course that plays long, greens are in nice shape, speed was a little slow 8-9 but I think they may be leaving them a little long because of hot weather. Fairways are grassed but hard do lots of roll :). Price is just 15 if walking.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
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 10
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
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 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Real nice golf course

The greens are large and undulating making putting from easy to difficult depending on pin placement. The fairways are in pretty good shape but the rough needs work. I always enjoy playing here

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Fair
Value Poor
Layout Fair
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 13
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Golf outing

Haven’t golfed this course in 10 years Generally it was in good shape but directions to tee boxes are non existent Each tee has signage but hard to tell how to get to it from last green After a little driving they were found
Was planning on hotdog to go after first nine but nobody knew in the bar area if hotdogs were available!

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 57
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 500 Contributor
Previously Played

Great public course

Visited Desert Hills today! Greens and collars are in great shape, fairway hard but no bare spots, and lots of green grass. Tee boxes are in great shape. The carts are old but work and the workers there are always courteous. This course plays long so pick the right tees for you. I have played here for 7 winters now and this place is the most consistent in Yuma after 100s of rounds. This place really puts the City of Yuma on the map!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
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

Lots of hard pan

Fun course. Grass just starting to grow? Pretty short grass on fairways

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 8
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Good

The starter is knowledgeable and does his job, but a Marshal is needed from time to time

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 10
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 57
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 500 Contributor
Previously Played

Always a good play

Greens are fast and smooth, a real gem for Yuma!
Plays long but Fairways are wide.Only reason it's not a 5 is there are really nice and expensive courses in California and bigger cities that are nicer of course. It's a 5 for the money :)
Carts are old but run :)

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 10
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
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