Desert Dunes Golf Club is host of the Desert Dunes Classic on the Canadian Tour.
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3.6
1584 Reviews (1584)
5 Stars
338
4 Stars
703
3 Stars
328
2 Stars
115
1 Stars
100
Conditions
3.2
Value
3.9
Layout
4.3
Friendliness
4.2
Pace
4.2
Amenities
3.2
74.9%
Recommend this course
1224 out of 1584 reviews
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Average Rating
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3.6
79 Reviews (79)
5 Stars
25
4 Stars
23
3 Stars
14
2 Stars
9
1 Stars
8
Conditions
3.2
Value
4.0
Layout
4.3
Pace
4.4
Amenities
3.1
StaffFriendliness
4.4
72.2%
Recommend this course
57 out of 79 reviews
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3.6
247 Reviews (247)
5 Stars
64
4 Stars
93
3 Stars
50
2 Stars
19
1 Stars
21
Conditions
3.3
Value
4.0
Layout
4.3
Pace
4.3
Amenities
3.2
StaffFriendliness
4.3
76.5%
Recommend this course
189 out of 247 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Style Links
Par 72
Length 6876 yards
Slope 136
Rating 74.2
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Desert Dunes Golf Club - Robert Trent Jones Jr
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Course Details

Year Built 1989
Fairways Bermuda Grass
Greens Bermuda Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Robert Trent Jones, Jr. (1989) Donald Knott (1989) Gary Linn (1989)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
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 Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Fivesomes Allowed No
Single Allowed No

Food & Beverage

Bar, Grill

Reviews

3.6
1584 Reviews (1584)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 60
19th Hole Scenic Views 42
Patio Dining 27
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 145
Undulating Greens 132
Water Hazards 69
This course/club is great for:
Advanced Golfers 129
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 96
Locals 86
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 102
Worth the Drive 90
Near the Airport 71

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Played On
Reviews 35
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Course dried out and over seeded.
Sand traps not maintained.
Employees very friendly.
Will have to try again in season.

Conditions Poor
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 91
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 250 Contributor
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Hot Day

Course in the process of reseeding but still fun. It was hot and very humid but plenty of cold drinking water.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Beautiful and challenging course
early mornings great scenery peaceful play if you can handle the heat

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
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 19
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Love rough golf

Conditions reflect cutbacks on expenses. I still love the course and being in the desert. I just adjusted to the dry summer fairways and greens. I hope they’ll restore the course to a better level of conditions in the Fall.

Conditions Fair
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 3
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Beautiful views of the mountains and challenging but fun golf

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once 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 1
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Awesome Course!!!

Course is a great challenge for both beginner and golf vet! 1 word of caution stay in the fairway, duh! Fun time had by all four of us!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Desert Dunes golf course

Great course, the layout is scenic and challenging
I would recommend this course to anyone

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Worst course I have ever played

This course is so rundown and in poor condition it should not be offered on GolfNow. The greens are like fairways, I want my money refunded

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Fair
Pace Fair
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 8
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

Challenging but a great layout

This is a difficult course, but I guess that's part of what makes it so fun to play. Some very unique and challenging holes requiring straight shots, for sure. However, the overall condition was not good. Most fairways were decent and the greens were good, but the tee boxes needed attention and the rough was basically unplayable with tall, thick grass and weeds. The bunkers were not maintained and most had standing water. Although, reportedly, the mower used for keeping the rough had been broken down for awhile and a new one had been ordered. They only own one machine? As tends to be the case in the desert in the summer, a common response is "Well, for the price, I guess we can't really complain too much".

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Fair
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Fantastic summer golf

Super challenging and fun. Best staff in the desert.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great course, great staff

This is course is fun for golfers of all levels. It has wide but challenging fairways with bunkers around most greens. The grass around the Course is managed well, greens looks nice but run a little fast as all our desert courses often do. The staff is very friendly, our beverage cart worker Stephon, is a nice, friendly guy, evem offered us beers from the bar that he didn't have on the cart, the prices were very reasonable as well. One of my favorite local courses here in the coachella Valley.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Desert gem

Great staff great pace of play great value have played her multiple times will continue to come back

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Desert Gem

Staff was great, course and pace of play were so worth the drive .!
Played here a few times and it never disappoints…

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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