Desert Dunes Golf Club is host of the Desert Dunes Classic on the Canadian Tour.
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3.4
1976 Reviews (1976)
5 Stars
391
4 Stars
856
3 Stars
420
2 Stars
172
1 Stars
137
Conditions
3.1
Value
3.7
Layout
4.2
Friendliness
4.2
Pace
3.9
Amenities
3.1
68.2%
Recommend this course
1475 out of 1976 reviews
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Average Rating
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3.4
98 Reviews (98)
5 Stars
13
4 Stars
40
3 Stars
21
2 Stars
17
1 Stars
7
Conditions
2.9
Value
3.6
Layout
4.1
Pace
3.8
Amenities
3.0
StaffFriendliness
4.3
67.3%
Recommend this course
66 out of 98 reviews
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Average Rating
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3.3
320 Reviews (320)
5 Stars
42
4 Stars
124
3 Stars
72
2 Stars
49
1 Stars
33
Conditions
2.9
Value
3.5
Layout
4.2
Pace
3.8
Amenities
2.9
StaffFriendliness
4.2
62.2%
Recommend this course
199 out of 320 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

3.4
1976 Reviews (1976)

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 133
Water Hazards 69
This course/club is great for:
Advanced Golfers 129
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 97
Locals 86
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 103
Worth the Drive 90
Near the Airport 71

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Played On
Reviews 4
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
2.0
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Previously Played

Golfers with Friends

We had the course to ourselves. Blasted around in 3 1/2 hours. The course is not in great shape. Greens are in rough shape. It was extremely windy the day we played so we had the course to ourselves.

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 5
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Windy weather
Used cart

Who Has Seen The Wind?

In an early morning round, there was a full force gale, which added to the challenge.

Money needs to be spent on Desert Dunes, especially the bunkers, which have very little, if any, sand. The greens on December were nearly unplayable because they were littered with granular fertilizer that interfered with free ball movement. Clearly, the greens needed fertilizer - there were lots of bard patches. Two weeks previously, the greens were fine, far from perfect, but playable.

Value Fair
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 11
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Decent layout, good conditions, challenging

We played on a perfect weather day, around 70 degrees with a light breeze. We played in four hours but would have played faster if there hadn't been a foursome walking two groups in front that did not let anybody olay through. Could have used a marshal. We lost a lot of balls so that didn't help either. Greens were challenging. Lots of undulation. Could have played a little faster. Overall decent value for the money for last November in the desert. I would play here again.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Fair
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 8
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 3
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great morning of golf in the desert

Enjoyed the layout of the course. Staff were great. No restaurant open in the morning to grab a coffee or breakfast. Course a little dry however played well and greens ran true.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 17
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Golf in the desert

Really enjoyed the course. Only downside was the very noisy group behind us who kept shouting even when people were teeing off.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Poor
Pace Fair
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Nice course

This course has great service at check in. The golf carts are dirty, bit of a disappointment. Starter a bit grumpy…lol but the course was busy. Course was acceptable for overseed conditions. Would play this course again.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
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