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3.4
1424 Reviews (1424)
5 Stars
292
4 Stars
646
3 Stars
299
2 Stars
100
1 Stars
87
Conditions
3.1
Value
3.8
Layout
4.2
Friendliness
4.1
Pace
4.1
Amenities
3.1
72.3%
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3.5
112 Reviews (112)
5 Stars
20
4 Stars
47
3 Stars
26
2 Stars
6
1 Stars
13
Conditions
3.2
Value
4.0
Layout
4.3
Pace
4.2
Amenities
3.1
StaffFriendliness
4.2
76.8%
Recommend this course
86 out of 112 reviews
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3.5
190 Reviews (190)
5 Stars
30
4 Stars
78
3 Stars
50
2 Stars
13
1 Stars
19
Conditions
3.2
Value
3.9
Layout
4.3
Pace
4.1
Amenities
3.1
StaffFriendliness
4.2
74.7%
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142 out of 190 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
1424 Reviews (1424)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 60
19th Hole Scenic Views 42
Patio Dining 27
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 144
Undulating Greens 131
Thick Rough 68
This course/club is great for:
Advanced Golfers 129
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 95
Locals 85
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 101
Worth the Drive 90
Near the Airport 71

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Reviews 3
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

Local value!

I had a great time at Desert Dunes. The course has a nice layout and design with a real natural setting. The course condition was average at best from the rough, but they do call it the rough . The fairways were a bit spotty on several holes but overall played nicely. The greens were very playable with a nice putting speed for a bogey golfer. Three greens had some small issues but overall it was a great value and fun course.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Beginner
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 12
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

No crowds today

I have played this course many times over the past 25 years and not much has changed. This is not.a golf course with lush fairways and manicured greens and bunkers but it not a cow pasture either. Fairways are a little bumpy and sometimes bare in places and the sand in the bunkers is substandard..Greens roll OK but not easy to putt because of the undulations. This course is located in the wind tunnel so I don’t book a tee time until a day or two out so you can get the wind forecast. Despite these deficiencies I will play Desert Dunes again and again.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Best value on Golf Now

Great layout fun course with all the yardage you need

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 60
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 1000 Contributor
Previously Played

a different course when it's not windy!

gorgeous day and an empty course, just before Christmas. Amazing hole layouts! Note: It plays long. not sure if it's the dry air, the watered fairways or ?????

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Played in 3 hrs

Enjoyed the round today. Easy to get in trouble if not hitting straight. Fairways decent. Greens a bit bumpy. Moved through the course quickly.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 9
Handicap 20-24
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 60
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 1000 Contributor
Previously Played

always windy!

very challenging course, but lots of fun, once you figure out where to hit and where to drive the cart! Sadly, caught up to a SLOW foursome -- not only poor golfers, but also fishermen plucking balls from water hazards til they finally responded to our glare and moved on.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Windy weather
Used cart
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 10
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Decent course, nickel and diming customers

Course is decent. Windy area. Usually play this course every 3-4 times a year. Because of covid, I thought they would allow us to have different golf carts. They charged us an extra golf cart fee even though I live in a different household than the person I was playing with. Disappointing as we paid 140 and you would allow us to have an extra golf cart. The second rider is at risk of covid and is 65 years old. If he gets covid it’s on Classic Club! Not coming back. Better, less expensive courses around the area.

Conditions Fair
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Fair
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
1.0
First Time Playing

Will not be playing this course again

Anyone who thinks this course is in good shape has never played a halfway decent golf course. I now it is tempting to play this course for a low rate, but don’t waste your time driving out there to play. If it’s windy, you are definitely screwed. But even if it’s a clear day, it’s not worth it. The greens have more craters than the moon. I heard it used to be a good track back in the day, but it’s not what it used to be.

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 7
Handicap Don't know
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Great views, average course

Beautiful weather but the course was in rough shape. Some very wet spots. The greens were spotty. Would not return until the course is in better shape.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Challenging, fun course

Course is challenging. Conditions could be a little better. Greens are a little beat up and sandy. Great value. Friendly staff.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Decent course for a little lower rate.

The course is a nice layout and plenty of room on most holes. The course will challenge all levels of players. The greens had a little sand on them but we’re decent but the traps were in terrible condition. They had compact sand with a ton on rocks it was almost like hitting off hard pan. The average golfer has no chance in these traps. You really have to know how to play bad lies to play in these traps. The pace of play was good and the overall was good for a $50 round. We paid $72 so I don’t feel 100% on this deal. There are a lot of good golf deals out there so ir was one of those been there do that kind of experience. I would play it again for less but not more than $50.

Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Course was on good shape but the greens needed to be better.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 7
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

good and only going to get better

course is coming out of fall maintenance with the greens mostly recovered and the fairways a little spotty yet as the over seeding had not fully filled in. Still a pleasure what with the remote feel the lack of houses and the wildlife. Got to play on a calm morning so the wind factor was not an issue

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great course

Best golf value around. Great views, helpful staff.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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