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
318 Reviews (318)
5 Stars
41
4 Stars
124
3 Stars
71
2 Stars
49
1 Stars
33
Conditions
2.9
Value
3.5
Layout
4.2
Pace
3.7
Amenities
2.9
StaffFriendliness
4.2
62.3%
Recommend this course
198 out of 318 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 9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great round

Beautiful day, no wind, course in great shape!
We’ll be back

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 9
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Kin
Played On
Reviews 41
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 8
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Fairly dried out on fairways and very dry and brownish on the greens

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

Good bones, not well dressed

The course layout is excellent, with lots of variety. I have just one quibble - one of the par fours on the back nine has an identical layout to a front nine par four hole.

Conditions are a little sketchy, especially the bunkers, most of which contain very little sand. Most of them are mud traps. Except for a couple of greens that had a few dead spots, the greens were fine.

Overall, the course is playable and enjoyable because of the well designed layout. It’s worthy of the Robert Trent Jones brand.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 6
Plays Once a year
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 4
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
2.0
First Time Playing

Dirt track

Old course that's been given up on, sad but common theme amongst the smaller courses in the valley.

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Fair
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Course in bad condition

Pace 5.5 hours to play a round. Course in bad shape.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

At First I was nervous

The entrance to the course, had be concerned but once on the course, I was pleasantly surprised at how nice it was

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
Previously Played

No value for the money

Course is in bad shape. No Marshall on course. Slow play.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

The course overall was in very good shape except for the bunkers, not much sand and very hard! I was pleasantly surprised after reading reviews the past couple weeks. Light winds also added to a nice day!

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 8
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Disgraceful check in

Played here the week before. Told the kid in the pro-shop I have 8 playing next week. Asked if he could move us up a 1/2 hour. Said no problem. 8 of us arrive from Indio. They couldn’t move us up and had no reservation for two of our 8.

Greens were challenging especially those greens were the grass had burnt away. Sand traps were mud or clay. Range balls came out of a lake.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Fair
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

The course was in great shape

A very pleasant surprise due to the course entry to the not very appealing.at all. Staff was extremely friendly.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Previously Played

No value for the cost

We have played this course before. The value was to expensive for the conditions of the course

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 10
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Just pass on this one

Course set up is ok, but the fairways still need a lot of work. Greens were decent and putted fine, but lies in fairways could even be punitive and you were on little or no grass. Cost to play reasonable, but would probably go elsewhere given a choice.

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 8
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Staff was friendly and helpful.. course was in terrible condition. Greens were very slow. It looked like better days were in the rearview mirror.

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Fair
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Poor
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