Desert Dunes Golf Club is host of the Desert Dunes Classic on the Canadian Tour.
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3.6
1660 Reviews (1660)
5 Stars
350
4 Stars
733
3 Stars
350
2 Stars
123
1 Stars
104
Conditions
3.2
Value
3.9
Layout
4.3
Friendliness
4.2
Pace
4.1
Amenities
3.2
74.4%
Recommend this course
1278 out of 1660 reviews
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3.6
119 Reviews (119)
5 Stars
32
4 Stars
41
3 Stars
26
2 Stars
12
1 Stars
8
Conditions
3.3
Value
3.9
Layout
4.3
Pace
4.0
Amenities
3.5
StaffFriendliness
4.4
74.8%
Recommend this course
89 out of 119 reviews
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3.6
276 Reviews (276)
5 Stars
70
4 Stars
101
3 Stars
59
2 Stars
25
1 Stars
21
Conditions
3.2
Value
3.9
Layout
4.3
Pace
4.1
Amenities
3.2
StaffFriendliness
4.3
74.3%
Recommend this course
205 out of 276 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
1660 Reviews (1660)

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 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Walked

Return 20 years later

We used to play this course when it was pristine 20 years ago. There is so much potential. I really recommend that everyone give it a shot, just to play such a great layout for such a good price. What was really great however, was that all of the young staff was so kind and accommodating. You can tell they are teaming up to do what it takes to bring this course back to life. Be sure to ask for Stephan, Javier was very helpful too.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Ran out of carts

Just horrible. Had a 1:30 tee time, didn’t get out till 2:10 because they ran out of carts! What! Unbelievable. The greens in very bad shape and slow as molasses. Just terrible. Honestly, this is a Robert Trent Jones course and was probably once quite nice. It is under maintained now and falling apart. Current management group should be removed and replaced with a competent operator. Just so disappointing. Played 4 hours till dark got in 14 holes. Pathetic.

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

Not the best

Enjoyed the layout of the course. The condition of the bunkers were terrible. More like mud holes. Pace of play was too long as no marshal was out on the course.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

WHAT HAPPENED TO THE CARTS

Had a tee time for a 4some at 12:16PM but did not tee off until 12:53PM because there were no carts available until
groups playing finished their round. Did not finish the front nine until 3:35PM and when we arrived at the 10th tee there was 2 groups waiting. Decided to quit as we would not have completed round before dark at the current pace of play. Course conditions not good with bare spots in the fairways and greens. The area around the clubhouse was gross. Played here 5 years ago and course conditions were much better. We did get a refund for 9 holes but will never go back.

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

Nice course

The only thing that needs attention is the bunkers, no sand, just dirt and mud.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Great Design , poorly maintained

Great Design and fun to play, surprised nto well kept and no rentals , horrible that don't have sticks to rent

Conditions Poor
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 25+
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 Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 44
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Shaggy!!!!

Greens fairways and tees were all overgrown. Greens were in rough shape. The layout was good just not worth driving all the way from LA.

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 13
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Good layout

Course layout is good and the Maintenence is good too. Worth the money. Would come back again.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 8
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Mehh

I understand the course just reopened after their annual re-seeding. The fairways and tee boxes were in great condition, but they obviously ran out of seed before getting to the greens. Many had large bare spots and none would hold a chip let alone an approach shot. The course was over-watered, not only resulting in some wet spots, but also nearly every bunker was a mud pit rather than a sand trap. The staf was friendly, but why would any starter insist that an on-time single wait missing the scheduled tee time merely because the other players (not associated with me) were late checking in? In yet one more miss, the grounds crew failed to set the tee box markers after the morning mowing on nearly half of the tee boxes, leaving them clustered at the side of the box. The lack of attention to details and maintenance showed in the clubhouse where the men’s restroom was out of paper towels and had a foul clogged toilet.

There’s a reason why they don’t have higher green fees at this course…..

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Very impressed first time playing!

We had a great time playing at Desert Dunes for our first time this morning! It was definitely a challenge with some blind holes and not knowing exactly where to go.

I read some previous reviews about the wind being an issue but we fortunately got out early and missed any wind and much of the heat!

We will definitely plan to play it again the next time we are in PS/PD and will recommend it to friends in the meantime.

Take care and stay safe!!

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

Decent track, good value

Played in early Nov so some minor course condition that we’re so-so will improve. Overall, it’s a good course for mid handicap players. Three sets of tees. Fairly generous fairways. Two greens had some blend but I’m guessing that will improve over the next week or two. Good facility, accommodating staff and reasonable rates. Will play it again. One caveat; course is north of Hey 10 in an area that can have some strong winds so check the weather report.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Beautiful, but past it’s prime.

This course was beautiful and challenging, more so with the wind. But water is not provided , the sand traps are heavy or muddy, and the course needs attention. I’ll bet it was quite a gem in its day.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 9
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Bunkers

Bad bunkers
Missing sand
Absolutely terrible bunkers

Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 8
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Sad greens

The greens were slow and patchy and bumpy. Course should not have been charging full rate for this. The layout is good and the views are great but more attention needed on the actual golf course. The place has potential but is was very disappointing this day.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 9
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
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