Desert Dunes Golf Club is host of the Desert Dunes Classic on the Canadian Tour.
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3.5
1884 Reviews (1884)
5 Stars
379
4 Stars
819
3 Stars
400
2 Stars
156
1 Stars
130
Conditions
3.1
Value
3.8
Layout
4.3
Friendliness
4.2
Pace
4.0
Amenities
3.1
69.6%
Recommend this course
1413 out of 1884 reviews
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Average Rating
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3.2
208 Reviews (208)
5 Stars
27
4 Stars
75
3 Stars
49
2 Stars
32
1 Stars
25
Conditions
2.8
Value
3.4
Layout
4.2
Pace
3.7
Amenities
2.9
StaffFriendliness
4.2
58.7%
Recommend this course
122 out of 208 reviews
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Average Rating
Avg Rating
3.4
338 Reviews (338)
5 Stars
60
4 Stars
126
3 Stars
76
2 Stars
43
1 Stars
33
Conditions
3.0
Value
3.6
Layout
4.2
Pace
3.8
Amenities
3.1
StaffFriendliness
4.3
65.7%
Recommend this course
222 out of 338 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

3.5
1884 Reviews (1884)

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 1
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Fair
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Bar was not available at the turn. Beverage cart gal was great

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 17
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great value

Long course. Very pretty desertscape. Layout is great with holes being quite different from each other. Those who play don’t mind a challenge and a bit of a wind and play at a good pace.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Good course for the money and pace of play

This is a different course from most Palm Springs
courses. No houses. was well maintained
I enjoyed it.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Maybe better on a weekday?

9am tee time. Very slow. Quit after 11 holes.. No Marshall. 3 groups on every hole. Gave up after 3 hrs on the course. Course is not in great shape but playable.

Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Fair
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 8
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart

Bunkers are crap

if you arent going to put sand in the greenside bunkers, rhen mark them as ground under repair. Impossible to hit a grrenside bunker shot off of hardpacked, stone filled dirt.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Friendliness Fair
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser

Always a good course to play. I been playing it more than 20 yrs. only nature wind when it howls no fun and almost extreme to play the staff is friendly they have some great deals for long terms play I have played most courses in area I always try to play desert dunes

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
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 Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 9
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

Ever play a cow pasture?

The fairways' textures were bumpy and rough. Greens were so crusty and irregular in texture that putting was worse than difficult. Plus, the cup on each green was surrounded by a mound - sort of like a gopher hole - to keep even dead-center putts from dropping.

No, I wouldn't play this one again even if it was free.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Desert Dunes

The course was just average for a public course. The challenge is trying to find a public course with a fair price at this time if the year. Nice to play, just do not have too high of expectations.

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Fair
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 8
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

will come back again

always include Desert Dunes when in Palm Springs to play golf

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 2
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 3
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Fair
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 9
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Fair
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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