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 10
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

Challenging but a great layout

This is a difficult course, but I guess that's part of what makes it so fun to play. Some very unique and challenging holes requiring straight shots, for sure. However, the overall condition was not good. Most fairways were decent and the greens were good, but the tee boxes needed attention and the rough was basically unplayable with tall, thick grass and weeds. The bunkers were not maintained and most had standing water. Although, reportedly, the mower used for keeping the rough had been broken down for awhile and a new one had been ordered. They only own one machine? As tends to be the case in the desert in the summer, a common response is "Well, for the price, I guess we can't really complain too much".

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Fair
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Fantastic summer golf

Super challenging and fun. Best staff in the desert.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great course, great staff

This is course is fun for golfers of all levels. It has wide but challenging fairways with bunkers around most greens. The grass around the Course is managed well, greens looks nice but run a little fast as all our desert courses often do. The staff is very friendly, our beverage cart worker Stephon, is a nice, friendly guy, evem offered us beers from the bar that he didn't have on the cart, the prices were very reasonable as well. One of my favorite local courses here in the coachella Valley.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Desert gem

Great staff great pace of play great value have played her multiple times will continue to come back

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Desert Gem

Staff was great, course and pace of play were so worth the drive .!
Played here a few times and it never disappoints…

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Great Value & Great course

The course has high roughs and great greens. Best value price in the valley

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

A great round

I can't say enough good things to convey the wonderful time my wife and I had at Desert Dunes. From our arrival through the entire round we met incredible staff who were more than appreciative of our time at their course. The Pro Shop was friendly, informative, welcoming and even set us up to play the less crowded back nine for a relaxing round. The folks from the beverage cart and the bar were incredible as well. Professional, personable and happy to help us with whatever was needed. Service was exceptional with the whole crew making our day a happy experience. Course was fair, well maintained and a pleasure to play. There's wildlife roaming around as you play (we saw roadrunners, cottontails and even a bobcat strolled across the fairway). Stefan and crew- a job well done to one and all. My wife and I were visiting from Reno and will definitely be back to play again. Your smiles and great service left us feeling wonderful for having spent our morning at your course. It's rare to find an entire group that makes someone feel the high level of gratitude for our patronage. Our most sincere and heartfelt thanks to you all.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Beautiful coursw

This is a beautiful course with great staff and pace of play. Also an easy drive coming from LA

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 5
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 5
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 1
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Poor
Pace Poor
Played On
Reviews 7
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 7
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Amazing course but needs a little love

Amazing course that needs some love on the greens and fairways.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

A little beat up right now, but still a great track

Have played and loved this course for years. It's always a little on the "natural" side in terms of course condition, but as of this writing it's more beat up than usual. If you're a strict play-it-as-it-lies type, you're going to have a rough time. But if you allow a little nudge to find a decent piece of grass, you'll have a ball.

Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

If you want a challenge

From the back tees, all any serious golfer cpuld handle.

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