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3.5
1438 Reviews (1438)
5 Stars
296
4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
100
1 Stars
87
Conditions
3.1
Value
3.8
Layout
4.2
Friendliness
4.1
Pace
4.1
Amenities
3.1
72.8%
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3.5
123 Reviews (123)
5 Stars
24
4 Stars
49
3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Stars
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Conditions
3.2
Value
4.0
Layout
4.3
Pace
4.3
Amenities
3.1
StaffFriendliness
4.3
77.2%
Recommend this course
95 out of 123 reviews
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3.5
199 Reviews (199)
5 Stars
34
4 Stars
80
3 Stars
53
2 Stars
13
1 Stars
19
Conditions
3.2
Value
3.9
Layout
4.3
Pace
4.1
Amenities
3.1
StaffFriendliness
4.2
75.4%
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150 out of 199 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
1438 Reviews (1438)

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 5
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
3.0
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First Time Playing
Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

What a fun little course! Got a great deal but an early start time. Had ice to contend with coming down the mountain from Big Bear, and was about 10 mins late. Was treated very well by the guy who checked me in, and he suggested I join up with a couple of local guys.Their course knowledge was invaluable, and helped to make shot choices, etc , and we finished at @ the 3 hr mark, and I went I to go around again. This is the only gripe I have, and it is negligible , although somewhat annoying. Prior to my purchasing the original round, I had called the course an de inquired re replay price. I was told it was the ludicrously low price of $10.00. Upon arrival, I asked again, and was told $15. At the time of replay, was charged $25, but who's going to complain? I was allowed to go off the back as there was a bunch up of groups on # 1. I saw no one, only roadrunners, and flew through the back again. Was joined by another gentleman on #1, and we had a great time.
Everything on the course is right in front of you, no hidden " gotchas" on course. If you can't play here, take up fishing. Never saw the course before, and played exactly to my handicap. Everyone got their own cart except for I'm assuming married couples. The local guys were grousing about the overseeiding not taking well, but the conditions were the best I've seen since summer at Lake Arrowhead country club, which is a private course. In short, go if you can, I will be.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great conditions. Great value

This place always seems to get not so good reviews but this was my third tine playing this each. Course is more a links course. In good shape. You can get great deals. Pace of play is great. Staff is friendly. My experience has always been positive. I recommend playing it. They tell me if it’s windy it can be brutal. I haven’t experienced wind there.
Play it. You can go wrong

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 15-19
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Desert Dunes

Nice layout needs some work on greens and traps. Love this place and wish it got more play so improvements could be made.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Played On
Reviews 62
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 500 Contributor
Previously Played

I love this course

Although RT Jones is a bit of a sadist, you have to admire his designs. Lots more interesting topography than other courses in the valley and the wind makes it really nuts.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Hope this place gets befter

Played 18 today on a perfect day. Front 9 on this course is a dog track. Back 9 much better. Pro shop sold us a membership for discounted rounds. Good value for the price but this is nothing close to the other course in Palm Springs area. Greens were slow and bumpy with lots of dead spots.

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

가족들과 함께하는 라운딩

날씨가 정말 좋습니다.
주변 아름다움을 간직한 코스 에서
즐겁고 행복한 라운딩을 하고 왔답니다. 코스가 지루하지 않고 그린관리가 잘되어 있어서 넘 좋았어요.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
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 1
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Played many a round on what i consider to be one of the best layouts in the desert, unfortunately for me the course was not in great condition, however I got the hot deal so for $22.00 was still great value for money,

Conditions Fair
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Best Palm Springs area bargain

Booked round on a discount golf website at an unbelievable January bargain rate for the entire Palm Springs area. Every staff member was friendly, helpful and courteous. The course was well kept. Many holes had 20+ mile scenic views across the valley and high mountain peaks. Many area courses costing $150+ are surrounded my homes which can hamper your long drives. Not a concern at Desert Dunes. No homes blocking your views or ball rack.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 9
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great this time of year

Much better condition compared when we played it in summer. Love this course

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Beginner
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Love this course

Love this course. The layout is so open. The staff here is so friendly. Alex & Javier are great. I left my rangefinder on the golf cart one day and the manager and staff went out of their way to find my phone number to contact me. GREAT customer service.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Fair
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Challenging course

Don't freak out when you drive in. They stopped maintaining the entrance and in front of the clubhouse. The course is a very challenging track. The fairways are in pretty good shape. A couple of the tee boxes were not in the best condition. We have played here about 6 times since August and 3 times this winter. Today was the first time the greens were pretty rough. Not sure what happened over the past month since we played here last. I hope they get them in better shape soon. Overall though, I don't think you'll find a better course in the Coachella Valley at or near the price they charge.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 17
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

So So

Golf course is rough in areas, layout is somewhat tough given the wind conditions most bunkers had to many big stones and were unplayable.

Green were good speed some very rough.
I will only play again when finding a deal on your site. Definitely not worth the $ 50 and up range.

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 116
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Top 100 Contributor
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Course with plenty of challenges

The course is in great shape, except for some of the greens. They were splotchy and bumpy. Pace of play was great and staff very friendly. Worth playing if you're in the area.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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