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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Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
1.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 2
3.0
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First Time Playing
Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Fair
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
I Recommend This Course
2.0
First Time Playing
Windy weather

I always enjoy playing Robert Trent Jones courses and for the money is worth playing there. But the course is in bad shape and need some work. i know it's off season now but i hope when its prime time in the winter it will be in better shape. Iwould play it again

Conditions Poor
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

The design is challenging

Enjoyed the place. This course is worth the green fee. It may look a bit rough around the edges, but it is a very good track and if you can play golf, then it's all you can handle. Guaranteed.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Review

Without the wind the course was okay and good value for the money but the way be made many of the holes near impossible

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Don’t Go

This course should not be on GolfNow. It should be closed and let sheep start grazing in the fairways. Can’t believe GolfNow would even have it on their list.
Total waste of money.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Deserted in the Desert

Pulled into the parking lot and was wondering why there was just one other car in parking lot, Well after the first hole it all made sense one of the worst courses I’ve ever played on. I was in Palm Springs for the week and played 5 courses not only was this the worst one it was also priced higher. I read some of the reviews before hand and I’m sorry but they must of come from the people that work there because I can’t imagine anyone leaving a descent review.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Fair
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Windy weather
Used cart

What a Shame..

I found this course the night before on GolfNow and the price should have warned me. The course layout and facility is good but it looks like someone stopped maintaining it about a year ago. Our vehicle was the only one in the lot and we only saw one other golfer. The one staff member we saw was nice but this was like golfing after a Zombie Apocolypse! It felt completely abandoned.

Conditions Poor
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Good cheap place to play.

I actually went to this course because I wanted a cheap round. If you are looking for a beautiful place when flowers and amenities then don't go to this one. It was very economical and a great place to work on your game. The staff was super friendly and helpful. The fairway's are tight and have an abundance of mesquite bushed so if your ball goes in there you can forget it.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 3
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Played On
Reviews 10
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

Not great but a good course. Play was really slow. The foursome in front of me let me go through. After that there was two twosomes in front of me. Later in the round I teamed up with the twosome in front of me. The people in the clubhouse were really nice and helpful.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 3
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Used cart
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Windy

Windy day in the valley. Very windy day at this golf course. Thought I was out the British Open with extreme conditions. Location of this course just make it susceptible to being very windy

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

good layout

greens were good but general condition of course was very poor. tees average and some fairways you could not tell was fairway. course was empty but thats understandable given the condition. was not worth $78 to play. staff were great.

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