A view of the clubhouse at Indian Palms Golf & Country Club
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3.3
842 Reviews (842)
5 Stars
128
4 Stars
346
3 Stars
223
2 Stars
84
1 Stars
61
Conditions
2.9
Value
3.6
Layout
3.6
Friendliness
4.2
Pace
4.0
Amenities
3.2
66.4%
Recommend this course
617 out of 842 reviews
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2.6
86 Reviews (86)
5 Stars
10
4 Stars
14
3 Stars
19
2 Stars
21
1 Stars
22
Conditions
2.1
Value
2.8
Layout
3.4
Pace
3.9
Amenities
2.6
StaffFriendliness
3.7
44.2%
Recommend this course
38 out of 86 reviews
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3.2
191 Reviews (191)
5 Stars
29
4 Stars
57
3 Stars
52
2 Stars
28
1 Stars
25
Conditions
2.8
Value
3.5
Layout
3.5
Pace
4.1
Amenities
3.1
StaffFriendliness
4.1
62.8%
Recommend this course
120 out of 191 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Resort
Par 72
Length 6648 yards
Slope 126
Rating 71.9
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Indian Palms Country Club
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Course Details

Year Built 2008
Golf Season Year round
Architect Jackie Cochran

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Bunker Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Amex Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Dress code Proper golf attire required.

Food & Beverage

Bar, Restaurant

Available Facilities

Banquet Facilities, Spa

Available Activities

Swimming, Billiards

Available Sports

Fitness, Tennis

Reviews

3.3
842 Reviews (842)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 39
Patio Dining 36
Dinner 15
Course Challenges Include:
Narrow Fairways 59
Water Hazards 53
Bunkers 48
This course/club is great for:
Locals 62
Seniors 53
Playing Multiple Courses 30
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 53
Worth the Drive 24
At a Resort 19

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Reviews 11
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart

Not good

I DO NOT recommend this course, unless you pay less than $50. No starter, no rangers/player assistants, played behind a 5some, they were behind A 6SOME....I have never, ever seen that allowed anywhere else. Sand bunkers overgrown with grass and weeds. Local residents walking on the cart paths, some with dogs!! Players jumping from one hole on one course to any open hole on the next course!! Basically, just a s--t-show. Pro shop is basically non existant, crayon hand written sign on the pro shop cage door (closed) telling you to go into the bar to pay your fees. This place just gets worse every year!!

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Fair
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Play Elsewhere

Does not feel like a real golf course.
Our biggest complaint was the evident lack of maintenance. Traps were totally unkept. Greens had leaves and anthills on them, holes had rough edges as if they hadn't been moved in a week. I'm not sure any maintenance crews had been on the course in the last few days.
Only 1 person at clubhouse. No balls or equipment at clubhouse, just a few sparse racks of clothes.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Fair
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 1
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Fair
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 7
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

We loved the Starter/Golf Pro/ Cart Attendant

Wow! Our first time there and the Gentleman at the counter, who was pulling carts by himself in the dark,
took the time to question an error on our green fee.
He was so nice that he was the bright spot of the day.
He never got anxious about the people lined up and just handled the entire operation by himself. ....a Genuine
Pro! The course obviously needs a lot of work but it
looks like the greenskeepers are trying. Lots of work
being done, i.e. trees trimmed, greens sanded. Probably not the golf shops decision, but they should hire more as there is so much potential there. The company would sell more homes if the course was spectacular....which
it could be. Why keep building when one can't keep up with what you have? This is all said with love. We will
come back. Good Luck with your property. Oh...no coffee until after 9:30????? Please.....we need it that early...lol.....

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Fair
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Terrible golf course

I am sure due to Covid keeping a course in playable shape is difficult. The condition of the course was awful. No maintanence to clean up around the course. None of the water features were working, but also not clean enough to work. We wanted to quit many times during the round but stuck it out. Left a sour taste. WILL NEVER BE BACK.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Fair
Pace Fair
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Slow going

You need a Marshall out on the course. I had to follow two groups of women who took their time with no concern for others.

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Fair
Pace Fair
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Course was in poor condition.
Fairways needed to be mowed and greens were in bad shape

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Fair
Pace Fair
Played On
Reviews 1
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Terrible condition

Obviously they have let this course go. The greens were terrible as were the fairways. Backed up 4 deep on the first few holes. Granted it was only $63 but I could've played at a much nicer course for $10 more dollars. The golf cart was filthyy. Every Teebox had trash pouring out of the trash receptacles and we plated at 10 AM tee off… The trash I don't think has been emptied for many days

Don't waste your money!

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Fair
Friendliness Average
Pace Fair
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Overpriced for condiions

Let me start by acknowledging that I fully understood the condition of the course would not be "up to standard" due to the annual (and expected) overseeding going on. And as expected, the grass on the fairways and greens were scalped and dry. What wasn't expected, though, was the absence of other services. First of all, we started our day waiting for a cart. Upon check in, we were informed that they were "low on carts" and we - along with other groups - had to wait for other golfers to finish their rounds and return their carts before we could cart up. A group in front of us teed off at least 20 min late because they didn't have a cart. In my 25+ years of golfing in the desert, I have never heard of a course "running low on carts". Then none of the carts were equipped with coolers. The holders were there for them, but we weren't given one. So no coolers for us to take our own drinks; no water offered anywhere on the course; and no beverage cart. Based on the condition of the course, as well as the absence of absolutely every amenity one could expect on a day where temperatures got to 91 degrees, I felt that charging $73 a player was way overpriced. However, they know that they are one of only a very few "games in town" since most courses are closed altogether for reseeding. So they took advantage of the fact that people would be desperate enough to play SOMEWHERE that they would pay a higher price, even though the overall experience didn't warrant it. I would have felt satisfied had I paid $35 - $40 to play, but at $73 I felt I had overpaid for what I got.

Conditions Fair
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 95
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 250 Contributor
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Improving!

The course is getting better. I would recommend paying the course due to it's historical interest as being one of the oldest course in the Coachella Valley.

It would be fun for all ages and levels of golfers.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Can't believe this course is on GolfNow

This is the worst golf course I've ever played, and no mention when we booked that many of the greens have massive chunks missing. Think of it as the little grand canyon in many greens.

T boxes were not mowed, my wife asked me at one point if we had longer tees becuase should couldsn't tee up her ball enough.

I have seen that in the past month every review is similar to what I'm writing.

@GOLFNOW -> REMOVE THIS COURSE FROM YOUR SERVICE!!!!!

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Fair
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 26
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Fair
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 95
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 250 Contributor
Previously Played

Greens need improvement!

We played Mountain and Royal. Royal was just reopened, still needs improvements, the greens are so rough, you cannot get a true roll. Mountain is better; but, still needs improvements with the tee boxes, fairways.

It is getting better!

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Indian palms

First and last time at this course. Not worth the money.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 2
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Fair
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 7
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

12 holes closed

The course only had 6 holes open and you had to
play those 6 holes 3 times to play 18!

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
First Time Playing

Goat Track

Anyone writing anything close to a positive review for this course has to be a paid by the course. Stay away. I saved a couple $70 (2 green fees) as they were going to play tomorrow and I told them to save their money.

Just because limited courses are available in October and this one seems cheap…. please, please, do not waste your time or money playing it.

Hotel staff check you in. “Golf shop” is an open conference room with a cash register and a couple racks of outdated golf clothes. I should have ran when I walked in.

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