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4.4
374 Reviews (374)
5 Stars
205
4 Stars
125
3 Stars
29
2 Stars
12
1 Stars
3
Conditions
4.4
Value
4.2
Layout
4.7
Friendliness
4.6
Pace
4.3
Amenities
4.5
91.4%
Recommend this course
333 out of 374 reviews
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4.3
63 Reviews (63)
5 Stars
32
4 Stars
21
3 Stars
7
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.2
Value
4.1
Layout
4.7
Pace
4.3
Amenities
4.4
StaffFriendliness
4.5
90.5%
Recommend this course
57 out of 63 reviews
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4.3
70 Reviews (70)
5 Stars
35
4 Stars
24
3 Stars
8
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.2
Value
4.1
Layout
4.7
Pace
4.3
Amenities
4.4
StaffFriendliness
4.5
90.0%
Recommend this course
63 out of 70 reviews
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Holes 18
Type Public/Resort
Par 72
Length 7204 yards
Slope 143
Rating 75.3
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PGA West Jack Nicklaus Tournament Course
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Course Details

Year Built 1987
Fairways Bermuda Grass
Greens Bermuda Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Jack Nicklaus (1987) Rick Jacobson Thomas Pearson (1987)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
GPS No

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Golf School Academy Yes - "PGA WEST Golf Academy"
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes
Practice Hole Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted Visa, MC, AMEX, Discover
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Dress code No denim, collared shirt and bermuda shorts required.

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Banquet Facilities

Available Sports

Fitness, Tennis

Accolades

  • Golf Advisor: Top Courses in California (2019 #30) (2014 #24)
  • Golf Advisor: Top 25 Off-course amenities in the U.S. (2019 #15)

Reviews

4.4
374 Reviews (374)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 24
Patio Dining 23
19th Hole Scenic Views 17
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 44
Water Hazards 34
Forced Carries 21
This course/club is great for:
Advanced Golfers 39
A Weekend Splurge 20
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 15
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 24
At a Resort 14
Convenient to the City 11

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I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
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Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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First Time Playing

Perfect, except

Played Stadium twice and Mountain twice in the last 2 weeks and played Nicklaus Tournament today. All courses were great. Pro shop and outside services assistance great with the exception of one cart assist person, a wonderful experience. This one person who’s first name began with J (don’t want to call him out) was super aggressive and rude on 2 separate occasions when my playing partner and I wanted separate carts. Both of us are over 65 and are being extremely careful. This person made rude remarks and bad assumptions. Despite this rotten apple, a great experience and will return often.

Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
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Reviews 4
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing

Great layout

Course was in great shape. Greens were firm. Divots on greens were non existent. Bring your short game is best tip. Overall well worth fees.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Reviews 4
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
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Reviews 13
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

New Greens

The greens were redone last summer so no holding and some roughness in the greens. Being PGA West I’m sure after a year and half of growing, cutting and rolling the greens will be ready for the upcoming 2022 tournament. Fairways were good and only found one bunker and it did not have a lot of sand.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 03/01/2021

Hi, u000006073836. We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. Thank you for the 4 stars! We aim for a 5-star experience, so we always welcome feedback for improvement. Thank you for playing PGA West Jack Nicklaus Tournament Course.

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Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing

Tough greens

Greens were so firm and fast. I expected challenging but this was another level. Great experience....very fun.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 03/01/2021

Greg Norman is not for the faint of heart :-)

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Reviews 2
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented on 03/01/2021

Hello, buoyman. Thank you for visiting us at PGA West Jack Nicklaus Tournament Course. We appreciate your 4-star rating and review. We hope you join us for another round soon.

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Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Pleasant time

Fun course for the most part great shape Greens were immaculate Pace of play was 4:25 hours,love this course , Great all around Experience

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 02/09/2021

We're glad you enjoyed your 5-star experience with us. Please comment or reach out to our team in the golf shop to let us know more about your round!

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Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
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Previously Played

Disappointed

Played at 12:18 and last two holes were mostly dark. Waited on every shot and noticed a hole open at times in front of the foursome we followed. Rangers said this is the way it is.
Too long to play and overpriced for the experience.

Conditions Fair
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Fair
Pace Poor
Amenities Fair
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Commented on 02/09/2021

We apologize for the pace of play issue you experienced. We always try to keep a great pace when having our golfers on the course. Thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback as we will use your review to better the experience going forward. We hope you give us another try in the near future!

Played On
Reviews 4
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 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 7
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 02/05/2021

Hello and thank you for your 5-star rating. We're delighted you enjoyed your round. Please book another round with us soon, and thanks for choosing PGA West Jack Nicklaus Tournament Course!

Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Commented on 01/25/2021

Hello and thank you for your 5-star rating, jpchae! We're delighted you enjoyed your round. Please book another round with us soon, and thanks for choosing PGA West Jack Nicklaus Tournament Course!

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Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 01/25/2021

We appreciate you leaving a review and rating us. We will inform the entire team, so they know their hard work is paying off. We look forward to having you back at PGA West Jack Nicklaus Tournament Course!

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Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
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Commented on 01/25/2021

Thank you so much for the great review. We are glad you had an incredible time, and we hope to see you again soon! Thanks for choosing PGA West Jack Nicklaus Tournament Course.

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
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Commented on 01/12/2021

Thank you for visiting us at PGA West Jack Nicklaus Tournament Course. We appreciate your 4-star rating and review. We hope you join us for another round soon.

Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
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Commented on 01/12/2021

Hello, Largra. Thank you for visiting us at PGA West Jack Nicklaus Tournament Course. We appreciate your 4-star rating and review. We hope you join us for another round soon.

Played On
Reviews 8
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser

Favorite course

This is the 3rd time I have played this course in 2021. The course is very challenging and it is necessary to remain focused on every shot. Each hole is designed to make you think your way around the course. I love playing this course.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
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Commented on 01/12/2021

Wow, we are so happy you enjoyed your round, tantles! We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing

Phenomenal!

The course is in great condition! Staff was great! It was cart path only the day I was there and still played in under 4.5 hours. Fairway are nearly perfect and the greens where fast and true! This course should be a must for anyone looking for a great challenge and rewarding good shots. Long is better than short on just about every approach, most of the greens are elevated so club up and enjoy!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
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Commented on 01/12/2021

Wow, we are so happy you enjoyed your round, tantles! We look forward to seeing you again soon.

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Commented on 01/12/2021

tantles, thank you for your kind words! We hope to see you again at the course very soon for another 5-star experience. Thanks for choosing PGA West Jack Nicklaus Tournament Course.

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