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4.1
1096 Reviews (1096)
5 Stars
307
4 Stars
526
3 Stars
171
2 Stars
55
1 Stars
37
Conditions
4.1
Value
4.4
Layout
3.9
Friendliness
4.6
Pace
4.4
Amenities
3.5
88.0%
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931 out of 1096 reviews
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4.1
73 Reviews (73)
5 Stars
29
4 Stars
29
3 Stars
11
2 Stars
3
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.1
Value
4.6
Layout
4.0
Pace
4.5
Amenities
3.4
StaffFriendliness
4.7
89.0%
Recommend this course
65 out of 73 reviews
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4.2
233 Reviews (233)
5 Stars
97
4 Stars
98
3 Stars
30
2 Stars
5
1 Stars
3
Conditions
4.2
Value
4.4
Layout
3.9
Pace
4.4
Amenities
3.5
StaffFriendliness
4.7
90.1%
Recommend this course
210 out of 233 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private
Par 70
Length 5375 yards
Slope 116
Rating 66.1
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Course Details

Year Built 1958
Golf Season Year round
Architect Gene Sarazen

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Teaching Pro Yes

Policies

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

Food & Beverage

Snacks, Restaurant

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Lockers

Available Activities

Swimming, Billiards

Reviews

4.1
1096 Reviews (1096)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 14
Patio Dining 9
Course Challenges Include:
Narrow Fairways 63
Bunkers 47
Undulating Greens 32
This course/club is great for:
Seniors 69
Walkers 49
Locals 48
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 69
Near Local Attractions 26
At a Resort 10

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Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Not bad for not so experienced golfer!

In a housing area with fairly narrow fairways, most were ok for using a driver if good enough for accuracy, at this time of year the fairways and greens were closely cut and mostly dry and brown. I played by myself and was a good practice round.

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Fair
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Fairly Easy
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Commented on 09/21/2021

Thank you for taking the time to review and leave your feedback of your recent round with us. We would like to apologize for any inconvenience you experienced at the course with us. Your feedback is extremely important to us. It is always our utmost goal to provide our golfers with a fun and enjoyable time and apologize if we missed the mark. For further resolution in this matter, please feel free to reach out to our staff in the pro shop. We hope to hear from you soon!

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
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Commented on 09/20/2021

We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. We see you rated the course 1 star and are interested in learning what we can do to improve for your next visit. We take single star feedback very seriously at our course. You are welcome to comment further or reach out to our team in the golf shop. We always appreciate the feedback.

Played On
Reviews 10
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

The greens were well manicured

A bit of an odd layout but enjoyed my round very much

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
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Commented on 09/21/2021

Thanks so much for your review. We're so glad you enjoyed your round at Shadow Mountain Golf Club. That's what we like to hear! We hope to see you again soon!

Played On
Reviews 4
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Average

Price was right for course conditions. Just looks like they gave up even trying to keep it in good condition

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
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Commented on 09/13/2021

Hi! Thank you so much for leaving us with your feedback. We value our customer experience, so your review is important to us. Please know the current conditions are by no means the standard we strive to achieve. We will continue to work towards a 5-star experience and we hope to see you back!

Played On
Reviews 9
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
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Commented on 09/03/2021

We love hearing about our golfers' experiences. Please tell us more about what you enjoyed during your round. Thanks for choosing Shadow Mountain Golf Club!

Played On
Reviews 7
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Dlc

Course was very fun to play. Some challenging holes
.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented on 09/01/2021

Hello, thanks so much for your review. We're so glad you enjoyed your round at Shadow Mountain Golf Club. That's what we like to hear! We hope to see you again soon!

Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 08/23/2021

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 at Shadow Mountain Golf Club!

Played On
Reviews 3
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
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Commented on 08/19/2021

Hi, 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 Shadow Mountain Golf Club.

Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

Executive golf course

Played in the heat of summer. Narrow fairways make it challenging. Green speeds are slow and cut unevenly.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Fair
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 08/18/2021

We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. We are going to pass on your feedback to the team. Thanks for visiting Shadow Mountain Golf Club, and we hope to see you again in the future.

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 Excellent
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Commented on 08/18/2021

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 Shadow Mountain Golf Club!

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great Vintage Course

Very nice course. Staff was very friendly. Had an awesome vintage Palm Springs vibe. Would definitely play here again!!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented on 08/18/2021

Hi, 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 Shadow Mountain Golf Club.

Played On
Reviews 5
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 08/03/2021

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 Shadow Mountain Golf Club!

Played On
Reviews 1
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 Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented on 07/26/2021

We love hearing about our golfers' experiences. Please tell us more about what you enjoyed during your round. Thanks for choosing Shadow Mountain Golf Club!

Played On
Reviews 7
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
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Commented on 07/12/2021

We are so pleased that you enjoyed your time at Shadow Mountain Golf Club. We look forward to seeing you on the course soon for another 5-star experience!

Played On
Reviews 7
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 07/12/2021

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave an excellent rating! We really appreciate your business. Please let us know what we can do for you in the future to earn that last star!

Played On
Reviews 5
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
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Commented on 07/06/2021

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 Shadow Mountain Golf Club!

Played On
Reviews 10
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
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Commented on 07/06/2021

Hello, Joel. We appreciate you taking the time to leave us a review. We would love to know how we can earn those last two stars next time! Thanks for playing Shadow Mountain Golf Club.

Played On
Reviews 81
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 250 Contributor
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Loosing Greens

It looks like the lack of money is affecting the course conditions. The greens are almost gone on several holes, lack of water, fertilizer, attention?
Fairways are good, tee boxes need work.
The possibility of the course closing may be influencing how much money and time is spent on upkeep at this time. It will be sad if the owners lose the battle, as this is a fun little heritage course to play. Right in the heart of Palm Desert.

Conditions Fair
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 07/01/2021

Thank you for taking the time to review us, and for the 3 stars. We're sorry to hear the course may not have been in the best shape on the day of your round, and we appreciate your feedback so we may work on any necessary improvements. Thank you for choosing to golf with us, and we look forward to seeing you again soon.

Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Fairly Easy
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Commented on 06/30/2021

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 Shadow Mountain Golf Club.

Played On
Reviews 55
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 1000 Contributor
First Time Playing
Wet weather
Used cart

It's OK golf!

I mean that. It is OK golf. Not good, not bad but ok golf. I got a nice early tee time to beat the heat for only $29.99 through Golfnow.com and I think it's worth that. The fairways and tee boxes are ok. The greens are pretty slow and not much to look at but they do roll fairly smoothly and with consistency. The staff members (including the on course workers) were all very nice and friendly.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Fair
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Fairly Easy
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Commented on 06/24/2021

Hi broncostarrinhemet,

Let us first say that we are so glad to hear you enjoyed your visit. We work hard to create a seamless experience with so you can focus on enjoying yourself and let us do the rest. We also want to thank you for your honest and constructive criticism of the course.

We are going to escalate your review to our team in charge and do everything we can to improve before your next game.

Thank you for visiting and playing at Shadow Mountain Golf Club. We hope to see you again soon!

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Commented on 06/24/2021

Hi broncostarrinhemet,

Let us first say that we are so glad to hear you enjoyed your visit. We work hard to create a seamless experience with so you can focus on enjoying yourself and let us do the rest. We also want to thank you for your honest and constructive criticism of the course.

We are going to escalate your review to our team in charge and do everything we can to improve before your next game.

Thank you for visiting and playing at Shadow Mountain Golf Club. We hope to see you again soon!

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