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4.3
397 Reviews (397)
5 Stars
201
4 Stars
141
3 Stars
35
2 Stars
15
1 Stars
5
Conditions
4.2
Value
4.3
Layout
4.4
Friendliness
4.7
Pace
4.5
Amenities
4.1
90.6%
Recommend this course
360 out of 397 reviews
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4.4
138 Reviews (138)
5 Stars
78
4 Stars
44
3 Stars
10
2 Stars
3
1 Stars
3
Conditions
4.3
Value
4.6
Layout
4.5
Pace
4.5
Amenities
4.0
StaffFriendliness
4.8
92.8%
Recommend this course
128 out of 138 reviews
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4.2
240 Reviews (240)
5 Stars
112
4 Stars
90
3 Stars
24
2 Stars
10
1 Stars
4
Conditions
4.1
Value
4.3
Layout
4.4
Pace
4.4
Amenities
4.0
StaffFriendliness
4.7
90.4%
Recommend this course
217 out of 240 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Private/Resort
Style Traditional
Par 72
Length 6716 yards
Slope 129
Rating 71.8

Formerly known as Desert Island Golf & Country Club and The Sinatra Resort & Country Club.

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The S at Rancho Mirage
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Course Details

Year Built 1971
Fairways Bermuda Grass
Greens Bermuda Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Desmond Muirhead (1971) Walter R. Stewart (1971)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Proper attire is required.

Food & Beverage

Bar, Grill

Available Facilities

Banquet Facilities, Locker Rooms

Accolades

  • Golf Advisor: Top 25 Friendliest Courses in the U.S. (2019 #6)

Reviews

4.3
397 Reviews (397)

What Golfers Are Saying

Course Challenges Include:
Water Hazards 12
Bunkers 9
Undulating Greens 8
This course/club is great for:
Advanced Golfers 8
Locals 7
Walkers 7
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 9

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Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great value, nice layout

Really enjoyed my round and the layout. Greens could've been cut a bit faster but overall course in very good condition for late summer. Friendly helpful staff. Play moved along nicely. Teed off at 7, was done by 10

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 8
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great value

Played early morning and finished in 2 hours and 15 minutes. Great pace. Course is in great condition for September although the greens were very slow. Rolled nicely, but slow.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser

great little course

fun course. lots of water. no houses. a little narro. n lots of trees. but very fun

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 12
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 Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Excellent greens and bunkers

A very clean golf course. Easily the best golf cart I have ever ridden. The fairway grass was a little patchy, but consistent and playable. Fantastic greens….a bit slower than most desert courses, but the turf itself was like carpet! I was in green side bunkers a few times and found the sand to be rich and the best kept I’ve seen in 18 months of Covid…… the staff was very thoughtful and called me by name upon arrival and departure. I will definitely return with friends.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 14
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Nifty layout requiring some strategic decisions e.g. holes 9 & 18

Enjoyed my first experience at The S very much...great value for the price.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

For the money the course is fine the only problem I have is at the greens are very slow

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Nice summer round

Great weather and conditions for a Mid August round. Love that the staff is very flexible about letting early golfers go out on their own without having to stick to the booked tee time

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 56
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Top 500 Contributor
Previously Played

Kudos!

Big props to the superintendent! This course was close to loosing several greens we played in July and it was a bummer the greens were jacked up. Waited for a month and they really cleaned up all the issues good job this course is worth playing.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Nice Track with an old school feel

Great staff that go out of their way to make your visiting as enjoyable as possible. Accuracy off the tee is paramount here as there are as many mature trees lining the fairways as any course in the desert. Great layout with some funky holes but overall a fun layout. Hard to beat the value!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Early morning

I played The S twice this week - I am visiting from Orange County - the staff was amazing! The driving range, putting green and first Tee are all very close to one another. The course is in great shape with beautiful greens. Wow! I would play here every day if I could!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 10
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Fun day out

Met some nice playing partners, staff was amazing and helpful, efficient! Will be back for more. Greens are in great condition, slow side but running true, beautifully green.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 9
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Must play

You will want to come back to concur a couple holes that will get you.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
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