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4.3
451 Reviews (451)
5 Stars
239
4 Stars
155
3 Stars
37
2 Stars
15
1 Stars
5
Conditions
4.3
Value
4.4
Layout
4.4
Friendliness
4.7
Pace
4.5
Amenities
4.1
91.3%
Recommend this course
412 out of 451 reviews
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Average Rating
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4.6
84 Reviews (84)
5 Stars
55
4 Stars
27
3 Stars
2
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.5
Value
4.6
Layout
4.6
Pace
4.6
Amenities
4.1
StaffFriendliness
4.8
97.6%
Recommend this course
82 out of 84 reviews
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Average Rating
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4.4
241 Reviews (241)
5 Stars
136
4 Stars
80
3 Stars
17
2 Stars
5
1 Stars
3
Conditions
4.4
Value
4.5
Layout
4.4
Pace
4.4
Amenities
4.1
StaffFriendliness
4.8
93.4%
Recommend this course
225 out of 241 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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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
451 Reviews (451)

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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I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Great course

Really liked the layout. Course in great condition.
Too many Colorado geese!!

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played

Nice course

Good conditions overall, mature big trees, lots of water. Good value. Very enjoyable day

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 32
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 20
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 8
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 4
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 8
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 6
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 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser

Great layout.

Excellent traditional style course with a lot of mature trees and water. Great snow mountain views on most holes. A must see.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 13
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Desert Island Round

How can you complain about anything when in January you played a round when it was 73 degrees with no wind. A perfect day and round. Course was very nice and enjoyable. I would recommend playing this course.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great course

Great course .nice layout .club house is very nice ,staff was fantastic

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

Old Desert Course

Not a bad track for a 50 year plus desert course. They’ve extended the yardage by placing black tee boxes back on most holes, sometimes a little to close to the previous green. Apart from that, a decent value for money course. Really friendly staff, no food readily available at the turn was my one big complaint. Pace of play, under 4 hours for our 4 ball Saturday afternoon. All in all, value for money, there’s better in the desert, but there’s way worse too.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 23
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Course exceeds expectations.

2nd times the charm. 1st time
was great, but took some time to get a lay of the land. This 2nd time on, outstanding. Fairways, greens and bunkers(I hit only one) were in superb condition. Fabulous scenery, right amount of water hazards and some excellent opportunities to choose my shots wisely. Staff were courteous, friendly and not patronizing. Stayed for drinks at their outdoor bar. Overall this is a gem!! I’ll be back many many more times. Kevin W from Canada.

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
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Amenities Good
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