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About

Holes 18
Type Resort
Par 70
Length 6236 yards
Slope 117
Rating 69.7

Course Details

Year Built 1927
Fairways Rye Grass
Greens Rye Grass
Golf Season Open: 10/15 Closed: 6/15
Architect Perry Dye (1997)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

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

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Amex, Discover Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes

Reviews

3.7
2 Reviews (2)
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Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Golf Advisor
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Windy weather

A surprising Oasis in the desert

I was told I would shoot the lowest round of my life on Furnace Creek, but that certainly wasn't the case on a day so windy that we actually worried a sandstorm might descend upon us.
The course was in fine shape for the grand reopening celebration I attended at the Oasis, the newly re-branded and revived resort in the heart of Death Valley. The flat course features few bunkers, but there's enough there to make for a good day. Tall trees lining the fairway are thick in some places, pinching tee shots to make players nervous. A single pond comes into play on several holes, notably the par-3 second hole where I rinsed my shot.
The revamped open-air 19th hole is a popular spot for a drink and/or a beer for resort guests, even if they aren't golfers. With such a beautiful backdrop of mountains and desert, playing at 214 feet below sea level - the world's lowest elevation for golf - delivers a nice high.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Alberta Advisor
Top 10 Contributor
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked

Furnace Creek Golf Course

Sitting at 214 feet below sea level, the 2.5 hour drive from Las Vegas is pretty much all down hill. An easy walking course that is fairly wide open, palms & tamarisk trees line a few fairways & some wonderful mountain views in the distance. There were a couple of fairways that had dormant grass but the greens were very good with subtle breaks & rolled well. Give some thought to using an extra club into the greens as your ball doesn't seem to fly as far at this low altitude. Unfortunately bunkers were few & far between & only one water hazard that really didn't come into play. This area is a nice break from the hustle & bustle that is Vegas.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Fair
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Fairly Easy

Stay & Play Offers

From $199
Valid dates: Oct 10, 2019 - Oct 31, 2019
Golf Package Special for October starts at $199.00 for 1 or 2 golfers, Monday to Thursday. Golf included for each nights stay. Call 520-577-4092 to add additional golfers to the package.
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