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4.4
387 Reviews (387)
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Stars
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Conditions
4.4
Value
4.1
Layout
4.7
Friendliness
4.6
Pace
4.1
Amenities
4.4
89.1%
Recommend this course
341 out of 387 reviews
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3.2
15 Reviews (15)
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Conditions
2.9
Value
3.1
Layout
4.5
Pace
3.6
Amenities
4.0
StaffFriendliness
4.2
53.3%
Recommend this course
8 out of 15 reviews
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4.4
61 Reviews (61)
5 Stars
42
4 Stars
11
3 Stars
2
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2
1 Stars
4
Conditions
4.3
Value
4.0
Layout
4.7
Pace
4.1
Amenities
4.4
StaffFriendliness
4.7
86.9%
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53 out of 61 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public/Resort
Par 72
Length 7300 yards
Slope 148
Rating 75.8
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PGA West Stadium Golf Course
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Course Details

Year Built 1987
Fairways Bermuda Grass
Greens Bermuda Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Pete Dye (1987) Alice Dye (1986)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
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, MasterCard, Amex, Discover Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Dress code No denim, collared shirt and bermuda shorts required

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Reviews

4.4
387 Reviews (387)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 40
Patio Dining 27
19th Hole Scenic Views 26
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 67
Water Hazards 64
Forced Carries 48
This course/club is great for:
Advanced Golfers 58
A Bucket list/Top 100 Pick 50
A Weekend Splurge 29
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 41
At a Resort 32
Convenient to the City 18

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Challenging layout

I really enjoyed this golf course. We chose the white tees which were plenty of a challenge for me. (5 hdcp but not real long off the tee). Excellent conditions and a nice pace of play.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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People that should not play this coarse

There are people that don’t have the skill to play the course this tough and slow down play

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

Perfection in the desert

Played the Stadium Course just 4 days after the PGA tour event and what a fantastic experience! This was our 6th time playing the course, and it has been great every time, but today the conditions were immaculate! Tee boxes and greens were absolute perfection. Only a couple spots in the fairway that I hit my ball where the tour players did, and so had to dodge divots. They commented on television that the greens looked like artificial turf they were so perfect, and it was true. You will be punished if you hit wayward shots, so go with realistic expectations for a score and you will have an unforgettable day!

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Players Course

This is 3 days after the PGA tour completed the Desert Classic, the old bob hope if you will" This is a must play if you consider yourself a golfer. It has several tee boxes for all levels. I found the TIPS to be a very good challenge. My game was a little off, so I paid the price, but it was firm and fast. Something you all need to experience.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great staff but too much challenge for efficient play

This Pete Dye design sets you up for slow play. I golf for fun and this wasn't so much fun. No carts on the course made any kind of normal golf play impossible. I'm glad we experienced it once. No rush to try it again with so many courses to choose from.

Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Poor
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great course in beautiful condition.

Wow! Loved the course, especially thanks to a great GolfNow rate. Challenging but fair. Make sure to check the map in the cart to locate bunkers, there are lots and they can be punishing.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
1.0
First Time Playing

Muni courses are better

This is a destination course and the expectations are high. To say that every cheap, run-down muni course I’ve ever played was a more enjoyable experience would not be an understatement. We booked the tee time three weeks ago. When we checked in, we were given a $10 discount and told the course conditions were a bit “bumpy.” Um, that was the understatement of the century. There was more sand and mud in the fairways than grass and about half of the greens had large sections that were under repair. I had 3-4 birdie putts with a line that went through mud and sand. Listen, sometimes even the best courses have issues with their terrain...I get that. But to not reach out to people ahead of time and warn them of the conditions (thereby giving them a chance to make alternate arrangements)? Absolutely unacceptable for a course of this significance. We also did not see a marshall the entire time, and the water in the on-course coolers was hot (not ideal for 110 degree temps). If you’re planning on trying to play here in summer of 2019, HIGHLY recommend you look at some of the other great courses in the area. This place is a disaster right now.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Fair
Friendliness Poor
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
2.0
Previously Played

Great course. Terrible condition!

Played this course with high expectations. Pete Dye design is brutally hard. Fairways and greens are in terrible condition. Pace of play very slow giving way too much time to see all the trouble on the course. Wait to play when condition is better.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

KenJ

Every hole changes , no flat lays . Greens are great ! Lots of water ! To enjoy drop down a tee box . Great course play it every year ! Tip Stay out of the sand !!

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

Xmas treat

The stadium layout is a walk in the clouds... the course is in PGA tournament shape already. Tourney starts in two weeks. Tough course. Keep it on the short stuff and you’ll have a great time.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Tough corse

Had play with my wife, so tough to take route against water and banker which were located so tricky way, but it was so good.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Outstanding Desert Course in Pristine Condition

I have played the Stadium several times and the condition of the course this time was pristine. The course has a great desert layout and takes full advantage of the natural beauty of the mountains. A challenging course for golfer at all levels. Good value for the money

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Somewhat Sanctuary

Great shape
A little slow @ times
Some of the non green grass a little tough on
the shot shape

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Simply The Best

This is simply my favorite course in the Desert Cities! It is extremely challenging and punishes poor shots, in fact it punishes shots that are pretty good, but now good enough. However when you hit a great shot, it is golf euphoria! Each hole is a classic, with elevated greens, water hazards, sand traps big enough to swallow a car, and even an island green. An added perk are the gray tee boxes with a distance of 4000 yards, which is great for my wife, who is seventy years old and does not hit the ball very far.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Skill Advanced
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
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
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