Firecliff at Desert Willow Golf Resort
|White (W)||72||6173 yards||75.9||140|
|Yellow (W)||72||5642 yards||72.8||134|
|Red (W)||72||5079 yards||69.7||128|
|Black M: 74.1/141||535||410||194||446||429||331||569||155||455||3524||435||452||427||550||176||332||420||204||536||3532||7056|
|Purple M: 72.1/136||516||394||168||424||400||310||548||138||437||3335||421||427||395||523||163||302||405||192||513||3341||6676|
|Purple/Lavender M: 71.0/132||516||364||168||387||380||310||520||138||408||3191||393||396||371||523||163||302||405||170||513||3236||6427|
|Lavender M: 69.3/124 W: 75.7/140||489||364||139||387||380||279||520||119||408||3085||393||396||371||502||141||279||368||170||468||3088||6173|
|Tan M: 67.5/120 W: 72.5/133||447||338||127||352||341||264||510||107||373||2859||357||362||338||454||119||258||332||152||411||2783||5642|
|Green M: 65.0/112 W: 69.4/127||417||312||107||313||304||233||465||82||323||2556||323||329||311||425||97||227||297||129||385||2523||5079|
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One of the best courses in the desert
Just a fantastic course and staff. Very friendly and professional. Great conditions and greens. Stimping 9-11. Beautiful views and interesting layout. They're doing it right. Other courses could learn a thing a two including the privates. Highly recommend. Don't ask questions.....Just play it.
I had heard good things about Desert Willow and on this particular golf trip we put both courses into the rotation. Needless to say it lived up to the hype. The Greens were immaculate. The course layout is great with different things catching your eye on each hole.
We'll definitely be going back.
This is a challenging course, but fair - if you play the right tees.
Challenging and Rewarding
Superb conditions and beautiful layout. challenging course. miss the fairway and your in some thick grass which can be difficult to advance the ball along way. mainly because you will most likely have a uphill/downhill/side hill lie.
Apparently this course is regularly booked up, so expect to be waiting a little more than usual, we played on a Wednesday.
Practice facility and clubhouse are top notch.
You sold us a tee time at 12:40 we arrived to find it at 12:50 , then we finally got away at 1:04 so we were not able to finish the round .
Some of our guests had come 1500 miles for 4 days of golf. I am disappointed. Rod
What a great experience playing this course! Staff was great course was well maintained! Greens were immaculate! Ready to play there again!
A very enjoyable golf course for players of all abilities!
Teed off just before 1:00PM and didn’t expect to get 18 holes in before dark but to our surprise and delight our foursome played in under 4 hours. . The course is in excellent condition....greens, tees and fairways which was also a surprise given the amount of play. It had rained in the morning and was cart path only when we started but that restriction was lifted after a few holes....another surprise which was great. The staff was very friendly and helpful. The course Is not overly difficult but challenging enough for a good player with some interesting holes and very playable for the average golfer. A good layout. Enjoyable day!
This course was heavily used and equally maintained! Just as a successful course should be. Excellent layout! We will certainly look forward to playing here again! Thank you!!!
This course has a excellent layout, difficult but not over the top. Wide and long enough to use the driver on most holes. Some very nice par 3’s and some lengthily par 4’s. Firecliff is one of my favorites in the valley.
Outstanding Day on the Course
This is by far one of the best courses I have ever played. Practicing at the range every day, and played on New Years Day. What a treat! Staff are excellent, and the course was in excellent condition. We were the first group out, but had an hour frost delay. Wouldn't you know it, the coldest day of the year in Palm Desert. Other than that, it was as good as it gets!
First Time on Course
Excellent round of golf, especially for this "novice." Had a brand new set of clubs, played today for the first time on this course and with these clubs. Served me very well! Excellent job, staff!
Played with my two grandsons and we had a great time. Only problem was duo to the twosome ahead of us , they were very slow due to playing more than one ball each and we were in a rush to beat sun set. We just managed the last two holes but was not comfortable in the darkness. Was not managements fault but rudeness on the part of the group ahead of us.
Absolutely stunning layout.
Top condition on the fairways and greens.
One of the best Inhave played over 25 years of playing golf.
I played mountain view last time and it was heavenly as well
Layout is very good and challenging. Greens rolled good. Each green had plenty of breaks. Disappointing that the bunkers were not raked and a couple of tee boxes little ragged. Other than that recommend it.
When you pay more than $100 you expect a course in very good shape !
I’ve been playing this course every year I come to Palm Spring and every year the 2 courses are less and less taking care of. They are sitting on their reputation...
Certainly does not rate a "1" A little disappointing perhaps, but I played on 1/1, and found the course to be absolutely beautiful! First time, and I was impressed.
No fun to play a hard course and wait 20 minutes on every shot. If you like playing a 6 hour round behind a bunch of beginners, then this is your course. Left after 5 holes. Waste of time and money.
Desert Willow - As Nice as the cool side of the Pillow
Upon arrival, early morning and in the dark, my clubs were put on a cart and waiting for me after I checked in. And speaking of checking in, Brett in the pro shop is super friendly and helpful. I checked in outside and they gave me a PAGER!? Yes, they give you a pager when you go to the range, and it buzzes and tells you when to report to the first tee! Range was perfect, and it is turf not mats. Course was just opened after the overseed and it was perfect. not a bad lie all day, and greens were pure, thought a little slow. fun day, definitely one of the top courses in the area, and the views are stunning. Not as majestic as Bighorn, but you will be pleased you came here to play.