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4.3
562 Reviews (562)
5 Stars
227
4 Stars
236
3 Stars
67
2 Stars
22
1 Stars
10
Conditions
4.1
Value
4.3
Layout
4.4
Friendliness
4.6
Pace
4.2
Amenities
4.3
89.1%
Recommend this course
489 out of 562 reviews
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4.3
28 Reviews (28)
5 Stars
15
4 Stars
8
3 Stars
3
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.2
Value
4.3
Layout
4.3
Pace
4.1
Amenities
4.3
StaffFriendliness
4.6
85.7%
Recommend this course
24 out of 28 reviews
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4.3
77 Reviews (77)
5 Stars
38
4 Stars
30
3 Stars
7
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.2
Value
4.4
Layout
4.5
Pace
4.3
Amenities
4.4
StaffFriendliness
4.7
92.2%
Recommend this course
71 out of 77 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 71
Length 6222 yards
Slope 137
Rating 71.1

Desert Pines Golf Club is often referred to as "The Pinehurst" of Las Vegas. It offers a Carolina sandhills experience, yet is conveniently located just minutes from downtown or the Strip. This Dye design features thousands of mature pine trees lining the well-groomed fairways where white sand bunkers protect large, undulating, bent grass greens. Because of the large number of pine trees, often times this course is cooler than other courses in the heat of the summer. Although there are no forced carries, water comes into play on 9 of the 18 holes.

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Course Details

Year Built 1997
Fairways Bermuda (419 & Tiff II) overseeded with a trilogy of Rye grass
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Perry Dye (1997)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Amex Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Dress code Proper golf attire.

Reviews

4.3
562 Reviews (562)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 36
Brunch 17
Watching the Game 9
Course Challenges Include:
Narrow Fairways 79
Bunkers 60
Water Hazards 58
This course/club is great for:
Advanced Golfers 44
Locals 42
Seniors 24
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 85
Near Local Attractions 21
Worth the Drive 18

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I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing

Great

I’m 43 and 7hdcp I read the yelp reviews and it almost detected me from choosing this course but I do anyways thinking of how negative some people can be, This course was extremely fun, risk/reward factor was 9 out of 10 grass was very lush, greens are multiple undulations, not a long course but “watch the 3 putts!!” I just moved to Las Vegas and honestly plan to look into membership here!! Hit em str8 the rough is sand!!! Awesome course!!!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Fun day with the boys.

This course is challenging, you are rewarded or penalized for shots off the tee. The pace of play is as good as it gets in Vegas. The course was in excellent condition and all staff were friendly.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 80
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Top 250 Contributor
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

...And still one of the BEST!!!

Desert Pines management should charge consulting fees to help most other courses in Las Vegas get their act together. The Course and Staff are always great!!!

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

Worth it.

Nice course. Worth the $31 I played. Course in good shape. No complaints there. Only wish the course was longer. This course could be played with no driver.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Absolutely amazing

I have lived in vegas for a long time. I played this course for the first time and it was spectacular. The fairways were in pristine condition. Cant wait to go back and play!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 10
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 9
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Great condition!

The fairways were in excellent condition and the course layout was fun and challenging.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Reviews 2
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Good pace of play compared to other courses

Friendly staff. Course was in great condition, however the greens were very slow.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 2
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 Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Best bang for your buck

Just played Desert Pines with my buddy and we had an amazing experience. We were greeted by friendly staff as soon as we pulled up as they began to load our clubs on to the cart. Got a free warm up bucket (25-30 balls)... As we were practicing some putting before or round was about to start, the starter came up to us and asked if we wanted to tee off early, as there was a fivesome making the turn (they started on the back nine) and he didn't want to have us get stuck behind them. We obviously accepted and tee'd off right away. The course was in decent condition considering the time of year. Fairways and greens were great but the rough was pretty much dead/dormant. Greens were running quite quick and true (with the exception of several unrepaired ball marks on most of the greens) this is no fault of the course and is just bad etiquette of the players that played previously. I can't speak much about the bunkers as I didn't hit one all day but they looked pretty average ;) The only thing I was slightly disappointed with was, after reading many of the reviews on this course before booking a round here, everyone spoke about how they even provided you with a free lunch on the turn. FYI, if you book through the Golf Now app and book it at a "Hot Deal" price they do not provide the free lunch for you... I know this might not be a big deal for most but I just thought everyone should know. The good thing is that the food we purchased at the turn was quite reasonable, a hotdog, Turkey sandwich and a bag of chips was only $13 bucks. So no complaints. All n all, I would definitely recommend this course to my friends n family. I might even play it one more time before we leave.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

The greens were very patchy and rough. The girl behind the bar was rude. Two of the wait staff were amazing.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Fair
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 80
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Top 250 Contributor
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Still one of the best...

Desert Pines is always a great choice when playing in the Las Vegas area. Great course, Great staff... Nuff said.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 25
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great value for the money

Played here for the first time and this course is the best value for the money. Got a hit Deal rate, and even at the full rate would play here again. Had a shotgun start because of a frost delay, but was able to replay the starting holes since the course was closing early. Recommend this course over some of the overpriced resorts.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

beware

Beware, this course is poorly managed and prone to changing the fee's without prior notice. My foursome booked a tee time at the website price then upon arrival told that the rate had arbitrarily gone up over 250 % due special weekend event. No compromise offered, we left not willing to pay the higher fee, then discovered DP had charged my credit card $500 without notice. Must avoid booking tee times here, DANGER!!!

Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 23
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Challenging course but worth the money

Greens are in good shape
Fairways were good
Sand bunkers actually had sand in them !( I know I was in them all day)
T boxes were good
Nice course- a tad narrow if you are a “ slicer”

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

Great layout

Would play again if pace of play wasn’t over 5 hours.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 7
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Desert Pines

Well maintained. Great design features hole to hole. You’ll not lose interest here.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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