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4.0
690 Reviews (690)
5 Stars
199
4 Stars
355
3 Stars
101
2 Stars
25
1 Stars
10
Conditions
4.1
Value
4.2
Layout
4.1
Friendliness
4.5
Pace
4.4
Amenities
3.8
84.4%
Recommend this course
617 out of 690 reviews
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3.7
38 Reviews (38)
5 Stars
8
4 Stars
20
3 Stars
2
2 Stars
5
1 Stars
3
Conditions
3.5
Value
3.9
Layout
4.0
Pace
4.4
Amenities
3.6
StaffFriendliness
4.4
73.7%
Recommend this course
28 out of 38 reviews
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4.0
94 Reviews (94)
5 Stars
29
4 Stars
46
3 Stars
11
2 Stars
5
1 Stars
3
Conditions
4.0
Value
4.2
Layout
4.1
Pace
4.4
Amenities
3.8
StaffFriendliness
4.4
80.9%
Recommend this course
76 out of 94 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 71
Length 6357 yards
Slope 120
Rating 70.1
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Palm Desert Country Club
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Course Details

Year Built 1962
Golf Season Year round
Architect William F. Bell (1962) Cary Bickler (2006)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Bunker Yes
Caddies No
Golf School Academy 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

Food & Beverage

Bar, Grill, Restaurant

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Banquet Facilities

Available Sports

Tennis

Reviews

4.0
690 Reviews (690)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 51
Patio Dining 29
Brunch 13
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 73
Water Hazards 50
Undulating Greens 26
This course/club is great for:
Locals 56
Seniors 48
Beginners 39
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 75
Worth the Drive 15
In the 'Burbs 14

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Played On
Reviews 10
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Poor condition

All things considered, even for this time of year the course was in pretty bad condition. Not much grass in the fairways, greens were recently punched (understandable) rough was very inconsistent.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 08/10/2020

We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. We are going to pass on your feedback to the teams in charge so they can work to make changes. Thanks for visiting Palm Desert Country Club. We hope to see you again in the future.

Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Palm desert country club

Was only able to play back nine because front nine was closed due to green aeration. I was informed of this the day before when I called to check on my tee time. Staff was pleasant and believe I was first golfer off that morning. Played 18 (2 rounds of back nine) in 3 hours. Greens and tees were in good shape. Fairways were ok. Players on course were nice and allowed me to play through. Good value for $

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
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Commented on 08/10/2020

Thank you for your review! We will pass along your positive experience to our team at Palm Desert Country Club. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Played On
Reviews 1
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Poor
Pace Average
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Commented on 08/05/2020

We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. We see you rated the course 1 star and are interested in learning what we can do to improve for your next visit. We take single star feedback very seriously at our course. You are welcome to comment further or reach out to our team in the golf shop. We always appreciate the feedback. Thank you for playing Palm Desert Country Club.

Played On
Reviews 26
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Previously Played

Ragged

course needs to get maintained better. Get to work Mr superintendent.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
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Commented on 08/05/2020

Thank you so much for leaving us with your feedback. We value our customer experience, so your review is important to us. We will make note and we hope to see you back!

Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Cost

Called and made tee time told the greens were not punched and they were. Talked to pro shop to get a break on the cost and was told no way. The reason we went to play there our home house was in the process of punching the greens.

Conditions Fair
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Poor
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser

Fairways and greens were ok. Weeds and unkept surroundings. Nothing edged. Very average municipal course.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
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Commented on 07/21/2020

Thank you for taking the time to review the course. We are sorry to hear your experience did not meet your expectations; however, the way you have provided your feedback does not offer us any room to grow or change. Making comments that cut down the course are not helpful to us or any golfers reading your review. We encourage you to update your review to fit a more constructive form so we can use your experience to make changes. Thanks for playing Palm Desert Country Club.

Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great staff - fun neighborhood course!

I’ve played about half the 100+ courses in the desert but played here for the first time today. It’s Covid-19 conditions and my review takes that into account. Pro shop staff were great when they realized it was our first time and made sure we had water and directions to the first tee which is part of the fun of this course. You drive on the neighborhood streets to get to the next hole or playing area. Really fun and great value.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
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Commented on 07/10/2020

We appreciate you leaving a review and rating us. We will inform the entire team, so they know their hard work is paying off. We look forward to having you back at Palm Desert Country Club!

Played On
Reviews 8
Skill Beginner
Plays A few times a week
2.0
First Time Playing

Ok

It was ok. Greens a little beat up and bumpy.

Golf cart sub par

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented on 07/01/2020

We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. We are going to pass on your feedback to the teams in charge so they can work to make changes. Thanks for visiting Palm Desert Country Club. We hope to see you again in the future.

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Come On Now...this place is horrible

The website calls this place “one of the best public courses in the Coachella Valley.”

It wouldn’t be one of best if it was the only one.

Horrible layout has you dangerously trekking around public streets. Conditions were terrible. Variety of holes was non existent. The sand was like concrete.

Stay away. Do yourself a favor and spend twice as much elsewhere. It’s worth it!!!

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Don't believe the reviews

Never leave reviews for anything - but thought the record had to be corrected on this course. I have no idea what people are seeing for it to be rated so high. Its condition was raggedy - at best - as it has more trash on the course than any other i've played in the valley. It manages to be poorly maintained but you will still have a maintenance men cutting you off on every hole and cluelessly mowing the fringe while you wait in the fairway for 10 minutes. It's a $20 course going for twice as much. If all you want is 18 holes outside and don't care about anything beyond that, it's a fine value. If you expect greens and fairways to have grass on them, this probably isn't the course for you. For this price, you can find at least six courses that will be a better value within 10 miles of this course.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Fair
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 16
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

Nice layout

Recent work on greens but they are getting back to rolling true.. I liked the layout as it winds through a community and the course itself is not to challenging which makes playing in a 100 degree heat a lot easier.. staff was great and friendly .. will definitely come back

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Commented on 06/23/2020

Hi, Miguel! We appreciate you leaving a review and rating us. We will inform the entire team, so they know their hard work is paying off. We look forward to having you back at Palm Desert Country Club!

Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

Lotsa bang for the buck

Nice course, don’t pay attention to the pictures, more like a muni than most of the high end courses in the area.

Hard to evaluate the greens, they were punched 10 days ago, so lots of weird bumpiness, we used the 2putt rule.

A nice change after the target golf so many of the courses around here offer.

We will be back

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
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Commented on 06/16/2020

Thank you for taking the time to review us! Your feedback is valuable, and we look forward to having you back in the near future. Palm Desert Country Club thanks you!

Played On
Reviews 11
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Super nice course

T-boxes and greens are in very good shape, I will certainly play there again.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
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Commented on 06/16/2020

Thank you for your review, Michael. We will pass along your positive experience to our team at Palm Desert Country Club. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Nice oldtrack, that wont beat you up,

My brother lives in Palm Desert, and I ve played many courses there.
PDCC is a nice course, its layout is nestled in a neighborhood, but the fairways are not too narrow. Some slightly elevated greens, but all in all a fairly flat and forgiving course.
Many of the courses I play out in the desert are a bit "tricked up" , and they are fun , but sometimes you just want to play a nice old track that wont beat you up, this is the place !
Keep your head down and follow through ;)

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
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Commented on 06/03/2020

Thank you for your review! We will pass along your positive experience to our team at Palm Desert Country Club. We hope to see you again in the near future!

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great value

During this difficult time my friends and I are trying to play as much golf as we can. To get out and exercise after many weeks of staying home and as a gesture to help our businesses begin to flourish after the devastating financial downturn the pandemic has caused. We found Palm Desert CC to be friendly, safe, efficient and a great value. The course winds its way thru an open neighborhood so golfers often find themselves driving on city streets to get to the next hole but that's a small price to pay. The back 9 has great scenic views of the mountains and flows much better. Greens were in really great shape and fast. I would definitely play it again and appreciate the staff.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented on 05/14/2020

We appreciate you leaving a review and rating us. Your feedback is important to us! We will inform the entire team, so they know their hard work is paying off. We look forward to having you back at Palm Desert Country Club!

Played On
Reviews 7
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Relaxing round of golf

Very enjoyable round of golf. The fairways are getting burnt but it’s also 100 plus degrees everyday. The greens were perfect. The guy in the pro shop was very professional and friendly. The pace of play was excellent. We finished our round in 3 1/2 hours. We will definitely be back.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented on 05/04/2020

Your feedback is important to us, Michael! Thank you for sharing your 5-star experience. We are thrilled to hear how much you enjoyed your visit with us and we look forward to seeing you again at the course again soon! Thanks for choosing Palm Desert Country Club!

Played On
Reviews 51
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 1000 Contributor
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 03/16/2020

Thanks for leaving us a review! We're glad you enjoyed your time at Palm Desert Country Club and hope you'll come see us again soon.

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

very cool course

The staff was very nice course was in great condition and a beautiful day in palm desert I would play this course again.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
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Commented on 03/16/2020

Your feedback is important to us! Thank you for sharing your 5-star experience. We look forward to seeing you again at the course soon! Thanks for choosing Palm Desert Country Club.

Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Not worth the money

The course is nothing to rave about and the staff was not friendly. No carts were available when we arrived. We were told they would bring us some right before our round started. They never did. We had to go into the cart garage to grab a cart. Made for a hurried start to the round. The view around the course is depressing.

Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Poor
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 03/13/2020

We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. We are going to pass on your feedback to the teams in charge so they can work to make changes. Thanks for visiting Palm Desert Country Club. We hope to see you again in the future.

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
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Commented on 03/12/2020

Thank you so much for the great review. We are glad you had an incredible time, and we hope to see you again soon! Thanks for choosing Palm Desert Country Club.

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