Indian Wells Golf Resort - Players Course
|Green (W)||72||5636 yards||74.0||127|
|Red (W)||72||5108 yards||71.3||122|
|Cabernet M: 75.3/139||558||230||331||470||469||459||552||222||626||3917||401||332||186||454||586||467||396||146||491||3459||7376|
|Blue M: 73.3/134||534||200||305||434||443||434||512||207||591||3660||383||318||165||433||557||425||372||144||456||3253||6913|
|Orange M: 71.7/129||534||173||305||409||397||402||512||182||488||3402||383||318||165||398||557||383||372||144||416||3136||6538|
|Yellow M: 70.6/126||494||173||283||409||397||402||491||182||488||3319||361||299||158||398||530||383||338||124||416||3007||6326|
|White M: 69.2/123||494||160||283||364||360||369||491||164||429||3114||361||299||158||360||530||358||338||124||364||2892||6006|
|Green M: 67.7/117 W: 74.0/127||438||160||248||364||360||369||422||164||429||2954||328||276||144||360||437||358||301||114||364||2682||5636|
|Red W: 71.3/122||401||148||212||326||333||328||391||144||408||2691||297||247||130||335||387||310||280||105||326||2417||5108|
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Indian Wells Players Course
I played this course today (9/18) and had a great time. The staff was great, the course was in great condition and the weather was great (early morning).
Players @ IW
Played the Orange Tees (6538/71.6/130) with Matt, Perry and Ron in around 4.5H mid day. The weather was over 110, muggy, clear and fairly calm. Thanks to Johnny for setting this up and for IW for having us out!
Really like this John Fought layout that features 7 sets of well spaced tees. Par 72 (37-35). The course is a good mixture of flat and rolling hills. Challenging layout featuring many holes with fairways that are either narrow in the landing area or require turning the ball to get in prime positions. The course conditions were excellent overall.
The Bermuda tees were lush and nicely maintained with few divots.
The Bermuda fairways were lush and very nice to play from.
The Bermuda rough is mowed down and not overly penal with good coverage.
The sand traps were well maintained with fine sand.
The Bermuda greens were smooth and putted medium speed. Firm with few ball marks. These large greens have many subtle undulations with few straight putts. Large challenging green complexes.
I appreciate this layout more with each round played here. This course would be challenging to walk since there are numerous tees hundreds of yards from the last green. The customer service is always excellent here. Plenty of ice/water stations on the course. Nice GPS on the carts. Cart gal was around numerous times. Complementary range balls on an all grass range is a plus. Highly recommended.
The course was in great condition especially for the end of summer. The greens could be rolled and play a lil quicker, but you can’t ask for much more from the desert in the month of August!
Beautiful Course...Crappy Greens
We booked directly on the course website...no mention that the greens were just punched and not puttable. The check in staff didn't say anything either. You can imagine our disappointment when we reached the first green. The rest of the course was amazing. We played in the afternoon so there were very few players on the course. Learn from our mistake and call before booking your tee time.
Very nice course...greens were a bit sandy but the layout was great!. Staff was very friendly and lots of water and ice!
Indian Wells Players course.
Doesn't get much better than this, check in staff great, prk-shop great, starter, course, conditions all great & the fact they have water/ice stations every 3 holes is a solid nice touch.
Nice Course, Not Worth The Money
The Players course at Indian Wells was underwhelming after hearing and seeing so much fanfare about the course. The course was in great condition and the Marshal was on the ball keeping slower groups moving. My complaints pertain to the cost and what you get in the course. I’ve golfed several high end muni’s that are on Par with the players course at half the price. The check in was slow with the computer system issues which was no fault of the pro-shop staff. Extremely expensive drinks on the cart as well. Won’t be back unless there are better deals to be had.
Enjoyed our. Game. Pace of play was fine on a beautiful day in peak season. Views of mountain ranges were outstanding. Will likely return
Indian Wells Players is great shotmakers course
As a test of golf, I'd rather play the Players Course than the Celebrity Course because it's certainly more demanding and probably offers a little more variety. It just isn't as visually stunning as the Celebrity Course, which is why I didn't give the Players Course five stars (but I definitely considered it). With this said, I'd play this course over and over again. This is the proverbial "you get to use every club in the bag" course. A terrific variety of holes include the par-4 sixth, which wraps around a lake, ala Bay Hill no. 6, and the drivable par-4 third hole. I also like the fact that all the par 5s are reachable if you have reasonable length off the tee (and play the right tees). In addition to the golf, be sure to check out the clubhouse restaurant, the VUE, which has all kinds of top-chef menu items and a fantastic selection of wines and spirits from the bar.