Indian Wells Golf Resort - Players Course

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4.5
154
5 Stars
104
4 Stars
40
3 Stars
6
2 Stars
3
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.5
Value
4.2
Layout
4.5
Friendliness
4.8
Pace
4.4
Amenities
4.7
91.9%
Recommend this course
148 out of 154 reviews
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Average Rating
4.6
9
5 Stars
7
4 Stars
1
3 Stars
0
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.4
Value
4.3
Layout
4.4
Pace
4.4
Amenities
4.7
StaffFriendliness
4.8
88.9%
Recommend this course
8 out of 9 reviews
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Average Rating
4.4
24
5 Stars
14
4 Stars
7
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.3
Value
4.0
Layout
4.4
Pace
4.3
Amenities
4.7
StaffFriendliness
4.8
87.5%
Recommend this course
21 out of 24 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Par 72
Length 7376
Slope 139
Rating 75.3
Type Resort
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Indian Wells Golf Resort - Player Course
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Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Cabernet 72 7376 yards 75.3 139
Blue 72 6913 yards 73.3 134
Orange 72 6538 yards 71.7 129
Yellow 72 6326 yards 70.6 126
White 72 6006 yards 69.2 123
Green 72 5636 yards 67.7 117
Green (W) 72 5636 yards 74.0 127
Red 72 5108 yards 65.2 110
Red (W) 72 5108 yards 71.3 122
Scorecard for Players
Metrics:
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 In Total
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
Handicap 11 13 17 7 1 3 15 9 5 10 16 14 6 8 4 12 18 2
Par 5 3 4 4 4 4 5 3 5 37 4 4 3 4 5 4 4 3 4 35 72

Course Details

Year Built 1986
Greens Bermuda Grass
Golf Season Year round

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs Yes
GPS Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted Visa, MC, AMEX, Discover
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Shirt and shoes required

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Reviews

4.5
154

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 24
19th Hole Specials 16
Patio Dining 16
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 26
Water Hazards 24
Undulating Greens 21
This course/club is great for:
A Weekend Splurge 20
Advanced Golfers 20
Locals 15
This Course's Location is:
At a Resort 25
Worth the Drive 16
Convenient to the City 13

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Handicap 10-14
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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).

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Top 1 Contributor
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Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

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.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing

Great Course

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!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

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.

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

great course

Very nice course...greens were a bit sandy but the layout was great!. Staff was very friendly and lots of water and ice!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser

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.

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
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

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.

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

Enjoyed our. Game. Pace of play was fine on a beautiful day in peak season. Views of mountain ranges were outstanding. Will likely return

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Golf Advisor
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

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.

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