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4.6
190 Reviews (190)
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Conditions
4.6
Value
4.4
Layout
4.6
Friendliness
4.8
Pace
4.5
Amenities
4.7
94.4%
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183 out of 190 reviews
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4.9
14 Reviews (14)
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4 Stars
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Conditions
4.7
Value
4.8
Layout
4.9
Pace
4.5
Amenities
4.5
StaffFriendliness
5.0
100.0%
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14 out of 14 reviews
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4.7
27 Reviews (27)
5 Stars
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4 Stars
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Conditions
4.8
Value
4.6
Layout
4.7
Pace
4.6
Amenities
4.6
StaffFriendliness
4.9
96.3%
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26 out of 27 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Resort
Par 72
Length 7376 yards
Slope 139
Rating 75.3
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Indian Wells Golf Resort - Player Course
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Course Details

Year Built 1986
Greens Bermuda Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect John Fought (2007) Ted Robinson, Sr. (1986)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs Yes
GPS Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Bunker Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

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

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Reviews

4.6
190 Reviews (190)

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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5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great Morning

The course is pristine. Greens a bit slow but ran true. T boxes excellent as were the fairways. It was busy but we finished in under 4 hours.
Staff in pro shop , on course and in the bar were very helpful and welcoming. Play it once or twice each year when visiting. Does not disappoint

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
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 Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Players course highly recommended.

Highly recommend the Players course. Fairways are great. The course was just re-opened after reseeding. Cart path only. I found the staff to be fantastic. Top notch landscaping. Lots of ice and water available on course. Cart girl was great too. Ate at the Vue for the Happy Hour after golf. Great food & drinks!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great test!

Would have been 5 stars but opening day after overseed had the greens at a 7

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
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
Hot weather
Used cart

Top Notch

Near perfect conditions. Beautiful layout. Good value for the money. Will definately go back.

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

Indian Wells Players Course

Indian Wells players course is a very well layed out facility that will appeal to the golfer wanting to try a course that is very long and very challenging from the tips. There are several long par 4s that will test a golfers long iron striking ability. The greens were in good shape for this time of year. The staff was very accommodating and helpful with my visit. This is a world class venue that does a good job providing a memorable experience for their visitors. Would definitely recommend this to anyone in the Palm Springs or Indian Wells area!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Awesome course and staff

Played 4 times this week on Players course. Celebrity course closed right now. Staff was super friendly, great merchandise in shop and cart service was always out and about. Food service is limited during the remodel so plan accordingly.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Played On
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

It's a deal right now.

Easily the in the best condition compared to the other courses in the same pay range. The greens where immaculate, 10 on the stint, and sooo true. Fairways, tee boxes, staff. All top notch. If I didn't already have another tee time today @ La Quinta ......... I would go back in a heartbeat. Only downside, the bar and grill is closed for renovations.

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

Great Round

Great day all around course & staff were outstanding!!

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

Nice Course

Nice course, in pretty good condition. Greens were SUPER FAST. Quite a few blind shots which can be tough when you’re playing for the first time. Overall would recommend

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

A must play

When in palm desert this is the course to play. Beautiful grounds and the weather was perfect. I look forward to our next visit.

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

Players @ IW

Rode the Orange Tees (6538/71.6/130) with Sal and Johnny in around 4H early morning. The weather was in the 80's, clear and fairly calm. Thanks to Johnny for setting this up and for IW for having us out!

The course conditions were excellent overall. I appreciate this layout more with each round played here. It would be challenging to walk since there are numerous tees 100+ 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 person came around numerous times. Complementary range balls on an all grass range is a plus.

The tees were lush and nicely maintained with few divots.

The fairways were lush and very nice to play from.

The overseeded rough close to greens, just off fairways and arounf tees is mowed down and not overly penal and is lush. The non over seeded Bermuda rough farther off fairways has good coverage but is not what I would call lush.

The sand traps were well maintained with fine sand.

The greens were smooth and putted medium fast speed. Firm with few ball marks. These large greens have many subtle undulations with few straight putts.

Really like this John Fought design that features 7 sets of well spaced tees. Par 72 (37-35). The course is a good mixture of flat and rolling hills. Large challenging green complexes. 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. Highly recommended.

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

Sadly disappointed

I golfed this course about 5 years ago and had very fond memories. This time
it was not the same experience. We arrived early to warm up but the driving range was not ready. The course appeared muddy and dry looking. Maybe this is due to the recent flooding but it was not what I remembered it to be. The bunkers seem to be everywhere and set up for a pro to get out of. We played The Players Course perhaps the other would be better.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Windy weather
Used cart

Fast Greens

I know they were over 10 on the stemp, maybe over 11 - very fast, very nice!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Good scenic course

Very enjoyable day, nice course in great condition

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

Got hot deal

Golfed the players side, paid 99 bucks for a 1:20 tee off, just got our 18 in before dusk. 4:15 minute round, good pace, good friendly staff and excellent course conditions. The off season rough was brown which is not visually appealing but played very fair. I had played the celebrity a few years back, and found it much friendlier to a higher handicapper. The players is a shot makers course and much tighter and tougher. Overall I was very happy with my Indian Wells experience again. Only downside was the range was out of service ( flood last week)

Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 1000 Contributor
First Time Playing

Indian Wells Players Course

Wonderful good course, good test, prefect conditions. Highly recommended.

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