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4.9
Value
4.7
Layout
4.9
Friendliness
4.8
Pace
4.7
Amenities
4.7
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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private/Resort
Par 72
Length 7247 yards
Slope 141
Rating 75.1
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Rams Hill Golf Club
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Course Details

Year Built 1983
Fairways Bermuda Grass
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Ted Robinson, Sr. (1983) Tom Fazio (2007) Dennis Wise (2007)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range 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

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4.8
311 Reviews (311)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 40
Patio Dining 39
19th Hole Scenic Views 35
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 49
Undulating Greens 42
Water Hazards 36
This course/club is great for:
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 43
A Bucket list/Top 100 Pick 36
A Weekend Splurge 33
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 51
At a Resort 11

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Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Make the Drive!

If you are considering making the drive from the Palm Springs area treat yourself and make the trip. Great desert features heading into Borrego Springs, wonderful course that was immaculately manicured. Will be back!
KW

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Great 2019 Fall start

Course is in great shape . Weather wasn't too hot and the wind was manageable. Marshalls were always present to keep the flow going. Usual delay at the two consecutive par 3's but the snack bar/restroom is nearby. Only downside was that it was cart path only for the opening weekend. But the reduced rate made up for the inconvenience. The afternoon is usually empty and I wish they offered discount rates for replay.

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

Must Play Course

This is a must play course. Perfect conditions and very friendly staff. Perfectly peaceful and quiet on the course, which just adds to the perfect round of golf.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart

Best Golf Course in SOCAL

This was probably my 8th round at Rams Hill. In my opinion, the course is challenging, but fair. I belong to the Torrey Pines Mens Club, but Rams Hill is my favorite course. The greens are in superb shape. The course is closed from early June until the first part of November, This may factor into why the course is always in such great condition. You will not be disappointed!

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

By far the best public course in San Diego county!!!

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

Lived up to our expectations!

This was our first time playing. We had high expectations considering the course's reputation. I'm happy to say that we were very impressed with the staff, course and in spite of a little wind, really had a great time. (Spoiler Alert!!) The cookie at end of the round was a sweet surprise! We'll be back soon I hope!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 05/24/2019

Golfpsp

Thanks for the wonderful review. We are very proud of our hidden gem in Borrego Springs. The fresh homemade cookies are wonderful and on hot days you may find a homemade ice cream sandwich too......

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Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
First Time Playing

Nice track but they failed to manage pace of play

Getting to Borrego Springs is not easy. That is the first hurdle. The course has a nice layout and is a good challenge but management failed to monitor the pace of play. They reportedly have a cart tracking system that will point out problems with slow groups quickly but apparently they do not know how to use it or are afraid to offend the guilty party. Five plus hour round. We waited for one to two groups to clear on every single hole except number one.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
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Commented on 05/24/2019

Rbrady807,

Thank you for visiting Rams Hill. I'm very sorry about the length of your round. We pride ourselves on the fact that the average length of a round at Rams Hill is 4hrs 15mins. However on a busy Saturday like the day you played our times occasionally slip. I hope you will come and visit us again soon. Enjoy the golf season.

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

Incredible Course

Breathtaking yet forgiving fairways, immaculate greens, challenging bunkers with incredible views of the surrounding mountains and valley. Absolutely loved it. Challenging but not to the point of penalizing you too much for misplaced shots.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented on 05/24/2019

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Thanks for visiting Rams Hill and the terrific review. We hope to see you again soon.

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Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Great Golf Course

Course in great shape.Great staff and lunch.Courses closes in three weeks,so this would be the end of their season till Nov.But everyone was very friendly and the course was in great condition. Will be back next week to play before they close for the season.Great pro shop staff

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

Amazing course, amazing staff

Played two rounds here and simply put it was an amazing day.
Course was beautiful, staff was friendly in the pro shop and at the restaurant between rounds.
Will be back with a larger group, the only thing that would’ve made it an even better time!

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

Great course

We played this course earlier in February. It was quite cold then and we didn’t finish. We said we had to try it again when we came back. This time it was much warmer. The course was in amazing shape. It can play tough or easy depending on the tee boxes you chose.

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
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

the best of the best

a wonderful day at rams hill beginning with a delicious breakfast. We had excellent & friendly service from Dan.
Then onto the golf course for an amazing round. The round moved along under the watchful eye of the marshal. course is in A+ condition. greens are
fast. The young man attending the beverage & food cart
thanked us for coming. Everyone was friendly and gracious from start to finish. Thanx for the homemade
cookies

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 Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Very Nice

The course was very nice. Spectacular views. Fun but challenging layout, even from the white tees. We had a bit of a slow group in front of us but still finished in under 4.5 hrs. We had a perfect weather day with light winds. I can see it would be a tough slog in high winds. A bit of local knowledge would be nice. Tricky greens with lots of contours and unusual breaks. I’d like to play there again when I’m playing better!

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 250 Contributor
First Time Playing

Very windy

Great course...little too expensive for folks to come along way to play course however I traveled from fla to play on the way to Indian Wells

Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 50 Contributor
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

One of the Best in Southern California

I have played this course a total of 4 times in the past 3 years. The condition of the greens and fairways has declined from my first 3 visits. This is likely due to the unusual amount of rain this area has received this year. There were areas of several greens that were without grass (possible fungus?). And the fairways were not as lush as in prior years. But overall the course conditions still rated 4+ stars. The sand traps were in great condition, and most of the greens rolled very true (and fast). But given the decline in the condition of the fairways and greens, and can't give this course a 5-star rating for course conditions. And with the course conditions declining a bit, I can't give it 5 stars for value either. BUT, this is still one of the best courses in So CA!

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

Pushy

upon arriving at thr coarse we were told that we need to keep a 4 .10 pace because fast playing members wld be pushing us.. also told the coarse was booked. after 4 holes we realized we had the coarse to ourselves.
Marshall sat and watched every hole we played. it was an Erie feeling.
finaly wr had to ask for a cart girl to come out as there was no ammenities on the coarse and the starter failed to tell us.. coarse is neautiful and good shape..
i wld play again.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 10-14
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

Having seen this course listed in Golfweeks "Best Places You Can Play," I decided I had to make the 2 hour drive from Palm Springs.
I was not disappointed.
First impression was this course was in the middle of nowhere. But, once you get in to the course, everything changes.
First, the driving range is stocked with Pro V1 range balls. Nice touch.
Then, when you get to the course, the tee times are spread out to make for an enjoyable round, without the wait between shots.
Had we not been a twosome, behind a foursome, we likely would not have seen a single individual the whole round.
Give this course a chance when in the Cochella Valley. You won't be disappointed.

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

My favorite course in S California

Always great conditions. Greens run perfectly. I have played with low and very high handicappers who enjoy the layout. No hidden traps or gimmicks. I always look forward to driving down to Borrego Springs for a day of golf at Rams Hill. This time we toured some of the spectacular iron sculptures in the desert near Rams Hill before heading home. I have reccomended this course to several friends and they all love the golf course.

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
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Excellent shape, fast greens, plenty of bunkers! Beauty all around. Delicious lunch.

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