View of the 17th green from the Palms course at Marriott's Desert Springs Resort
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4.2
1248 Reviews (1248)
5 Stars
508
4 Stars
504
3 Stars
153
2 Stars
52
1 Stars
31
Conditions
4.3
Value
4.1
Layout
4.5
Friendliness
4.3
Pace
3.8
Amenities
4.0
87.4%
Recommend this course
1078 out of 1248 reviews
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4.0
67 Reviews (67)
5 Stars
23
4 Stars
28
3 Stars
11
2 Stars
3
1 Stars
2
Conditions
4.1
Value
4.0
Layout
4.5
Pace
3.8
Amenities
2.8
StaffFriendliness
4.1
80.6%
Recommend this course
54 out of 67 reviews
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4.2
173 Reviews (173)
5 Stars
80
4 Stars
63
3 Stars
23
2 Stars
4
1 Stars
3
Conditions
4.3
Value
4.1
Layout
4.5
Pace
4.0
Amenities
3.7
StaffFriendliness
4.3
85.5%
Recommend this course
148 out of 173 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Resort
Par 72
Length 6761 yards
Slope 131
Rating 72.3
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JW Marriott Desert Springs – Palm Course
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Course Details

Year Built 1986
Golf Season Year round

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees (with GPS)
Clubs Yes
GPS 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
Fivesomes Allowed No
Single Allowed No
Dress code Proper golf attire.

Available Facilities

Spa

Available Sports

Fitness

Reviews

4.2
1248 Reviews (1248)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 82
19th Hole Scenic Views 64
Patio Dining 63
Course Challenges Include:
Water Hazards 169
Bunkers 146
Undulating Greens 93
This course/club is great for:
Advanced Golfers 100
A Weekend Splurge 98
Entertaining Clients 73
This Course's Location is:
At a Resort 170
Convenient to the City 118
Near Local Attractions 47

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5.0
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Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
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Conditions Good
Value Good
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Conditions Excellent
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Pace Excellent
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3.0
First Time Playing

Location

It seemed like it was squeezed inside a bunch of main roads.
Very noisy at times.

Conditions Fair
Value Excellent
Layout Poor
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

Great round, with one small complaint.

This is my second time playing a JW Marriott course. I played the Valley Course around this same time in 2019. The course was in excellent shape. The greens were quick, but not crazy fast, while still being receptive to shots. Fairways were terrific. GPS was accurate. Practice tee and green were adequate, with range balls included in the price. My one complaint was the lack of water on the course. On a 100 degree day, the beverage cart didn't come around until 8 tee, and then not at all on the back. Also, the water fountains on the back were out of order. I was a bit surprised to not get a few complimentary waters in the cooler on the cart, like I did at a lower priced course the week before in Las Vegas. I would definitely play the course again, but I'd be sure to stock up on water beforehand. A minor quibble, however, for what was a really great round on a gorgeous course, especially the waterfall at 2 green and the entire 17th hole. Pace of play was moderate (4 hours for the round), with just a few waits on some shots. Hard to judge the other off course amenities, as I was only there for the golf, and it appeared that some restaurants were closed due to the pandemic.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
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Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great course

Other than the slow mofos In front of us, it was in good shape and fun. Always like playing this course

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Nice course

My husband and I enjoyed our time on the course. Hot 106. But nice day for golfing

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
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Reviews 3
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
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Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Vacation golf

Still a pricy course but with others reseeding there weren’t many options. Very nice course to play, but no ice even to byodrinks, and no service to wipe down clubs or even water and towels to do ourselves. Marriott can do better!

Conditions Good
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Terrible

The staff was rude. No ice in cart ice buckets Wouldn’t give us water or more than a cup of ice. Too expensive 7 minutes between tee times Terrible

Conditions Excellent
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Poor
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 20-24
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 8
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great Course

This course offers a wonderful challenge. Course was in great shape and the greens were playing fast! The starter was wonderful and really set a great tone for the course at the outset. Cannot wait to be back!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Played On
Reviews 10
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once 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
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Hot day at the course

Overall, it was a great experience, challenging holes with sand traps and water and what makes the experience even better are the great folks we were paired with.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
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