Palms at Marriott's Desert Springs Resort

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4.0
940
5 Stars
367
4 Stars
386
3 Stars
115
2 Stars
45
1 Stars
27
Conditions
4.1
Value
4.0
Layout
4.4
Friendliness
4.4
Pace
3.6
Amenities
4.3
85.6%
Recommend this course
806 out of 940 reviews
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4.3
63
5 Stars
28
4 Stars
26
3 Stars
7
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.3
Value
4.2
Layout
4.4
Pace
3.7
Amenities
4.3
StaffFriendliness
4.4
96.8%
Recommend this course
61 out of 63 reviews
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Average Rating
4.1
145
5 Stars
62
4 Stars
52
3 Stars
18
2 Stars
8
1 Stars
5
Conditions
4.2
Value
4.1
Layout
4.4
Pace
3.8
Amenities
4.4
StaffFriendliness
4.4
88.3%
Recommend this course
128 out of 145 reviews
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Holes 18
Type Resort
Par 72
Length 6761
Slope 131
Rating 72.3
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JW Marriott Desert Springs – Palm Course
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Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Black 72 6761 yards 72.3 131
Blue 72 6381 yards 70.5 127
White 72 6143 yards 69.4 124
Red (W) 72 5492 yards 72.5 130
Scorecard for Palm Course
Metrics:
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 In Total
Black M: 72.3/131 528 392 162 330 429 366 575 186 415 3383 542 375 217 529 350 373 409 160 423 3378 6761
Blue M: 70.5/127 509 368 148 322 407 347 536 167 376 3180 513 357 184 511 340 356 397 152 391 3201 6381
White M: 69.4/124 W: 75.9/137 496 351 138 312 395 333 525 155 357 3062 495 344 171 501 334 339 385 139 373 3081 6143
Red M: 66.7/114 W: 72.5/130 447 312 127 280 358 320 472 136 319 2771 457 320 148 439 294 308 308 115 332 2721 5492
Handicap 13 7 15 17 1 9 3 5 11 8 16 6 10 18 12 4 14 2
Par 5 4 3 4 4 4 5 3 4 36 5 4 3 5 4 4 4 3 4 36 72

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.

Reviews

4.0
940

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 80
19th Hole Scenic Views 62
Patio Dining 62
Course Challenges Include:
Water Hazards 167
Bunkers 144
Undulating Greens 92
This course/club is great for:
Advanced Golfers 98
A Weekend Splurge 96
Entertaining Clients 72
This Course's Location is:
At a Resort 168
Convenient to the City 117
Near Local Attractions 47

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Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played

The Palms course - Worth playing

Good track, generous fairways, greens good speed with some undulation. Speed of play was good. Would definitely play again.

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
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Need to improve the greens.

Very scenic course but they need to improve the quality of the greens. Greens on other courses are in better condition.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Enjoyable

Interesting layout, uneven terrain, lots of water, elevated greens. Difficult enough but not punishing. Good experience, will be back

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
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Previously Played

Great course badly managed

Too many people put on course at once 5 hour red norm

No marshal

Staff not friendly nor helpful

Very difficult course for poor golfers

Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Disappointing

Didn’t play. Tee times an hour behind. Disappointing!

Friendliness Poor
Played On
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Windy weather
Used cart

JW Marriot Palm Course

Beautifully groomed course even on a windy cold day. However, they were allowing groups to tee off both nines so took 4hrs for our 2some to finish. Not fun standing around int he wind & cold waiting to hit every shot.

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

Awesome course

Great course to play. Hard to find the pro shop if you are not the guest at the resort. They can do a better job at putting up the signage or staff at the bag drop to show the directions for the amount of the green fees that golfers have to pay.

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

Great course

the course was very well maintained and the greens were perfect. We will definitely play here again.

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
Previously Played
Conditions Good
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
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Top 1 Contributor
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Previously Played
Cold weather
Used cart

Palm

Rode the Blues (6381/70.5/127) in slightly over 3H under partly cloudy, fairly calm conditions around 55. Over seeded tees were lush and near immaculate. Level with very few unfixed divots. Over seeded fairways were lush and nice to play from. Over seeded rough was not high, but was lush and thick. Sand traps were nicely raked. However, there is just not enough sand in them. Firm with little sand is fine on the fairways, but not around raised greens where the traps often have large lips. Over seeded greens putted medium fast speed, were firm and smooth. Not many ball marks, very nice. Ted Robinson design that constantly goes up/down rolling hills with some raised green complexes, Numerous tiered greens, nice water features with a generous amount of water and sand to avoid. You cannot spray the ball around too much, but Palm is not overtly tight. The customer service was excellent from all encountered. Cart gal out making numerous rounds, ample water stations every few holes on the course. Good GPS on the carts. Range balls are included in your fee, all grass range. Fun course layout, Recommended.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Cold weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great

Awesome golf course for any level golfer water sand hills and beautiful place. After golf happy hour at fisherman’s catch with great food and drinks you can’t go wrong

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

JW Marriott golf

One of the most beautiful courses we have played. Very tough course however. Definitely will play again.

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

Nice Course

Nice layout. Course in wonderful shape. Enjoyed it.

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

JW Marriott Palm Course

A beautiful course with a very poor pace of play there were 2 foursomes backed up in the first few holes. On the 6th hole, starter Ron suggested we start over as we could move faster. We did and we moved faster. However we only played five holes twice iand one extra hole for a total of 11 holes before it got dark. We didn’t expect to finish given that we started at 1:22, but we did expect to finish 14 or 15 holes. And we only played 11 holes.

Steve Levitsky

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