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1067 Reviews (1067)
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1 Stars
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Conditions
4.3
Value
4.1
Layout
4.5
Friendliness
4.4
Pace
3.6
Amenities
4.4
89.9%
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4.2
52 Reviews (52)
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Conditions
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Value
4.2
Layout
4.5
Pace
3.8
Amenities
4.4
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4.4
92.3%
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4.3
161 Reviews (161)
5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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Conditions
4.5
Value
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Layout
4.5
Pace
3.6
Amenities
4.4
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4.4
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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.

Reviews

4.2
1067 Reviews (1067)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 81
19th Hole Scenic Views 63
Patio Dining 62
Course Challenges Include:
Water Hazards 168
Bunkers 145
Undulating Greens 92
This course/club is great for:
Advanced Golfers 99
A Weekend Splurge 97
Entertaining Clients 72
This Course's Location is:
At a Resort 169
Convenient to the City 118
Near Local Attractions 47

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5.0
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First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Fanatastic course. Could not been in better shape. Was the most amazing course if have ever played. Wide fairways that gave you confidence Love to play it everyday.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
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3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

No GPS

What happened to the GPS? A few in our group didn’t bother to being rangefinders as we have always had GPS.

4 guys sharing one rangefinder was a pain and probably the reason we were backed up on every hole

Kinda annoyed everyone off. Certainly surprised us all.

Wasn’t aware the range was closed either but get it for reseeding

Anyway course was in nice condition but come on guys. Put the GPS back on or let folks know if don’t plan on having it

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

Great Value

This course is beautiful and a great value for the price you pay. It is a tough course for women. A lot of the holes will play an extra shot longer. The pace of play can be terrible. It’s a resort course and not well monitored. Be prepared for a 5 hour round.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Good but slow

Keep coming back to course as it is kept in great shape. Driving range was closed and was not made aware ahead of time. Pace was poor and needs attention.

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

Slow slow and slower

2hrs 40 min for front 9 is unacceptable especially when start was 15 min late

Will not play again unless other options not avail

Conditions Good
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Palm Course JW Marriott

Sadly had a poor experience for the first time at this resort course. The pro shop did not advise that the starter was three times behind. Was also advised that the range was not open due to technical difficulties with the turf not overseeding. This info was no where to be found in any site, as we had arrived an hour early to warm up and enjoy the excellent facility. Sadly closed but looked quite all right but I’m not an agronomist.
Went up to the putting green area and starter location. Handed in our starter chit, NO mention of 3 times behind once again. Zero communication. We’re not called at our 1:22 time and when we inquired THEN we were told abruptly by Willi that we were still 24 minutes from our t time. ZERO impressed. So we putted first another half hour.
We teed off approx 25 min late.
There was a group on the 3/4/5 tee when we rolled up. NO Marshall on the course no explanation. Very poor customer service for the first time ever at this location.
We understand we had a late t time but we thought with good marshalling and a 4 hour round we could get close to completing 18 holes. We finished in total darkness on 13.
Quite disappointing from beginning to end to be honest from a communication perspective.
Will think twice about booking again here.

Conditions Fair
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

NEED TO FIGURE OUT IF THEY ARE A GOLF COURSE OR A RESORT

Played here before and over the last two years they have really forgotten what the golf experince is all about. Playing a 5 hour round and being told this is a resort golf course so just accpet it s unacceptable.
They have all kinds of starter staff but no marshall to keep the pace of play moving.

Last time they get my money....

Conditions Good
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Mixed Day

The course was in good shape and we were able to drive in the rough rather than cart path only. However the pace was slower than expected and experienced before. The range was not open and I think that should be on the website when you sign up.
Staff are always good and helpful. Odd no GPS on the carts and no maps of the course on the card. My playing partners were there for the first time and found it difficult. Although less than Desert Willow the practice facilities are disappointing.

Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Skill Intermediate
I Recommend This Course
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Got to course early to use driving range only to discover that range was closed. It would have been nice to know this before we booked four t times. Very disappointing. Golf now should have disclosed this at booking. They knew.

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Fair
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Great place to play

We ‘be played here before, and always keep coming back. The course is so beautiful, the staff so professional, and the other amenities are great, too.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
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 Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once 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
Skill Intermediate
Plays Twice a year
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 10-14
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 Fair
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Previously Played

Tedious Pace

The course was not that busy as this is the shoulder season. Since they didn’t feel they wanted to have a marshal we were treated to a 5hr 10min round. With no one enforcing pace of play a tedious 4-some two groups ahead ruined the day. I play this course five or six times per year, mostly in the Jan-Mar months. Pace of play is often an issue for one reason or another from overbooking to ineffective marshals.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Played On
Handicap 0-4
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Top 250 Contributor
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
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