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Value
4.1
Layout
4.4
Friendliness
4.4
Pace
3.9
Amenities
4.3
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4.3
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4.2
148 Reviews (148)
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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Conditions
4.3
Value
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Layout
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Pace
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About

Holes 18
Type Resort
Par 72
Length 6627 yards
Slope 127
Rating 71.7
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JW Marriott Desert Springs – Valley 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
881 Reviews (881)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 47
Patio Dining 38
19th Hole Scenic Views 27
Course Challenges Include:
Water Hazards 102
Bunkers 100
Undulating Greens 84
This course/club is great for:
A Weekend Splurge 56
Advanced Golfers 52
Playing Multiple Courses 51
This Course's Location is:
At a Resort 107
Convenient to the City 69
Near Local Attractions 25

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I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
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5.0
Previously Played

Great conditions, great weather, great staff

We used an UnderPar deal to play both Valley and Palms. Fantastic deal -$199 for the foursome and included a re-round. Course was in fantastic shape, I couldn’t see a single problem area on the whole course. Greens ran true and fast. We played Valley in the afternoon and there were slowdowns but we still played in under four hours. Starter and Marshals were friendly and helpful. Overall just a great experience. Anxious to get out there again.

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

Nice course in great condition

Course was in great shape good layout you do pay appropriate price for it

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
Incentivized Review
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Outstanding Value.

This course is par with many of the premium golf courses in the Palm Springs/Desert area.
An excellent value and experience with the hot deals for this course on Golf Now.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
Incentivized Review
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 250 Contributor
Previously Played

Incredible Parkland golf everytime!

The Valley course is a resort course like Desert Springs Palm course. That's about as similar as they get.
The Valley course allows some errant tee shots but angle of approach rules. Cut off that angle, even though the target is in full view and par becomes a challenge. If you miss in the wrong spot you will keep adding strokes. Lots of rolling terrain with uneven lies can frustrate even the best players
The Valley course does not have a lot of Fairway bunkers. But the bunkers they do have are perfectly set to swallow what might look like a good shot. Over water on approach shots await but the beauty of the hole design leave you anxious to play it over and over.
Par threes always seem to be set into a breeze and deceptively longer than in looks A brilliant design. The Valley is a true test I will play over and over. It's that good.

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

First off :)

Got out at 622 and finished in 2.75 hours!
It was my first time at the course and I really enjoyed it!

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
First Time Playing

Great Course and conditions

Great course and conditions for a great price if you Hager the Hot Deal!

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
Previously Played

A fair challenge but........

I've played tbe Palm course 6 times when visiting usually in October or November the past 3 years. A round can be under 4 hours or closer to 4.75 hours. The beverage cart is frequently coming by. The undulating fairways were in great condition. There is water on many holes and elevated greens. On this visit the course was recently overseeded meaning cart path only and fuzzy greens . It affected some of my putts. What bothered me more was the compact sand in the bunkers. Paying full fees shouldn't be the case but happens because other courses are closed for overseeding this time of the year. Golfer beware.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Previously Played
Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

A beautiful course

The Desert Springs Valley Course is a beautiful resort style course situated in the heart of Palm Desert. Wonderful amenities (e.g. restaurants, pools, spa, sitting areas, etc.) with great service. On par with what you'd expect from a JW Marriott. The course was a fun. Well suited for the all levels. Not too punishing for the beginner and a fun test for the better player.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Good place for a family gathering

The 1st 9 took 2:50 minutes. Lots of families and inexperienced golfers on the course. I quit after 10 holes.

Conditions Average
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

A very good day of golf!

Played the Valley course today. The course is in very good condition. Fairways were fairly wide however green are not large. Greens read true and roll nicely. Definite recommend if you are in the area.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
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
First Time Playing

Great Course

Fairways, tee boxes and greens in excellent condition. Staff. Was virtuous and friendly. Wife and I played in 3-hours. Would definitely play here again. Course going into oversee in a couple of weeks.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 250 Contributor
Previously Played

Excellent Course

I have been playing here for about 25 years. I love both of the courses at the marriott. Both are challenging, and have some memorable holes, but aren’t backbreaking. Most approach shots on the valley are uphill and play longe Ethan the yardage. Service here is excellent, and normally the pace of play is also excellent. Holes 5-8 have lots of water as do holes 14, 16 and 18. Fun place to play.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Valley course

Very nice layout.. mountains in the background. Not many tough holes. Lots of long straight par 4s with long par 3s which I likely

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

October 2019 golf

89 degrees at 1pm Perfect. Overall conditions are great. Lightly sanded greens were fine. No marshall on course created a 4 group backup on the back 9. Booked a Hotdeal price. SUPER Rate. Tks Golf Now.

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

Valley course

Lots of elevation changes...2 and 3 tiered greens every hole beautiful views!!

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

Challenging resort course

Due to the overseeding time course was in very good conditions, greens were big, fast and with many breaks - quite challenging. Layout of the course is typical resort like, many mini-fairway-valleys on the course as well quite some water hazards that all in all makes round of golf more interesting.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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