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3.9
63 Reviews (63)
5 Stars
17
4 Stars
35
3 Stars
7
2 Stars
3
1 Stars
1
Conditions
3.7
Value
4.2
Layout
4.1
Friendliness
4.3
Pace
3.9
Amenities
4.0
87.3%
Recommend this course
56 out of 63 reviews
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Average Rating
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3.6
17 Reviews (17)
5 Stars
2
4 Stars
10
3 Stars
2
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
1
Conditions
3.3
Value
3.9
Layout
3.8
Pace
4.0
Amenities
3.9
StaffFriendliness
4.1
82.4%
Recommend this course
14 out of 17 reviews
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3.7
20 Reviews (20)
5 Stars
3
4 Stars
12
3 Stars
2
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
1
Conditions
3.5
Value
4.0
Layout
3.9
Pace
4.0
Amenities
3.9
StaffFriendliness
4.2
85.0%
Recommend this course
17 out of 20 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Municipal
Style Desert/Traditional
Par 72
Length 6800 yards
Slope 119
Rating 71.8
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Desert Hills Golf Course
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Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Blue 72 6800 yards 71.8 119
White 72 6300 yards 69.4 116
Red (W) 72 5694 yards 72.8 118
Scorecard for Desert Hills Golf Course
Metrics:
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 In Total
Blue M: 72.1/121 410 510 373 159 426 545 381 159 420 3383 381 485 394 332 400 253 594 186 392 3417 6800
White M: 69.8/117 398 491 342 140 410 515 360 140 390 3186 339 460 374 311 350 210 566 134 370 3114 6300
Red M: 67.0/113 W: 72.0/118 340 451 314 113 397 493 337 118 357 2920 314 438 344 250 324 171 463 124 346 2774 5694
Gold M: 63.7/100 W: 68.1/107 284 388 258 111 374 453 324 109 295 2596 250 390 313 228 301 152 403 102 310 2449 5045
Handicap 5 13 3 17 1 9 7 15 11 12 10 8 18 16 6 2 14 4
Par 4 5 4 3 4 5 4 3 4 36 4 5 4 4 4 3 5 3 4 36 72
Handicap (W) 13 11 1 17 7 5 3 15 9 16 6 4 14 12 18 8 10 2

Course Details

Year Built 1973
Fairways Bermuda Grass
Greens Bermuda Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Forrest Richardson

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
GPS No
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Caddies No
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Fivesomes Allowed Yes
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Collared shirt, no cut-offs, denim ok.

Reviews

3.9
63 Reviews (63)

What Golfers Are Saying

Course Challenges Include:
Elevation Changes 6
Water Hazards 6
This course/club is great for:
Seniors 7
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 7
Near the Airport 6

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Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Great Day

We got to the course a bit early, wew gave the receptionist our paper, she gave us the key to a cart & said your ready to go, got to the first tee, there was a 4 some just off the tee, it was brutally unbearable to watch their pace. We finished the first hole, they had just finished teeing off I asked if we could play through, they agreed. We never had anyone in front of us after that. Finished our 18 holes in 3 hours 10 minutes. Course is not very busy now.

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

Real Nice Day!

We had a real nice day at Desert Hills. Not much interaction with staff but noticed Marshall doing little but picking balls out of pond. Course was busy but pace of play was OK. Fairways good and greens are recovering (slowly) but still not up to par. I will definitely play here again.

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

condition

Course is in best condition of all courses in Yuma. Disappointing how bad most Yuma courses are for the greens fees they charge. Supply/ demand on full display.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Really crummy

No rough= hardpan. The greens were really ugly / almost looked dead. Don’t bother bringing a wedge because you can’t take a divet. I’ve played this course for 20 years and this is the worst condition yet. We were a threesome being held up by a foursome with 3 open hole in front of them finally went around them. I won’t be back anytime soon

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Fair
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Top 1000 Contributor
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart

Greens lack grass

Course is OK but greens obviously are lacking grass and hard as rock. Obviously the overseed could have been better

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

Course is greening up nicely

Played this for the second time. Wasn’t blown away the first time late October but now that the grass has greened upped and filled in it was fun to play.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
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
Windy weather
Used cart

Cold Windy day

It was a cool windy day, the flags were put in the most difficult parts of all the greens which made it very difficult for all levels of players, the greens were lightning fast , there were 4 inexperienced golfers in front of us with 3 sets of clubs that were terribly slow, they were all over the course, they need a marshal for groups like this. All in all not a bad day though, we did get to go golfing.

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

Good Experience

Used GolfNow discount Green Fee... no problems with booking or checking in at course .... played with 3 other ‘singles’ ... all varying skill levels but still good fun afternoon ... teesand fairways in good condition, grass less so but still Ok considering time of year ... will definitely p;lay again

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Well the price was right. But you get what you pay for!

Conditions Fair
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Nice course

I played this course every Wednesday with a group of guys and we always have a great time. The pin placements are some of the hardest I have ever seen.

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

Nice Layout

The course was in great shape for this time of year, fairways were still nice and green only thing the greens were hard and super fast.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Course was in wonderful shape...bathrooms were very disgusting!!

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

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