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4.5
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Conditions
4.2
Value
4.7
Layout
4.8
Friendliness
4.8
Pace
4.4
Amenities
4.3
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30 out of 32 reviews
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4.8
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4.0
Value
4.5
Layout
4.8
Pace
4.8
Amenities
4.8
StaffFriendliness
5.0
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4.6
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4.0
Value
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Layout
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Pace
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Amenities
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 72
Length 6941 yards
Slope 131
Rating 72.6
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Painted Dunes Desert Golf Course
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Course Details

Year Built 1991
Golf Season Year round
Architect Ken Dye (1991) Jeff Brauer (1999)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Caddies Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Amex Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code No athletic shorts, jerseys, cutoff sleeves/sleeveless tee shirts (for men). Collared Shirt is preferred.

Reviews

4.5
32 Reviews (32)
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Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Amazing Experience

I have only played one desert course before, but many other traditional courses. This was by far the most amazing experience I have ever had golfing. The staff across the entire clubhouse was first class with service. The clubhouse itself is gorgeous. The course, while spectacular in its views and scenary, it both challenging and rewarding.
I thank everyone at Painted Dunes forbthe opportunity to play there. I look forward to getting the chance again.

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

Painted Dunes

Course was in excellent condition for winter time. Greens were quick and smooth. I encountered several of the staff on the course conducting maintenance like mowing and even manicuring the bunkers. Played by myself and finished in 2.45 hours. Perfect day for golf.

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

Great course...27 holes for the price of 18

Amazing course. Fun and challenging. Wish I could see it the spring but winter time was good and greens really fun and challenging.

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

Lou

I recently moved tin El Paso and after trying several courses this has become my favorite. Even in the Winter, the course plays well. Stay out of the desert or it may be hard to find your ball, and if you do it will likely be in a tumbleweed plant. If you can hit your drives in the fairway or first cut, you can scores pretty well here. The greens are all multi-tiered and run fairly fast. Angle of approach to the greens in important ,too. The stimp rating is posted outside the clubhouse and seems accurate. Even with recent aerating, they roll true. The pro shop is friendly, and the restaurant/bar serves good food.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Top 250 Contributor
Previously Played

North/West Perfect

Painted Dunes North/West course was perfect for December golf. The North course is more modern with wider fairways and large greens. The west course plays as the hardest nine at the facility and was in excellent condition as well. The greens all rolled extremely fast and smooth. The overseeding has began to take so the courses have a green tint in the fairways and on the tee boxes. Go play.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Top 250 Contributor
First Time Playing

Painted Spectacular

Painted Dunes should be named Spectacular Painting. The course plays right up near the Franklin Mountains, but is so good you’ll forget to look over and admire the view at times. Greens were FAST. The reading on the sign said 12 before the round. I would believe it, they rolled as true to form as any I’ve played. Each green is tiered on both the EAST and WEST course that I played on this Sunday. Overseeing had given the fairways a green tint. All bunkers were sanded very well. Just a delight of a hidden gem. Pair this one with Butterfield Trail for 45 holes of great golf in the city of El Paso. Both are great plays.

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

Very nice courses

We enjoyed playing the east and west course. They were in great shape. We hope to be able to play again in the future

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

Great Course!!!

This was a great course and outing! Arguably, the BEST course in EL Paso! It’s not too crowded, too long or short, fairways n greens r n Top condition! Staff was great and very polite!

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

Course was in really good Condition

Course layout and playability was great. Fairways and greens in really good shape. Only complaint for the course are the carts. The cart died after 9 holes and the replacement cart was in just as bad shape. They said they are in the process of replacing and updating their cart fleet. Pro shop had a decent selection and the restaurant had good prices for food. Overall a good course.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart

In General

Course is in great shape. Fairways are good and greens are in excellent condition.
Course rangers need to help with the pace of play.
There was a couple of five-somes in front of us and was really slow. Round lasted 5+ hours

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

This course routinely has been a well maintained, challenging place to play.

I was very impressed with the greens condition. Noticeably firm and very well maintained. Always enjoy playing Painted Dunes.

Conditions Excellent
Value 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
Previously Played

Very challenging from the tips.

Course plays very well from the tips. Greens are always in great shape. Fairways are well maintained. Enjoy the courteous and friendly staff.

Conditions Excellent
Value 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
First Time Playing

Excellent course

One of the best courses in the Las Cruces / El Paso area Will definitely go back to play the south course.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Avoid the league times

I was looking forward to experiencing some good desert golf while I was in town, so I had high hopes. Unfortunately, there were 4 groups who went out in front of me and they were all part of a league. As such, they refused to let me play through and the pro shop staff acted like nothing could be done. The course itself was in ok shape, but not quite what I expected for the money. The greens were nice but the fairways were a mix of burned spots and overwatered swamp. I eventually joined a threesome of locals who were very nice in sharing course knowledge.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

will definitely play it again

Very nice course. Enjoyed it. Worth the drive from Las Cruces

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

great, fun, challenging, views

Great mixes of hole length, fairways shapes and hardiness of the green

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Good weather
Used cart

the golf course is in good condition

the golf course is in good condition.
the greens are fast and in good conditions.
tees box are in good condition.
stay out of the desert.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Excellent weather
Used cart

had a great time

great value has a great time a must play fora experienced golfer

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

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