Escena Golf Club
|Championship (W)||72||6615 yards||78.0||140|
|Middle (W)||72||6115 yards||75.5||135|
|Forward (W)||72||5503 yards||71.2||126|
|Tournament M: 74.3/131||611||414||199||562||245||398||348||163||437||3377||445||419||223||554||462||502||415||240||536||3796||7173|
|Championship M: 71.7/125 W: 78.0/140||563||371||171||522||212||363||301||152||406||3061||411||390||202||536||438||472||379||213||513||3554||6615|
|Middle M: 69.3/120 W: 75.5/135||522||346||149||496||190||345||270||129||384||2831||390||369||178||512||408||424||363||180||460||3284||6115|
|Forward M: 66.6/112 W: 71.2/126||483||312||126||436||160||305||252||117||338||2529||360||315||154||469||368||412||312||167||417||2974||5503|
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Breath Taking Photo submitted by kenstrati
Escena GC, Hole 3, Par 3, 199 yds Photo submitted by David1684852
Escena GC, Hole 5, Par 3, 245 yds Photo submitted by David1684852
Escena GC, Hole 9, Par 4, 437 yds, 180 yds out Photo submitted by David1684852
Escena GC, Hole 12, Par 3, 223 yds Photo submitted by David1684852
Escena GC, Hole 13, Par 5, 554 yds, bunker view Photo submitted by David1684852
Escena GC, Hole 16, Par 4, 415 yds Photo submitted by David1684852
A Real Gem at Escena Photo submitted by ValleyCityBoy
Best value course in Palm Springs
On vacation to Palm Springs and have played 6 courses in area - Escena is the best overall.
The course was about to close down on Sunday for reseeding and they were charging 25 dollars per round. The couse was in bad shape cosidering the fairways were all brown. Golf Now did not let me know and charged me 39 dollars a round and even accepted a reservation for Friday 2 days before they close at 39 dollars a round.
A typical Nicklaus course
The fairways were wide and the greens were elevated and undulating. It is a long course from the middle tees so quite challenging - especially the par 3's. I needed to use driver on one of them and a 3 wood on another. The greens were fast and smooth and the fairways were just beginning to be prepped for the fall over seed so we were able to get more run than normal. We always enjoy this course so asked for a replay and only had to pay $15.00. The staff were excellent. The only issue on this occasion was that the water containers were empty on many of the holes. Since we had brought our own water on the course it was fine for us but a single we joined was getting a bit over heated.
Wait until season to play
I was really bummed at the course conditions today. It is very apparent they are just trying to get by until overseed.
Hole number one greeted uswith windrows of dead grass down the fairway. My first thought was if hole number two was like this we were going to ask for our money back. Hit up on the green. At least 30 of the rear part of the green is just dirt.
The rest of the course was mainly dead barren spots throughout the fairways.
I was pleasently surprised most of the greens were in fair to good condition.
Really upset because this is one of my top five favorite courses to play in the valley. I had friends out from Chicago. We played Santa Rosa yesterday. It was almost in pristine conditions. They were not happy with Escena.
Late Summer Early Morning Round
Played in late summer about a month before Escena is shut down for aeration and course maintenance. All the staff were very friendly from the bag drop to the starter. Pace was play was great as we finished in about 4 hrs and 15 minutes. Course layout is very nice. Bunkers everywhere and water comes into play on several holes. But a very fair track. My only knock is that the greens were pretty slow....and when we ended it was 113°. Guess the heat is not on the course though. I will be coming back to Escena.
Everything you expect when playing in Palm Springs
On vacation from Florida and landed this awesome hotdeal on a hot day. Very friendly staff from bag drop to starter. Really nice course, but patchy areas on several fairways which made it tough to get a clean shot out of which is the reason this is not 5 stars. Greens rolled well and tee boxes were very nice. I knew it would be hot playing golf in Palm Spring and by 12pm it was reaching 99 degree Fahrenheit. There are water coolers through the course, but I would recommend bringing additional water to stay hydrated.
Closed for business
I look forward to playing Escena but I guess it must be in peak season not now. The course today was in desperate need of water as many brown patches on the course. Pace of play was terrible with no course Marshall to be seen. We tee’d off at 7:52 but we’re told to go to home number 4 because they were mowing the homes? Very strange. Because play was so slow we did not finish the first three holes. When we finished the round the pro shop was closed! We were not told this at the start. Golf is a very competitive sport but this mgt team obviously doesn’t understand this. Btw I played JW Marriott Valley course the last two days and it was in fantastic condition. Highly recommend. Sean.
The course itself has a great layout. It wasn’t in the best shape but still fun. Only real complaint is the grounds staff. Absolutely no golf etiquette Whatsoever. They would run the mowers right up to the green as you were putting. Not one of them stopped to allow us to play without the noise. I understand they are getting the course ready for season but the fact they didn’t know enough to stop the mowers when in close proximity to players is ridiculous. I will be back though.
Love this course. It's a gem that is fun to play.
course was in very good condition for being first of August and 110 degree heat!
"THE HEAT WAS DEFINITELY ON'
Had a hot time playing with my brother-in- laws and eleven year old grandson .Highlight of the day my grandson parred a par four and three.
Nice Track, good find in Palm Springs
Played here this morning and had a great time. Course has plenty of challenging holes and is fairly forgiving off the tees. The par 3's were a little challenging with multiple >200yds from the middle tees. Course was in great shape considering the intense heat here in July. Would recommend.
Summer golf. Fast play. Greens were in good shape.
Gardeners all about. Well kept fun course. Only problem I had was the greens were slow. Could be an area wide summer heat thing. I had fun. Fairways reasonably accepting. Fair course.
It’s a must
Apart from a few dry spots, the course is in fantastic condition. Greens rolled true and fairways and roughs were very playable. If I had more time here, I’d be back. Make sure you stay for a mojito. The clubhouse is well staffed to accommodate a wonderful apre golf experience.