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4.5
1184 Reviews (1184)
5 Stars
662
4 Stars
413
3 Stars
73
2 Stars
24
1 Stars
12
Conditions
4.5
Value
4.4
Layout
4.7
Friendliness
4.6
Pace
4.4
Amenities
4.3
96.1%
Recommend this course
1110 out of 1184 reviews
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5.0
3 Reviews (3)
5 Stars
3
4 Stars
0
3 Stars
0
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
5.0
Value
5.0
Layout
5.0
Pace
5.0
Amenities
5.0
StaffFriendliness
5.0
100.0%
Recommend this course
3 out of 3 reviews
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Average Rating
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4.6
84 Reviews (84)
5 Stars
58
4 Stars
22
3 Stars
2
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.6
Value
4.5
Layout
4.7
Pace
4.6
Amenities
4.4
StaffFriendliness
4.7
96.4%
Recommend this course
81 out of 84 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 72
Length 7173 yards
Slope 131
Rating 74.3
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Escena Golf Club
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Course Details

Year Built 2005
Golf Season Year round
Architect Jack Nicklaus (2005)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
GPS No
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

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

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted Visa, Mastercard, Amex, Discover
Walking Allowed Yes

Food & Beverage

Bar, Restaurant

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Banquet Facilities

Accolades

  • Golf Advisor: Top Courses in California (2016 #24)

Reviews

4.5
1184 Reviews (1184)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 90
Patio Dining 78
19th Hole Scenic Views 71
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 119
Water Hazards 81
Undulating Greens 69
This course/club is great for:
Advanced Golfers 68
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 68
A Weekend Splurge 61
This Course's Location is:
Near the Airport 123
Convenient to the City 101
Worth the Drive 46

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Played On
Reviews 10
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Beautiful condition and course

Really happy to see a golf course taking care of their customers and course condition the way they have. I feel totally safe when I arrive to the pro shop and practice facility. The
Staff is always friendly and happy to be there. I would go back every day if I could. Thank you escena for keeping the course alive and well during these tough times!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Best course in the valley!

This course is awesome!! Always in great condition and great pricing. The staff and food are great as well. Have played here numerous times and it always gets me coming back.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 7
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart

a senior point of fiew

the coarse lay out was great , If i had to make another option for the mid to high handy cap ( 16 to 18 ) I would like to see a combo tee box of the green and gold tees..

swing speed 70 to 75

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Fabulous Golf Course

I am privileged to play this course often and today I had guests from Reno NV. The course was immaculate and pace of play was around 4 hours...right on! Rich and his staff at the pro shop were on point as usual and my guests asked if this was a private club. No, just seems like it.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 12
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times 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
Reviews 1
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Wet weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Nice course

Liked everything but the ranger
He told us we were playing too slow!
We all play country club golf, know the rules. Very windy we fell 1/2 hole behind and the people behind us never waited. The ranger threatened to have us skip a hole he then proceeded to waste our time on 2 other occasions therefore contributed too slowing us down
Won’t play here again

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Fair
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Good course but better values can be had

Wanted to play this course for a while so we paid the higher green fees. Not a bad course and we got lucky as this area can be windy. Moderate pace for the desert. I think with the competitive pricing for golfing in the desert this course might want to consider offering some better deals.
Also without asking us the pro shop bumped our tee time back 2 slots to set us off with another couple.
Guys, just because I wear a skirt doesn’t mean I can’t keep pace or feel uncomfortable golfing alongside men.
Please ask next time before you change my time

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Nice round!

Enjoyed the round at Escena. Some very scenic holes. Playable course.
Would return!

Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

5 Star Course

Love this course. Jack gives you generous fairways but adds lots of traps to challenge you. Its always in great shape and the layout is fantastic. The greens are excellent. The staff seem to really appreciate their customers from the moment you drive up to the bag drop. The shop staff, starter and the marshalls are there to make sure you're happy. Great views and a fun course to play. The 4 hour pace of play is exceptional for a public track. My favorite in the valley. If you love quality golf courses, you will love Escena. Thanks guys!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 53
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 500 Contributor
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Great track

Very much enjoyed returning to Escena. It's a top-notch place, from start to finish. Course was in perfect condition, layout was challenging-- you must make your shots to play well here. Greens were fair, not extremely fast but rolled well. I think they could add GPS on the cart for the price paid, but that's just a suggestion. Warning: there are some holes on the back-9 that run right along the airport and you will hear planes taking off. My only complaint was that the restaurant was all booked up after my round and could not have a post-round lunch there. Oh well. The golf was great.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Awesome

The course is in amazing shape. Accommodates all levels of golfers. Staff excellent. Looking forward to my next visit.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 51
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 500 Contributor
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Always a great Escena Experience

Really good experience including a great breakfast and a wonderful round with a nice pair of Canadian ladies. Course conditions were very good. Starters instructions were strange with 90 degree rule from the rough (never heard of in the valley this time of year) and rakes left in the traps which nobody did. Small change for areal good experience.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

Scenic Course with a good pace

Loved the course. Layout was nice and the greens ran pure. Only comment is some of the fairways and rough were a touch patchy.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a month
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Terrible staff. - nice layout

The marshalls ruined the round. We played quickly and we’re having fun but they wouldn’t leave you alone. Pushing you all the way, no time for even a bathroom break! Really disappointed because the course itself it an interesting layout and in great shape.

Conditions Excellent
Value Poor
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Poor
Pace Average
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Commented on 02/29/2020

Sorry but I'm happy to hear a marshall moving folks along. Golfers have become much to used to 4 plus hour rounds and during the week we should all be playing in less than four hours. Good job marshalls.....

Played On
Reviews 72
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 250 Contributor
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Great desert value

Course is in great shape as usual. Great Nicholas track made tricky by some difficult par 5s. The top 4 handicap holes are par 5s. This is one of the best values of the desert with a great course, excellent amenities, and friendly staff. If there was one thing I could criticize is the lack of a driving range. The only range is hitting into a net. There's plenty of short game practice available but you can't hit full shots into a range. If I could be so bold I'd like to suggest that they get a few of those Trackman devices.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
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