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4.5
1129 Reviews (1129)
5 Stars
624
4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Stars
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Conditions
4.5
Value
4.4
Layout
4.6
Friendliness
4.5
Pace
4.2
Amenities
4.3
96.2%
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1058 out of 1129 reviews
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4.4
70 Reviews (70)
5 Stars
40
4 Stars
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3 Stars
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1 Stars
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Conditions
4.3
Value
4.6
Layout
4.7
Pace
4.4
Amenities
4.3
StaffFriendliness
4.6
98.6%
Recommend this course
69 out of 70 reviews
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4.5
192 Reviews (192)
5 Stars
114
4 Stars
63
3 Stars
11
2 Stars
3
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.4
Value
4.5
Layout
4.7
Pace
4.3
Amenities
4.3
StaffFriendliness
4.5
96.9%
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 72
Length 7173 yards
Slope 130
Rating 74.2
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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

Best of Lists

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

Reviews

4.5
1129 Reviews (1129)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 89
Patio Dining 77
19th Hole Scenic Views 70
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 118
Water Hazards 80
Undulating Greens 68
This course/club is great for:
Advanced Golfers 67
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 67
A Weekend Splurge 61
This Course's Location is:
Near the Airport 122
Convenient to the City 101
Worth the Drive 46

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Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
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4.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Great deal

Love the course design, layout and condition. For what the price is we are actually saving at least 25% compared to similar courses. The restaurant is the best and also price of meal is very reasonable. Overall it is an excellent experience except for the slowness in play probably due to some overbooking and not enough time allowed for between each tee time. Otherwise, it was a 100% enjoyable experience.

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

One of the best courses in the valley

An interesting well conditioned course. Good pace of play, good greens. Some houses on the course but they are well off the playing area so not at all intrusive. It is one of our favourite courses in the valley. The patio has one of the best views of sunset for after round drinks.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Great!

Amazing layout, really challenging especially from the back tees. The fairways and rough were mint, bunkers were great and soft. My only issue is the practice bunker is completely different sand, why do courses do that?! Pace was under 4 hours, and even then the marshal was on my group for being out of position (in nicest possible way, motivated us not scolded us). Replayed for cheap and took only 3 hours. One of my best golf experiences to be honest, can't wait to go back. Order the mushroom burger, best burger I've ever had.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
Incentivized Review
5.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
Incentivized Review
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 A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
Incentivized Review
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

One of the best courses in the valley

Escena has a great layout, the course conditions were very good and pace of play was excellent. One of our favourite courses in the valley. A few houses around the edges but generally house free.

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

Hard to improve on Escena

Love the course. Staff excellent. Played early. 3:30 minutes. Especially love the par 5 's. All interesting. best for your $$ in area I think

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
Incentivized Review
5.0
Previously Played
Cold weather
Used cart

Another great day at Escena

We teed off at 1:30 planning to play the front 9 only. The pace of play was great so we completed 17 holes before dark.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played

great spot

The course was perfect, layout is tough but fair. Shape was perfect and pace of play was quick

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
Incentivized Review
3.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Good condition overall

The course had reopened about two weeks prior, Had grown in well. Happy with conditions andcourse layout. Only problem was slow pace of play. Wish it could have been quicker.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Amazing Course! Must Play in Palm Springs

Everything about the course is 5 stars! The staff is very friendly and helpful. The merchandise is always fresh. And the course is challenging and fun with near perfect conditions. Highly recommend playing it!

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
Incentivized Review
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Poor pace

everything was fine except the fact that there was no marshall and pace was over 4.5 hours We almost finished in the dark because of the pace.

Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

A new favorite

Played Escena today for the first time and it will now be in our regular rotation. Despite just having reopened just several days ago the greens had fair speed and rolled smoothly. Fairways were fine. The Nicklaus layout is interesting but fair.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 10-14
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
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a year
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

Good day. Off at 7:01 finished in 3:50

Challenged all day long. But that was my doing. Fairways and Greens in excellent shape. Only in one trap it was good. No criticism of the course.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
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
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Cold weather
Used cart

Good Round...

WE had a frost delay and I thought it was handled well by the staff. Course was in great shape. Unfortunately was extremely disappointed in Restaurant as I have enjoyed it immensely in the past. Not sure how you have an Epic Fail on Oatmeal never realized you need a straw to consume. The perils of a frost delay. Booked on Golf Now and although stated my credit card would not be charge the full amount...the staff said it was charged so I also had the opportunity to become the collection agency. Small things however that is what get's you 5 stars versus 4....Great course...just don't pay for your group in advance and avoid eating at restaurant

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