Shadow Mountain Golf Club

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3.9
560
5 Stars
121
4 Stars
283
3 Stars
94
2 Stars
37
1 Stars
25
Conditions
4.1
Value
4.3
Layout
3.7
Friendliness
4.5
Pace
4.1
Amenities
3.5
86.5%
Recommend this course
468 out of 558 reviews
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Average Rating
3.9
17
5 Stars
3
4 Stars
10
3 Stars
4
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.1
Value
4.5
Layout
4.0
Pace
4.4
Amenities
3.6
StaffFriendliness
4.4
88.2%
Recommend this course
15 out of 17 reviews
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Average Rating
4.0
152
5 Stars
40
4 Stars
83
3 Stars
19
2 Stars
8
1 Stars
2
Conditions
4.2
Value
4.4
Layout
3.8
Pace
4.0
Amenities
3.5
StaffFriendliness
4.5
86.8%
Recommend this course
132 out of 152 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Par 70
Length 5375
Slope 116
Rating 66.1
Type Semi-Private
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Shadow Mountain Golf Club
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Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Blue 70 5375 yards 66.1 116
Blue (W) 71 5375 yards 71.1 125
Gold 70 5223 yards 65.4 114
Gold (W) 71 5223 yards 70.3 123
White (W) 71 5062 yards 69.4 121
White 70 5062 yards 64.7 112
Scorecard for Shadow Mountain
Metrics:
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 In Total
White M: 66.4/117 W: 71.9/121 334 312 285 138 330 349 177 155 436 2516 290 283 362 307 319 362 128 396 428 2875 5391
Red W: 70.8/118 324 301 280 129 323 339 169 149 421 2435 283 278 356 297 310 340 116 389 419 2788 5223
Handicap 3 13 7 17 1 5 9 15 11 14 10 6 12 8 4 18 2 16
Par 4 4 4 3 4 4 3 3 5 34 4 4 4 4 4 4 3 4 5 36 70
Handicap (W) 6 12 14 17 1 8 10 15 3 4 13 7 11 2 5 18 16 9

Course Details

Year Built 1958
Golf Season Year round
Architect Gene Sarazen

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Teaching Pro Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Proper golf attire required.

Reviews

3.9
560

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 14
Patio Dining 9
Course Challenges Include:
Narrow Fairways 62
Bunkers 45
Water Hazards 31
This course/club is great for:
Seniors 69
Walkers 48
Locals 47
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 68
Near Local Attractions 25
At a Resort 10

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Flat moderately easy course in good condition

Golf course was in good condition - much better than a couple of years ago. Pace was good. Narrow at times but not too difficult. Friendly staff. Has a range and putting practice area. Basic course. Good value.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Bad round beats good day at work

Greens extremely slow which is understandable as the course just re-opened after being reseeded. Lost 2 balls (1st and 18th) that should have been found as they were just off short cut. Grass too long side of fairways.

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

Well maintained and good value

Course is a little tight, but plays very well and is nicely maintained. Greens were in good shape, but quite slow. However this was because they haven’t yet fully grown in for the season. I expect they will be improving daily.

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

Condition

The course just opened so the greens were too slow. The sand traps were in much better shape than last year.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap Don't know
Skill Beginner
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
3.0
First Time Playing
Used cart

Historical Shadow Mountain

You can feel the Palm Desert history as you golf this course. The homes that line the course harken to days gone by. It is simple in the way holes are marked and a little narrow in some places. I golfed alone and did a fair amount of waiting for the twosome in front of me. Get your water/snacks before heading out as there is no server driving the course. The course was dormant in a lot of places but still nice.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
Response from Shadow Mountain Management on 10/17/2018:
We're happy to hear you enjoyed a single round! Thank you for rating the course 4-stars. See you soon!
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Good value course

Very friendly staff and course is in good condition

Not the longest course but has some interesting holes

Great value for the money- very fair

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Response from Shadow Mountain Management on 10/17/2018:
Thank you for the 4-star review and recommendation!
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Response from Shadow Mountain Management on 10/17/2018:
Thank you for golfing with us and sharing your 5-star experience!
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Golf in the Desert

Was disappointed that they were only using 1/2 the course was told at check in that we would play back half twice, shorter course but in reasonable condition. Greens very slow, overall we got what we paid for

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Response from Shadow Mountain Management on 07/25/2018:
Thank you for playing Shadow Mountain! Your feedback is appreciated.
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 500 Contributor
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Open Course with challenges

It's a nice course, wonderful staff, and has challenges with bunkers around the green. Fairway are open. It is a good course for players to play.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Response from Shadow Mountain Management on 07/11/2018:
Thank you for playing Shadow Mountain and rating the course 4-stars!
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Response from Shadow Mountain Management on 07/02/2018:
Thank you for the 4-star review!
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Response from Shadow Mountain Management on 06/29/2018:
Thank you for the 5-star review!
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Nice

Lovely course in great shape but very short. Cannot use all you clubs. A fine place to hone your game.

Finished in 2 1/2 hrso999

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Response from Shadow Mountain Management on 06/06/2018:
Thank you for the 4-star review and course recommendation. We're happy to hear you finished in good time. See you soon!
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great little course with great conditions. Great driving range condition.

Fun little course, great driving range. I played in 2 hours without rushing. Pace of play is big here and with that the staff are really really pushy about it. It is the only thing that I didn't like.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Response from Shadow Mountain Management on 06/04/2018:
Thank you for playing Shadow Mountain and rating the course 4-stars!
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

I was impressed!!!

I was kind of expecting a course that was run down, dry fairways, carts that were from a decade or two ago. I was expecting that because all I paid was $22 plus the minimal booking on GolfNow. I was willing to take the chance though because I wanted to play an old school course with history from the Rat Pack era. The course is very well maintained and the cart was nearly brand new. Really, the course was in very good condition. The fairways were green, lush and well maintained. The greens were great too. And they challenged me which is what I like. Two thumbs up for the owners and the folks who manicure the course. I will definitely play this again, and again and again. Great value all around!!!!!!!!!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Response from Shadow Mountain Management on 05/25/2018:
Thank you for the 4-star review and recommendation!
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

BriPat

Arty in bag service was fantastic, helpful and very friendly

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Response from Shadow Mountain Management on 06/04/2018:
We're happy to hear you enjoyed your round at Shadow Mountain!
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Solid little course. The staff were friendly an helpful. The course was pretty quiet so we could play at our leisure. I Hit a pool and a house and saw some old dude in a string Speedo in his backyard ..gross... other than that it was a pretty good day.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Response from Shadow Mountain Management on 05/22/2018:
Thank you for playing Shadow Mountain and rating the course 5-stars!
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great little local course.

This course is located just off El Paseo drive in Palm Desert. It is a fun course and I highly recommend it if you have time. Inexpensive and quick to play.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Response from Shadow Mountain Management on 05/16/2018:
Thank you for playing Shadow Mountain and sharing your 5-star recommendation!
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Good value

Old school course. It's short, but not a pushover. Conditions are generally good, though the bunkers are like concrete. Seriously in need of some new sand.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Response from Shadow Mountain Management on 05/09/2018:
Thank you for the 4-star review and recommendation! Your feedback on course conditions is greatly appreciated. See you soon!
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great Value

For the price we paid this course was a super deal. Great staff greets you in the parking lot with a cart, no wait for the entire round, and the greens and course was in really good shape. Definitely recommend it for a good round at a reasonable price.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Response from Shadow Mountain Management on 05/08/2018:
Thank you for the 5-star review! We're happy to hear you found a great value with us. See you soon!
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