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Roadrunner Dunes Golf Course

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About

Holes 9
Type Public
Par 36
Length 3184 yards
Slope 115
Rating 35.1
Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Blue 36 3184 yards 35.1 115
White 36 3059 yards
Yellow (W) 36 2564 yards 35.1 117
Scorecard for Roadrunner Dunes Golf Course
Metrics:
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out Total
Blue M: 35.24/121 306 182 395 401 511 364 376 497 152 3184 3184
White M: 34.1/117 294 174 369 393 493 351 360 484 141 3059 3059
Yellow W: 36.25/113 260 118 282 345 432 227 335 438 127 2564 2564
Handicap 9 6 2 1 7 4 3 5 8
Par 4 3 4 4 5 4 4 5 3 36 36
Handicap (W) 6 8 2 1 5 9 3 4 7

Course Details

Year Built 1964
Golf Season year round
Architect Lawrence Hughes

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Amex Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No

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Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Good weather
Used cart

Great course for beginners

I am new to golf and the staff and other regulars have very helpful and patient. I play a weekly scramble every weekend. If you are new to golf they have a great PGA Professional to help.
If you are in the area it is a good value

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Handicap 25+
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Good weather
Used cart

This course has transitioned.

I've been playing in a weekly scramble for a few months and I couldn't have asked to play with a more welcoming group. The staff is very friendly and you feel like a local right away. Roadrunner Dunes has definitely transitioned(as other courses) from the winter months when the grass is a little brown to nice green, well maintained, fairways and faster greens. Great atmosphere and a good, affordable course with enough challenge to hone your skills.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 25+
Skill Beginner
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Excellent weather
Used cart

Small Town Golf Course

II retired in January 2013 and picked up golf in August 2014. In the past year I have golfed on several courses in Arizona and Southern California. Roadrunner Dunes may not be a country club but it is a quality course with challenging par 3’s, 4’3 and 5’s. There is a low key atmosphere where you have gorgeous panoramic views of the surrounding desert and hills from every one of the nine holes. You will find a friendly staff and a pleasant surprise should you venture out to play this course. I highly recommend it.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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1.0
Previously Played
Average weather
Used cart

Just barely surviving

Unfortunately, I live here. This is the only course available, and I hate it. Mud, dead fairways, and greens, no challenges. Have never seen a groundskeeper here, sprinklers broken, failing. Owner is rude. Female staff member is very pleasant, but that's it. This is typical of a city that is controlled by a few families/good ol boys. Have seen dogs everywhere, in clubhouse, on fairways, neighbors sneak onto course. "Elite" clients (desert hillbillys) can do and act however they like. Whereas outsiders, newcomers, or beginners are talked down to, and shunned, which is odd for a business that is constantly one donation away from closure. Save 50% - Drive down the hill and play an enjoyable round with polite and professional staff.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Friendliness Poor
Amenities Poor
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xcav8in
Commented On 2015-04-08T20:24:38.000+00:00

same here, I have tried to play it for almost 40 years and it gets worse every year, I drive to Apple Valley or Hesperia, once a week to play on a real golf course.

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fire29
Commented On 2014-09-09T16:50:16.000+00:00

Ouch. I am sorry you feel that way about a place where you chose to reside. I am going to assume you have not been out to Roadrunner Dunes for quite some time. I too live in 29 Palms. We have a beautiful place to golf and personally I am grateful to have a nice facility right here in our own backyard. I know of no "desert hillbilly's" that frequent this course. The clientele I have encountered at this course are not just hard working locals but decorated and retired Navy, Marine, Army, and Air Force who served this county. We have teachers, nurses, and snowbirds who frequent this course. Hardly considered "Desert Hillbilly's."

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Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Excellent weather
Used cart

Check with www.golfnow.com first...for best rate.. better yet ..don't come!

Management problems... watering (sprinklers) operated during the day...Are there not enough hours between 6pm and 7am?
Tee'ing off between sprinklers??? Not a good start!
Then there are the "locals with dog" who appear from the residential area ..awaiting the golfers to pass by so they can play (soccer??) on the fairway!
There is no "Marshall". The "golfers" encountered have no concept of "ready golf". Pay the $$.. go elsewhere.
NO... I DO NOT RECOMMEND THIS COURSE!
(The recommendation below is not mine.)

Conditions Fair
Value Poor
Friendliness Fair
Amenities Fair
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