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Desert Dunes Golf Course

Address: 19300 Palm Dr, Desert Hot Springs, CA 92240-7333
Phone Number: 760-251-5366
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Type: Golf courses, Outdoor Activities
Activities: Golfing
Owner description: The first desert course designed by Robert Trent Jones, Jr. features 18 challenging holes laid out...
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Type: Golf courses, Outdoor Activities
Activities: Golfing
Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 6:30 pm
Owner description: The first desert course designed by Robert Trent Jones, Jr. features 18 challenging holes laid out among large dunes and mature desert trees.

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Kelowna, Canada
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49 reviews 49 reviews
14 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

I played the course twice in a week . Once while the weather was calm and once when it was a bit windy ( about 30 mph ). In some areas I had to go up two clubs to get the some distance into the wind BUT the course is very pretty and well groomed , the staff is friendly... More 

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Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
10 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

This course was just simply beautiful. Played the tips. (Big mistake). Haha. The course was so long. Many of the holes I barely reached the fairway (and I average 290 off the tee). However. The course was manicured to perfection and I can't wait to return. Is put this course up against any in the area. And I'm sure it... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

this is a fairly cheap course to play. friendly staff but the course was very windy with lots of sand off the desert blowing around and very bumpy greens and brown fairways.

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Highland, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

This course must have once been a jewel but it seems to be going down fast. Fairways were rock hard and lacking in water. Greens were fine. Clubhouse had little merchandise and snack bar searched around for turkey or ham to put on a sandwich but had no lettuce. It would be nice to see this track come back to... More 

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Elk Grove, California
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199 reviews 199 reviews
72 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

Great time in the desert. Tough course for high handicappers. If you can't hit a draw you will lose some balls in the desert. The course was in great shape and the views were nice. I try to play there whenever I'm down there. Staff is friendly and helpful. Ask for their deals. I played early for $39.

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Indio, California, United States
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139 reviews 139 reviews
69 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

We played here last week (Monday 4-14-14) after trying to play the Sat. before (the wind was 30-40 mph, gusting to 50!) So we re-scheduled and wow what a good decision that was! FYI - this golf course is on the East side of Int. hwy. 10 and near the north end of the Coachella valley, translation... more often than... More 

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Warner Robins, GA
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161 reviews 161 reviews
54 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

We were paired with another couple, so a foursome, following a foursome, with several behind us. We waited pretty much each shot, a short amount, but enough to keep from establishing a good rhythm. The course was in good shape and the views lovely, so except for the group behind hitting into us, it was a good day. We had... More 

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ontario
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158 reviews 158 reviews
34 attraction reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

the course is ok, fairly well maintained. it has a few interesting holes. greens are fast. the pace of play was very slow, waited on every hole. marshall drives around doing nothing. a five some was ahead of us and he nver spoke to them. what is this with fivesomes in the usa????

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Edmonton, Canada
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128 reviews 128 reviews
23 attraction reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

I have been visiting this golf course twice a week for the last 3 months. I love it there. Staff is friendly and helpful at all times. Peaceful atmosphere, beautiful grounds, everything you could ask for. Then last week I went out there and after golfing went in for my cold drink and a huge dog was right in the... More 

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Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
9 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2013 via mobile

We are in Palm Springs for a Christmas golf vacation. Today we played Desert Dunes. Based on the published price and website write up we had high expectations. Thank goodness we found a deal on EZ Links - but we still paid too much. The front nine was not in great shape, the nine were better. We could putt out... More 

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