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Desert Dunes Golf Course

19300 Palm Dr, Desert Hot Springs, CA 92240-7333
760-251-5366
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Type: Golf Courses, Sports
Activities: Golfing
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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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Victoria, Canada
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 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
4 helpful votes 4 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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189 reviews 189 reviews
71 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 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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83 reviews 83 reviews
42 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 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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147 reviews 147 reviews
49 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 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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156 reviews 156 reviews
34 attraction reviews
78 helpful votes 78 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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119 reviews 119 reviews
22 attraction reviews
89 helpful votes 89 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
32 reviews 32 reviews
9 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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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Nebraska
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21 reviews 21 reviews
3 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2013

Got a fantastic "summer" golf rate from GolfNow.Com so i decided to give it a try. Teed off second right behind, what appeared to be some "regulars" and our 2-some never got close to their 4-some and we played 18 holes in about 2 hrs 20 mins. It was a perfect day, sunny, no wind. The course was in really... More

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Destin, Florida
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61 reviews 61 reviews
22 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2013

A Robert Trent Jones course, great layout, good for any handicap golfer, plenty of wildlife combination of desert and traditional. Just make sure it is not extremely windy when playing it, it is in an area that can get very windy.

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