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La Quinta Nicklaus Course

50200 Avenida Vista Bonita, La Quinta, CA 92253-2600
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Ranked #13 of 19 Attractions in La Quinta
Type: Golf Courses
Description: An 18-hole course designed by Jack Nicklaus.
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Toronto, Canada
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644 reviews 644 reviews
277 attraction reviews
432 helpful votes 432 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

The Nicklaus Tournament Course shares the same clubhouse as the TPC Stadium Course but that's where the similarities end. While Nicklaus also enjoys using lots of sand on each hole there's reasonably generous fairways, less water and flatter putting surfaces than you'll find at the neighboring course. One can score but be careful of the large pond that guards both... More

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Mountain View, California
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57 reviews 57 reviews
17 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

Why does he not like people to see where they are shooting? He always has a bunch of junk hiding the second shot or tee shot.

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Albany NY
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013

We were hooked up with a member couple. Nick & April. Good golfers and fun to be with. They were very helpful with course knowledge. We could have played with them every day and would still have enjoyed ourselves immensely! The upside was the course was in great shape. The only downside was it was cart path only becasue Q-School... More

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London, United Kingdom
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60 reviews 60 reviews
32 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

Really enjoyed this one. Played it twice in one day despite the heat. Signature hole with par 5. long, to island green, can play time and time again.

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Palm Desert
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

Had a fun day and really enjoyed the course. Best of the PGA courses in PGA WEST. You will find the cost to be high, but well worth it

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Irvine, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

Another fun track on the PGA West property. You can count on Jack to design a nice layout, unlike that Dye character :-), I always enjoyed playing here and this trip was no different. Maybe even better since I won some $$$!

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Tucson, Arizona
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29 reviews 29 reviews
10 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013

One of the hardest of the 6 courses here. Jack went crazy with mounding and raised fairways. if you miss the fairways you will be in a sunken area with thick rough...very difficult. Great condition and overall a great facility. In my opinion, along with the Palmer Private course, as tough or tougher than the Stadium course but does not... More

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seattle
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218 reviews 218 reviews
30 attraction reviews
159 helpful votes 159 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2012

Very nice course with lots of trouble if you don't pay attention. More traditional style then a desert course. Nice variety of holes. Great staff.

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Connecticut
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136 reviews 136 reviews
35 attraction reviews
127 helpful votes 127 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2012

Great staff. Condition excellent. Quite challenging, especially from the back tees. Pace of play for a resort excellent.

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