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Escena Golf Club

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Address: 1100 Clubhouse View Drive, (entrance on Vista Chino), Palm Springs, CA 92264
Phone Number: 760-778-2737
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6:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Mon 6:30 am - 6:00 pm
Tue - Thu 6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Description: 18-hole, par 72 Nicklaus design, rated #6 public course in California by...
18-hole, par 72 Nicklaus design, rated #6 public course in California by PGATOUR online. Wide fairways, great views, highly acclaimed cuisine, ultra-cool mid-century modern clubhouse. Open to the public for golf, breakfast, lunch, dinner and Sunday brunch.
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Beautiful course

Excellent course and well maintained. Challenging and enjoyable. We played on a very busy and exceedingly hot day. Play did become slow and there was a shortage of water on the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 13, 2015
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West Hartford, CT
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West Hartford, CT
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Excellent course and well maintained. Challenging and enjoyable. We played on a very busy and exceedingly hot day. Play did become slow and there was a shortage of water on the course, however staff did bring out beverages. We also met with the Manager who could not have been kinder and offered us a free round or lunch due to... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

This place is recommended by Traveling Joe, so I decided to book a tee time the morning of the round. Down loaded the Escena app, and the 215pm rates went down from $35 to $26. $26!!!!! Wow! What a deal!! The course was in excellent condition. The greens rolled a little slower than the practice green, but they were perfect.... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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30 reviews 30 reviews
6 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

This has to be one of my favourite courses in the desert. The staff are excellent and the course is always in great shape. It can be bit windy at times but the green fees are not as expensive as many similar courses. If you download the app on your phone you can usually get cheaper green fees than on... More 

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Calgary, Canada
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

My husband and I have played this course a number of times and love the course and clubhouse. However, on our last visit, the marshall's management of an exceptionally slow round on an exceptionally hot day was abysmal. Within the first 4 holes we were 20 minutes behind... waiting at every single tee-box and 2 groups waiting at every par... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
10 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

My husband had his second visit here and again the staff were so helpful. Emailing us when we had questions etc. Beautiful course and nothing too much trouble for overseas travellers who have no equipment but wanted a game of golf. Not expensive either

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Saskatoon, Canada
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

This course is one of the best you'll play in the valley. The design is pure Nicklaus with a premium put on being able to work the ball from left to right. The course itself is beautiful with pristine fairways, subtle elevation changes and greens that will leave you scratching your head. There's ample bunkering, strategically placed and water that... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
4 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

Visited this golf club as we had heard rave reviews. We had booked a tea time and it looked as though we would be a 2 ball as I checked on the interenet just before we left. We arrived paid our 100 dollars each to find that we were joined up with another 2. That wouldn't have been a problem... More 

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Palm Springs, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

The golf course is beautiful. Tough but fair. Greens are great. Pace of play was excellent. And lunch afterwards..............delightful.

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Chula Vista, California
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34 reviews 34 reviews
5 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

We enjoyed the course so much the last time we were there, with so many courses in the Palm Springs area we decided to go back and bring a friend who had not been there before, again a great experience. Great setting, lay out etc. food is also great.

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Palm Springs, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

I would like to rate the condition of this course for you. i have a back ground in the golf biz for over 35 years. 1 to 10 scale with 10 the best Tee's 8 Fairways 9 Greens 8 Sand Traps 2 lots of rocks and mesh showing Pace of play was great less than 4 hrs. Overall i would... More 

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