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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 - 10:00 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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One of the Best

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 7, 2015
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Saskatoon, Canada
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Saskatoon, Canada
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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
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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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28 reviews 28 reviews
4 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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Calgary, Canada
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37 reviews 37 reviews
8 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

At $55 a round what's not to like. I did have one round that was backed up but all to a 12:08 tee time. Returned to the pro shop and no problem rain check & booked us in for the following day at 715 and in & out ion 3 hrs with little delay. Staff most accommodating & I love... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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356 reviews 356 reviews
66 attraction reviews
141 helpful votes 141 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

I read several different reviews on several sites before I decided to play here. All most all of the reviews gave the golf course very high marks and if there were any complaints they were about 1) Pace of play, 2) Customer service. However, one of the customer service complaints that gave the course 2 stars was because the course... More 

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Surprise, Arizona
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80 reviews 80 reviews
9 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

Very slow pay. Took away all the enjoyment. Great views very good golf course. No driving range which also detracts from enjoyment

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Calgary, Alberta
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

Excellent course in great shape (Dec 2014) with beautiful views. Lush fairways and greens were in very good condition. Fairways offer generous landing areas. Note that the "driving range" is just hitting off mats into a net about 10 yards away. Patio/restaurant is really nice. Look forward to playing here again.

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Leighton Buzzard
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27 reviews 27 reviews
4 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

This is a cracking course, well maintained with clever use made of what elevation variations they have Greens are very good. Pace of play was ok. Good shop for the Mrs to browse, and a very nice bar and grill for the after golf refreshments.

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