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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 - 6:00 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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Fun golf course

This is a fun track to play. Challenging layout but try the forward tees if you are an index of 18 or higher like me. Great clubhouse restaurant for a19th hole. The views are... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

This is a fun track to play. Challenging layout but try the forward tees if you are an index of 18 or higher like me. Great clubhouse restaurant for a19th hole. The views are spectacular

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Derby, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

Another gem of a discovery for both golf and food. A great course well laid out and presented though the greens were a little slow. That didn't distract from highly recommending this course as a very reasonably priced course to play, particularly if you checked out their great deals on offer. All staff extremely courteous and will put this high... More 

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Chicago
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Really nice course. Wide fairways and low rough, making it move quickly, although there is lots of sand traps to make it challenging, Greens are in good condition and true to a Nicklaus design they are elevated and full of undulation. Definitely a do over when we return to the valley.

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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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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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
16 helpful votes 16 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
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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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19 reviews 19 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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