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“Just another golf course” 3 of 5 stars
Review of La Quinta-Dunes Course

La Quinta-Dunes Course
50200 Avenida Vista Bonita, La Quinta, CA 92253-2600
760-564-7686
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Ranked #17 of 19 attractions in La Quinta
Type: Golf Courses
Activities: Golfing
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Owner description: A picturesque 18-hole golf course with mountain views.
Palm Desert
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7 reviews 7 reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
“Just another golf course”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

Nice golf course, but greens were extremely hard and slow to putt on. Too expensive for this type of course. Slow play also made it hard to enjoy

Visited February 2013
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Phoenix, Arizona
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4 reviews 4 reviews
“Great Shape!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

The course was in great shape. It was a little hot, but hard to do anything about that in July. There was a Junior tournament happening on the Mountain Course and the staff was great to guide me onto the Dunes course to make for an easier day. Susan W. was awesome.

Visited July 2013
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Elk Grove, California
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166 reviews 166 reviews
64 attraction reviews
Reviews in 32 cities Reviews in 32 cities
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
“A Must Play”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013

Loved this course. Enjoyed it so much that when I finished I played the front nine of the Mountain course. They didn't charge me for the extra holes. It was already over a hundred degrees. The only downside of the Dunes course is that there is no turn to stop for a beer or food.

Visited June 2013
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seattle
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212 reviews 212 reviews
29 attraction reviews
Reviews in 107 cities Reviews in 107 cities
153 helpful votes 153 helpful votes
“Good but not exceptional”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2013

This is a decent dunes course that plays to a medium length with most holes being of average difficulty (17 being the exception). My beef about this course is that on most holes the type of grass in front of the green does not allow for a bump and run and given most greens are mounded and hard, it is very difficult to stay on the surface. My adjusted to leaving shots about 100 yards out improved scoring but that kept the driver in the bag for almost the whole round.

Visited June 2013
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Santa Monica, California
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
“Tough but fair”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2013

Pete Dye at his best. Undulating fairways will keep you on your toes (pun intended).
Get the ball close, cause the greens are slick. Course is in great shape now!! Go play

Visited May 2013
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