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Desert Dunes Golf Course

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Address: 19300 Palm Dr, Desert Hot Springs, CA 92240-7333
Phone Number: 760-251-5366
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6:00 am - 6:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 6:30 pm
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The first desert course designed by Robert Trent Jones, Jr. features 18...

The first desert course designed by Robert Trent Jones, Jr. features 18 challenging holes laid out among large dunes and mature desert trees.

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Challenging Golf Course

I have played Desert Dunes four times and enjoyed it each time although the course is a bit long for an old guy like me. The greens have each time been in excellent shape and the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 18, 2016
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Vancouver Island, Canada
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Vancouver Island, Canada
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37 reviews
16 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

I have played Desert Dunes four times and enjoyed it each time although the course is a bit long for an old guy like me. The greens have each time been in excellent shape and the course has its challenges. It was extremely windy the last time we played the course which resulted in some new experiences - drives that... More 

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USA
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152 reviews
46 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016 via mobile

Went with friends and was excited to learn we were playing this course. Was in great shape and truly liked the golf course. Challenging and fun. Was disappointed with lack of drinking water and ability to purchase drinks. Coolers were empty and never saw a drink cart -- it was a hot day.

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Thank Dave D
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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352 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 159 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

Overall all, this is a fairly nice course and we found it to be in good shape. I liked that there were very few houses along the course, and the course is in fairly good shape (fairways and greens). Attendance was fairly light, so the speed of play was good. The course is somewhat tight, and there were definitely places... More 

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Thank Kevin S
Weyburn, Canada
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40 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2016 via mobile

2 couples. We golfed at 12:45. The driving range was fine, reception was fine, the starter was very friendly and helpful. It was a very hot day, so we inquired prior to teeing off, whether a refreshment cart would be circulating (no outside drinks allowed on the course), and were assured it would be around. We purchased drinks after the... More 

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Jericho, Vermont
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2016

Conditions were good with the exception of one green (#11). Great challenging layout. No houses on the course. A little long for the average woman golfer. Check out Standby Golf for a deal. Originally found tee times there for $39 and waited too long and paid $59. Play on the front was a little slow. We didn't stop at the... More 

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Salinas, California
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12 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

The Roughs have not been mowed. Lost every ball hit into the roughs. Wind is a major factor. Based on price, there are many better deals on golfing in the area.

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Thank hwmcdaniel
Camarillo, California
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85 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015

Had a great time! Played right at day break to beat the heat and enjoyed the entire experience. Good people to play with both times I played.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

Played the front nine and really enjoyed. Then the winds started and it was an entirely different course. This is an excellent golf course when the wind is not blowing. I was told after I played the course, to not plkay when the windmills are turning. Overall a great course, great clubhouse and good lounge and patio.

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Thank RONALD D
Desert Hot Springs, California
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79 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

This is a great course for visitors with more than fair rates for rental of clubs and carts, as well as reasonable green fees. Comfortable, unassuming coffee shop, very pleasant staff, small pro shop.

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Thank Marilyn H
Abbotsford, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015

Me and my wife played the dunes twice in august and had a great time.Micheal the owner was very friendly as was his proshop staff.The course itself was challenging but fair and in great shape,.The scenery was fantastic from the desert vegatation to the raoadrunners .The value for your money was excellent and cant wait to be back next year.Also... More 

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