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Escena Golf Club

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Address: 1100 Clubhouse View Dr, (entrance on Vista Chino), Palm Springs, CA 92262-0574
Phone Number: 17607782737
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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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Early summer tee time

Great rate for the 1st tee time of the day, just had to wait for it to get light enough. Great layout and conditions, greens were a little bumpy and slow but understandable due... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
MarkOmaha
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Nebraska
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Nebraska
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39 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great rate for the 1st tee time of the day, just had to wait for it to get light enough. Great layout and conditions, greens were a little bumpy and slow but understandable due to the extreme HOT conditions. Played as 2-some in just under 3 hours. Definitely will play this course again! Great course and bargain during the summer... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016 via mobile

This is my favorite course besides Indian canyon. Condition of the course is fabulous, very outgoing staff with excellent service. Course is challenging especially when on windy days

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016

We golfed four times in the Palm Springs area and Escena was our favourite. Very friendly staff who gave clear instructions on the course before we went out. The course itself is forgiving and while it challenged my husband who is a good golfer, I as a novice golfer could still keep up. The pro shop is professional and the... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016

The course was in great shape. The fairways were green and the greens were fast and true. The 4-some ahead of us were gambling so play was slow. The views are special and the airplane noise was not an issue with us. The cart came with an ice box on the cart and there was lots of water along the... More 

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LONG ISLAND NEW YORK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2016

Fantastic course...splurge and enjoy it...price is of course not cheap but at least once you have to experience the majestic mountains. Watching planes land and take off also a great bonus.

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Saskatoon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2016 via mobile

The golf course was in awesome shape Pro shop. Starter and everyone on the course was perfect GreAt weather good company The only problem we had was after golf we thought we would have lunch in the restaurant the girl at the front said it would be a 15 minute wait. My husband looks around and there is st least... More 

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Davis, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2016

This course is next to the airport, and was frequently noisy as small planes arrived and departed. The course was in OK shape, but play was very, very slow, making it difficult to develop a rhythm. Those running the course seemed to think this was OK. The different holes present varying challenges. Some of challenges were a bit contrived. No... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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39 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2016

Great track, but on the day we played it was like a wind tunnel. The course was in very good shape and the greens were true. The course personnel were very accommodating as were the restaurant staff.

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2016

My wife and I worked with John at the clubhouse, who graciously allowed us to take some wedding photos there with our small group of family. We were so impressed with the attention to detail Escena paid to their grounds and facilities. Our pictures turned out beautifully, and while the photographers were taking pictures of just my wife and I,... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2016 via mobile

The course in beautiful shape but it takes to long to play. Must golf courses encourage a 4 hour round. Sad to say it's 5 hrs plus. And no marshals on the course either. Makes it very hard to enjoy

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