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“Pure Desert Golf - Don't Miss”

Desert Willow Golf Resort
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Owner description: Varied elevations and unique water features have been carefully incorporated into the indigenous desert landscape at this prestigious Coachella Valley course.
Phoenix, Arizona
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70 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“Pure Desert Golf - Don't Miss”
Reviewed October 9, 2012

This is a don't miss course in the Desert. It is a true desert style course. Narrow corridors & once the ball is off the turf, good luck finding it. The courses are manicured and well taken care of. Conditions were perfect when we played. Green were fast, but not too fast & they held. Great food in clubhouse too.

Visited March 2012
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Brisbane, Australia
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110 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
“A 20 min drive from La Quinta Resort”
Reviewed September 26, 2012

A real find this, and had been recommended to us by a local and we were not disappointed. Played it in the afternoon and got a few breezes, as they are hard to come by with temps over 100dgrs. Recommend this course to play before leaving La Quinta

Visited September 2012
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Minneapolis
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7 reviews
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“Best landscaping in the area”
Reviewed September 5, 2012

The two courses at Desert Willow are not only a great test of golf, but also provide the best landscaping of any public course in the Palm Springs area. The meticulously maintained courses have a wonderful mix of flowering desert plants and trees. Even if your game is off a bit for the day, you can still enjoy the beauty of the course.
Service is top notch as well. Would put it just behind Indian Wells Resort for service.
Firecliff has tighter fairways and smaller greens than the more forgiving Mountainview course.
This is our favorite resort in Palm Springs and we have played most of the public courses in the area.

Visited August 2012
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Waterloo, Canada
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11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Great track for the average golfer, not beginners”
Reviewed September 4, 2012

Treatment from bag drop to picking clubs up was excellent. Treated well by all the staff. The course was in great shape but it is hot (nothing to do with the golf club). These courses are excellent considering they are city owned course but there should be enjoyed by average to better golfers. They are perhaps less enjoyable for a beginning golfer. Other courses in the area are more appropriate.

Visited September 2012
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“Our home course”
Reviewed September 4, 2012

We enjoy both courses and feel like members there each time we play !!!! their two courses are fun and challenging to play and their Happy Hour and Sunday Brunches bring us back often....

Visited June 2012
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