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PGA West TPC Stadium Golf Course

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Address: 56150 Pga Blvd, La Quinta, CA 92253-4600
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Ranked among Golf Magazine's "Top 100 Courses You Can Play" in...

Ranked among Golf Magazine's "Top 100 Courses You Can Play" in the United States, this Pete Dye-design is inspired by the famed Scottish seaside courses characterized by a rugged and dramatic landscape.

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Play the correct tees.

Played a tournament with the Golf Channel on a hot March day. I'm a 16 handicap up from 10 and have played a lot of courses. PGA west is set up for big events and runs clean and... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
Bill C
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San Diego, California
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San Diego, California
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13 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Played a tournament with the Golf Channel on a hot March day. I'm a 16 handicap up from 10 and have played a lot of courses. PGA west is set up for big events and runs clean and easy plenty of space on the grass driving range good putting green and chipping area. Course set up is good greens are... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This Pete Dye designed course has been maintained and is a joy to play. The service, the course, the pro shop are all top notch. Just beautiful!

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alberta
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

I have played the Stadium Course a few times over the years. This trip was with my son and two others who have never played there. The course is everything you expect and have seen on TV. Each hole is truly memorable with an amazing finish. You will not be disappointed. Course has always been in fantastic shape each time... More 

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Seattle,
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

This is a Pete Dye course on steroids The forward tee the reds are extremely playable not as daunting as the other tees Lots of deep bunkers berms desert washes Don't expect to play your handicap but it's worth playing Gorgeous course and views Staff super friendly

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Minneapolis
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017

The Stadium Course is something else. The fairways are groomed like greens. The greens are fast but fair. The layout is very interesting with a lot of variety. You need to have your "A" game at this course. Misplayed shots may find water, deep bunkers or cliff like drop offs. The fairways are reasonably wide and most of the trouble... More 

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Lake Shore, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017

We were unexpectedly invited as guests to play this course. Glad we accepted the offer. 1 Not having clubs, nor anything with us because we are here on a 4-day flight layover (even had to buy shorts because jeans are not allowed, which is a policy I agree). 2 Not played a round of golf in 5 years, I spent... More 

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McKinney, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

Bring your A game and your thinking cap ( and buy a shot saver book) Every shot requires you to think... about where you do and don't want to be as well as the fact there are very few flat lies... Have fun!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Course was in great shape - prepped for tomorrow's tourney. Played with some zero handicappers prepping for the tourney so that was fun. Not huge fans of houses on the fairways, which there were on all but if you're into a tough urban course, this is it.

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

The TPC Stadium Course at PGA West is the home if the Career Builder Challenge every January fir the PGA Tour. The course is challenging and fun, but a typical Pete Dye design if you stray off the fairways, you will pay a price. The women's tee are forward and very fair. A great course and the pro shop at... More 

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Sheridan, Wyoming
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Would like to play this course again. We golfed it after it was over seeded so it wasn't in the best of shape. The layout is very good, I wouldn't say it was in the top for most difficult courses that I have played. I am a 15 handicap and played from the red only because we were told how... More 

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