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Palm and Valley Golf Courses at Desert Springs

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Address: 74855 Country Club Dr, Palm Desert, CA 92260-1961
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Framed against the stunning backdrop of the Santa Rosa Mountains, these two...

Framed against the stunning backdrop of the Santa Rosa Mountains, these two championship courses were designed by renowned architect Ted Robinson, "King of Waterscapes."

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Play Valley course in much better condition

Played here again this week. Played the valley course first it is in good shape. Played the palm course second it is in rough shape. The greens did not make it through the... read more

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Calgary, Canada
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Calgary, Canada
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217 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Played here again this week. Played the valley course first it is in good shape. Played the palm course second it is in rough shape. The greens did not make it through the winter well as i played it in November they were great now the greens on palm are patchy.

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Rockville
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Two great courses that could be best value in the desert. I always loved the Palms course and stayed away from Valley course until recently. I am glad I got to play. A gorgeous course. Very interesting holes. Will not skip it again. Got a fantastic rate. Must plays.

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Wichita, KS
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 161 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017

Played the Valley course this week. The fairways were in pretty good shape but the greens were a little dry. Staff at the golf shop and on course were friendly and helpful. Not worth the full price they charge so look for a discounted rate. Rental clubs were past season Taylormade M2's.

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Huntington Beach, California
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Reviewed 17 January 2017

Palm Valley is a fabulous golf course with tons of palm trees and a lot of water and sand. There are not a lot of elevation changes, but it is not really flat either. The course takes advantage of the natural terrain. Challenging yet fun.

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Calgary, Canada
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Reviewed 15 November 2016

Played here for a rate of 89.00 as there was a discount for marriot guests. The course is spectacular ( played the palm course) and in wonderful condition just after overseeding. Playing the valley course on the weekend as it was closed for overseeding. Would definitely recommend this course.

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Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

First of all the price this month was lowered to induce players. Saying that the course was not in good shape and over seeding starts this month. Fairways were rough, greens very bumpy etc but I think if you play November on you will get a course that is very playable. Right now it is not for low handicap players.... More 

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Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

Played both courses in late April 2016. Valley is easier but a tad more scenic. Palm is challenging with more water and harder lies. I was staying at the Villas II so the rounds only cost $79 each. Not too bad for a round of golf at quality resort courses. I played at 6:45am and 3pm, Wednesday and Saturday respectively.... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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Reviewed 5 May 2016

The courses tend to be long but not extremely so. The greens were slower than elsewhere in the area but fine. We love both courses and both are a great challenge. We actually like the Palms course better. The Valley course has a lot of hills and vales. The 19th Hole is not very good. Canned beer only and the... More 

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Manhasset, New York
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Reviewed 21 April 2016 via mobile

Played both of these courses. Palm has more water. Valley more hills and vales with some water but not as pretty. Play Palms if you can only do one. Hole length is women friendly. Bathrooms well spaced out! Sand traps good shape. Rock wood grill or fisherman's landing is good for lunch afterwards.

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Thousand Oaks, California
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Reviewed 15 March 2016

Have now golfed both courses. Both are very nice but the Palms Course is the winner. I had a great game. Even had I not had a good round, the course is gorgeous. The fairways and greens were immaculate. Frankly, I don't know how they do it when they are in the desert, what can be a very hot desert.... More 

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