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Address: Hwy190, Death Valley Junction, CA
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Part of the Furnace Creek Resort, this 18-hole course is 214 feet below sea...

Part of the Furnace Creek Resort, this 18-hole course is 214 feet below sea level.

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Furnace Creek Golf Course

Interesting golf course to play. I played early morning with a 6:30 tee time to avoid the heat of the day. The greens had been watered and were slow to play but the course itself... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 9 October 2015
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Georgetown, Texas
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56 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 2016

Had been looking forward to playing his golf course since the first time we spotted it. A golf course in the middle of Death Valley, who would have thought of it, but it is beautiful, green fairways, great greens, water hazards and immense date palms line the ourse. There are several 500 yard par 5s. Truly a great experience. Note*... More 

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Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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46 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 February 2016 via mobile

We golfed two days in a row at this golf course. The course wasn't in too bad a shape considering the location and heat. We started after 2 both days and did nine holes. A number of reviewers have commented positively on the staff. Sadly, we did not have same experience. We had to go hunting for the pro shop... More 

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Pahrump, Nevada, United States
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760 reviews
420 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 261 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2015

We had a fabulous experience playing golf here. The course was well maintained and quite pretty. We were surprised to see so much water/lakes! The surrounding mountains provided a beautiful backdrop to the course. We will be back definitely to play.

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1 Thank Cherie P
England
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109 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2015

We arrived at the resort in intense heat but determined to play golf and we were made very welcome indeed even though we turned up without a booking. We were kitted out with clubs and a buggy there and then. Balls and tees there to purchase and keep (assuming you don't lose them!!). The course is in fabulous condition and... More 

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Yemassee
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53 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2015

Interesting golf course to play. I played early morning with a 6:30 tee time to avoid the heat of the day. The greens had been watered and were slow to play but the course itself is good and a reasonable challenge. If you are a golfer and visiting Death Valley it is definitely worth playing.

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Newton Mearns, United Kingdom
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181 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2014

On a trip to Las Vegas and the surrounding area for my best friend's 50th birthday, we drove up to see Death Valley, stayed at the Furnace Creek Ranch (see separate review) and took the opportunity to get in a round of golf at the hottest, lowest golf course in the world! The course is pretty good and well-maintained (especailly... More 

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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574 reviews
208 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 192 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2014

We stayed in the inn at furnace creek and had the golf break of two rounds at this course. It was excellent when considering the location the course was in great condition. Nice wide fairways not too many hazards reasonable greens. We did see coyotes chasing the wildlife! Pro shop very helpful, in need you can hire clubs. Remember to... More 

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2 Thank William L
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18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2014 via mobile

Course can only be played from 6:30am to 2:00pm during summer season. Breathtaking views and a course in very good condition which is surprising given the golf is in the middle of Death Valley. Green fee is more than affordable and definitely worth it. We played the course in the early morning and were lucky to see some wildlife.

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3 Thank Max H
Oakland, California
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62 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 May 2014

Just being in the middle of Death Vally makes this course unique. It is a lot of fun and can be quite a challenge on certain holes if you play from the back tees. It is in great shape and the layout (especially on the front nine) has been shaped and contoured to add interest. The desert back drop is... More 

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2 Thank GoldenBear72
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166 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 April 2014 via mobile

This is a fairly standard American golf course. We played at start of April and it was in pretty good condition. The greens could have been better but it is a course in the middle of nowhere. It is great for the novelty of playing well below sea level. I noticed no difference in distance to ball travelled. It is... More 

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