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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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Humbling - a little too residential

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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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McKinney, Texas
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158 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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 2 weeks ago 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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58 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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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71 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
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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Farnham, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016

I selected Thanksgiving Day to play my landmark 500th golf course and the obvious choice was this course as we are staying in Palm Desert from the UK and like a challenge. The course is rated the most difficult in California, 4th in the States and 9th in the World, although how this is decided I have no idea. The... More 

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Pewaukee, Wisconsin
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142 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 146 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

In a nutshell, I loved it! Would I like the Stadium course to be my everyday home golf course? No. It is tricked up and has a pace of play that is horrible, but it is a place not to be missed if you're a good golfer and are in the area seeking to experience challenging golf. I am a... More 

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Stirling, United Kingdom
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356 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

This is one of thee finest courses I've had the pleasure to play; it's also one of the most challenging too. Big long par 5's. Long challenging par 3's and more water than I thought possible; owes me a few balls. The course is long and tricky and the starter got it right when he said, as we were in... More 

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Kitchener, Canada
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61 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016

This course was as challenging a course as I have ever played. The fairways were perfect and the greens were lightning fast. All in all, this was one of the most enjoyable rounds of golf that I have played anywhere. The views helped take my mind off of the score. It was perfect!

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Chicago, Illinois
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23 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

Rented a private house here for the Coachella weekend and was satisfied with everything. Even though we never played the course, the restaurant was so terrific with the best chicken sandwich I have tried anywhere. The layout was beautiful, and peaceful. The location was stunning as well.

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La Quinta, California
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35 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

So you think you can play golf? Here's you chance to prove it. The Stadium course at PGA West is a true test of you game and not meant for beginners as it will frustrate the hell out of them not to mention seasoned golfers. It's a true Pete Dye course from the get go and make sure you bring... More 

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