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Desert Willow Golf Resort

38995 Desert Willow Dr, Palm Desert, CA 92260-1674
+1 760-346-0015
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Best Municipal Course in the World!!!

What else can you say? I could not believe that this is a public course. It is a MUST play... read more

Reviewed 22 July 2014
What a Shame

I looked at my review in April 2012 and it was great. We played this course Memorial Day 2014 and... read more

Reviewed 8 July 2014
San Diego
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Varied elevations and unique water features have been carefully incorporated into the indigenous desert landscape at this prestigious Coachella Valley course.
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“mountain view” (34 reviews)
“pro shop” (24 reviews)
“greens” (39 reviews)
38995 Desert Willow Dr, Palm Desert, CA 92260-1674
+1 760-346-0015
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Reviewed 22 July 2014

What else can you say? I could not believe that this is a public course. It is a MUST play. Two terrific courses. Each hole is magnificent. The views are great and the course is in fantastic shape. The price is up there but well...More

Thank BradBRcckville
Reviewed 8 July 2014

I looked at my review in April 2012 and it was great. We played this course Memorial Day 2014 and again 4th July 2014. Such simple things would make this course great. Our round in May we never saw the cart girl. In July we...More

1  Thank TrippyLawyer
golfDWGR, Manager at Desert Willow Golf Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2014

Thank you for making Desert Willow Golf Resort part of your Memorial Day and 4th of July vacations, we appreciate your patronage. We understand your frustrations with lack of beverage cart services and limited access to ice water/cold towels and we apologize that yours experiences...More

Reviewed 5 July 2014

Played the Mountain course. Friendly staff, course in great shape. Will be back to play on next visit to Palm Desert.

1  Thank Jeff B
Reviewed 31 May 2014

Have been to Desert Willow many times (breakfast, lunch and dinner). Happy is great too. Remember, in hot weather, no tank tops. It's a city owned golf course but they go by golf course rules.

Thank Beth D
Reviewed 30 May 2014

Golfed here with my brother on 2 consecutive days but hadn't planned it that way. Our original plan was to golf here and then 2 other courses in the valley. We liked our first round at Desert Willow's Mountain View course so much we came...More

Thank Paul W
Reviewed 28 May 2014

Very nice golf course and clubhouse, just too expensive for May golfing compared to their neighbors at Marriott

Thank Weezie007
Reviewed 25 May 2014

My son and I golfed both the Firecliff Course and the Mountain View courses on consecutive days. First of all both courses are absolutely gorgeous! The staff is outstanding and all employees were extremely courteous. As far as the 2 courses, we felt that Firecliff...More

2  Thank Kobesan2000
Reviewed 14 May 2014

Lunch outside at the terrace overlooking the golf course is incredible. The food was fresh and plenty and the service was OK. We all had a great time

Thank Dr David L
Reviewed 8 May 2014

Although we don't play golf, the restaurant is very good and reasonably priced. It is directly across from the Marriott Desert Princess Hotel and is the heart of the golf course with great mountain views.

Thank tedShirl333
Reviewed 7 May 2014

Desert Willow is operation by the City of Palm Desert and they have a gem here with two 18-hole courses. Firecliff is a tad longer and laced with more bunkers. Mountainview is a little easier on the average golfer. Both courses are have some nice...More

1  Thank Barbara J
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