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Reviewed by: sparky14, San Clemente
Somehow, I had never played the resort side at Indian Wells before this fall. Having played the Players course twice this fall now, I must say this is one outstanding facility. Nice practice areas. The range by the parking lot is cramped, but the range in the riverbed has a ton of room if it is open. The staff was super nice all around.
The course itself is a treat. Being “resort” focused, the course is a little more forgiving than an average desert course, but it is not an easy course by any means – you will pay if you go off line. Conditions are near perfect.
Several of the GK Guru’s tell me that the Celebrity course is equally good, with a bit more creativity in the shorter & easier layout. Sounds like a great 36 hole resort to me.
Reviewed by: JohnnyGK, Westlake Village
The layout of the Players Course is tough. You got to be accurate off the tee and you better bring your sand game. Once on the putting greens there will be good opportunities to drain some. Very fair surfaces. But the question is getting to the green in a reasonable number of strokes. There is a reason its called the “Players” course.
The service was outstanding throughout the day as it always is with every golf experience I have ever had at Indian Wells Golf Resort. I snapped a bunch of photos. Get ready to drool and start planning on playing there.
Reviewed by: dethman, irvine
starter was very friendly, and we were met on the 1st tee by the head pro and the superintendent. course is in very good condition, the teeboxes were all level and lush. some minor divot damage on par 3s but nothing to detract from the experience. fairways were all lush green grass with minimal divots. rough was just long enough to make hitting out of them tough and keep your mind to hitting the fairway.
unfortunately for me, i couldn’t get off the teebox all afternoon and found myself all over the course, perhaps i’m getting too old to drive all the way out to palm springs and do 36 any more haha. luckily, the water here is crystal clear as opposed to some other courses, and my fellow gurus were able to help me locate my ball in the shallow water several times. bunkers were in excellent condition with good fluffy sand in them and greens are smooth and running true. they were medium speed and putts held their line well. pop was solid at about 4 hours.
the course is in beautiful condition and definitely worth heading out for a round and maybe even a 36 players/celebrity combo. wish i had time to stay a bit longer to have some food, that burger they advertise on the back of the cart looked good. will hope to be back here soon when i’ve got the timing back in my swing.