Desert Willow Golf Resort is a 36 hole public golf facility located in Palm Desert, California. The facility offers two championship golf courses, The Firecliff Course and The Mountain View Course.
The golf courses were designed by the team of Michael Hurdzan and Dana Fry.
The Firecliff Course
Firecliff measures 7,056 yards and is a true test of skill where golfers must negotiate their way around extensive natural areas, over 100 bunkers, and numerous water features.
The Mountain View Course
One of the more resort type southern California golf courses is Mountain View with wider fairways and limited desert waste areas. But don’t be deceived; Mountain View, plays to 6,913 yards and is rated just slightly less difficult than Firecliff. With more forgiving fairways, 98 well-placed bunkers, sloping greens and seven water features, Mountain View will challenge all
$41 (cart included), played on Wednesday, November 2011 at 10am
As a local resident this course for the price cannot be beat. For visitors the cost is pricey so it is difficult for us to bring guests that would have to pay 3x as much as us. We ususally play when we are by ourselves,and tip for the ladies, Mountain is more friendly to our style of play.
(cart included), played on Thursday, December 2011 at 6am
$71 (cart included), played on Wednesday, August 2010 at 6am
Third time I've played here, and it is always fun.
$41 (cart included), played on Wednesday, July 2010 at 6am
I played the course twice at 2 different tee locations. Scored 79 and 82 respectively. Very respectable course. Will definitely try to play it again. T. Rush
$51 (cart included), played on Monday, June 2010 at 8am
This is my favorite course in the desert!
$66 (cart included), played on Sunday, April 2010 at 6am
Excellent course - wish we would have played FireCliff as well vs. some of the others we did play in the area. No marshall on the course - had a foursome in front of our twosome that never allowed us to play through. We caught them by the 3rd hole and stayed there the whole round - no marshall in sight. The GPS on the carts is a little small and somewhat hard to read. Very scenic course and there is actually GRASS taller than 1/4 inch in the fairways to hit off. We will be going back to play both courses - probably this summer.
$36 (cart included), played on Tuesday, August 2008 at 10am
The Mountain View course (one of two fine courses) was in excellent condition considering the desert weather, 100+ degrees! The staff is very friendly, including the marshall who is out there with chilled-mango-scented towels. There is also a great summer deal $85 - unlimited golf + lunch!
$46 (cart included), played on Sunday, June 2008 at 6am
Challenging course in excellent shape despite extremely hot weather. Courteous staff, worked with our group of 44, providing a shotgun start.
$41 (cart included), played on Tuesday, September 2007 at 6am
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