$76 (cart included), played on Monday, March 2012 at 8am
I'm glad I played this course. It has narrow rolling fairways with tough greens. Accuracy matters big time. The starter told us that any putt longer that 3 feet would break. He was right. Very fast greens. We got a price of $99 for golf, cart and rental clubs (Callaway Razr) from a golf show promotion. The staff was friendly to the point of being overly friendly. I'm a tourist, I don't need to answer "Where are you from" a dozen times. From the guy getting my rental clubs, to the guy taking my reservation, to the guy checking me in, to the person setting up the carts, to the cart girl, ENOUGH! I'm a tourist! Where are you from? ENOUGH! I think they are trying too hard to be nice. BUT.... enough! I give A+ for the staff at Desert Pines. Friendly, nice, free range balls, willing to make my round a good round. Good people. I 'm glad I played it, but see below why I won't play again. NEGATIVE: NOISE== NOISE==TRAFFIC NOISE! UNBEARABLE!! One hole has the freeway, and a stoplight next to the tee. Signs say that you are responsible for damage for balls hit outside the course onto the Street. NOISE = NOISE= I want to play this course again, but won't because the traffic noise. is Unbearable. It's next to a freeway and a busy street, CLUBHOUSE: Friendly staff, Good food, We got free range balls with our round. Afterward, Untimate Nachos were great.