Desert Willow Resort (Firecliff): Member Reviews

38-995 Desert Willow Drive
Palm Desert, CA 92260 • (800) 320-3323





LOCAL WEATHER
Palm Desert, CA (92260)
81°F
Fair
[Full Forecast]
Humidity: 8%
Wind: SE at 6mph

Sunset: 7:00 pm
green Sunrise: 6:42 am

COURSE LINKS

ALERT: Aeration
Aeration of the greens on the Firecliff Course with small/medium size holes 6/22 - 6/25, reopening 6/26.
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1. nsaqr
Posted: 07/01/20 6:18a
Member Since: Dec 17, 2009
From: Yorba Linda, Ca
Played Firecliff for the first time on Tuesday June 30, 2020. The greens were supposed to have been punched with small holes the week before and we were ok with that, but what we found were patchy and... Continue »
11 Likes.
Rated
6.7 Conditions
2. sbarajasjr
Posted: 02/23/20 8:17p
Member Since: Dec 11, 2009
From: San Diego
Played here Sunday 2/23 as second leg of trip with longtime friend and GK member Jon. Had played Firecliff last year and walked away astounded at how pristine the course was, today was no different. A... Continue »
13 Likes.
Rated
9.9 Conditions
3. rgm2525
Posted: 12/17/19 7:32p
Member Since: Jan 24, 2005
From: chatsworth
Played 12-9-19 with Nick, Gary, and Pedro teeing off just after noon and finishing in a little over four hours. Tee boxes were level and lush and in great condition. Fairways were very green and lush ... Continue »
7 Likes.
Rated
8.9 Conditions
4. rob1563
Posted: 12/14/19 3:10p
Member Since: Jul 3, 2010
From: Las Vegas
Finished up a 36 hole GK guru day with a round on 12/9. Customer service was outstanding. Grabbed a quick bite prior to the round and had to pick from about 6 different hot dog combos, they all looked... Continue »
10 Likes.
Rated
9.0 Conditions
5. UNCLEDDBOY23
Posted: 12/12/19 6:27p
Member Since: Jun 15, 2014
From: Peoria, Arizona
Overall: Desert Willow Golf Resort is 36 hole resort that has the Firecliff and Montain View Courses and is owned and operated by the City of Palm Desert. The resort opened in 1997 with the Fireclif... Continue »
8 Likes.
Rated
8.9 Conditions
6. JohnnyGK
Posted: 12/12/19 6:01a
Member Since: Dec 30, 2002
From: Thousand Oaks
Second round of the day with GK Gurus was on another one of my favorite layouts. It was my 3rd round of the year there and 10th overall. It’s always in great shape, it was in the BEST shape I have eve... Continue »
11 Likes.
Rated
9.5 Conditions
7. pedro7170
Posted: 12/11/19 10:00a
Member Since: Sep 24, 2012
From: Camarillo
This last weekend, I had the opportunity to get out and participate in GK Guru Golf Outing. We played three golf courses ( One on Sunday and two on Monday). Rams Hill, Indian Wells Celebrity and Des... Continue »
9 Likes.
Not Rated
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8. GDR23
Posted: 12/10/19 4:48p
Member Since: Mar 21, 2006
From: Thousand Oaks
Rode the purple tees Monday afternoon 12/9/2019 with the GK Gurus teeing off at 12 noon. Paired with Nickesquire, Pedro7170 and RGM2525. POP was just over 4 hours on a picture perfect chamber of comme... Continue »
12 Likes.
Rated
9.6 Conditions
9. Nickesquire
Posted: 12/10/19 12:05p
Member Since: Aug 11, 2007
From: Rancho Mirage, CA
Rode the Purple tees (6676/72.1/136) in 4H, 15M twilight with GK Gurus Ron, Pedro and Gary, easily beating darkness. Always enjoy playing with those old, familiar faces! The weather was clear, fairly ... Continue »
13 Likes.
Rated
8.5 Conditions
10. bmcnicoll
Posted: 12/09/19 6:18p
Member Since: Jan 2, 2007
From: Edmonton, Canada
2 round of the day, this one at Desert Willow, Firecliff course, GK Guru's Dave H, Johnny GK and Rob for our group. I really enjoy Desert Willow and especially the Firecliff course, made evenmore en... Continue »
8 Likes.
Rated
9.4 Conditions

Playing Conditions
6.70
Good
  • Course Statistics
  • 278 of 2,261 Overall Rank
  • Value
  • Layout
  • Service




PRACTICE FACILITIES
Driving Range: Grass
Practice Chipping & Sand: YES
Practice Putting: YES