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La Quinta-Norman Course

50200 Avenida Vista Bonita, La Quinta, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92253-2600
+1 760-564-3900
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Bag drop, breakfast in the Clubhouse, check in at the Pro Shop, chat with the Starter. Everyone we... read more

Reviewed 15 May 2018
bungaychick
,
Suffolk, United Kingdom
via mobile
Great course, helpful staff, superb greens

Stayed at La Quinta Resort on a golf package, which included access to the Norman course. Tees... read more

Reviewed 24 April 2018
Jerry T
,
Merewether, NSW
via mobile
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A challenging 18-hole golf course with breathtaking views.
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good30%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“pga west” (11 reviews)
“hard sand” (2 reviews)
“fast greens” (2 reviews)
LOCATION
50200 Avenida Vista Bonita, La Quinta, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92253-2600
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+1 760-564-3900
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Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

Bag drop, breakfast in the Clubhouse, check in at the Pro Shop, chat with the Starter. Everyone we came in contact with was very friendly and welcoming. The course is fabulous, previously played here Nov 2016, our second visit didn't disappoint, hope to come back...More

Thank bungaychick
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Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile

Stayed at La Quinta Resort on a golf package, which included access to the Norman course. Tees, greens and fairways were in excellent condition. Difficult but very playable course - unlike the PGA West Stadium Course which was magnificent but just too hard. Rough was...More

Thank Jerry T
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Reviewed 7 February 2018 via mobile

I found this to be the most playable course at PGA West. It was fun, not ridiculously difficult like the stadium, and not punitive. The scenery was beautiful, and the course was in great condition.

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Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

Even in this reseeding period, this course was in good shape. The greens were fast but too hard, the balls didn't bite and often rolled off green. Overall a good experience.

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Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

We had a group of seven men recently playing here. The course is beautiful and in excellent condition but even better was the friendly and professional attitude of the staff - from the nice German lady who checked us in to the restaurant personnel, starter...More

Thank mrjgb
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Reviewed 28 April 2017

The Norman Course at PGA West offers a much more desert experience than either the nearby Stadium or Nicklaus Tournament courses. The relatively flat layout offers generous landing areas, fast greens and great variety in the hole layout (from short par 4s to back breaking...More

Thank John B
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Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

This plays like desert links style course Course in great shape Best to play with locals who've played the course Go elsewhere for 19th hole limited choices

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Reviewed 19 January 2017

Truly a desert course. A challenge but fair. The club pro does everything to make your experience pleasurable. Staff is great and a must do if your in the La Quinta area and play golf. It's also nice to sit on the patio and take...More

Thank Leonard S
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Reviewed 4 November 2016

My wife and I both really liked the golf course. The fairways are very wide, but anywhere off the fairway lurked the desert on both sides. We liked the view that provided us --> it framed your target very well. I was driving the ball...More

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Reviewed 19 October 2016

This course is tough to find and the PGA folks don't make it easy on visitors. After we arrived I discovered that they were booked solid because this was the only course not closed for overseeding. The course is in fine shape with fast greens...More

Thank bobemac
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