It is a wow!
A wonderful desert golf experience! Great pace of play. Friendly and helpful staff
November 9, 2014
Playing up against the mountains adds to the overall beauty of this well appointed course. A 'must play' for all avid golfers.
November 7, 2014
beautiful course tucked against the mountain, Great help on course. new sand it traps makes this tough course but very fun
October 5, 2014
Tough front nine (twice)
They are working on the course right now and only the first 9 holes are open - which you play twice. Because of that it cost less than $30 and that is a bargain. It is a tough course and is not for the faint hearted. I find it a real challenge and it gets the better of men each time but it is still a great course.
Try it. It will be re-opened as an 18 hole course on the 4th November
September 28, 2014
A Bargain for the Time
Enjoyed the course. First time there, played with a local and because of repairs to the back nine, played the front nine twice. Still great experience.
September 20, 2014
Last Time to SilverRock
Very nice course, only the front 9 we're open so we played it twice. Excellent greens.
I was very unimpressed with the host / gusest service person at the cart loading area. When we arrived we told him we were in the area playing several different courses. When we mentioned one of them, he proceeded to make some very rude and unprofessional comments about the course, which we had told him how much we had enjoyed it.
I think we'll stick to course that act in a positive, professional manner in the future.
September 20, 2014
NINE HOLES CLOSED
Overall this is a great course. One BIG problem. We had no idea that the back nine was closed! As a matter of fact, the starter told us it had been closed since MAY for irrigation canal work. We played the front twice; first time from the WHITE and the second time from the BLUE/WHITE combo just to shake things up a bit. OH, and they were working on all the bunkers and native areas too...
September 19, 2014
A Piece on "The Rock"
As a La Quinta resident, I have played Silverrock many times. Despite the ongoing construction to move the aqueduct, the course is still in wonderful condition and a treat for the senses. Of course, with only nine holes open, one must play those nine holes twice to get in a full round. But we had fun trying to outdo our front nine on the back nine.
The big beef I have with the course is that it is classic "target golf". Almost every hole is fronted by bunkers or water. On many holes, one can not play a Scottish-type "run-up" shot to get on the green. That's probably because the course was designed for play by the pros, but since they don't play here any more thought might be given to a redesign to lighten up on the level of difficulty.
We (senior golfers) compensated by playing from the green tees, which are forward of the white tees. This made a very significant difference in the level of difficulty, and in our enjoyment of the course. If, like us, you are not comfortable with 170-yard (or longer) carries over water or acres of sand, give those tees, or even the red tees, a try. The course doesn't know you're moving up, and no one else really cares either!
September 18, 2014