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Badlands Golf Club (CLOSED)

9119 Alta Drive,

Las Vegas, Nevada 89145

  • Office

    +1 (702) 363 0754
  • Fax

    +1 (702) 951 5650
  • Golf pro

    Derrick Hunter (Director of Golf Operations)
  • Academy

    Badlands Golf Academy

About the course

  • The Course:

    27 holes. Desert-style. Undulating terrain - a few slopes to climb.

  • Surroundings:

    Desert and residential.

  • Designer:

    Johnny Miller & Chi Chi Rodriguez

Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Yards
6893
5781
5104
Par
72
72
72
SSS or slope
72.4
69.6
69.3

At the same location:

Above distances are for the Desperado-Diablo nines. The Outlaw-nine, at 3237 yds (back tees), is slightly shorter than the other two nines.

Location

Latitude:

36.164091

Longitude:

-115.297645

How to get there:

10 miles W of the Las Vegas Strip

From Hwy 95 (Las Vegas Expressway), in the mid-west of Las Vegas, take the Summerlin Parkway exit and head west. After 2.5 miles take the Rampart Blvd exit and head south. After o.6 miles turn right into Alta Drive. After 0.3 miles turn left into Clubhouse Drive.

Badlands Golf Club

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.

Est. 1995

Badlands Golf Club: GOLF COURSE PERMANENTLY CLOSED IN 2016, pending a residential development.

[Original Where2Golf description]: Living up to its name (see Did You Know section below) the 27-hole Badlands course plays through a rugged and wonderfully varied landscape of desert features and river wash erosion. Stunning mountain views and several mansion-sized properties are also much in evidence, although the housing is always set well back from the course.

The Diablo, Desparado and Outlaw nines provide a testing and immensely scenic desert layout, featuring old railroad flatcars as bridges, decorative rows of caliche boulders and not overly wide fairways framed by yuccas, mesquite and other desert vegetation. While threading your ball through the pleasantly undulating desert terrain you will also need to avoid many fairway-crossing river wash areas, good quality bunkering and, on the Desparado and Outlaw nines, an occasional water hazard or two.

If you think this layout occasionally resembles target golf at its toughest, few would argue with you. While your partners try to find the right line on the large, fast and at times mesmerically undulating greens, you can soak up breathtaking views onto surrounding mountains, and in the opposite direction, the Las Vegas skyline. The two original nines, the Diablo and Desparado fit together the best, with the newer and flatter Outlaw-nine providing a slightly easier-going but no less enjoyable challenge.

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Visitors

Who can play and when?

Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.

Must book in advance.

Green fees

Visitor fee, 18-holes, peak rate in high season (mid-Feb thru' May and Sept/Oct): Mon-Thurs $125; Fri-Sun $145. Golf cart included.

Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc. [Last updated: 2016].

Other information

Non-metal spike facility. Unrestricted walking permitted.

Practice facilities

Excellent

Did you know?

In geographical terms, "badlands" are areas of arid terrain where the forces of wind and water have eroded softer rocks and clay-rich soils. The extensive erosion creates canyons, ravines, gullies, hoodoos (tall thin spires of rock) and other such geological formations. Usually difficult to cross on foot, badlands can often have spectacular colour displays with rock formations of dark blue and black, contrasting with bright clays and reds. The Big Muddy Badlands in Canada gained notoriety as a hideout for outlaws.

Stay & Play packages are available at Badlands Golf Club if you are staying at the Suncoast Hotel & Casino.

Where2Stay

  • Caesars Palace Las Vegas

    3570 Las Vegas Boulevard South, Las Vegas, NV 89109

    +1 (702) 731 7110

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    At the heart of the Las Vegas Strip, Caesars Palace ranks among the world’s top luxury resort-casinos. Celebrating the glory that was ancient Greece and Rome, Caesars features more than 3,300 hotel rooms and suites, 26 restaurants and cafes, the Garden of the Gods pools and gardens, and a world-class spa. Its 4,100-seat Colosseum spotlights world-class entertainers. Guests of Caesars Palace can enjoy golf at two of Las Vegas's top golf courses - Cascata and Rio Secco. Stay & Play packages are also available at Badlands Golf Club.

    • Golf at this hotel:

      No

    • Golf within 5 miles:

      Wynn; Las Vegas National; Bali Hai

    • Golf within 20 miles:

      Virtually all Las Vegas golf courses are within a 20-mile radius of this hotel.

  • JW Marriott Las Vegas Resort & Spa5-star

    221 N Rampart Blvd, Las Vegas, Nevada 89145

    +1 (702) 869 7777

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    The JW Marriott Las Vegas Resort & Spa is located in Summerlin, and at the heart of Southern Nevada's most prestigious collection of golf courses. Only 15 minutes from the Las Vegas Strip, this intimate golf & spa resort has over 50 acres of lushly landscaped grounds including a resort pool complete with waterfalls and whirlpools. The Executive Golf Desk can schedule priority rounds at TPC Las Vegas or other outstanding Las Vegas golf courses.

    • Golf at this hotel:

      No

    • Golf within 5 miles:

      Angel Park; Badlands; TPC Las Vegas; Arroyo

    • Golf within 20 miles:

      Bear's Best; Siena; Las Vegas Paiute; Shadow Creek; Rhodes Ranch; Bali Hai; Wynn; Las Vegas Natl.; Desert Pines; Royal Links; Wildhorse; The Legacy.

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