Primm Valley Golf Club

1 Yates Well Road,

Primm, California 89019

  • Office

    +1 (702) 679 5762
  • Pro shop

    +1 (800) 386 7867
  • Academy

    Primm Valley Golf Academy

About the course

  • The Course:

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

  • Surroundings:

    Desert environment.

  • Designer:

    Tom Fazio
SSS or slope

At the same location:

18-hole par-71 Lakes course (6945 yards from back tees).






How to get there:

4 miles SW of Primm / 40 miles SW of Las Vegas

From 1-15, 3 miles south of the California / Nevada stateline at Primm, take the Calada turn-off and head west on Yates Well Road. After o.4 mile turn right direction Golf Club. After 1.5 miles golf is in front of you.

Primm Valley Golf Club (Desert course)

4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.

Est. 1998

Primm Valley Golf Club (Desert course): Located just inside California on the border with Nevada, and surrounded by natural, pristine desert, Primm Valley Golf Club boasts two dazzling championship courses. Both are designed by the legendary Tom Fazio, and though they sit side-by-side, the Lakes and Desert courses couldn't be more different. While the excellent Lakes course is a softer-looking, tree-lined affair, its ruggedly handsome companion is a desert course by name and a desert course by nature. From this rocky and open environment, you will enjoy many wonderful views onto the arid Ivanpah Valley and its bordering mountain ranges. The casinos at Primm can also be seen in the distance. Classic Mojave desert terrain and large sandy waste areas flank the nicely undulating fairways, the holes often looking a bit tighter and more challenging than those on the greener and some would say easier-going Lakes course. Colourful cacti, lush palm trees and native vegetation are much in evidence, as is Fazio's superb and high-lipped bunkering, providing a constant threat as well as clear definition to each hole. Water makes infrequent but telling appearances, not least at the first two holes, which are wrapped around the same small lake. Perhaps saving the best until last, the par-4 17th and par-5 18th are beautifully crafted. Water comes into play on both, but the main challenge is hitting the elevated and heavily bunkered greens, then negotiating the testing slopes and borrows to finish your round in style.
List of courses: California / Nevada


Who can play and when?

Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.

Must book in advance (resort guests can book up to 60 days ahead).

Green fees

Visitor fee, 18-holes, peak rate in high season (mid-Feb thru' April) : Mon-Thur $175; Fri-Sun $200.
Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, Stay&Play packages, etc. [Last updated: 2018].

Other information

Non-metal spike facility. Unrestricted walking permitted.

Practice facilities


Did you know?

Primm Valley Golf Club shares the same owners as the Terrible's Primm Valley Casino Resorts, all part of the Herbst Gaming group. The three casino-resorts, Primm Valley, Buffalo Bill's and Whiskey Pete's, are located in Primm (previously called Stateline) just inside Nevada, on the border with California. The casinos attract gamblers from Southern California wanting to stop before reaching Las Vegas, or as a last chance to gamble before leaving Nevada. Primm Valley's golf courses are located just 4 miles south of Primm, in California.


  • Terrible's Primm Valley Resort & Casino

    31900 Las Vegas Blvd. S, Primm, Nevada 89019

    +1 (702) 386 7867

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    Located opposite Whiskey Pete's at the northbound exit ramp off the I-15, Primm Valley Hotel & Casino offers 624 rooms and suites. You will be at the heart of the action in the casino, with 1,510 slot machines, 33 table games, a keno lounge, and a race and sports book. Alternatively, relax with a martini in the Piano Bar. Primm Valley Casino Resorts properties include Primm Valley, Buffalo Bill's and Whiskey Pete's
    • Golf at this hotel:


    • Golf within 5 miles:

      Primm Valley (Lakes and Desert courses)

    • Golf within 20 miles:


  • Whiskey Pete's Hotel & Casino

    West Primm Boulevard, Primm, Nevada 89019

    +1 (702) 386 7867

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    Whiskey Pete's Hotel & Casino, also known as the “Castle in the Desert”, is located just off the I-15 in Primm. Rumour has it that Ol' Whiskey Pete himself is buried out there and has watched over the property throughout the years. You can enjoy headliner entertainment, great restaurants, and strike it rich playing the latest slots and table games. Primm Valley Casino Resorts properties include Primm Valley, Buffalo Bill's and Whiskey Pete's
    • Golf at this hotel:


    • Golf within 5 miles:

      Primm Valley (Lakes and Desert courses)

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