If you’re a golf enthusiast, the state of New Mexico is the ideal vacation destination for you! You can spend your entire New Mexico golf vacation in the Albuquerque area, known for mild weather, a long golf season, grand views and crystal-clear turquoise-blue skies, with easily available tee times and great prices. Albuquerque offers some of the finest courses around; surrounded by a backdrop of stunning mountain scenery, these courses are bound to be some of the most picturesque places you’ve ever visited. Their spacious, sprawling greens are any passionate golfer’s dream; with gorgeous views and excellent features, a day golfing in this remarkable area is one you’ll never forget. Here’s everything you need to know about golfing in Albuquerque!
You’ll fall in love with the Sandia Golf Club, a gorgeous golf course and wedding venue that includes an amazing restaurant.
Paa-Ko Ridge Golf Club near Albuquerque is one of just 17 golf courses in the United States rated at five stars by the Fodor’s/Golf Digest “Best Places to Play Guide.” Paa-Ko joins an elite category that includes Pebble Beach, Whistling Straits, Bandon Dunes and Pinehurst.
A scenic, sprawling course that stretches around three natural lakes, the Isleta Eagle Golf Club is an excellent spot to spend a relaxing afternoon.
The University of New Mexico Championship Course in Albuquerque is another spot you won’t want to miss- it’s where Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson, and Tim Herron competed as collegians!
Albuquerque is the dream destination for anyone who enjoys a great game of golf. Top course designers include Robert Trent Jones, Gary Panks, Ken Dye, Scott Miller, Red Lawrence, Ted Robinson–they’re all here, in one of the most diverse, affordable golf destinations in the nation. TravelGolf.com says: “New Mexico is the new Arizona—a wild, untamed, exciting, and diverse golf destination in a rugged and inspiring natural setting—and at even better prices than its more celebrated neighbor,” much less than what you’re used to paying in Arizona, California, Florida, Alabama, or the Carolinas!
More golf. More views. Less money. That’s New Mexico golf.
For more information, visit Golf New Mexico or Golf on the Santa Fe Trail.