First-Class Golf in Albuquerque New Mexico
Whether you're a local or traveling to play on New Mexico's great courses we welcome you to the Land of Enchantment and great year-round golf in Albuquerque on some of the most unique and amazing courses in the United States that highlight our southwest landscapes.
The Championship Golf Course at the University of New Mexico, locally known as UNM South or "the Monster", is a complete golf complex with an 18-hole course, 3-hole beginner Albuquerque golf course and a driving range. It has been ranked among the Top 25 public golf courses in the nation by Golf Digest magazine and has hosted several major tournaments, including PGA and LPGA qualifying event.
Isleta Eagle Golf Course - The Isleta Eagle is a 27-hole, public daily-fee Albuquerque NM golf course with three distinct nine-hole tracts. Designed on the native grass, these holes boast backdrop views of Mount Taylor and the Rio Grande. Most of the holes on the Mesa Nine are designed around and across native mesa washes and Arroyo Nine was designed around the largest mesa arroyo, creating the course's most spectacular views. All nine-hole tracts are par 36, with any two combinations adding to at least 7000 yards. The Pueblo of Isleta invites you to play a combination of 27 holes and enjoy golf New Mexico-style!
Paa-Ko Ridge Golf Club - For golfers at Paa-Ko Ridge, excitement is waiting at every hole! It was indeed a memorable experience for representatives from Golf Digest, who named Paa-Ko Ridge the Best New Affordable Public Course of 2000 (new course with green fees of $50 or less). Paa-Ko Ridge was also distinguished with the 20th spot on Golf Digest's America's 100 Greatest Public Courses. The layout at Paa-Ko works to incorporate the natural beauty and rugged terrain of the mountainous landscape, creating a strategic round that challenges golfers of all skill levels.
Pueblo de Cochiti Golf Course - Lying amid the foothills of the Jemez Mountains sits Pueblo de Cochiti Golf Course. Located approximately 50 minutes north of Albuquerque and 40 minutes southwest of Santa Fe, Pueblo de Cochiti Golf Course offers one of the most challenging yet fair tests of golf in the country. Ranked by Golf Digest as one of America's Top 75 Affordable Courses, this Robert Trent Jones Jr. design is truly a gem in the high desert. Blessed with breathtaking views and unhampered by noise and bustle of city life, Pueblo de Cochiti Golf Course provides the opportunity to "get away from it all" and enjoy mountain golf at its best
Sandia Golf Club - The newest resort/daily-fee facility to open in the Albuquerque area, Sandia Golf Club features a world-class golf experience offering a visually stunning and strategic 18-hole Albuquerque New Mexico golf course designed by Scott Miller. Stretching from 7,700 to over 7,772 yards from the back tees and routed through the rugged, high-desert landscape, the golf course will provide a memorable and exciting experience encompassing strategically placed bunkers, challenging green complexes and panoramic views of the Sandia Mountains, the Rio Grande River, the Corrales Bosque, and greater Albuquerque area.
Santa Ana Golf Club - Spectacular views of the Sandia Mountains make Santa Ana one of New Mexico's most dramatic golf settings. The 27-hole Santa Ana facility is located on Santa Ana Pueblo land just 20 minutes north of Albuquerque and 35 minutes south of Santa Fe; the Ken Killian layout on 270 acres offers itself up as one of the most challenging and yet accessible courses in the state. Santa Ana is a true links-style course woven through the desert along the Rio Grande. Native grasses, subtle mounding, and lakes will inspire, encourage, and challenge you to play your best.
Twin Warriors Golf Club - Twin Warriors has the distinction of ranking #49 on Golf Digest's 2005 list of America's 100 Greatest Public Courses. This breathtaking course will be hosting the 2009 PGA Professional National Championships. The 18-hole Santa Ana Tamaya course is a gem in the desert. Crafted by noted course architect Gary Panks, this course layout—routed in and around 20 ancient cultural sites—incorporates spectacular views of the Sandia Mountains. Wonderful dry washes, grassy knolls, and juniper and piñon pine ridges define this par-72 layout. Named after the two warriors who led the Santa Ana people to settle along the banks of the Rio Grande, Twin Warriors is a special place where culture and land become one.
Coyote del Malpais Golf Course - New Mexico boasts many notable public courses, but none match the unique character and backdrop of Coyote del Malpais. Tucked beneath the dramatic grandeur of 11,300-foot Mount Taylor, the Coyote features 18 holes for up to 7,000 feet of wide-open, challenging driving. Coyote del Malpais is easily reached from Albuquerque-right off I-40, it's just an hour away from the city. Once you get to Coyote you won't wait either, because it's far from the fast pace of the urban grind-and far away from long tee-off lines, too! You can still always make reservations up to 5 days in advance.