With a mild climate throughout the year, New Mexico is a spectacular place to get outside for a relaxing, or challenging game of golf. If you’re looking for the best courses in and around Rio Rancho, we’ve got you covered. Learn more about some of our favorite courses with links to each course’s website for easy booking and more detailed information. Keep it in the fairway!
The Sandia Golf Club is located on the property of the Sandia Resort and Casino. Whether you’re a local looking for some staycation fun or an out-of-towner on vacation, Sandia is a beautiful place to be. The course was designed by Scott Miller and opened in 2005 and is 7,752 yards. The course features numerous strategically placed bunkers, challenging green complexes, a full-size, double-tiered practice range, a practice green and more. And don’t even get us started on the panoramic views of the Sandia Monuntains.
As stated on their website, the Santa Ana Golf Club “offers golf the way it was meant to be played.” Golfers can enjoy a true links-style Championship golf course including 27 holes, five sets of tees on each hole spanning from 5,500 yards to 7,400 yards, eight lakes as well as practice facilities. Off the course, the club offers a full service Pro Shop, a club house and two dining options – one four-star restaurant and one casual bar and grille.
With outstanding ratings and awards from both Golf Digest and Golf Magazine, Twin Warriors Golf Club is a hot spot for any golf enthusiast. Designed by Gary Panks, he course offers a unique high-desert golfing experience that can be enjoyed by champion and resort-style golfers alike. Twin Warriors Course also features beautiful grassy knolls and arroyos, or dry washes , plus the sacred butte known as Tuyuna or “Snakehead.”
Paradise Hills Golf Course is located in the Northern Albuquerque area and was beautifully designed, fully equipped with everything you need. The course offers a practice area and driving range as well as a chipping area for you to brush up on your skills before or after you play. Paradise Hills also has a pro shop and offers instruction for those who want to improve their golf game.
Arroyo Del Oso Golf Course is an exquisitely designed course in northeast Albuquerque. The course opened in the mid 1960s and features large greens, strategically placed bunkers, rolling fairways and three separate water hazards to create a challenging game. The course has been very well maintained over the years and is even considered by some to be the “crown jewel” of the city of Albuquerque.
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