The Best Golf Courses in Santa Fe for the Avid Golfer

farms15Why do people love golf so much? If you have never played, this is a tricky question. However, avid golfers know exactly why the sport is so cherished by millions of people from all walks of life. There is really only one thing that could steal some of the joy from a day spent playing golf, a substandard course. If you are a resident of Santa Fe, you are in luck. Below, we are going to list the top-five golf courses that are worthy of a golfers time.

Marty Sanchez Links De Santa Fe

This course is not only well-known by the local golfers, it has been featured in several golfing publications, including Travel + Leisure magazine. Marty Sanchez Links De Santa Fe has also been featured on Fox Sports and Golf Life networks.

Features that you will find at Links De Santa Fe Include:

  • Two of the nicest courses you will find in the state; Championship 18 and The Great 28.
  • A well-stocked pro shop.
  • Various lesson packages.
  • A great eatery with plenty of menu options.

Cochiti Golf Club

Located between Santa Fe and Albuquerque, Cochiti Golf Club is home to the gorgeous northern New Mexico desert terrain. Once you visit this course, it is easy to see how it is constantly being rated as one of the best golf courses in the state.

Cochiti offers features such as:

  • The Stone Kiva Bar & Grill that provides a relaxing atmosphere and a stocked bar.
  • A pro shop that has plenty of items to select from.
  • Practice facilities such as a driving range, lessons from PGA staff, and a private practice facility.

Towa Golf Club

golf_sunsetTowa Golf Club, one of the many amenities you will find at Buffalo Thunder Resort & Casino, offers challenges for golfers of all skill levels. Their three nine-hole courses are the main reason Towa won the “North America’s Best Golf Hotel” for 2015. Located in the Pojoaque Valley, the breathtaking scenery alone can distract the most dedicated player. What makes Towa even better is its proximity to downtown. Enjoy a beverage at a nice Santa Fe restaurant after a long day and book a stay at Four Kachinas Inn.

Features include:

  • The Towa Bar & Grill that not only offers plenty of drinks and snacks, but also a
  • great panoramic view of the Pojoaque Valley.
  • The Towa Clubhouse has a bar, dining room, and an outdoor patio.
  • High-end golfing apparel and equipment can be found in the pro shop where you can also get free club fittings by PGA professionals.

Even if you are not an avid golfer, you can still appreciate the environments, scenery, and atmosphere offered by the golf courses we have mentioned above. While there are plenty more options in and around the Sante Fe area, these three that we have selected were based on the reviews of other golfers who have experienced these facilities first-hand.

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