The purple peaks of the Organ Mountains are adorned with the halo of the rising sun every morning, and the western skies of the Mesilla Valley are often painted with brilliant sunsets. With over 300 days of sunshine a year, there are plenty of opportunities to enjoy a popular community feature: the wonderful golf courses woven throughout the city. So, whether you love to swing the sticks, enjoy beautiful views, or have a special occasion to celebrate, the four golf courses, and the communities that surround them, are a definite must-do for residents and visitors!
Picacho Hills Country Club is located in the shadow of the picturesque Picacho Peak. This country club has been a part of the community for over 30 years, and features an incredible 18-hole course, tennis courts, and a full restaurant and bar for members. While PHCC is nestled within the Picacho Hills neighborhood, membership is open to anyone in the Mesilla Valley. Non-members can hold special events and celebrations at PHCC by contacting the club. picachohills.com
Sonoma Ranch Golf Course can be found in one of Las Cruces’ fastest growing areas, and offers a challenging 18-hole course open to the public. The Sonoma Ranch patio has some of the best views in the city, and inside the clubhouse is Sunset Grill, with one of Las Cruces’ premier food and wine menus. Sonoma also offers multiple competitive golf leagues throughout the year for the community. sonomaranchgolf.com
New Mexico State University Golf Course is a gorgeous 18-hole course on the NMSU campus that was voted #1 Golf Course and Pro Shop by the Las Cruces Bulletin’s Best of the Mesilla Valley. The course has been recognized as one of the top 5 public golf courses in New Mexico and is ranked 13th among collegiate courses in the nation. The PGM program is unique to the state and produces some of the top golf pros in the country. NMSU Golf Course has many programs for the community to enjoy like PGA HOPE (free programing for vets), PGA Junior League, Aggie Range Club, free clinics, and player development. The Player’s Grill offers a full restaurant and bar open to all, and can be booked for special occasions, celebrations, and caterings. It’s a great place to watch all your favorite Aggie athletic events as well! golf.nmsu.edu
Red Hawk Golf Club is the newest addition to golf courses in the area. Red Hawk is a links-style 18-hole course surrounded by the beautiful New Mexican desert and tests the skill of even most experienced golfer. Red Hawk Golf Club is open to everyone in the community, and features a great selection of draft beer along with a fully stocked bar, and delicious cuisine at the Red Hawk Bar and Grill. If you are looking to make your wedding elegant event, Red Hawk is available to book for your special day. redhawkgc.com
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