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Chamisa Hills Country Club
505/892-8440
500 Country Club Dr Se
Rio Rancho , NM
Type
Private
# of Holes
27
Course Architect
Gene Sarazen, Desmond Muirhead, Lee Trevino

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Desert Greens Golf Club
505/898-7001
10035 Country Club Ln Nw
Albuquerque , NM
Type
Resort
# of Holes
18

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The Twin Warriors Golf Club at Hyatt Tamaya
505/771-6155
1300 Tuyuna Trail
Santa Ana Pueblo , NM
Type
Resort
# of Holes
18

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Santa Ana Golf Club
505/867-9464
288 Prairie Star Rd
Bernalillo , NM
Type
Semi-Private
# of Holes
27
Course Architect
Ken Killian

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Ladera Golf Course -Championship
505/836-4449
3401 Ladera Dr Nw
Albuquerque , NM
Type
Public
# of Holes
18

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Twin Warriors Golf Club
(800) 851-8469
1301 Tuyuna Trail
Bernalillo, NM
 
Coronado Village Golf Course
505/823-2515
8401 Pan American Fwy Ne
Albuquerque , NM
Type
Public
# of Holes
9

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Sun Country Amateur Golf Association
(505) 897-0864
10035 Country Club Lane NW #5
Albuquerque, NM
 
Sandia Golf Club
(505) 798-3990
30 Rainbow Rd NE
Albuquerque, NM
 
Ladera Golf Course -Executive
505/836-4449
3401 Ladera Dr Nw
Albuquerque , NM
Type
Public
# of Holes
9

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What Are The Top Golf Tournaments

PGA TourThere are some golf tournaments whose pedigrees demand respect and admiration for what they contribute to the game's history. These tournaments test the resolve and skills of the players to a degree that other contests can't begin to match. Actually, it's a good thing that the really great golf tournaments don't come around but a few times each year. Anything beyond the strain evident in those occasional contests could be so dangerous to the psyches of some players that they might very well have short golf careers.

The world's golf season doesn't begin until the Masters Tournament opens play at Augusta National in the first week of April. Until that time of year, golf tournaments have been fun to watch and even seemed to illuminate which players were mastering their craft to really compete for the famed Green Jacket. It's when the Saturday round is over, and the field has shaken out to leave a few who have a chance to take the Masters title, that the real contest begins. And it isn't on the golf course. It's in the players' minds where the real struggle takes place. It's Greg Norman in 1996 watching a six-shot lead on Sunday give way to the steady play of Nick Faldo. It's Scotsman Sandy Lyle serving haggis at the Champions' dinner in 1989. It's Tiger Woods winning his first Masters and crying on his father's shoulder after dropping his last putt. It's just the Masters.

Next on the list of great tournaments is the U.S. Open Championship. It’s held at various golf courses in America, and is known for how difficult the USGA can set a course for play. The real rough begins at two inches, a little further in it’s four inches, and beyond that even a hay mower would have trouble getting through it. U.S. Open officials don't like their tournament being roughed up by par breaking players. On Sunday, the pin placements are in their toughest positions and the greens are slick as glass.

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