Hobbs’ Rockwind: a Muni Where Kids Can Spend the Summer

The City of Hobbs, N.M. has turned a piece of ironing board-flat desert into the kind of daily-fee muni that a kid like Fred Couples could play every day of every summer for years. Continue reading

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Hobbs to Open New $12 million Golf Complex

A host of sports celebrities, including PGA Tour legend Lee Trevino, Masters winner Freddie Couples and possibly former NFL star Brian Urlacher, will inaugurate the City of Hobbs, N.M.’s new 27-hole golf facility in late May. Continue reading

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New Mexico Golf Gets Major Market Exposure

New Mexico’s top golf courses got significant exposure recently in two of the nation’s largest cities, and the publisher of a leading New England golf magazine and blog is devoting resources to covering golf here and elsewhere in the Southwest. Continue reading

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ShipSticks: An Alternative to Checking Your Golf Clubs

Convenience of Skipping the Ticket Counter Worth the Cost

If you’re tired of schlepping golf clubs through airports, rental-car centers and hotel lobbies, help has arrived. Continue reading

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How to Play Pebble Beach for Free

Step 1: Pay the greens fee.

Step 2: Tee off and watch the rains roll in on No. 2. On No. 4, strain to hear over the staccato of lashing rain as your caddie explains, shouts, that there are no rain checks– ever — at Pebble Beach, which triggers abject misery and a grim resolve to play on. Continue reading

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