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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Volunteers to Keep Sierra Del Rio Golf Course Open

Sierra Del Rio Golf Course in Truth or Consequences, N.M., will open Saturday, run by volunteers, in a bid to keep the golf course operating while the search for a buyer continues. The reopening comes despite a previously announced closure until March. The course has been for sale for two years.

— Dan Vukelich

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