New Mexico’s Source for Golf News, serving the avid golferSierra del Rio Golf Course

New Mexico Golf News provides golfers with news about golf. It is compiled by freelance journalist Dan Vukelich. is the definitive source for news about golf in New Mexico. It’s operated by golfers for golfers.

Our mission is to provide accurate, timely information on golf in the state, news of golf deals, developments in the golf industry and reviews of golf courses in New Mexico and elsewhere.

Our staff includes the former editor of Sun Country Golf, the official statewide magazine for the Sun County PGA and Sun Country Amateur Golf Association. The two organizations serve PGA professionals and amateur golfers in all of New Mexico and El Paso County, Texas.

We’re intimately familiar with the golf courses throughout the Sun Country Section and the member courses of Golf on the Santa Fe Trail, as well as the professionals who operate them and the amateurs who compete on them.

On you’ll find news about golf equipment, emerging golf travel destinations, profiles of top golfers and stories about the regular folks who make up the world of golf in New Mexico.

Dan Vukelich on Swilkin BridgeWe profile new golf courses and detail changes at existing courses across New Mexico. As the golf industry recovers from the lingering effects of the recession of 2008, we’ll alert you to golf communities’ worth considering for your dream of living the golf lifestyle.

During the golf season, we post results of high school, club and college golf competitions, as well as significant news from the PGA Tour, LPGA Tour, and the Symetra Futures Tour.

During the off season, we highlight golf getaways and deals worth exploring. Over time, we’ll establish relationships with top New Mexico golf courses that will save you money.

We keep you abreast of changing conditions, changes in personnel, and deals at New Mexico’s top courses, including Paa-Ko Ridge Golf Club, Sandia Golf Club, the University of New Mexico Championship Golf Course, Santa Ana Golf Club, Twin Warriors Golf Club, Marty Sanchez Links de Santa Fe, Black Mea Golf Club, Taos Country Club and Cochiti Golf Club.

Other courses that form our beat include New Mexico Tech Golf Course, Tierra del Sol Golf Club, Piñon Hills Golf Course, Tucumcari Municipal Golf Course, 12 Shores at Ute Lake, the Gene Torres Golf Course, Aztec Municipal Golf Course, Riverview Golf Course, Sierra del Rio Golf Club, Sonoma Ranch Golf Club, Red Hawk Golf Club, Desert Lakes Golf Club, Raton Country Club, Lake Carlsbad Golf Course, Nancy Lopez Golf Course at Spring River, NMMI Golf Course, Rockwind Community Links, New Mexico State University Golf Course, the City of Albuquerque municipal courses, and more. features articles on golf instruction, training aids and ways in which the amateur golfer can stay healthy.

We’re in touch with top rules experts of the game and we’ll explore how changes in the Rules of Golf and the Decisions of the Rules of Golf will affect your enjoyment of the game. We’ll also cover new and different ways the golf industry is trying to attract new players to the game we love. is dedicated to serving the golf community of New Mexico. We invite your suggestions and submissions, although reserve the right to reject articles or photos or edit them for style and length.