Category: Gulf Shores


April 16, 2009

Ask Travelin Joe: Albuquerque and Gulf Shores, Alabama

Posted at 10:52 AM by Joe Passov

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Dear Joe,
My friends and I are taking our annual golf trip to Albuquerque and are overwhelmed by the number of great courses. We'll definitely play Paa-Ko Ridge, but can you recommend other "must-play" courses in the area?

Warren Dorn
Cincinnati, Ohio

You should certainly do battle with Twin Warriors ($89-$145; 505-771-6155, mynewmexicogolf.com), a muscular Gary Panks design.

Beyond that, base your decision on convenience. If you're pretty good golfers who don't mind a healthy drive, then tackle the ravines and wild greens at Black Mesa ($62-$87; 505-747-8946, blackmesagolfclub.com).

If you're leery of the drive -- or the challenge -- Sandia Golf Club ($36-$85; 505-798-3990, sandiagolf.com) is scenic, fun and a lot closer.

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