The New Mexico Monster is a Must Play

Visit Black Mesa GC Today, The Land of Enchantment’s Premier Golf Destination

Ready for a challenge?  Then you should visit Black Mesa GC, dubbed the “New Mexico Monster.” Set between the Sangre de Cristo and Jemez mountains, you will be stunned at the beauty laid out before you.  Not far from the town of Espanola, there is no development on or near the vast, high desert property. The Baxter Spann design feels worlds away, flowing through the natural landscape of buttes, sagebrush-dotted ridges, and dry arroyos.  Take your shots through canyons, along bluffs and over rock outcroppings to blind targets, enough to entice the most enthusiastic golfer.  Being voted #1 by, and one of the Top 100 Public Courses you can play in the United States by Golf Digest are just two of the many accolades Black Mesa boosts.

Black Mesa Golf Club in one of Santa Clara Pueblo’s finest accomplishments.  The moment you set foot on the course you’ll feel a sense of awe.  Colorful sandstone rock formations cut the New Mexico sky, fairways roll across the valleys line carpet and dramatic bunkering and green contouring seamlessly blend with the native surroundings.  The location of Black Mesa is considered High Desert.  Summers are mild and humidity is low, which makes for a great escape from the heat and humidity of Texas, Oklahoma, and Arizona.  But be mindful of the elevation at 6,000ft, and drink plenty of water.  The layout offers five sets of tees on the 18 championship holes, each with its own game.  Unspoiled elevations, hidden target areas and the challenge of thinking your way around the course are all part of the thrill.

Among the amenities of Black Mesa Golf Club, you’ll find an on-site bar & grill (open seasonally), a multi-level driving range, a short game practice area and 2 practice putting greens.  The golf shop offers quality apparel, shoes and golf clubs.  Golf clinics and individual lessons are also available from their team of instructors.

Only 30 minutes north of downtown Santa Fe, or plan to Stay and Play at the Santa Claran Casino Resort just 4 miles from the course and make plans for a special getaway for one low extraordinary rate.   Make your reservations today by calling 505-367-4900 for the hotel and 505-367-4700 for golf or visit for more information.


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