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Boulder at Towa Golf Resort

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3.7
83
5 Stars
27
4 Stars
33
3 Stars
10
2 Stars
6
1 Stars
7
Conditions
3.1
Value
3.8
Layout
4.6
Friendliness
4.7
Pace
4.4
Amenities
4.0
75.8%
Recommend this course
67 out of 83 reviews
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2 Stars
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Conditions
0
Value
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Layout
0
Friendliness
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3.6
14
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4
3 Stars
1
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2
1 Stars
2
Conditions
2.9
Value
3.7
Layout
4.6
Pace
4.4
Amenities
3.7
StaffFriendliness
4.6
71.4%
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10 out of 14 reviews
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About

Holes 9
Type Public
Par 36
Length 3640 yards
Slope 141
Rating 36.6
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Towa Golf Club
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Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Gold 36 3640 yards 36.6 141
Black 36 3288 yards 35.2 136
Blue 36 3095 yards 34.2 132
White 36 2822 yards 32.5 114
Red 36 2429 yards 31.6 106
Scorecard for Boulder/Piñon
Metrics:
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out Total
Gold M: 72.8/135 616 383 375 186 433 409 444 512 200 3558 7143
Black M: 70.2/132 584 356 344 158 410 355 393 498 199 3297 6661
Blue M: 68.3/129 574 331 322 132 364 347 365 466 187 3088 6214
White M: 65.2/115 W: 69.8/125 503 271 229 109 334 313 317 423 179 2678 5527
Red W: 67.2/123 471 271 229 96 290 288 264 389 144 2442 4865
Handicap 1 11 13 17 7 9 5 3 15
Par 5 4 4 3 4 4 4 5 3 36 72
Handicap (W) 1 9 13 17 3 5 11 7 15

Course Details

Year Built 2001
Fairways Bermuda Grass
Greens Bermuda Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect William Phillips (2001)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
GPS Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes

Reviews

3.7
83

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 10
19th Hole Scenic Views 7
Patio Dining 6
Course Challenges Include:
Elevation Changes 29
Forced Carries 17
Water Hazards 14
This course/club is great for:
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 27
Advanced Golfers 18
Locals 16
This Course's Location is:
At a Resort 22
Worth the Drive 14
Convenient to the City 13

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Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Top 500 Contributor
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Great Track! Terrible Conditions

Wife and I played Towa (Boulder/Valley) while vacationing in the area. Easy to book on-line. The staff was friendly and helpful. The resort has 3 nines and we played Boulder and Valley. The Boulder had just been aerated, Valley was next. We loved the design/track. A challenging golf course. Not overly long. Narrow in some places. Some blind shots. In-cart GPS allows you to see where you're going. The greens on Valley (not yet aerated) were great. Boulder's greens had just been aerated, so not so good. The fairways and, especially the rough were in TERRIBLE condition. We understand that there were some significant water issues earlier tis year and water had to be turned of to the rough for a long time. Much of it is dead or bare dirt. Adjacent fairways are also in pretty bad shape. Assuming they can get things back in shape, this would be a great course (and a great place to stay and play). In the short term, we really couldn't recommend it.

Conditions Poor
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
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Commented On 2019-03-15T22:25:41.000+00:00

I appreciate you comments and i want to assure you that course conditions will improve dramatically and the water issues have been addressed for the future. We will be working diligently over the next year to improve course conditions.

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Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Top 250 Contributor
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

Least favorite of the 3

This nine was the least favorite, some holes were short but not obvious were you run out of fairway. Go out and enjoy!

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Top 250 Contributor
Hot weather
Used cart

Best of the 3

This nine holes was my favorite out of the three nine hole courses. Definitely demands shots be made to the correct locations but not too penalizing if you spray a little! Would play this again if we were still in town.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Top 250 Contributor
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

Course had tough summer

The course showed signs of the hot dry weather this summer, but some beautiful landscape and views.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
First Time Playing

Not what one would expect from a resort course.

Played Boulder and Valley courses in golf outing. The courses were in very bad shape. New Mexico has been suffering a drought, but other area courses are in much better shape.

Fairways burnt out, weeds and signs of neglect are present. The greens were the only saving grace. Some bad spots but overall, not too bad. Nice views and a decent layout for most levels of golf. A few blind shots and a few forced carries. Needs much TLC to be considered a resort course.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Commented On 2019-03-15T22:27:58.000+00:00

I want to assure you that the water issue was unique to Towa and has been addressed. The Pueblo of Pojoaque took over management of the course in October so with new management, we will be working diligently this year to improve the conditions and ensure that we never face the same issues again.

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Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

Very challenging and fun. Course is dry in some spots because of no rain but fairways and geens were in good shape. Course gave me a $20 discount because of conditions. Staff was very friendly and helpful, I had a great time.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

High desert

This was a really fun and challenging experience. We played 18 holes, lost lots of balls and found lots of balls. Very hot, but was provided with an icechest and water as much as we wanted. The trees and greens were in good shape for such a desert terrain.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Drought damaged

The people were great, the greens were good, the areas around the greens and fairways have suffered from the drought conditions. I suggest you wait until conditions improve, or expect some bad lies, some issues you wouldn’t normally endure, which made it disappointing. The area was pretty, but there must be a better place to play in Santa Fe.

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented On 2019-03-15T22:28:42.000+00:00

The Pueblo of Pojoaque took over management of the course in October so with new management, we will be working diligently this year to improve the conditions and ensure that we never face the same water issues again.

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Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Goat Track!

This may have been a nice course when they watered it but it is NOT now. The Fairways are 20% green and 89% Dead! The Greens were ok for the most part but not great. Too bad because the setting is awesome!

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
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Commented On 2019-03-15T22:30:31.000+00:00

The Pueblo of Pojoaque took over management of the course in October so with new management, we will be working diligently this year to improve the conditions and ensure that we never face the same water issues again.

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Towa

Great layout, greens & tee boxes in excellent shape, but fairways feeling the effects of the drought.
Would play this course again.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Windy weather
Used cart

Lovely Layout!

Not a long course, but the layout keeps you moving the ball L2R and R2L, and especially DOWN, like #18 Par 3 WAY DOWN the hill!!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Fun course with challenges

Great time. Brings you back to reality of how well you play.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Twilight golf great

Twilight golf is great. Not crowded, great value, personnel were very helpful. Had a wonderful time

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Autumn Leaves

Great course layout and terrific staff. Overall, course is in good condition, especially the greens and fairways. Many repair areas in fringe and approach areas around the greens which should have been reseeded. They should be marked as "ground-under-repair" and reseeded or resodded. My first experience playing a high desert golf course, and I enjoyed it immensely.

Conditions Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Fun and challenging

Course was generally in good condition except for the fringe around the greens. Lots of bare spots but greens and fairways in good shape.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Great place to stay, good value

Very scenic, fairways a little spotty but mostly in good shape. Greens were good. No one out there but me, loved that.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Course conditions poor

I was told that this course was in great shape a couple months ago, but it was in terrible shape when I played. Greens were ok, but fairways, bunkers, green aprons and approaches were a mess!

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
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Commented On 2019-03-15T22:31:45.000+00:00

As the new Director of Golf, I want to personally apologize for a less than perfect experience at Towa. The Pueblo of Pojoaque took over management of the course in October so with new management, we will be working diligently this year to improve the conditions and ensure that we never face the same water issues again.

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Played On
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Twice a year
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Fun course excellent greens

We had a wonderful day of golf. The staff was great and very helpful. The greens were in great condition.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Towa golf

Fun and challenging golf course. Recommend it for the golf as well as the scenery.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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