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4.0
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Pace
4.1
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4.1
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Style Links
Par 72
Length 7338 yards
Slope 134
Rating 75.1
Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Black 72 7338 yards 75.1 134
Blue 72 6703 yards 72.8 129
White 72 6136 yards 68.9 121
Green 72 5516 yards 66.1 116
Gold (W) 72 4997 yards 68.2 122
Scorecard for Tamaya/Cheena
Metrics:
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 In Total
Black M: 75.1/134 405 473 565 196 599 191 460 412 371 3672 433 419 237 384 171 425 452 633 512 3666 7338
Blue M: 72.8/129 371 402 528 176 555 160 422 378 323 3315 412 396 205 354 146 363 399 611 502 3388 6703
Blue/White M: 71.4/126 371 365 528 176 524 160 385 378 323 3210 412 396 183 354 146 363 360 532 502 3248 6458
White M: 68.2/122 W: 76.4/135 331 365 497 168 524 144 385 352 301 3067 376 377 183 324 123 336 360 532 458 3069 6136
Green M: 66.1/116 W: 73.1/132 327 310 464 146 447 127 335 323 284 2763 321 347 169 269 108 302 316 492 429 2753 5516
Gold W: 68.2/122 265 304 421 114 434 101 325 265 213 2442 315 282 161 262 79 257 312 478 409 2555 4997
Handicap 13 7 5 15 3 17 1 11 9 4 14 10 18 16 12 8 2 6
Par 4 4 5 3 5 3 4 4 4 36 4 4 3 4 3 4 4 5 5 36 72
Handicap (W) 9 11 7 17 1 15 3 5 13 10 14 12 16 18 6 8 2 4

Course Details

Year Built 1991
Fairways Blue grass
Greens Blue grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Ken Killian

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
GPS Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

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

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted Yes
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes

Reviews

4.1
4 Reviews (4)
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Handicap 10-14
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I Recommend This Course
3.0
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Perfect weather
Used cart

Santa Ana Golf Club (Star/Tamaya)

After a 21 year absence I figured I would give the state of New Mexico a re-visit. NM was my home state for two years in the mid 1990's. I absolutely loved the endless variety of interests the state offers both residents and visitors alike.

Not really a state that's renowned for its golf but it does have some good tracks. I made my first round of golf for the year playing the Santa Ana GC. The pro shop hooked me up with three locals that made for an enjoyable round.

The fairways are generous as are the bunkers and greens. The somewhat dry course conditions allowed rollout of most drives that found the fairways. The rough was very manageable and wasn't necessarily penalizing. Course bunkering is good and any of the shots I played from them were somewhat predictable. The greens were receptive and rolled nicely but I did have some trouble adjusting to the pace as I had 5 three putts. I can't blame that on anything but the operator of the flat stick.

Albuquerque sits at 5200 feet above sea level so I played off the blue/white combination of tee boxes, ideal for my handicap. The ball flies and carries well at this altitude and I managed to get around this moderately challenging track just 3 over my handicap.

The course obviously isn't in mid summer shape but overall I was happy with everything on offer, pleasant staff, nice routing, well stocked pro shop, a large clubhouse, scenic surroundings and good company. If things don't go smoothly for you on the course you can always try your luck next door at the casino.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Top Shelf Facility

We had opportunity to play other courses in the area but we opted to play here as I have an event here next year. My wife and I played it for 4 days and enjoyed every day. The staff, from "bag drop-off" staff thru the pro shop was friendly and very accommodating! The fairways were pure, the greens ran at a 11 or so stemp-wise, the bunkers were always raked and well maintained, the rangers and starters we perfect, the beverage cart was always there when you needed her AND the beer was ALWAYS COLD!
As far as difficulty is concerned, you cannot step
up on the tee not knowing if your going to hit a hook or a slice! The fairways are a fair width with not much with to the rough before you move into rattlesnake country! Keep in mind that the further you hit it-the wider the shot dispersion, etc.
The greens are the course's main defense. They have some good undulation and most greens slope back to front so try to stay below the hole. I loved the speed of the greens and the areas around the green make for easy pitch shots. Derek, the GM, was an awesome host and he should be proud of his staff!

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

Great Course Challenging and Fair

Santa Ana is my home course. Great staff and playing conditions. Also the friendliest set of players that I've ever encountered on a course.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Fair weather
Used cart

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Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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