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4.4
157 Reviews (157)
5 Stars
85
4 Stars
53
3 Stars
15
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
2
Conditions
4.2
Value
4.3
Layout
4.5
Friendliness
4.7
Pace
4.4
Amenities
3.9
91.9%
Recommend this course
148 out of 157 reviews
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4.5
6 Reviews (6)
5 Stars
4
4 Stars
1
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.2
Value
4.3
Layout
4.5
Pace
4.8
Amenities
3.6
StaffFriendliness
5.0
83.3%
Recommend this course
5 out of 6 reviews
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4.5
30 Reviews (30)
5 Stars
18
4 Stars
10
3 Stars
2
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.4
Value
4.6
Layout
4.5
Pace
4.7
Amenities
4.0
StaffFriendliness
4.8
96.7%
Recommend this course
29 out of 30 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Style Links
Par 72
Length 6757 yards
Slope 120
Rating 71.1
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Links at Sierra Blanca
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Course Details

Year Built 1991
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Jim Colbert (1991) Jeff Brauer (1991)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - mandatory May - October
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Bunker Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Amex, Discover Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed Soft spikes only
Dress code Proper attire is required.

Accolades

  • Golf Advisor: Top Courses in New Mexico (2017 #5)

Reviews

4.4
157 Reviews (157)

What Golfers Are Saying

Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 13
Elevation Changes 10
Undulating Greens 10
This course/club is great for:
A Weekend Splurge 12
Locals 12
Seniors 11
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 21
Near Local Attractions 10

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Commented on 05/17/2019

Hello, Blake. Thank you for your 5-star rating! Please book another round with us soon.

Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Ok for the price

The course was maintained pretty well. It’s a links style. Not very hard. Fun but not my favorite.
I asked for a vodka and orange juice and they told me they didn’t have any? Most ppl
Bring their own?????

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
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Commented on 05/09/2019

Hello, thank you for taking the time to review our course, ­­­­­The Links at Sierra Blanca, and for the 3 stars. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your round with us and hope that you will continue to see improvements in the course conditions the next time you are with us. We are glad to see that you had a smooth round and a friendly experience with us. Thank you for playing our golf course, we look forward to seeing you again soon.

Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Course in great shape! Look forward to playing a lot this summer at this course!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 05/06/2019

Wow - Thank you for the five star review! We are happy to have exceeded your expectations. Our playing conditions are very important to us and we are glad you enjoyed them. We look forward to having you back again soon! Until then, take care!

Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
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Commented on 03/12/2019

Thanks for the 5-star review, Derick! We hope you enjoyed your recent round with us at The Links at Sierra Blanca. Come back soon!

Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented on 02/21/2019

Mike, thanks for the 5-star review! Join us at The Links at Sierra Blanca for another round soon.

Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Mountain Golf

The practice range & putting green are very good and after a few visits, the staff recognized me and knew my usually requested medium bucket of balls. The course is an interesting mix with a links feel to the front nine and woodlands on the way in. This course is fun to play, the staff is friendly and I’ll look forward to playing it again next summer.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 07/24/2019

Hello, thank you for your 5-star rating! Please book another round with us soon at Links at Sierra Blanca, The!

Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Great Viewt

The view was great! The course was fun and we will be returning

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
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Commented on 06/20/2019

Hello, Thank you for the five-star review! We are happy that we could exceed your expectations! We pride ourselves on creating an amazing atmosphere and we are excited that you had a chance to experience that. Come back and see us again soon!

Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

Off s eason

Greens still recovering from aeration but overall course in good shape.Staff very friendly

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
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Commented on 04/29/2019

Hello, thank you for stopping by and leaving us a review! We love hearing from you and hope that you come out and see us again soon!

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Commented on 04/29/2019

Hello, thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We hope to see you soon!

Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Response from on 11/19/2018:
Hello, thank you for the four-star rating. We are glad you had a great golf experience at The Links at Sierra Blanca. Thank you for visiting us and we hope to see you again soon!
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great job on maintaining

This is a. Low rainfall , high altitude area. They do an excellent job of keeping the fairways and greens in good shape., despite the herds of elk that love walking across the greens. Nice staff and really enjoyable course without crowds.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Response from on 11/05/2018:
Hello, thank you for the five-star review. We are glad you enjoyed our our course conditions and had an excellent experience. Thank you for playing The Links at Sierra Blanca and we hope to see you again soon!
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

FUN COURSE

We play this course frequently and enjoy it. The only negative are the 5somes that hold things up. Can’t understand why courses allow 5somes when they are trying to grow the game.

Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Humps and Bumps

Yes, it is a links course and it was a lot of fun. The staff was great, good carts, good tee markings, nice fairways, and just overall good course. It was a great day.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Response from on 10/04/2018:
Thank you for playing The Links at Sierra Blanca! We're thrilled to hear you had a lot of fun playing our links style golf course. We appreciate your kind words regarding our staff, carts, tee markings, and course conditions. Come back for another round soon!
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Slow

I have a 3 handicap. The pace of play was horrible, and there were no marshalls. We skipped 2 holes on the front because of an extraordinarily slow foursome who would not let us through. We played 3 holes on the back, but finally just quit due to 6 (SIX!!!) groups on the 14th tee box, all being held up by a fivesome, who would not let anyone through. We called the pro shop, they came out and spoke to the fivesome, but the fivesome would still not let us through, and so out of frustration and not wanting to play a 6 hour round, we quit. Upon explaining, complaining in the pro shop afterwards, they did give us a raincheck for 9 holes.

Conditions Good
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Fair
Response from on 10/04/2018:
Thank you for playing The Links at Sierra Blanca. We sincerely apologize if your round was anything short of 5 stars due to the slower than normal pace of play. We're glad you stopped into the pro shop though so we could make things right with a 9-hole rain check. We look forward to exceeding your expectations next time you play here!
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Course had a lot of dry areas. Greens had been punched but not top dressed. Bumpy

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Response from on 09/21/2018:
Thank you for playing The Links at Sierra Blanca, Raymond! As our greens continue to heal back to 100% from the aeration, we hope you'll join us for another round soon. Be sure to Like us on Facebook for the latest course news and specials.
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Response from on 09/20/2018:
Thank you for the 5 stars! Come back again soon.
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Links of fun

This is a links style course that Is laid out in mountains near Ruidoso NM. It was in very good condition considering they have had very little rain lately. Well maintained. Greens were far from being flat. Hard reads because of the hills. Challenging but fair. Fairways were cut well to allow for plenty of roll. Staying in the middle is critical because being in the higher altitudes makes it hard to breath if you have to walk up and down the hills much. I played well and shot an 83. That’s not bad for a 16 handicapper.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Response from on 09/18/2018:
Thank you for playing The Links at Sierra Blanca! We appreciate you taking the time to share your kind words about our golf course. We're glad to hear you played well too! Come back again soon.
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Response from on 09/18/2018:
Thanks for the 5 stars! Come back again soon.
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Response from on 08/27/2018:
Thank you for playing The Links at Sierra Blanca! Come back soon.
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