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4.4
157 Reviews (157)
5 Stars
85
4 Stars
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3 Stars
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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
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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
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3 Stars
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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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4.0
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Previously Played

Fun track

This a fun golf course, if they could speed up play.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
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Commented on 08/02/2017

Thank you u424674430 for the four star review and feedback regarding your recent visit with us. Hope to see you tee off at The Links again soon!

Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

This is a fun and challenging course.

I enjoyed my round at the Links emminsely. The course is in great shape and is fun to play. The mounds in the rough make this a course that you should try to hit it straight and not go for distance although there are a few where you can let the hammer down. I recommend this course to anyone who is looking for a cool mountain course to get out of the heat.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 08/02/2017

Thank you Grumpyref for the five star review! We are happy to hear you enjoyed your time out at the course and hope to see you again soon!

Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

Just Ok!

Carts are run down, range balls where the same. Pace of play was awful, Marshall couldn't keep people moving along.
The overall place looks worn out, needs TLC in every aspect of the business, for the price wasn't my best choice ever.

Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Fair
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 08/07/2017

Hello, Texasmb. We are sorry to hear that the course conditions were poor. This is not the standard that we are trying to achieve and will make sure to pass this note along. Thanks for playing the course and we hope to see you again!

Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Wet weather
Used cart

Great Course

I only get to visit Ruidoso a couple of times a year and I always play the Links. The course was in fantastic shape. It rained a little and we had thunder and lightning around for awhile but it ended up being real nice. Pace is always great and the greens are fast and true. The staff is always wonderful.

Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 08/02/2017

Thank you Bosun for the five star review! We are happy to hear that you make the time every year to stop by and hit the greens. See you again soon!

Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Ruidoso Keeper!

We have lived here in Ruido NM for several summers, coming from TX. The links course has always been my go to course! It's always been well maintained and a good test. Greens are rather quick but roll true. Fairways are generally full to lush, Bunkers somewhat thin, but always playable. This course is generally on par with nice private clubs. And by the way, the practice areas are world class. If you are going to play golf in Ruidoso ... play this one!

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 08/02/2017

Thank you lehmannn for the five star review! We are happy to hear you make time to hit the greens and part of your travel plans. See you again very soon!

Played On
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 08/02/2017

Thank you raltons for the five star review!

Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart

Always fun to play

We had a group of 6 players for this round and everyone had a great time and enjoyed playing the course. The course was fairly full and there were a few waits on tees but overall pace of play was good. The course is in really good condition. Most of us took advantage of the opportunity to double our money in the pro shop on number 11. As always, we look forward to our next round at Links at Sierra Blanca

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 06/16/2017

Thank you u000005393336 for the four star review and feedback regarding your experience at Sierra Blanca! Hope to see you tee off with us again soon this season.

Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Good day at a good course

Our foursome consisted of golfers with various abilities from very good to very mediocre. Course conditions were good and the pace of play was excellent. We played mid day and the weather was just about perfect.
We all enjoyed ourselves and didn't leave too many lost balls.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 06/12/2017

Thank you golfercook for the four star review! We appreciate your time to write in feedback. Glad you and your group had a fun time at The Links at Sierra Blanca. See you again soon!

Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Great course to play

Passing through from San Antonio and was told this was a good course to play. Met a local resident I know and we were able to get out about 25 minutes earlier than scheduled. From the beginning and all the way around the greens and fairways were in very good shape. The staff was friendly especially the two girls in the snack bar. Highly recommend playing this track if in town

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 06/08/2017

Thank you mhope13 for writing the review and rating The Links of Sierra Blanca five stars! We are happy to hear that the course conditions an service met your standards. We would love to have you back and hit the greens with us on your next visit! Safe Travels back to San Antonio.

Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great time

If golf now gives you a chance to play this course it is a must. Great course great staff. You can't beat the ruidoso weather. Thanks golf now

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented on 06/05/2017

Thank you Johnny7427909 for the five star review! We hope you can join Links at Sierra Blanca again this season.

Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Great time

Great day on the course, it was in great condition and greens were really nice. Would recommend to any golfer

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 05/22/2017

Thank you u782259054 for the five star review! Come back and see us again soon!

Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart

Nice Course, Challenging but fair

Excellent practice facilities, nice Pro Shop and snack bar. Course in good condition, fun to play and reasonable prices.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 05/22/2017

Thank you swb42 for the great review. We are pleased to hear your expectations were met at the course. Come back and see us again soon!

Played On
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 05/22/2017

Thank you u2456917 for the five star rating!

Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Commented on 05/22/2017

Thank you u692026667 for the four star rating! Come back and see us again soon.

Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented on 05/22/2017

Thank you u303439224 for the four star review!

Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Cold weather
Used cart

The app was easy and great to use. The weather was a little cold because a front had just blown through the night before. For April I was amazed how good the mountain course was.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 04/24/2017

Thank you markprobasc for the four star review! Hope to see you hit the greens at Sierra Blanca again this season!

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

Great course!!!

The layout is fabulous and very challenging! The staff was friendly and helpful. The course superintendent even stopped and asked me about the greens. Like I said staff was great!! I highly recommend this course. There are many courses in the area but this course is great!!!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented on 04/26/2017

Thank you u798656129 for the five star review. We appreciate your time to provide feedback regarding your visit at Sierra Blanca. The course is happy to hear your time was fun and challenging! Hope you can tee off with us again this season!

Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
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Commented on 04/24/2017

Thank you u000007998387 for the four star rating!

Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great course in beautiful Ruidoso

Enjoyed the mix of a Scottish style course with the beauty of the mountain setting. The course is very well cared for and the staff is great. Will continue to play this course when visiting Ruidoso.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 04/21/2017

Thank you u783899451 for the great review of Sierra Blanca! We are pleased to hear you enjoyed your time at the course. Come back and tee off at Sierra Blanca again in the near future!

Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser

GROUP OF 9

Sharing 4 sets of clubs. Complained to clubhouse were told there is no marshall until 1 May, they did nothing about it. Asked for a 9 hole comp, they refused.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
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Commented on 04/13/2017

Hello Sapello, We are sorry for the inconvenience. Please enjoy a free round on us by emailing melissa.ruidoso.links@gmail.com. Hope you can hit the greens at The Links at Sierra Blanca in the future.

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