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4.6
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4.1
Value
4.6
Layout
4.4
Friendliness
4.6
Pace
4.4
Amenities
4.4
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4.7
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3.7
Value
4.3
Layout
4.3
Pace
4.3
Amenities
4.3
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4.7
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3 out of 3 reviews
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4.7
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About

Holes 18
Type Public/Municipal
Par 72
Length 7103 yards
Slope 127
Rating 73.0

Previously known as Ocotillo Park Golf Course.

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Course Details

Year Built 2015
Fairways Blueegrass
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Andy Staples (2015)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - $16
Clubs 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 VISA, MasterCard, Amex, Discover Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes

Best of Lists

  • Golf Advisor: Top Courses in New Mexico (2018 #3)

Reviews

4.6
28 Reviews (28)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 9
Patio Dining 9
Dinner 8
Course Challenges Include:
Undulating Greens 10
Bunkers 9
Water Hazards 7
This course/club is great for:
Walkers 12
Advanced Golfers 8
Junior Golfers 8
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 10
Worth the Drive 6

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New Mexico Golf

Course was awesome. This was our first stop on our road trip and we definitely recommend Rockwind as a place to visit.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
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Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
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Good course, fairways and rough in iffy shape

I remember when I first played this course 2 or 3 years ago when it had just opened, and it was in such better shape then. Rough was pretty long and there were a lot more of the waste bunkers. Also, fairways were in good shape. So many dead spots. But it’s a good course, it’s got bluegrass, just hard to keep. It’s a tough layout, especially the greens, which really can just be too ridiculous at times. I hope it gets to be in better shape. I know even Rawls has these troubles.

It did suck that my group got to the back 9 and were welcomed with 3 groups that were told to start off on the back nine.

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

Rockwind

Excellent course in far better condition than most in the first day of spring. Challenging variety of distance requirements utilizing most of the clubs in my bag.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Oasis

In the middle of the eastern New Mexico desert, Rockwind is a golf oasis -- great fairways and greens. It's not an easy course, especially if you haven't played it before because there are several holes where course knowledge is essential. Overall, it's one of the best public courses you're going to find.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
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Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Awesome course!!

Best course in the area. Well worth driving a few hours to play. Greens are big but fast and not a flat spot. Green year round.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Desert golf

This course has five tee boxes, therefore you can make it as challenging as you want. The greens are rolled and fast. Well stocked pro shop. The staff were all helpful and friendly.overall great golfing experience.

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

Nice Course

Very well maintained course with great greens. Fairly open design with, I think, is rye hybrid fairways. Very good practice facilities. Well worth playing.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Handicap 10-14
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

My husband and I have played this course before. The staff is very friendly, we have a son with special needs who likes to ride in the golf cart with us and they were very understanding and helpful. The course was in very good shape and the greens were easy to read and rolled true. We found a hot deal on golf now and my husband and I played for $25.00 together. Our overall course experience was very good and will be back to play again. I rated the course good just because there were a couple of holes where we didn't know how the hole was laid out.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

ONE LOOOOOOONG ROUND

Drove up for the day with a group of buddies from Odessa (hour and half drive). Clubhouse was very nice, large pro shop with good selection of gear. Driving range and practice facilities were nice, good grass, typical yellow practice balls. Overall the course was fun to play, quite difficult, fast greens with lots of slop and undulation, miss the fairway you had some trouble, waste areas need the most work on the course. The biggest drawback from our experience was the 5 HOURS & 42 MINUTES it took to play the course!!! It took the marshal 13 holes to finally get around to telling the two slow groups in front of us ( who were holding the entire course up). Which by then did no good. I hope they get their pace of play down to something more manageable like four and half hours max. Overall a great tract but with the pace of play myself and my golf group do not have plans on making it back anytime soon.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Average weather
Used cart

Awesome

This was a course I had been hearing about and was excited to finally play. There's no course around SE New Mexico/ West Texas that compares! Neat and unexpected layout (for this area especially). Good pace of play, great condition. Hobbs residents have a special course in Rockwind.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Good weather
Walked

Mrs

The course is challenging and the staff is great. We play at least once a week.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Good weather
Used cart

High Plains Gem!

This course is more than an extremely great value. Being from back east I'm not used to the dry, flat, brownish high plains here. Rockwind is a beautiful gem of an oasis here in SouthEast New Mexico. For those travelling, it is a short drive from Hobbs Airport, and very close to the local racetrack/casino if you're into those kinda places. I was greeted by an extremely pleasant and professional staff when I walked in and not only did they welcome me to the course, but they welcomed me to Hobbs and accepted me as a new resident of the area. I hit balls on their excellent range at least 5 days per week and get in at least 9 holes of golf here every week. I am amazed by the quality and upkeep of their grass every time I step out of my vehicle. Rockwind would be a great accomplishment of service and maintenance no matter what part of the country, let alone here in Lea County, NM. Their beautiful scenery, lush fairways, and well kept greens are my only medicine for my homesickness this far from home. My only complaint would have to be the pace of play on the weekends. It's by no fault of the way the course is run, only that the price combined with the quality of the course is such an attraction. My fist time playing the course I called it quits after my first 9 holes took 3 hours to play. This was probably a product of a 3pm tee time on a Saturday with beautiful weather. On another occasion I was grouped into an 8am foursome and we had a great day. Just over 3hrs for 18holes. Be prepared to see lots of rabbits! I was able to get a picture from the #5 tee with no less than 12 rabbits in the frame! Also, don't pass up the chance to play their par 3 course. It is just as well maintained as their championship caliber course, and equally as fun.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Fair weather
Walked

Great course worth the drive

Great course, have played twice in horrible weather, hopefully the next time the weather will be good. drove 2 hours to play.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Handicap Don't know
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Excellent weather
Used cart

Best Course Around!!

I have played this course several times and it is always worth the hour drive to play.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Great Course for the Money

Great course amazing food friendly staff and a really fun time this course has it all.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Played On
Handicap Don't know
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Fair weather
Used cart

Great golf course

Great golf course! The price is good and the staff is great. Very well maintained. This was my first time going and I will deffinately be going back again soon

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Excellent weather
Used cart

Fantastic Experience

This course is kept in exceptionally good condition. It challenges all types of golfers. The green fees are very reasonable and low for such a wonderful course. The staff is helpful and friendly. The associated restaurant is unusually good for a public course. The professional staff are so helpful and the teaching pro is gathering new clients each day. I give this course my highest recommendation. A great experience at a low cost.

Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Great course

I've continue to be impressed with this golf course and cannot wait for it to mature. As it is, it rivals northern New Mexico courses, so I can't wait to see what it'll look like here in a few years.

Conditions Excellent
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
Good weather
Used cart

Great Muni

Our home course is closed for remodeling so we are now the traveling golfers. Glad we found this one. Best municipal course I have played! Great grass for this area of the country. Greens are INSANE! We will be back. Well worth the 1.75 hour drive. Pace of play was slow...but not too bad for a muni.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Good weather
Walked

Family Friendly

My wife and I have come to enjoy the redesign as a family friendly outing. My 20 month old loves being around the course. Course is the greenest place in Hobbs and Lea county. My son has been with me on the par 3 several times without problems or complaints. Meals at the club house are satisfying. A little slow so don't be in a hurry. Staff has been exemplary and friendly every time. I just hope my game gets as good as our new facility.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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