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Travel Golf Review of Paa-Ko Ridge

One by one travel golfers are coming here to pay pilgrimage among ancient Anasazi ruins, below azure skies, from atop rocky-ridge mesas lined with scrub oak, piñon pines, prickly pear, barrel cacti and the occasional towering Ponderosa pine.

And these avid golfers are having a near-spiritual "wow" experience on golf "holy" land...


Golf Digest

  • #1 Best New Public Course in America – 2000
  • Places to Play – 5 stars
  • America's 100 Greatest Public Courses
  • Best in State Rankings - #1 in New Mexico

GOLF Magazine

  • Top Ten New Courses You Can Play in America – 2000
  • Top 100 You Can Play in America


  • Top 100 Modern Courses in America
  • America's Best, State by State Public Access Courses, #1 in New Mexico

Travel & Leisure Golf

  • Top 10 Desert Courses in America
  • America's Best 100 Courses for $100 or less – #4

Golf & Travel

  • Top 40 Daily Fee Courses in America

LINKS Magazine

  • Featured as a "Modern Classic"

Athlon Sports

  • One of 10 Best Bargains in Golf
  • 18 Holes You Need to Play, #8 and #11

Men's Journal

  • #1 Best Wild Course in America