University of New Mexico (Championship)

Albuquerque, New Mexico | University of New Mexico (Championship)

Architect: Robert 'Red' Lawrence
Year: 1967

3601 University Boulevard Southeast
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87106
(505) 277-4546

Course Access: Public

driving range available
motorized carts available


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Located just two miles from the Albuquerque airport, the Championship course is a stern test that features a 270 yard par three and a 520 yard par four among its challenges. The course rests on the side of a hill and features tree lined fairways coupled with views of downtown Albuquerque. Despite the rolling terrain, the course is walker friendly and features greens that finish near the next tee. The course features a pair of water hazards on the back nine and a finishing hole that plays blindly to the green if trying to reach it in two.

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Bill Satterfield

University of New Mexico (Championship)

What to Expect:  The most historic course in the Land of Enchantment is the famed Championship course at the University of New Mexico. Longtime host of the William H. Tucker Intercollegiate tournament, this Robert 'Red' Lawrence design opened in 1967 and is conveniently located just two miles from the Albuquerque airport. A lengthy 7562 yards from the "Lobo" tees, the Championship course is a stern test that features a 270 yard par three and a 520 yard par four among its challenges. The course rests on the side of a hill and features tree lined fairways coupled with views of downtown Albuquerque. Despite the rolling terrain, the course is walker friendly and features greens that finish near the next tee. The course features a pair of water hazards on the back nine and a finishing hole that plays blindly to the green if trying to reach it in two. The course represents an excellent value and is maintained in beautiful condition. The Championship course at the University of New Mexico offers a classic parkland experience in the Southwest and is an absolute no-brainer to stop in and play when you are in Albuquerque. Signature Hole:  1st - 539 Yard Par 5 - The opening hole sets the tone early at the University of New Mexico's Championship course by introducing the undulated terrain that is prevalent on the property as well delivering an impressive view of Albuquerque's downtown setting. Like Bandon Dunes' 4th hole that offers a view of the ocean… More >