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Paa-Ko Ridge Golf Club

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Address: 1 Clubhouse Dr., Sandia Park, NM 87047
Phone Number: 505 281 6000
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Activities: Golfing
Description: Designed by award-winning architect, Ken Dye, this 18-hole championship...
Designed by award-winning architect, Ken Dye, this 18-hole championship golf course stretches 7,500 and is nestled in the scenic Sandia Mountains.
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Brilliant New Mexico Golf!!!!

This course is a real treat. My girlfriend and I played a twilight round and had the best time. I've played several courses in and around Santa Fe / Albuquerque...and this one is... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 21, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

This course is a real treat. My girlfriend and I played a twilight round and had the best time. I've played several courses in and around Santa Fe / Albuquerque...and this one is the very best. Worth the drive from Santa Fe! Enjoy the 17th hole. Wow!

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

One of my favorite courses in New Mexico to play when I'm here. Challenging, well kept, staff knows their stuff, and the views are fantastic. Not for beginners.

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Jarrettsville, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Beautiful track about 40 minutes from Albuquerque up in the mountains. Friendly staff and well equipped course with many amenities. Great views from many of the tee boxes. Would highly recommend this one!

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Genesee, Colorado
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

We are somewhat disappointed with public golf courses in pace of play and course condition. We felt we were at a private club at Paako Ridge. The pace of play was excellent, we were neither rushed or slowed by other players. The course was in excellent shape. Greens were fast. The course was as challenging as you could want it... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Played PaKoo yesterday with a local first timer, a graduate student from Westchestet PA, and a semi retired ? From Durango CO and Coastal CA who had Memberships at several private clubs throughout US! They all spent the day marveling at the course, on all levels and from all Tee Boxes. It is one of the most incredible Golf Courses... More 

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Huntington, West Virginia
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3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Beautiful high desert layout. Well kept course. Reasonable price. Great views. Attentive staff. Loved the golf.

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Calgary, Canada
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43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Yards you will fill your boots, if you choose to play from these tees. Big and tough. T shots look more intimidating than they really are. This course will test you. Enjoy. Would be nice to go back and play the other combinations of nines we played 10-27

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Kansas City, Missouri, United States
2 reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Outstanding course layout and conditions. Lives up to it's billing as a must play. Would have been 5 star but for the rude pro who forgets his job includes serving the patrons. Excellent burger from the grill on the patio makes the day complete.

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Dallas, Texas
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

I visited Paa-Ko Ridge over a 4 day weekend golf trip. We played 99 holes over the 4 days and being my first visit, I will definitely return again. The course has 3 nines, 1-18, I believe was the original course, and 19-27 was built later over slightly different terrain. We caught amazing weather for August with highs around 80... More 

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El Paso, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Well worth the drive out here. Have played most courses in the ABQ area and this is by far the best. We played PAA-KO and Twin warriors this same weekend and we would come back to Paa-no every chance we get. Greens are pretty tough. This course is playable for most golfers but it will test even the most talented.

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