Land of Enchantment has a Cluster of Great Courses

By Alice and Danny Scott

Up, up and away to New Mexico for high desert golf and diverse cultural activities. Fly into Albuquerque and take the old west version of a double decker bus tour – the Historic Old Town Trolley, for an entertaining open-air introduction to the neighborhoods.

Starting in the plaza, it taxis along Route 66, noting preservation of architecture, Bart Prince’s fantastical spaceship featured on Extreme Homes, movie set scenes, and then passing elephants in the zoo.

New Mexico golf rises to higher plateaus, literally. Number one Paa-Ko Ridge transforms a mountainside landscape with dense forest canopies. More