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10 Reasons To Tee Up at Angel Fire Resort Golf Course

May 29, 2023

Angel Fire Resort Golf Course is known for several standout features, making it a popular destination for golfers. Whether you’re a novice or a golf guru, there’s something for everyone at Angel Fire Resort Golf Course.

1. A Great Family Activity

Golf is a fantastic pastime for the whole family. It’s a great way to get kids off the video games and out into the fresh air and sunshine all while nurturing mental, emotional, and social skills that will prepare them for the future. Most importantly, golf is an activity the whole family can participate in together . . . for life. There’s no age limit on this sport.


2. Scenic Beauty

This 18-hole golf course is surrounded by the majestic southern Rocky Mountains in Angel Fire, New Mexico. The front nine incorporates a longer-playing layout that meanders through two unspoiled canyons of aspen, spruce, and pine, while the back nine offers links-style play with smaller greens and plenty of bunkers. The signature hole, #6, places the golfer on the tee box 200 vertical feet above the green, 239 yards away, surrounded by groves of aspen trees and towering pine. The stunning mountain views, lush fairways, and serene atmosphere create a truly picturesque setting for golfers to enjoy.

3. Altitude Advantage

At an elevation of 8,500 feet, Angel Fire Resort Golf Course offers a unique advantage to golfers. The thin air at this altitude allows the ball to travel farther, giving players the opportunity to hit longer drives and experience a different style of play. Your chances of hitting your longest drive ever are pretty good.

4. PGA Pro Instruction

Our staff of friendly PGA Professionals will help you improve your game through an extensive instruction program working with your natural swing ability. Practice facilities include a large driving range, putting greens, and chipping greens all just steps away from the Angel Fire Country Club. Also, check out regularly scheduled golf clinics.

5. Junior Golf Programs

Angel Fire Junior Golf Clinics are week-long programs for ages 6-16 that build the foundation for a lifetime of golf by introducing the fundamentals, games, and activities promoting development and wellness. Instruction is presented in a non-competitive environment, with a creative and enthusiastic approach to learning. Learn more here.

6. Challenging Layout

The course offers a challenging yet enjoyable golfing experience. Designed by renowned golf course architect, Ted Robinson, Sr., it features elevation changes, strategically placed bunkers, and water hazards that add excitement and difficulty to the game.

Hunter putting under a rainbow.

7. Variety of Holes

The par 72, 6,653-yard, 18-hole golf course consists of 18 diverse holes, each with its own character and challenge. From par-3s that require precise shots to par-5s that offer opportunities for risk and reward, the course caters to golfers of all skill levels.

8. Well-Maintained Greens and Fairways

The course is known for its excellent course conditions. The greens are meticulously maintained, providing a smooth and true roll, while the fairways are lush and well-manicured, enhancing the overall playing experience.

9. Practice Facilities

Angel Fire Resort Golf Course offers comprehensive practice facilities, including a driving range, putting greens, and a chipping area. These amenities allow golfers to warm up, hone their skills, and improve their game before heading out to the course.

10. Amenities and Services

The resort provides a range of amenities and services to enhance the golfing experience. These include a pro shop stocked with golfing equipment and apparel, golf club rentals, golf instruction from PGA professionals, and dining options for post-round refreshments.

Overall, Angel Fire Resort Golf Course stands out for its stunning natural beauty, challenging layout, and high-quality facilities. Whether you’re a seasoned golfer or a casual player, this course offers a memorable and enjoyable golfing experience.

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