Award-Winning Course Offers New Mexico’s Premier Golf Experience
MESCALERO, N.M. (March 31, 2011) –Open for the season, look no further than the Inn of the Mountain Gods’ nationally-recognized Championship Course for top-notch, world-class golf. Recently selected as one of Golf Week magazine’s 2011 “best courses to play on,” the18-hole Ted Robinson-designed course is now offering “shoulder season” rates to guests for just $55 weekday and $65 for the weekend. Non-guests rates include $75 weekday and $85 for weekend. New this year, the golf course has 83 new golf carts and new 5,600 square foot, Synthetic driving range for golfers to warm up.
New Mexico’s premier golf experience offers stay and play packages starting at just $175 and are available throughout the summer at the Four Diamond-rated Inn. What’s more, guests can book tee times up to three months in advance, while non-guests may make reservations two weeks in advance.
First opened in 1975, the Inn of the Mountain Gods’ Championship Course is nestled among the canyons of the Sierra Blanca mountain range at a daunting 7,000 feet, helping golf balls fly nearly 10 percent farther than at lower elevations. The par 72 Champion Course boasts a challenging layout featuring an island fairway and fast breaking greens. Robinson, designer of acclaimed courses world-wide including the Experience at Koele in Lanai, Hawaii, Robinson Ranch Golf Club in Santa Clarita, Calif. and Pinx Golf Club on Cheju Island, Korea, took advantage of the course’s natural surroundings, spreading it out over 6,834 yards and offering up wide open fairways that narrow near the greens.
Golf getaway packages are available for $175 Sunday-Thursday from April to May 30; $235 any Friday -Saturday from April to September; $238 Sunday-Thursday from May 30 to Sept. 5; or $257 during seasonal weekends Friday-Saturday from June to August. Golf packages include one night stay at the Inn, two rounds of golf, breakfast for two at Apache Tee Restaurant; two famous Inn margaritas and a special welcome gift at check-in.
Year after year, the Inn’s course is rated one of the most spectacular golf courses in the country, including being named “the most underrated golf course in the southwest” by Travel and Leisure magazine; rated as the 4th “Best Public Course” in New Mexico, one of the top 35 golf courses nationally and, 23rd out of the Top 40 Casino Golf Courses by Golf Digest.
To make reservations, book tee times or for more information on golf course rates for the year, visit www.InnOfTheMountainGods.com or call 888-324-0348.
For more information on Mountain Gods Resort & Casino or its associated enterprises, visit www.InnOfTheMountainGods.com or call 888-262-0478.
About the Inn of the Mountain Gods Resort and Casino
Inn of the Mountain Gods is New Mexico’s extraordinary Four Diamond, resort casino destination situated high in the picturesque mountains of Mescalero, New Mexico. Set in the cool, tall pines just outside of Ruidoso where visitors enjoy clean mountain air, breathtaking scenery, exciting entertainment and the best casino action in the southwest. From the clean, comforting design of 273 luxury rooms and suites, numerous dining options, and 38,000 square feet of action packed gaming, to a championship golf course named one of the top courses in the country by Golf Digest and Golf Week Magazine and the country’s southernmost ski area, Ski Apache, offering the best warm-weather powder skiing in the world with 55 runs served by 11 lifts and, New Mexico’s only passenger Gondola, the Inn of the Mountain Gods has it all.