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Golf in El Paso

The golf scene in El Paso boasts stunning desert landscapes, offering golfers a unique and picturesque backdrop for their game. With a variety of courses catering to players of all skill levels, from beginners to seasoned pros, El Paso’s golfing community thrives year-round. Golfers in El Paso often enjoy the beautiful weather and panoramic views of the Franklin Mountains as they tee off amidst the tranquil desert setting.

Anthony Country Club
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Anthony Country Club
2100 W. O'Hara
(575) 882-2723 

This private club provides golfers with a nine-hole course and medium-sized greens with just enough slope to test your putting skills. The fairways are bordered with an abundance of foliage and trees. The Anthony golf course opened in 1950.

Ascarate Municipal Golf Course
Ascarate Municipal Golf Course
6900 Delta Dr.
(915) 772-7381 

This amazing course is open year-round play and is centrally located in the heart of the city, the golf course offers those that play many ways to enjoy the sunshine along with a challenging yet rewarding course. The 18-hole course at the Municipal Golf facility features 6,565 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 71. The course also has a nine-hole short course, or practice course called the Delta Nine. The course has a clubhouse, putting green, driving range as well as space for meetings. Designed by George Hoffman, the Ascarate golf course opened in 1955. The golf course is situated alongside Ascarate Lake, which covers 48 surface acres, including a small lake at 4 acres. The Ascarate Golf course has a rich history where generations of players have learned the game. Playing at Ascarate Golf Course is a tradition for many El Paso families and many that come to visit El Paso.

Butterfield Trail Golf Course
Butterfield Trail Golf Course
1858 Cottonwoods Dr
(915) 772-1038 

A “must-play” for all who seek challenging yet enjoyable play, Butterfield Trail’s natural beauty and unique design will inspire an unforgettable golf experience. Each hole was named after a different stop on the historical Butterfield Overland Mail Company route, which operated for three years in the mid-1850’s, carrying mail and passengers from Missouri to San Francisco.

Coronado Country Club
Coronado Country Club
1044 Broadmoor Drive
(915) 584-1171 

Located on the Franklin Mountains in West El Paso, Coronado Golf & Country Club offers a truly unique country club experience. This year round 18-hole private club was built in 1956 and sits at an elevation of 4,700 feet, each hole is different from the one before, from elevated tees to finely groomed greens, challenging every club in your bag.

Desert East Golf Driving Range
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Desert East Golf Driving Range
1351 Lee Trevino Dr.
(915) 591-4653 

Desert East Golf Driving Range is a full-service golf practice facility. The fully lighted facility is open for practice until 10pm, 7 days a week.

El Paso Country Club
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El Paso Country Club
5000 Country Club Place
(915) 584-1111 

The hallmark of El Paso Country Club is its beautiful and challenging championship 18-hole golf course. The 6,781-yard, par 71 course is sculpted from the natural splendor of the gently-rolling countryside, and features fairways of lush Bermuda and Bentgrass greens. Golfers of all skill levels will find excitement on this course.

Horizon Golf Club
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Horizon Golf Club
16000 Ashford St
(915) 852-9110 

Built on a desert spring, this attractive 18-hole championship course enjoys perfect conditions all year long. The Club offers access to a driving range and swimming pool as well as the Moonlight Bar & Grill.

Lone Star Golf Course
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Lone Star Golf Course
1510 Hawkins Blvd.
(915) 591-4927 

Designed by Marvin Ferguson in 1975, Lone Star Golf Club is a classic, traditional style golf course, complete with tree-lined fairways. Although the course layout may appear flat in terrain, subtle breaks in the greens and fairways, and strategically placed sand traps will test even the best players. A fully lit driving range and two lighted chipping/putting greens, allow you to practice at your convenience, day or night. Lone Star has become The Public Golf Course of El Paso, yet one will feel as if they were at a premiere private club. Between the friendly staff, the well groomed greens, and the excellent food in our restaurant, one might say they have found an Oasis in the desert.

Painted Dunes Desert Golf Course
Painted Dunes Desert Golf Course
12000 McCombs St.
(915) 821-2122 

Rave reviews keep coming for this championship desert-style 27-hole golf course which has been given 4 1/2 stars and ranked the second-best municipal golf course in the nation by Golf Digest in 1991. Travel & Leisure magazine placed it in the Top 100 courses under $100. There’s a complete practice facility with driving range, chipping, pitching and putting greens.

Sonoma Ranch Golf Course
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Sonoma Ranch Golf Course
1274 Golf Club Rd.
(575) 521-1818 

For great golf in the Southern New Mexico desert, there is one top course to play – Sonoma Ranch. Opened in 2000, this course offers challenging golf and spectacular scenery amidst the mesquite and brush covered desert. It won a Best New Course nomination from Golf Digest in 2000 and holds a 3.5 star ranking in its Places to Play list. “Incredible views … tough greens … every hole a challenge,” Golf Digest says.

Top Golf
Top Golf
365 Vin Rambla Dr.
(915) 845-9028 

Sprawling entertainment venue with a high-tech driving range & swanky lounge with drinks & games.

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