Situated in Albuquerque, N.M., Sandia Resort & Casino is home to a stunning high desert golf course pushed to the base of the surrounding mountains. Designed by Scott Miller, author of We-Ko-Pa’s Cholla course in Scottsdale, Ariz., Sandia Golf Club, listed at 7,772 yards from the tips tees, is the state’s longest course. In addition to a complete practice facility, the resort, a popular gaming and entertainment venue, features a handsome 16,000-square-foot Pueblo-style clubhouse with a spacious outdoor patio. Valid Sunday through Thursday, Sandia Resort and Casino’s Stay & Play packages start at $129 per person, per night based on double occupancy.
By: Brian McCallen