Golf Course Overview
Located at the Isleta Casino and Resort, the Isleta Eagle Golf Course offers three 9-hole courses, Mesa-Lakes, Lakes-Arroyo, and Arroyo-Mesa. Built around three lakes and the sweeping Rio Grande, the Isleta Eagle Golf Course offers a classic links as well as native desert design. With spectacular scenery and a complete staff of professionals offering top-of-the-line service, the Isleta Eagle Golf Course is considered one of New Mexico's finest championship golfing facilities.
Each of the nine-hole tracts was de-signed around and named after its primary topographical feature and each offers a panoramic view of the Rio Grande Valley and surrounding mountains. Mesa-Lakes measures 7,572 yards from the championship tees, has a USGA slope of 128 and a USGA rating of 74.7. The course also offers five sets of tees for golfers of all abilities. From the front tees the course measures 5,620 yards, has a slope of 125 and a rating of 71.5.
The Lakes-Arroyo course measures 7,136 yards from the championship tees, has a USGA slope of 125 and a USGA rating of 72.7. From the front tees the course measures 5,307 yards, has a slope of 118 and a rating of 68.6. From the back tees the Arroyo-Mesa measures 7,218 yards, has a USGA slope of 124 and USGA rating of 72.4. From the front tees the course measures 5,311 yards with a slope of 123 and rating of 68.7. All of the courses feature penncross bentgrass on the greens and Kentucky bluegrass on the tees and fairways.
Opened to the public in September of 1996, the Isleta Eagle Golf Course was designed by course architect Bill Phillips and constructed by 1st Golf Corporation of Phoenix. The course not only combines the best that nature and modern golf technology have to offer, but also hosts private tournaments. The course has topnotch practice facilities, including a putting green and driving range to prepare golfers for the twists and turns ahead.
The Eagles Nest Restaurant also serves guests salads, sandwiches, burgers and entrees to refresh golfers after a day on the fairways. The Isleta Eagle Golf Shop meets guests' golfing supply needs with its fine line of equipment and apparel. The course has also hosted professional tournaments such as the 1999 U.S. Open Qualifying and the 2000-2001 NAIA Men's National Championship.