Rockwind Community Links


4+ (4 gold): one of our top-rated 4-star courses, worthy of 4½ stars.
   Rockwind Community Links Est. 1955

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Rockwind Community Links (formerly known as Ocotillo Park Golf Course) is a newly designed open parkland layout located just outside the city of Hobbs, close to the Texas-New Mexico border.

Golf course architect Andy Staples took the sixty-year-old Ocotillo Park course and transformed it into a modern gem. His routing of Rockwind Links is based on Muirfield in Scotland, where a clockwise front-nine loops creates the perimeter. This outward nine encircles an anti-clockwise back-nine loop that incorporates a good-size lake, around which the par-3 10th, doglegging par-4 11th and par-5 18th holes are played.

Old world touches can be found throughout the course, like Garden City Golf Club's “chocolate drops” behind the par-5 16th green, and multiple “coffin bunkers” as found at Muirfield. A bowl-shaped green at the par-5 5th funnels your approach shot, while the influences of Golden Age architects like Charles Blair Macdonald and Seth Raynor are ever-present.

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Making Contact

Rockwind Community Links
5001 Jack Gomez Blvd,
Hobbs, New Mexico 88240
USA
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Office   +1 (575) 397 9297
Pro Shop   +1 (575) 397 9297
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Website   www.rockwindgolfcourse.com
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About the course

The course: 18 holes. Relatively open parkland.
Relatively flat terrain.
 
Surroundings: Open countryside and semi-arid desert.
 
Designer: Original course dates from 1955; completely redesigned by Andy Staples (2015).
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Yards 7103 6015 4102
Par 72 72 72
SSS or Slope
 
At the Same Location:
Above distances are for the Championship course. Also at Rockwind is the 9-hole Li'l Rock course (par-27, 998 yds).
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How2Get There?

6 mi NW of Hobbs / 111 mi SW of Lubbock, TX.

Essential information

Green Fees:
2017 visitor fee, 18-holes, peak rate in high season: $30. [Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc]. Credit cards accepted.
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Who can play and When?
Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.  Must book in advance.
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Other Information
Walking permitted. Golf carts available to rent.

Practice facilities
Good
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Did you know?

Rockwind Community Links is owned and operated by the City of Hobbs.

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Published Ranking
2017-18 Golf Digest rating: 8th best course in New Mexico.
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Location

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Latitude: (32.771475)
Longitude: (-103.201078)
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