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250 Rainmakers Dr
Alto, NM  88312-9645
United States
P: (575) 336-4653
F: (575) 336-9692
Rainmakers Course

18 hole regulation length course

Private golf course

72 par | 7,143 yards

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Rainmakers Golf Course

The 18-hole "Rainmakers" course at the Rainmakers Resort and Club facility in Alto, New Mexico features 7,143 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 72. Designed by Robert Trent Jones II, the Rainmakers golf course opened in 2008. Rocky Papachek manages the course as the General Manager.


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Challenging (1) Friendly Staff (1) Pro Shop (1) Putting Green (1) Scenic (1) Well Maintained (1)

Reviewed March 12, 2018

Beautiful venue, we'll worth the money spent. Can be tough if you're not on your game.

Challenging Friendly Staff Pro Shop Putting Green Scenic Well Maintained
Reviewed September 17, 2013

Love this course, I'll definitely be going back. Whoever built this is a genius architect because its definitely unique and has a lot of surprises, haha.

Reviewed September 17, 2013

there wasnt a clubhouse wen we went but overall i cant complain the course was really pretty and we had a lot of fun! its hard though, so be ready for a challenge

Reviewed September 17, 2013

To start, this is one of the most beautiful golf courses Ive ever seen. They do an excellent job keeping the course groomed! Also, to anyone saying the golf course is too hard: get better at golf? It was definitely challenging for my group, but it wasnt to the point of frustration. It seemed to be the right level of difficulty to be honest.

I was thoroughly impressed at not only the course, but the community as a whole. It's in a really beautiful place and seems to be expertly managed.

Reviewed May 24, 2013

Wow, if you love golf your going to fall in love with this course. Don't let the yardages scare you, the ball flies at this elevation. Pick the right tees and follow the lay up advice minus a club and you will be in the right position. Played the course im mid May 2013 and the greens were in ecellent shape, better than most courses I have played recently at lower elevations. Each hole is unique and secluded, some of the most picturesque par three's you have ever played. Beautiful rock lined cart paths guide you through some spectacular scenery... don't forget you camera. The only thing this course is missing is a club house and it's under construction and appears to be only a month or two from opening.

Reviewed May 21, 2013

My husband & I played this course during our stay in Ruidoso. What a beautiful and fun course to play. I am not a great golfer, but I did well on the course and had a great time. The staff was wonderful. We will definitely play this course again. Thank you Rainmakers for an excellent day.

Reviewed September 18, 2011

Beautiful Golf Course! Not for the average golfer, better be a scratch golfer in tip top shape for this high priced golf course, Oh and did I mention to bring plenty of golf balls cause your gonna lose a bunch, best burger in town though!

Reviewed August 31, 2011

Course was long unless you are a "Tiger Woods". The holes were unforgiving, but the scenery was great. I guess the developers are planning for a PGA Tour sponsor. Dont play this one unless you're in great shape physically and financially.

Reviewed August 17, 2010

Rainmakers course is one of the most beautiful and well manicured courses you will ever find. Too bad it will go bankrupt if there are not some major changes made. After about the 5th hole our group had already decided the course is not one you care to play again. Our group consisted of a scratch golfer and two 10 handicappers. The sheer stupidity of the course probably the reason there are not many houses being built in the addition. Nobody wants to retire on a course that is so unfriendly to play that it makes it unenjoyable. I know there is an investor out there just waiting for the course to go under so they can get it cheap, make a few changes and have one of the premier courses in the country. The price is a little high too, but even at half the price you wont want to replay it. Its sad such potential going to waste.


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  • Latest Scores
  • Overall
Rank Golfer Name Handicap Gross Net Date
1 Chad H. N/A 69 69 06/13/09
2 Tom M. N/A 74 74 03/03/18
3 Jim A. N/A 94 94 09/02/16
4 Chris S. N/A 110 110 08/11/12
Rank Golfer Name Handicap Gross Net Date
2 Tom M. N/A 74 74 03/03/18
3 Jim A. N/A 98 98 09/03/16
3 Jim A. N/A 94 94 09/02/16
3 Jim A. N/A 98 98 08/28/16

Golf Course Information

About Rainmakers Resort and Club

Rainmakers Resort and Club

Community facility

14 tees driving range

18 regulation holes

Awards at Rainmakers Resort and Club

No recent major awards have been noted.

Tournaments of Rainmakers Resort and Club

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Course Staff

Rocky Papachek, General Manager
Sal Esparza, Superintendent

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