Rockwind Community links, is a 27-hole community golf course run by the City of Hobbs. Rockwind provides the citizens of Hobbs and amenity like no other in the country. The award-winning facility includes a championship 18-hole course, a 9-hole par-3 course, a dual ended practice range and multiple short game areas for practice and learning.
Rockwind Community Links , continues to earn honors for its excellent design and recognition as one of the region’s most popular golf destinations. Golf Advisor, a global service that provides course reviews and ratings, named Rockwind as One of the 24 New Courses That Shaped the 2010s. Rockwind was selected to represent 2015 as the notable North American course of the year.
The facility is considered a trailblazer in uniting golf with the local community. “Community Links” is a concept introduced by Staples where the focus of the entire project was to link the golf course to the fabric of life in Hobbs. A special feature is a surrounding trail system complete with multiple trail heads, various outdoor seating areas, picnic spaces and scenic viewing points, including access to the site’s five acre lake that overlooks the golf course. The United States Golf Association also singled out Rockwind for breaking the mold and being more than just a golf course in a special video entitled “A Model Muni: Rockwind Community Links.”