Laredo’s Max A. Mandel Municipal Golf Course Listed as Top Texas Public Course

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Laredo’s Max A. Mandel Municipal Golf Course Listed as Top Texas Public Course by GOLF Magazine

Laredo, TX (August 13, 2014)—The Max A. Mandel Municipal Golf Course, designed by world-renowned architect Robert Trent Jones, Jr., is recognized as one of the top public access courses in Texas in the September issue of GOLF Magazine. The publication published its ranking of the “Top 100 Courses You Can Play,” along with a listing of the best courses in each state. Of the 20 Texas public facilities cited, The MAX holds the 15th position.

GOLF Magazine featured Laredo’s stunning new addition to the golf scene in south Texas in an April 2013 article titled “Rio Grande Slam” in which The MAX was praised as an exceptional value for the quality experience. The favorable course review also advised golfers to “run to the border to play this superb, affordable new RTJ II signature design.”

“GOLF Magazine’s recognition is yet another tremendous accolade for The MAX,” said Horacio De Leon, Jr., Assistant City Manager, City of Laredo, Texas. “The City of Laredo-owned golf facility is growing in popularity among residents and visitors from around the country and we see increased play as the news continues to spread that we have a splendid one-of-a-kind course, designed by a famous architect and occupying a majestic site with dramatic views of the Rio Grande.”

About The Max A. Mandel Municipal Golf Course

The challenging Robert Trent Jones II Signature Design par-72 course sits on 270 acres along the Rio Grande and it caters to golfers of all ability levels, with five sets of tees available and yardages ranging from 7,069 from the back tees to 4,759 for the forward tees. A provision has been made for competitive tournament tees to be extended to 7,297 yards, and a dedicated “juniors” teeing area on each hole is incorporated to increase enjoyment for family play. Golf learning clinics also are being held and actively promoted at The MAX to introduce the game to local residents. For tee times or additional information about The MAX call (956) 726-2000 or visit

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