Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Twin Warriors' Architect Proud of His Work.(Final)

Byline: Mark Smith Journal Staff Writer

* Panks enjoying fruits of his labor this week at the highly rated course

SANTA ANA PUEBLO -- Like a proud papa eyeing his son's first steps, Gary Panks had an inner glow while hovering around the 18th green Thursday at Twin Warriors Golf Club.

The Scottsdale, Ariz.-based Panks designed the exquisite course, site of this week's PGA Club Professional Championship. The 72-hole event began Thursday and concludes Sunday.

"It's 84 degrees with a nice breeze," Panks said with a glisten in his eyes. "Does it get any better than this?"

Probably not. Nor does it get much better than Twin Warriors.

This spring, the two-year-old course checked in at No. …

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