• Pinehurst No. 4 Redesigned

    Pinehurst No. 4 Redesigned0

    Gil Hanse Also Builds Short Course for Resort By Len Ziehm The Pinehurst Resort dates back to 1895, but its leadership has never been reluctant to change with the times. The estimable contributions of course architect Gil Hanse are just the latest examples of that. Hanse’s portfolio had already featured the Brazil course used for

  • Pinehurst Gets 9th Course

    Pinehurst Gets 9th Course0

    Nicklaus’ Design Joins Pinehurst Brand Former National Golf Club Newest Addition to 8 Strong Offerings By Peter Mumford The golf course was originally known as National Golf Club and is the only Jack Nicklaus design in the Sandhills region of North Carolina. In 2014, it was purchased by the Pinehurst Resort and renamed Pinehurst No

  • Grove Park Inn: An American Treasure

    Grove Park Inn: An American Treasure0

    By Andy Reistetter The Omni Grove Park Inn is a fascinating destination and a true adventure! A place where you cannot stay and visit without taking with you an experience to share for many years to come! Of course, this was perfect for a self-proclaimed golf and life voyager and documentarian such as me! The

  • N.C.’s Yadkin Valley: Wine and Golf Country

    N.C.’s Yadkin Valley: Wine and Golf Country0

    First Came Vineyards, then Came Golf By Craig Distl Folks interested in uncorking not just wine bottles, but also fairway-splitting drives, are advised to load up the clubs and set a course for the links of North Carolina’s Yadkin Valley. Over the last decade, this wine region has experienced tremendous growth. There were only five

  • Golf Myrtle: ‘Before I Die’

    Golf Myrtle: ‘Before I Die’0

    A Talk with One of the ‘Fathers of Myrtle Beach’ By Dave Finn If you are a serious golfer, you have to tick Myrtle Beach off your list of “have to play before I die” destinations. A number of years ago I had the distinct pleasure and privilege of having lunch with Mr. Clay Brittain

  • Value Golf in Santee, N.C.

    Value Golf in Santee, N.C.0

    Lesser Known Area Offers Quality Munis By Ken Mink To serious golfers such names as Myrtle Beach, Pinehurst, Hilton Head, etc., are magical. But Santee, N.C., you might say — say what? Santee is at the heart of a golf hotbed that offers excellent courses, great accommodations and terrific prices. More