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A LONG-RUNNING TRADITION
By Serge Deslongchamps, Golf Columnist
What a thrill to be able to play a round of golf in such a prestigious location—an eight-course resort drenched in history and tradition, running alongside the Atlantic shoreline. Since the start of the 20th century, Pinehurst has not only been host to countless renowned tournaments, it has also offered a thrilling experience to more than its fair share of golf enthusiasts. A golf getaway to Pinehurst is a true pilgrimage to the very heart of
Decked out in gorgeous white siding and a bright red roof, Pinehurst’s Member Clubhouse is currently in the midst of a major renovation estimated at 4 million dollars. The course itself is acclaimed for its beauty and the challenge of its courses, particularly the Pinehurst No. 8, Pinehurst No. 4 and Pinehurst No. 2 courses—the latter earning the most celebrity as the host to several major tournaments, including the U.S. Open in 2005. In fact, Pinehurst No. 2 is slated to host both the men’s and women’s U.S. opens in 2014.
Different golfing packages are available for the Pinehurst Resort. Between you and me, the surcharge that applies for a round on Pinehurst No. 2 is worth paying for. You’ll get your money’s worth—believe me!