Pinehurst Activities & Recreation Archive

25th Pinehurst Food & Wine Festival – “A Passport To The World”

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The 25th Annual Pinehurst Food & Winefest is right around the corner. The Silver Anniversary is a perfect time to celebrate “A Passport To The World,” a weekend full of wine tastings, seminars and gourmet cuisine from across the globe.

From Aug. 30-Sept. 2, Wine Festival patrons will be presented with a wide variety of events, wine seminars, tasting opportunities and grand dining options. A full schedule of the weekend can be found here. Tickets for individual events can be found here. And package opportunities can be located here.

Now that you know how to get to us, allow us the chance to highlight a few of the more, ahem, appetizing options:

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Pinehurst Resort – Your Ideal Meeting Destination [VIDEO]

 

Whether it’s a board meeting of 10 or a conference of 1,000, our expert staff is ready to help you create an unforgettable experience! From the charming Carolina Hotel and Holly Inn to the historic Clubhouse, Pinehurst Resort offers a unique blend of Southern hospitality and meeting amenities to suit all of your guests’ needs.

About Pinehurst

Located in the North Carolina heartland, Pinehurst Resort & Country Club, established in 1895, is a 2,000-acre property featuring an award-winning spa, eight golf courses, tennis, and activities for the family.  Widely known as the cradle of American golf, Pinehurst has hosted more single golf championships than any other site in America, including the U.S. Open, PGA Championship, Ryder Cup Matches, TOUR Championship and many others.  It will serve as the site of both the U.S. Open and U.S. Women’s Open Championships in 2014 in back-to-back weeks.  See pinehurst.com or call 800-487-4653 for a complete list of events and activities.

 

 

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[Video] Pinehurst’s Maniac Hill becomes a firing range

File this one under “Something You Don’t See Every Day:”

On Thursday, as part of the Balfour Beatty event at Pinehurst Resort, one of the contests involved Maniac Hill, Pinehurst’s famed practice range – and crossbows.

So while the million dollar hole-in-one attempt was pulled left and the $5,000 putt ran long (at least he didn’t leave it short!), there were still plenty of oohs and awes – even if they weren’t for golf shots.

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[Video] Heart of the Pines at The Spa at Pinehurst

News 14 Carolina is featuring The Spa at Pinehurst’s newest service, the Heart of the Pines body treatment.

In this unique service, a dry brush exfoliation is followed by light, all-over tapping using fresh long-leaf pine harvested right here in The Village. The bundled needles create a gentle enhancement to the massage, increasing circulation and aiding in detoxification. Uplifting and one-of-a-kind, this experience will leave you refreshed and totally rejuvenated.

And for you guys out there? Please don’t think the Spa isn’t for you. Nervous or not, The Spa at Pinehurst is ideal for men as well, which you can find out here.

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The Pinehurst Concours d’Elegance – The $20 million car (Video)

 

The inaugural Pinehurst Concours d’Elegance was a rousing success, as 118 classic automobiles graced the emerald first fairways of Courses 3 and 5 at Pinehurst. Included in the spectacular array of rare and vintage vehicles was a Ferrari 275LM, worth an astonishing $20 million.

 

 

Also at the Pinehurst Concours, Corvettes and Porsches from across the region were invited to attend the inaugural Pinehurst Fairway Drive presented by AutoTrader Classics, with each brigade headed by cars owned by automotive executive and champion car owner Rick Hendrick and business executive and noted Porsche collector Bob Ingram.

 

 

The event was certainly a big hit with entrants, who viewed Pinehurst as an ideal host for a Concours event.

 

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