Pinehurst Golf News Archive

Arnie’s list…

In 2011, Golf Digest posed a question to some of the game’s greats: Of the countless American golf courses you HAVE played, what ranks in your top 10?

Among the lists, a handwritten one from the great Arnold Palmer:

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Seeing the list again recently, it reminded us of our interview with The King himself during the Monday practice round (Check out some of the comments at that link) of the 2014 U.S. Open. Mr. Palmer was seated on the East Veranda overlooking the 18th green of Pinehurst No. 2, greeting visitors, wielding a Sharpie should someone want an autograph, and posing for photos. With us, he spoke of his love of Pinehurst, of the restoration of No. 2, and of his father – and of the one tournament title that got away:

As for the above question, here are a few more players who listed No. 2:

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VIDEO: The WORST Golf Trick Shots

You know by now we like trick shots. And we even have a favorite trick shot of all time.

But you know what rarely makes it onto the interwebs?

The WORST trick shots. (Unless you count this one.)

Really, you can run a Google search for “worst golf trick shots” or “golf trick shot fail,” and it’s still clear that the “good” trick shots outweigh the bad at a clip of about 100-1. Maybe more.

Of course, no one wants to look bad on the internet. Obviously.

But, friends, there are a few.

And we found them.

The great thing about some of these? Until today, most of them didn’t even have 100 views.

Time to change that.

And so we present to you, one day’s finding of the WORST trick shots in golf:

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Michelle Wie’s very cool time-lapse painting – and shoes

2014 U.S. Open Champion Michelle Wie has been off the golf course lately battling an injury, but it isn’t slowing down one of her other passions – painting.

Wie just posted a pretty cool time lapse of her work on Instagram, which can be viewed above.

Pretty dope. (Sorry, couldn’t help it. Forgive us.)

Also, check out the new shoes Michelle got from Nike. Pretty cool. #USOpenChamp
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Photo by London Gessner – Click Photos to enlarge

Two weeks ago, we called them “Puttable.”

In eight days, we’ll call them, “Open.”

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Pinehurst Resort’s Military Appreciation Day

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Pinehurst Resort will host its sixth annual Military Appreciation Day on Monday, Sept. 1, providing complimentary golf and special discounts to active members of the military and their spouses. Appointments and tee times will be accepted beginning Aug. 28.

Golf will be offered on Pinehurst No. 8 with tee times beginning at 10 a.m. Active duty military also will receive a 30 percent discount on any 50-minute spa service, up to 30 percent off merchandise in the Resort’s retail shops and a 15 percent discount at Resort restaurants.

“With the sacrifices the military makes for all of us, we want to show Pinehurst’s appreciation. We hope this gives our military a chance to enjoy a day of recreation and relaxation.” – Ben Bridgers, Pinehurst’s Director of Golf.

“With the sacrifices the military makes for all of us, we want to show Pinehurst’s appreciation,” said Ben Bridgers, Pinehurst’s director of golf. “We hope this gives our military a chance to enjoy a day of recreation and relaxation.”

Active duty military will need to show a military ID upon arrival, but are encouraged to make advance reservations, as space will be filled quickly. Tee times can be made by calling 910.235.8760. Appointments for the Spa can be made by calling 910.235.8320.

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