Pinehurst Golf News Archive

A wrong turn, perhaps?

We can’t fault Greg Greksa for being excited. It looks like a perfect day, and he hit a perfect shot. And it’s a moment that’s definitely worth memorializing on Twitter.

That said, perhaps Greg’s thumbs got a little ahead of him.

And, well, we couldn’t help but respond:

Of course, we weren’t the only ones.


That said, we have an offer for Greg:

We hope to see him soon. And we’ll be happy to throw in a tour of Pinehurst.

Just leave the ball retriever at home. You won’t need it on Pinehurst No. 2. (Well, unless you top your drive on 16…)

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Golf at Pinehurst, through the eyes of a 3rd-grader

Mimi Cook is 8 years old and a 3rd-grader in Virginia. And one of her favorite places in the world is…


Check it out (Click the photo to enlarge it):


OK, a few things we absolutely LOVE about Mimi’s great story:

  1. Mimi has a very high opinion of her dad’s game. Wait until she starts beating him…
  2. We agree about the waffles. They are delish. The Carolina Hotel Breakfast Buffet is the best.
  3. Judging from her story, Mimi is a little kid who doesn’t mind getting up early in the morning to golf. How great is that?
  4. Look at how happy Mimi is that her dad made the putt on 18. Go ahead and grab a tissue. We’ll wait.
  5. “I had so much fun playing golf with my dad.” (Grab another tissue…)

Mimi is one of our good friends at Pinehurst, and her family visits often. In fact, once upon a time, her dad proposed to her mom on the 18th green of Pinehurst No. 2.

Mimi, even at just 8 years old, is becoming quite the little golfer. She came with her dad to the U.S. Women’s Open here and is his frequent playing partner. She’s also the kid in one of our all-time favorite photos of Payne at Pinehurst:


Thanks, Mimi, for being one of the very reasons why we all feel Pinehurst is so special.


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The best Halloween costume in golf?

CBS Golf’s Kyle Porter sums it up perfectly:

We have to think our Pinehurst Country Club members might have some good ideas for this weekend, and if so, we’d love to see pictures. Feel free to pass them along or drop them in the comments below.

With that said, there were some other pretty tremendous Tweets about these two:

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We miss you, Payne

October 25th marked the 16th anniversary of the tragic passing of Payne Stewart.

We still miss him. Always will.

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Imagine what the Pinehurst Golf Academy could do for you

The Pinehurst Golf Academy made these changes to this player’s swing in under 90 minutes recently.

Now, imagine what the Pinehurst Golf Academy could do for you.

And in case that’s not enough for you, just remember this guy is one of the instructors.

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