Pinehurst Golf News Archive

We asked kids: What’s your favorite thing about playing golf with your parents?

We asked kids one simple question: What’s your favorite thing about playing golf with your mom or dad?

The answers, it turns out, weren’t always as simple as the question.

Update: To all the great kids and their families who helped us with this, y’all might be interested in who’s seen it:

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Kobe Bryant’s Golf Swing

You’ve seen Charles Barkley’s attempts at, uh, a golf swing.

Here’s Kobe Bryant.

Some advice for Kobe:

Don’t take on MJ any time soon.

That said…Kobe, we can get you there. If you see this, we’d be happy to set you up in a Pinehurst Golf Academy School.

Let us know. Seriously.

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Welcome back, U.S. Kids

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Pinehurst is proud to welcome back U.S. Kids Golf for two weeks of world championship play!

 

There is nothing better than seeing kids experience the joy of our game:

 

Or to hear the myriad languages experience the world of Pinehurst:

 

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Growth…

No. 2 Greens Bermuda

Really, it only takes one picture to reveal how the Pinehurst No. 2 greens conversion process is going.

And it’s going well.

Just 2 weeks ago, it was this:

Green grass is already beginning to appear on the 18th green of No. 2. The course will reopen in Spetember.

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The No. 2 Starter’s Box…and what it means

“Of all the golf centers in the world, there is perhaps only one that comes close to sharing the ideas and aspirations of St. Andrews – ‘Pinehurst.’”

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Ahead of the 2014 back-to-back U.S. Opens, Pinehurst further solidified its relationship with the Old Course at St. Andrews with the dedication of the No. 2 Starter’s Box, built to resemble the longtime starter’s box that once stood at the first tee on Old Course.

But while it’s one thing for Pinehurst to say it enjoys ties to St. Andrews, it’s another for St. Andrews to reaffirm that relationship. And upon seeing the new No. 2 starter’s box before a round at the U.S. Open, that’s exactly what St. Andrews Links Trust Chief Executive Euan Loudon did in the video above.

And for us, that feels pretty special.

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