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Golf Digest names Pinehurst No. 2 one of America’s 10 best golf course designs


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Golf Digest’s Geoff Shackelford has revealed his list of the 10 Best Golf Course Designs in America, and Pinehurst No. 2 is on the list.

Geoff Writes:

Pinehurst No. 2, Pinehurst, N.C. / Donald Ross (1935) 7,565 yards, Par 72

The design Donald Ross took from infancy to completion in his retirement years fell into disrepair during decades when architectural demands emphasized fairness. But now reflecting a desire by more golfers to tackle a somewhat-mysterious landscape, Pinehurst No. 2 again presents a series of cunning design-induced questions while never overwhelming the sandhills landscape re-exposed by Ross mentees Bill Coore and Ben Crenshaw. An inspiration to so many architects, everything about the Pinehurst No. 2 experience reflects the vision of its creators and shows that golf architecture does not need to be played by an ocean to elicit awe.

To view the entire list, go here.

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New commercial celebrates 1951 Ryder Cup

As excitement for the 2016 Ryder Cup builds, we’re taking a look back at the 1951 Ryder Cup held on Pinehurst No. 2.

Check out our latest commercial featuring golf legends Sam Snead and Ben Hogan.

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This tennis trick shot is amazing

Yes, Pinehurst Resort & Country Club is primarily known for golf, and so we understand that many of you like seeing some of the best golf trick shots.

But Pinehurst boasts one of the top tennis complexes as well, with 16 clay courts, a full staff of USPTA certified professional instructors, and has been recognized as one of the top in the U.S. by Tennis Magazine.

And so we give you one of the best tennis trick shots we’ve seen, done by Josh Horton at Louis Armstrong Stadium at the U.S. Open:

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Why, Phil? Because, well, why not?

It’s Friday, and so we all need something fun to start the weekend.  With that in mind, here’s Phil Mickelson getting up and down from behind a, uh, fence of railroad ties at the BMW Championship yesterday:

Perhaps the best part is the broadcast crew wondering aloud why Phil didn’t at least inquire about a free drop because of the obvious man-made structure.

Uh, because he’s Phil.

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Golf Channel’s Morning Drive features Pinehurst regional of Drive,Chip & Putt

Over the weekend, Pinehurst Resort & Country Club hosted the first regional qualifier for the 2017 Drive, Chip and Putt Championship. It’s always special for us at Pinehurst to see kids compete and play golf.

The Golf Channel covered the regional, and featured its report on Morning Drive on Thursday.

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