Pinehurst News

Newsmakers of the Year: Back-to-back U.S. Opens

 

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It’s a first no one will ever forget. 

The USGA’s decision to host the U.S. Open and U.S. Women’s Open at Pinehurst during consecutive weeks was a risk worth the reward. Executive Director Mike Davis said the two-week experiment will “rank right up there with the best ever.”

It’s no surprise Gold World and Golf Digest have named the historic back-to-back championships one of its Newsmakers of the Year.

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Make the Ryder Cup’s Shrimp & Grits in your kitchen

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Creamy. 

Savory.

Melt-in-your mouth.

The Ryder Cup Lounge touts the Shrimp & Grits as one of its signature dishes for a reason.

If you’re too far away to stop by the restaurant for your fix, consider making them at home.

Our chefs share the recipe, which makes four servings.

Enjoy.

Shrimp marinade

20 Large shrimp tails, peeled & deveined

3 cups Olive oil

6 sprigs Fresh thyme, de-stemmed and chopped

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The photo you’ve all been talking about

We post a lot of photos to the Pinehurst Resort Twitter feed. Most get a few likes and retweets, but the one we posted earlier today became an instant hit.

We can’t say we’re surprised, staffer Kaye Pierson is known for capturing stellar sunrises with her trusty iPhone.

PGA.com even included the shot in its daily roundup of the best and most creative images.

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Payne and Rickie…

We had a lot of memorable moments in 2014. This one is near the top of the list.Thank you, Rickie Fowler.

(See the full video here.)

From Vine:

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Warm greetings from Christmas past

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We’ve celebrated more than 100 Christmas seasons here at the Pinehurst Resort, which means we’ve spread a lot of merriment.

Enjoy these warm greetings from Christmas past. All these cards were sent out during the 1940s and ’50s when W.J. Fitzgibbon was the manager of the Carolina Hotel.

Times have changed, but our sentiments remain the same. We hope you’ll enjoy them as much as we do.

Click the photos to enlarge for a better reading experience.

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