Pinehurst News

Trick shots with Rory McIlroy and the Bryan Brothers

Everyone knows our affinity for the Bryan Brothers and their trick shots. After all, we just saw them last year at Pinehurst with a very special guest.

But to see them work their trick shot magic with the best player in the world, Rory McIlroy?

Yes, please.

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We have found the greatest U.S. Kids photo of all time

Chalk one up for the kids…

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And the winner is…Clarkie!

Remember when we asked you over and over (and over and over and over and over and over) again to vote for our buddy Clarkie in the Transamerica Trick Shot Contest?

Well, you all clearly voted, and after the contest’s judges took a few weeks to discuss the top videos, we got the word this week:


And so now, in a few weeks, Clarkie and his family will get to enjoy an all-expenses-paid trip to Boston for a pretty spectacular round of golf, which will include not only the legendary Tom Watson, but the reigning Champion Golfer of the Year, Zach Johnson, who recently won the 2015 Open Championship at the Old Course at St. Andrews.

It is with our sincere gratitude that we thank each and every one of you who took the time to watch Clarkie’s video, to vote for him and to share the many posts promoting the contest. He received the most votes in a national contest and more people on Facebook commented about Clarkie’s video than any other.

What a great day this is.

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Jack Nicklaus has some advice for U.S. Kids Golf

The great Jack Nicklaus has a few words of advice and wisdom for the thousands of kids competing at Pinehurst for the U.S. Kids Golf World Championship.

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Phil Hellmuth on Poker, Golf and Blackjack with Tiger Woods

Phil Hellmuth has won a record 14 World Series of Poker bracelets, including the main event in 1989. He’s amassed more than $18 million in live poker event earnings.

He’s also, though, fostered a friendship with Tiger Woods.

Hellmuth was in Pinehurst this week and took a moment to chat with us about a wide range of things, including how golf and poker are comparable – and playing Tiger in blackjack.

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