Pinehurst News

Justin Rose Looks to Defend at Pinehurst No. 2

Defending U.S. Open Champion Justin Rose previews the 2014 U.S. Open at Pinehurst No. 2 and comments about his chances to become the first back-to-back champion since Curtis Strange.

MORE FROM PINEHURST:

For our interview with Phil Mickelson, go here.

For our interview with Rory McIlroy, go here.

For our interview with Adam Scott, go here.

 

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Take a Summer Escape To Pinehurst

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After the champions are crowned and the bleachers come down, Pinehurst will return to its natural state as a tranquil retreat – the perfect summer getaway. Our Summer Escape package includes your choice of a round of golf or a spa treatment, overnight accommodations and breakfast for just $299 per person. There’s never been a better time to experience Pinehurst!

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The U.S. Open Experience!

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Experience the U.S. Open in the Village of Pinehurst! Go outside the ropes for an immersive, fun and interactive gathering place designed to welcome all attendees into the Pinehurst community with local culture and flavor. There’s something new for everyone every day, and there is no charge for admission.

Schedule of Events

Tufts Park, Village of Pinehurst

Monday, June 16 – Volunteer Appreciation Night

  • 7:30 p.m.: Opening Remarks
  • 7:45 p.m.: Liquid Pleasure Motown Band

Tuesday, June 17 – No Scheduled Programming

Wednesday, June 18 – Family Night / Skills Challenge

  • 5:00 p.m.: Opening Remarks
  • 6:00 p.m.: Drive / Chip / Putt / Learn Skills Challenge
  • 7:30 p.m.: The Greatest Game Ever Played Film

Thursday, June 19 – “Spirit of the U.S. Open” Film Series

  • 8:30 p.m.: Spirit of the U.S. Open – Film 3
  • 9:00 p.m.: Q & A – USGA & Pinehurst Historians
  • 9:45 p.m.: Spirit of the U.S. Open – Film 4

Friday, June 20 – A Night for the Village

  • 8:30 p.m.: Mass Pipe Band Music Parade
  • 9:00 p.m.: Mass Pipe Band Music Ensemble

Saturday, June 21 – Honoring the Village of Pinehurst

  • 8:30 p.m.: Seating of Guests
  • 8:50 p.m.: Opening Remarks
  • 9:00 p.m.: Performance by the Carolina Philharmonic

Sunday, June 22 – U.S. Women’s Open Final Round Viewing

  • 3:00 p.m.: Live Viewing

 

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Will Ferrell has some ideas for the 2014 U.S. Open

While Graeme McDowell says he thinks the U.S. Open will be very difficult on Pinehurst No. 2, Will Ferrell believes it could be much more penal.

Will also has some thoughts on his favorite U.S. Open Champions.

Oh, and he has prediction for a 2014 winner.

Finally, Will has thoughts on golf fashion.

 

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World No. 1 Adam Scott on Pinehurst No. 2

World No. 1 Adam Scott recently played a couple of pre-championship practice rounds at Pinehurst No. 2 to prepare for the 2014 U.S. Open.

“Obviously, very different than nine years ago when I was here last,” he said. “(Coore and Crenshaw) have just done a beautiful job of restoring this golf course and presenting it. It plays lovely.”

MORE FROM PINEHURST

For our interview with Phil Mickelson, go here.

For our interview with Rory McIlroy, go here.

For our interview with Justin Rose, go here.

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