If for some reason you didn’t know (we’re kidding), Pinehurst No. 4 opened officially on Thursday after its year-long redesign by famed architect Gil Hanse. It’s generated a great deal of news already – both at Golf.com and Forbes – and we had a lot of fun following the opening on our various social media platforms as well.

But what really matters is the guest experience, and we were fortunate enough to speak with several of the players who were among the first groups to play the new No. 4. You can view a few of their comments above.

And below, check out what we feel like is just an amazing NEW golf course at Pinehurst: