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Mid Pines Resort the latest in Sandhills throwback mode

Facing greens that were last redone in the 1960s and some brutal North Carolina summers, Pine Needles and Mid Pines Resort president Kelly Miller knew he had to pull the trigger sooner than later on his struggling putting surfaces at Mid Pines. Mi.. Read More

Course Features, Destinations | 05.4.13 | No Comments

Unpretentious Pine Crest Inn celebrating 100 years of golfing folklore

Unpretentious Pine Crest Inn celebrating 100 years of golfing folklore

By DAVID DROSCHAK The stories may have been exaggerated over the years, the truth stretched a bit here and there, but Pine Crest Inn’s assessment of 45,000 drinks poured annually to golfing foursomes is likely right on target. Regarded as one.. Read More

Course Features, Destinations | 12.11.12 | No Comments

Pinehurst No. 9 on the horizon?

The routing for a ninth Pinehurst Resort golf course has been completed on the site of the former Pit Golf Links, but it’s unlikely construction on a new layout will begin within the next two years. Resort president Don Padgett II told Triangle .. Read More

Course Features, Destinations, Featured News | 06.5.12 | No Comments

Travel USA: Mystical Golf a memorable Myrtle Beach trip

Travel USA: Mystical Golf a memorable Myrtle Beach trip

By David Droschak Mystical Golf president and CEO Claude Pardue insists there was no magical formula, no inside trade secrets, that allowed him to survive, heck, even prosper, during the recent golf course contraction in Myrtle Beach. As some n.. Read More

Course Features, Destinations, Featured News | 06.5.12 | No Comments

A golf trip of note: Cutter Creek offers world-class golf in Eastern North Carolina

A golf trip of note: Cutter Creek offers world-class golf in Eastern North Carolina

By DAVID DROSCHAK Timing is often crucial in business. Cam McRae is living proof. McRae had just turned 30 when he bought the Eastern North Carolina rights for a little-known chicken-and-biscuit franchise. He took a calculated risk, packe.. Read More

Course Features, Destinations, Featured News | 05.3.12 | No Comments

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