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Forever Connected: Payne and Pinehurst No. 2

Forever Connected: Payne and Pinehurst No. 2

By DAVID DROSCHAK Certain victors and venues in sports are forever connected. There is Babe Ruth and The House That Ruth Built, Bobby Jones and Augusta National, and a legendary University of North Carolina hoops coach and the Dean Dome. As the U.S.. Read More

Course Features, Featured News | 03.7.14 | No Comments

Instructor Spotlight: Dona Lerner’s new direction

Instructor Spotlight: Dona Lerner’s new direction

By Kurt Dusterberg For more than a decade, Dona Lerner made her name as a golf instructor at The Preserve at Jordan Lake Golf Club outside of Pittsboro. That was her comfort zone, until she asked herself a question. "There's a time when you say.. Read More

Course Features, Instruction | 03.7.14 | No Comments

Exchanging the batting cage for the practice range

Exchanging the batting cage for the practice range

Former Holly Springs baseball player turns to collegiate golf By Kurt Dusterberg Wes Conover grew up with athletic genes on both sides of his family. His father played small-college basketball and his grandfather starred at Syracuse. So Wes.. Read More

College, Course Features | 03.7.14 | No Comments

Finishing touches applied to Lonnie Poole Golf Course

Finishing touches applied to Lonnie Poole Golf Course

By STUART HALL Chip Watson hasn’t tired of listening to praise golfers have for Lonnie Poole Golf Course. At times, though, the general manager of the North Carolina State University layout became weary of the first impressions and last words. .. Read More

Course Features, Featured News | 11.19.13 | No Comments

Highly decorated, never duplicated Tobacco Road receives world ranking

Highly decorated, never duplicated Tobacco Road receives world ranking

By DAVID DROSCHAK When the Pinehurst/Southern Pines/Aberdeen Area Convention and Visitors Bureau proclaimed itself the “Home of American Golf” neighboring Lee County wasn’t necessarily in the equation. After all, Sanford was once “The Bric.. Read More

Course Features, Featured News | 09.6.13 | No Comments

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