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Visit The Home of American Golf – Pinehurst, NC

Feb 06, 2011 No Comments by

The Avid Sportsman invites you to “The Home of American Golf”. “Stay – Play – Learn & Compete in Pinehurst and Southern Pines, NC!

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No. 2 Renovation – Read Why & What is Underway…

Feb 01, 2011 No Comments by

Don’t panic! It’s a Coore & Crenshaw project. And, relax! They are polishing, not “Tiger-proofing” this timeless Ross masterpiece.

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"Horse Country" Expands in the Sandhills

Oct 05, 2010 No Comments by

Mention the North Carolina Sandhills to a golfer and they immediately think Pinehurst – Southern Pines – THE HOME OF AMERICAN GOLF. Mention the same Sandills to an equestrian and they immediately think Pinehurst – Southern Pines – HORSE COUNTRY.

And, guess what – THEY’RE BOTH RIGHT!

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Who Was Donald Ross?

Oct 04, 2010 No Comments by

By many accounts Donald Ross is unmatched in the quantity and quality of courses he completed. He designed or re-designed 600 golf courses including such notables as Seminole, Pinehurst No. 2, Aronimink, Plainfield, Pine Needles, Oak Hill, Oakland Hills and Inverness.

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Back To Back Opens at Pinehurst in 2014 – A 1st for USGA

Oct 01, 2010 No Comments by

2014 Men’s and Women’s US Opens on Pinehurst No. 2 will be the first time in history these two national championships will be contested on the same course, in back-to-back weeks.

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