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‘I sincerely believe this course to be the fairest test of championship golf I have ever designed.’ Donald Ross

An American icon, Pinehurst was created as a holiday village and winter healt...

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One of the boldest and most audacious golfing creations of the last half-century, the Tobacco Road golf course in Sanford, North Carolina, was designed by the late Mike Strantz and first...

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Regarded by good judges as the premier golf course designer of the modern era, Bill Coore was raised in North Carolina and spent much of his formative golfing years studying the work of Golden Age ...

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Named after a celebrated Civil War General who spent his summers in North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains, the Wade Hampton Golf Club was founded by William McKee, a landowner near the small town o...

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Located in the mountains of Banner Elk, Diamond Creek is a high-end golf course that required a great deal of explosive and earthmoving work to create. Budget was clearly not an issue here, and Tom...

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In Volume 2 of The Confidential Guide to Golf Courses, Tom Doak published that:

“It is rare to find a 36-hole facility where the members are equally happy to play either course, but that se...

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In Volume 2 of The Confidential Guide to Golf Courses, Tom Doak published that:

“When you have done as many designs as Tom Fazio, it is perhaps inevitable that people stereotype your work, ...

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Designed by Gil Hanse and his partner Jim Wagner, The Cradle Short Course opened in 2017 and is a 9-hole par three layout set immediately in front of the Pinehurst clubhouse and named in reference ...

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Set immediately adjacent the Wake Forest University campus, The Old Town Club was founded by the same family who later donated the land upon which the Wake Forest campus was established. Both forme...

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A private country club designed by Donald Ross in the Blue Ridge Mountains, Roaring Gap was created back in the 1920s by Leonard Tufts from Pinehurst and promoted initially as a ‘Pinehurst of the M...

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