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NEWS: ‘Golf’s Most Famous 19th Hole’ Finds New Owners View More
The famed Dunvegan Hotel at St. Andrews has been sold to a group of golf enthusiasts from North America.

NEWS: ‘Golf’s Most Famous 19th Hole’ Finds New Owners

Upon arriving for the first time in St. Andrews under the cover of darkness in March 2000, I checked into the Dunvegan Hotel and ordered a Guinness from its first-floor pub. While sipping my beverage, I used a lobby pay phone (remember those?) to call my parents back in the…

Pinehurst Bringing in Gil Hanse View More
Gil Hanse will rework Pinehurst No. 4 and create a new short course.

Pinehurst Bringing in Gil Hanse

When the decision makers at Pinehurst Resort & Country Club decided it was time to make enhancements to the golf courses, they knew who they wanted. Gil Hanse, whose design reputation has skyrocketed in recent years, has been hired to redesign Course No. 4 at Pinehurst and to create a…

The Ryder Cup’s Other Winners View More
Roy Robbins (right) was joined by a friend John Coconato as Global Golf Post's winners of a Ryder Cup trip.

The Ryder Cup’s Other Winners

It had to be a scam, right? Nobody actually wins these things! That was our winner’s initial reaction, but Roy Robbins and John Coconato have just returned from the Ryder Cup at Hazeltine, and they know the prize is real. Global Golf Post has been awarding readers with “Golf’s Greatest…

‘The Deuce’ Bar and Restaurant Opens at Pinehurst No. 2 View More
It's hard to beat the view from The Deuce, as guests can look over the 18th green at Pinehurst No. 2. (Photo courtesy of Pinehurst Resort)

‘The Deuce’ Bar and Restaurant Opens at Pinehurst No. 2

The Pinehurst No. 2 experience just got even better. The Deuce, a new 5,000-square-foot tavern overlooking the 18th green on the famous golf course, opened Sept. 1, providing an ideal spot for savoring a day at No. 2. “It is now the fitting end to a round on Pinehurst No….

Kenny Rogers’ Sole Golf Course Design at Auction View More
He might be thought of as The Gambler, but Kenny Rogers took great care in designing his own golf course.

Kenny Rogers’ Sole Golf Course Design at Auction

Here’s a little-known fact about country music legend Kenny Rogers: He was a golf course designer. He only has one golf course to his credit, and that golf course went to auction this month as part of a vast 973-acre estate once owned by Rogers. Located near Athens, Ga., and…