Posts tagged with: "Pinehurst"

TRAVEL: Daily Diary from the Home of American Golf

TRAVEL: Daily Diary from the Home of American Golf

Last year, Global Golf Post conducted a major travel sweepstakes. The winner would receive a vacation for four at the Home of American Golf in the Pinehurst-Southern Pines-Aberdeen area of North Carolina. Our winner, David Oliver of Brandon, Miss., quite fittingly chose U.S. Open week for his foursome to make…

NEWS: LPGA Q-Series To Debut At Pinehurst This Fall View More
LPGA Commissioner Mike Whan announced a new team event for the 2019 season. (Photo credit: Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)

NEWS: LPGA Q-Series To Debut At Pinehurst This Fall

We’ve known for more than a year but it’s finally official. The final stage of LPGA Q-School as it has been known is no more. In its place is LPGA Q-Series, sponsored by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina. The Q-Series will be two tournaments over two weeks…

TRAVEL: Early Returns Positive For The Cradle At Pinehurst View More
The Cradle derives its name from Pinehurst's reputation as the cradle of American golf. (Photo: Pinehurst Resort)

TRAVEL: Early Returns Positive For The Cradle At Pinehurst

Is there an appetite for quality par-3 golf courses in the world? If the early returns from The Cradle are any indication, the answer is most definitely yes. This 789-yard short course, designed by Gil Hanse, opened at Pinehurst Resort in late September 2017, a complement to the resort’s nine…

QUICK TAKE: Kaymer Making Most of Sponsor Exemption View More
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QUICK TAKE: Kaymer Making Most of Sponsor Exemption

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. — You wouldn’t expect a player who won a major less than three years ago to need a sponsor exemption, but that is the exact position Martin Kaymer finds himself in at the Honda Classic. Kaymer, the 2014 U.S. Open and Players Championship winner, lost 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 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….