Meet Mark & Mary Edwards - Thanksgiving Golfers

Ten years ago when Pittsburgh, PA residents Mark and Mary Edwards were looking for a second home, they had narrowed their list of choices down to two possibilities. “When our youngest child was in high school we began looking for a second home in a warmer climate with more sunshine than we were accustomed to seeing in Pittsburgh,” Mark says. “The search came down to two ... Read More »
Meet Mark & Mary Edwards - Thanksgiving Golfers

Golf Pride's "Global Innovation Campus" Coming to Pinehurst

Golf Pride, a division of the international conglomerate Eaton Corp and the golf industry’s largest manufacturer of golf club grips, is building an $8 million, 36,000 square-foot building on 10 acres in Pinehurst to house their corporate headquarters, an R&D division, and a retail space. To be called the “Global Innovation Campus”, the facility will be built just inside t... Read More »
Golf Pride's "Global Innovation Campus" Coming to Pinehurst

Global Golf Post Features The Home of American Golf

Global Golf Post and the Pinehurst, Southern Pines, Aberdeen Area Convention & Visitors Bureau have collaborated to publish "The Home of American Golf," a 16-page special issue dedicated to golf in the Sandhills region. Global Golf Post is a golf news publication delivered to an international audience of nearly 2 million golfers. There are 5 videos within the publication, including one at ... Read More »
Global Golf Post Features The Home of American Golf

Moore County's Healthcare & Golf Receive National Distinctions

Healthcare and tourism are Moore County’s two largest private industry sectors employing thousands of talented residents.  Healthcare employs almost 30% of the local workforce, and tourism isn’t too far behind, employing just over 20% of the workforce.  Healthcare and tourism are such vital elements in the economy and culture here, and Moore County can boast that both ind... Read More »
Moore County's Healthcare & Golf Receive National Distinctions

Losing a Legend - A Celebrated Resident

In 2016, Moore County lost one of its most celebrated residents.  Peggy Kirk Bell, an icon of women’s golf and matriarch of two of Moore County’s signature golf properties, passed away on Nov. 23 in Southern Pines.  She was 95. Bell was an inspirational player, instructor, and advocate and considered one of the pioneers in women’s golf.  She was well-known in M... Read More »
Losing a Legend - A Celebrated Resident

So Many Premier Golf Courses to Play this Fall

Moore County boasts almost 40 premier golf courses within a 15-mile radius.  That’s almost 700 holes!  Even though the fall season is upon us and temperatures will be getting cooler, our temperate climate allows for year-round play.  Just named in the America’s Top 10 Best Golf Course Designs list by Golf Digest magazine, the internationally-renowned Pinehurst No. 2 ... Read More »
So Many Premier Golf Courses to Play this Fall

Pinehurst to Host U.S. Open in 2024

Legendary Pinehurst No. 2 has been selected by the United States Golf Association (USGA) to once again be in the international spotlight as the host of the 2024 U.S. Open Championship.  Be sure to mark June 13-16, 2024 on your calendar! The return to Pinehurst will be the fourth time it has hosted the U.S. Open, and 2024 will mark the 25th anniversary of Payne Stewart's dramatic win on ... Read More »
Pinehurst to Host U.S. Open in 2024

U.S. Kids Golf Constructing New Academy

A groundbreaking is planned in the coming weeks for the 5,000 square-foot U.S. Golf Academy, a new teaching facility for U.S. Kids Golf in which the organization seeks to create a “living laboratory” for growing youth and family golf within a club environment. Construction on the two-story academy at Longleaf Golf & Family Club in Southern Pines is expected to take about... Read More »
U.S. Kids Golf Constructing New Academy

Spotlight: Eric Kuester, Director of Group Sales at Pinehurst Resort

Eric Kuester, originally from Charlotte, was first introduced to the Moore County area as many are, through golf. He came to Pinehurst for The Tour Championship as a kid in 1992, and then again in 1999 for the US Open. Eric has lived in the Moore County area for the past 12 years, is now raising a family in the ‘nostalgic, idyllic’ Village of Pinehurst and quickly discovered there&... Read More »
Spotlight: Eric Kuester, Director of Group Sales at Pinehurst Resort

U.S. Kids Golf World Championship

Nearly 1,400 of the world’s best golfers converged on the Village of Pinehurst and the Moore County area in late July for the largest and most prestigious golf tournament in the world. The best golfers ages 12 and under, that is. The home of American golf played host again this year to the U.S. Kids Golf World Championship - the premier junior tournament for pint-sized golfers, in its 8... Read More »
U.S. Kids Golf World Championship