A recent article in Tempus Magazine does an incredible job of highlighting the impact Donald Ross had on Moore County - both in golf course design, and in the hotel business! Anyone interested in golf, golf course design or the history of golf in the Sandhills owes it to themselves to read "Design Works; The work of famed golf course architect Donald Ross shines at the U.S. Open Championships and beyond."
Spoiler Alert!! Is it possible that the finest example of Ross' work isn't the world-renowned Pinehurst #2? Rather a beautifully restored course just a few miles east? Either way, you can't go wrong!
I first visited Southern Pines when I was living in Lumberton, a town of about twenty thousand in rural Robeson County. My time as a reporter there was rewarding—I met earnest people and learned a lot—but I'd be lying if I said it was an exciting place to live. So, my significant other and I would go to pretty great lengths to seek out something to do. We'd hit up Columbia for conce...
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(Construction progress as of June 2018)
The renovations of the 7,000 square-foot historic former Pinehurst steam plant are underway and taking shape to create the Pinehurst Brewing Company. Retaining as much of the original structure and character of the steam plant as possible, the new brewery is on schedule to open this fall.
“The building renovation turned out so go...
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