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!
Like much of Moore County around it, Pinehurst Resort is becoming younger.
“We’ve definitely noticed the shift in demographics in Moore County", says Tom Pashley. Pashley, 49, moved to Pinehurst in the late 1990s and, after a series of roles with Pinehurst Resort, became its president in 2014.
“Younger families are moving to the area and adding a new vitality to the communit...
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From the land of the River Thames and Buckingham Palace, Jack McClelland, a native Londoner, has traveled far and wide (with golf clubs in tow) to reach his cherished destination in Moore County, the “Home of American Golf”.
In contrast, Jack’s wife Melody is a native of Southern Pines, so she has long had a passion for the Sandhills and her love of Southern Pines runs deep.&...
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