Houston, TX (April 9, 2014) – Pinehurst, NC, has been selected a top retirement destination by Where to Retire, the only magazine in America geared toward helping people with retirement relocation decisions. Pinehurst is one of eight cities profiled in a feature titled “8 Cities for Golf (and Much More)” in the May/June issue, available nationwide on April 15, 2014.

Where to Retire Editor Annette Fuller said these eight cities, including Pinehurst, appeal to retirees who love golf, but are looking for a well-rounded, livable locale. “Retirees who choose to relocate often put a lot of thought and consideration into moving, and the final decision is usually a place that earns straight A’s in more than one category. Though golf is a popular sport among retirees, it’s not the driving force behind their decision. These eight cities boast many options for outdoor activities, culture, shopping, dining and more – and great golf,” Fuller said.

Each year, 700,000 Americans relocate to new towns to retire. Generally, relocating retirees are healthier, better educated and more affluent than those who choose to not relocate. They bring significant economic benefits to their new states and hometowns. Nationally, two dozen states and hundreds of towns seek to attract retirees as a source of economic development.


Where to Retire magazine, launched in 1992 with the goal of helping its readers find the ideal place to retire, is published six times a year. The magazine covers the best retirement regions, towns and master-planned communities, and has a national circulation of 200,000. The magazine is sold on various newsstands and at Barnes & Noble bookstores. A one-year subscription to Where to Retire is $18 (a 39 percent savings from the newsstand price). For a magazine subscription or to purchase a back issue, visit WhereToRetire.com. All material in the magazine is protected by copyright law, and reproduction of content requires the permission of the magazine. Print and electronic reprints of an article may be purchased through Dave Hart, DHart@WhereToRetire.com.

Golf cities featured: Raleigh, NC; Pinehurst, NC; Ponte Vedra, FL; Auburn-Opelika, AL; Georgetown, TX; Prescott, AZ; St. George, UT; Portland, OR.


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