USGA Names Pinehurst No. 2 its First “Anchor Site” for U.S. Open Championships

Pinehurst No. 2 has become the first anchor site for future U.S. Open championships, the United States Golf Association (USGA) just announced. The masterpiece course designed by Donald Ross has been selected to host the organization’s preeminent men’s championships events in 2024, 2029, 2035, 2041 and 2047.  Over the 25-year period, these events are projected to have a $2 bi... Read More »
USGA Names Pinehurst No. 2 its First “Anchor Site” for U.S. Open Championships

USGA Chooses Pinehurst for Second Headquarters

Just announced, the United States Golf Association has chosen the Village of Pinehurst for establishing a new second headquarters.  The project includes the relocation of its golf equipment Research & Test Center, construction of a museum and visitor center, and offices for the USGA’s Foundation and Green Section.  These facilities will be an investment of at least $25 mil... Read More »
USGA Chooses Pinehurst for Second Headquarters

Pine Needles to Host U.S. Senior Women's Open

The many golf championships that continue to be hosted in the Home of American Golf™ are a testament not only to Moore County’s significant golf heritage but also to our unsurpassed hospitality.  The spotlight will be on our community once again as the second U.S. Senior Women’s Open comes to Moore County Thursday – Sunday, May 16 – 19 and will be hosted by P... Read More »
Pine Needles to Host U.S. Senior Women's Open

Pine Needles to Host 4th U.S. Women's Open in 2022

Pine Needles Lodge & Golf Club in Southern Pines has been selected by the USGA as the host site for the 77th U.S. Women’s Open in 2022.  Pine Needles will become the first course to host the Women's championship four times.  The championship, considered the ultimate test in women’s golf, will be held June 2-5. The 2022 U.S. Women’s Open will be the seventh USGA ... Read More »
Pine Needles to Host 4th U.S. Women's Open in 2022

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