We (Flagstick Publisher Jeff Bauder and myself) finally made it back to Pinehurst Resort in North Carolina today. Eight years ago we visited here just days after the terrorist attacks of 9/11 so it made for a tense time to even think about playing golf.
This time we have a shorter stay planned than our 2001 stopover but we hope to get the most out of every minute. We are already off to a great start with an evening round on Course #1 followed by dinner at the Ryder Cup Lounge.
This place simply oozes golf history and even though we have only been here a few hours we have already spent a good portion of that browsing the memorabilia in the clubhouse and Carolina Hotel.
I’d share more but I have to reserve something for the Road Trip feature travel story that will appear in 2010.
We have a date with Course #8 in the morning but I will be sure to pass on a few notes later in the day.
It was a little dreary for photos today but I hope to snap more than a few tomorrow. We are also collecting some video for our YouTube channel so expect to have access to some of that in the coming days or weeks.
It may be 10:39 at night but I am off to wander around this magnificient hotel a little more. There is just so much to take in at Pinehurst Resort.
Check it out yourself at www.pinehurst.com