The area that encompasses Pinehurst, Southern Pines, and Aberdeen, North Carolina, has a legacy in golf equal to any. Nearly every significant golfer in the last century has visited the area for a major amateur or professional golf event. Everyday golfers should make the pilgrimage themselves and see why the setting is so perfect for the grand old game.
Here are ten reasons why you should book your trip today:
History – Golf has been played in this region for more than a century. The sandy soil lends itself well to the game, matching the grounds found where the game began, Scotland.
Top Rated – Of the top 100 golf courses in the state of North Carolina, 17 of them can be found in the Pinehurst, Southern Pines, and Aberdeen Area.
The Home of Champions – Be it Ben Hogan, Jack Nicklaus, Tiger Woods, or Annika Sorenstam, every major golfer in the last 100 years has played championship golf in this region, or simply visited to play on their own.
Variety – You will find more than 40 golf courses in this region, more than enough to satisfy the needs of anyone in your travelling party.
Architectural Pedigree – The Tufts Archives, located in the pubic library in Pinehurst, contains the most complete collection in the world of Donald Ross materials. You can thumb through the original sketches of hundreds of the golf course designs created by one of the most influential golf architects in history.
Quaintness – The Village of Pinehurst was laid out by Frederick Olmsted, the same architect who crafted New York’s Central Park. The feel as you walk the streets is that of a park itself, with plenty of shops and restaurants to enjoy along the way.
Accommodations – Whether you choose to stay in the quaint Holly Inn, the grand Carolina Hotel, or a more modern property like the Homewood Suites by Hilton, there is no lack of accommodations to make you feel at home during your stay.
Get To School – The first driving range and golf practice facility was invented here. Golf Schools abound throughout the region and the temperate climate make it a great place to work on your skills with some of the best golf teachers in the world.
Convenience – You can access the area by way of 5 airports and several major highways. Centrally located on the east coast of the United States,for the majority of the population of the U.S. and Canada it is easy to jump into a car and be here in less than a day.
Pinehurst, Southern Pines, Aberdeen Area
Convention & Visitors Bureau
10677 US Hwy. 15-501
Southern Pines, NC 28387