Apple Valley at Rumbling Bald Reopen

If there is a perfect place to enjoy the Fall colors in North Carolina, my vote would be for the Rumbling Bald Resort on Lake Lure, a 3,000-acre resort and residential community nestled in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains set on the north shore of the beautiful 720 acres Lake Lure, shaped like a [...]

By |2020-10-11T17:41:20-04:00October 11th, 2020|Categories: Golf Courses and Destinations|Tags: , |

Kilmarlic’s Cottages provide a big boost to golf on the Outer Banks

POWELLS POINT, N.C. – Golf has been played around the Outer Banks of North Carolina since 1988 but its development was a slow one. Nags Head Links was the first to open,  and The Sound Links, The Pointe, Currituck, Carolina Club, Kilmarlic, The Pines and Scotch Hall Preserve all were taking players by 2008. Those courses [...]

By |2020-10-11T17:22:49-04:00October 11th, 2020|Categories: Golf Courses and Destinations|Tags: , |

Golf in North Carolina’s High Country

September is the perfect month for golf in the High Country of North Carolina along the Blue Ridge Parkway. The cooler temperatures, crisp clear mountain views, brilliant fall colors, and top-rated golf courses make it a great golf destination. There is no problem with social distancing here. The tiny towns and villages of the Tar Heel [...]

By |2020-08-29T14:48:14-04:00August 29th, 2020|Categories: Golf Courses and Destinations|Tags: , , |

It’s a New Day at Cherokee Valley Club

There are a bunch of prognosticators, organizations and committees in the golf industry reporting on how to attract new players to the game. Poised in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, the Cherokee Valley Course & Club's new ownership has taken matters in their own hands by offering initiatives to keep existing golfers and getting [...]

By |2020-08-09T12:04:45-04:00August 9th, 2020|Categories: Golf Courses and Destinations|Tags: , , |

Nine Courses Inside Home of American Golf Among GolfWeek’s Best You Can Play

Pinehurst No. 2 ranked as No. 3 “Best Courses You Can Play in the United States” Pinehurst No. 2, host of three U.S. Open Championships and future host of the 2024 Open, is ranked third in the United States among Golfweek magazine’s annual "Top 100 Best Courses You Can Play" list. The famed Donald Ross design [...]

By |2020-07-26T16:58:11-04:00July 26th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |

Southern Pines Golf Club

SOUTHERN PINES, N.C. – Southern Pines Golf Club in the North Carolina sand hills, a vintage Donald Ross-designed course dating to the early 1900s, is now under management of the company that owns and operates the famed Pine Needles and Mid Pines resorts nearby and will eventually be acquired by that same company. Pine Needles Lodge [...]

By |2020-07-04T07:33:10-04:00July 4th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Pinehurst Resort Set to Reopen!

PINEHURST, North Carolina – The Home of Golf in America, the Pinehurst Resort in Moore County, North Carolina is getting ready to open up for their guests. In 1895, James Walker Tufts initially purchased 500 acres and eventually added 5,500 more in the North Carolina Sandhills with the vision of building “a health resort for people [...]

By |2020-06-21T16:15:26-04:00June 21st, 2020|Categories: Golf Courses and Destinations|Tags: |

Bald Head Island – An Island Golf Experience Second to None

Bald Head Island is by no means an easy place to get to; it’s not something you’re going to stumble across by accident, yet it is a special place for a variety of reasons. It’s not far from Wilmington, NC - about a 20-minute ferry ride from Southport, NC actually - so it’s rather secluded. Cars [...]

By |2020-04-17T06:16:02-04:00April 17th, 2020|Categories: Golf Courses and Destinations|Tags: , |

Pinehurst Number 4 Cracks Top 10 in State Rankings

Legendary Pinehurst No. 2 Once Again Named Best Course in N.C. Pinehurst No. 2 has once again secured the top spot as the best golf course in the state, as determined by the prestigious North Carolina Golf Panel. Pinehurst No. 4 moved up 10 ranking positions and into the Top 10 in the state to earn [...]

By |2020-04-02T19:47:56-04:00April 2nd, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Eseeola Lodge at the Linville Golf Club

Eseeola Lodge at the Linville Golf Club – Elegance, Beauty and a Donald Ross Masterpiece Sometimes history tells a funny story. Back in 1888, mining entrepreneur Hugh MacRae envisioned the Linville, NC area as a busy manufacturing hub with hundreds of buildings lining the streets and lots of hustle and bustle. Thankfully, he came to learn [...]

By |2020-03-17T20:35:01-04:00March 17th, 2020|Categories: Golf Courses and Destinations|Tags: , |
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