Pinehurst Resort & Country Club (No. 2)

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Pinehurst, North Carolina | Pinehurst Resort & Country Club (No. 2)

Architect: Donald Ross
Year: 1935

1 Carolina Vista Drive
Pinehurst, North Carolina 28374
(800) 795-4653

Course Access: Public

driving range available
motorized golf carts and caddies available
affiliated resort accommodations

U.S. Open - 1999, 2005, 2014
PGA Championship - 1936
Ryder Cup - 1951


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The Itinerant Golfer

Pinehurst Resort & Country Club (No. 2)

Back in June of 2007 (which now feels like decades ago in golf years) Pinehurst 2 was the first Top 100 course I played. I happened to be in North Carolina on business and decided to swing on over to Pinehurst in order to play a U.S. Open course before my big trip to Shinnecock Hills the following month. Looking back, I have to laugh at my innocence that day back in 2007. I had NO inkling what kind of odyssey would be born from this round of golf - no idea at all. This website was not a twinkle in my eye, so even though I had my camera in my golf bag I didn’t take any photos. With no photos to share, my previous post on this website about Donald Ross’ masterpiece was pretty uninteresting. Now that Bill Coore and Ben Crenshaw have given Pinehurst 2 a facelift I’m going to give my treatment of the course on this website one as well. Pinehurst Resort is located in the sand hills of North Carolina and opened for business in 1895. The land was purchased for roughly a dollar an acre by Boston businessman James Walker Tufts who made his fortune in soda fountains. What Mr. Tufts began over 100 years ago has evolved into a premiere golf destination resort that today boasts eight golf courses and three hotels. The main lodge at Pinehurst Resort is loaded with golf memorabilia collected throughout the resort’s 100 year history which makes… More >