Pinewild Country Club (Holly)

Pinehurst, North Carolina | Pinewild Country Club (Holly)

Architect: Gary Player
Year: 1989

1 Glasgow Drive
Pinehurst, North Carolina 28374
(910) 295-5145

Course Access: Public

driving range available
motorized golf carts available

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Pinewild Country Club (Holly)

The second day of our Pinehurst trip started out with a round at Pinewild Country Club's Holly Course. We were the first tee time off so we were there bright and early to check in with the pro shop. We had planned to walk the course which didn't go over very well with the staff member working the pro shop. After questioning our ability to walk in less than 4 hours and 15 minutes no less than three times we got out of there and headed to the practice tee to make a few warm up swings. Since we had to take carts over to the practice tee we decided we may as well just stay in them for the round to ensure that we wouldn't have a problem making our afternoon tee time which was scheduled a little bit tight. I'm not sure I have ever played a Gary Player designed course before so I was interested to see what it was all about. On the 1st tee we decided to play the 6,388 yard tees which seemed a little short, but the next option of 7,021 yards was WAY too long for our group. I was surprised there was not something between those two options or at least some sort of combo option. The initial thing I noticed standing on the 1st tee (pictured below) is that the hole ran straight up a steep hill. I tend to associate gentle rolling hills with the Pinehurst area but as… More >