A 120-plus-year structure that served for decades as the steam plant that powered the homes, hotels and cottages of the Village of Pinehurst (N.C.) has been completely renovated to house a 10-barrel microbrewery, an observation platform overlooking the brewhouse that will be a focal point of the taproom, and a dining room complemented by a […]
The Cradle at Pinehurst (N.C.) Resort, the Horse Course at The Prairie Club in Valentine, Neb., and The Sandbox at Sand Valley Golf Resort in Nekoosa, Wis., offer shorter layouts to allow new and fun-seeking golfers to play a round without a four-hour commitment. During a recent family golf trip to Pinehurst (N.C.) Resort, Robert […]
Some of the most valuable members of properties’ golf staffs have nothing to do with playing the game—but plenty to do with maximizing the sales power of the pro shop.
“The Cradle,” designed by Gil Hanse, will feature nine holes ranging from 56 to 127 yards. The course will be located steps from the Resort Clubhouse, in the same area where the North Carolina resort’s first nine holes were carved out of sand in 1898.
The Southern Pines, N.C., property has hired an Executive Chef and Food and Beverage Manager for its new Heartwood at Longleaf restaurant. The restaurant is scheduled to open in June, following a renovation to the clubhouse, including a state-of-the-art kitchen, expanded dining rooms, new bar/lounge area, highlighted outdoor seating, and outdoor bar.
Offering players a chance to discover and enjoy the game with less difficulty, cost and time can provide more choices, fun—and play.