Pinehurst Resort to Open New Microbrewery in Fall

By | June 20, 2018

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 […]

Par-3 Courses Tap into Fun Factor

By | May 22, 2018

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 […]

Sellout Performers


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.

Pinehurst’s New Short Course to Open September 30

By | September 8, 2017

“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.

Longleaf Golf & Family Club Adds New Restaurant, Staff

By | May 18, 2017

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.