Pinehurst #2 is a delight. The course is challenging with many waste bunkers, and roll off Donald Ross greens, but there is no rough and the woods are clear enough to get a shot. The course is beautiful and in great shape. The caddies are knowledgable and very helpful. The pace of play can be very slow, with 5 1/2 hour rounds. The pro shop, locker room, and Donald Ross Grill are all good. Great venue for the 2014 Open.