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“So much history !!!!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Pinehurst Course Number 2

Pinehurst Course Number 2
1 Carolina Vista Drive, Pinehurst, NC
919-265-6811
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Ranked #1 of 16 attractions in Pinehurst
Type: Golf Courses
Activities: Golfing
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Owner description: Stretching 7,020 yards at Par 72, this championship golf course is very green and relatively flat, with tall pines on every hole.
Charleston, South Carolina
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“So much history !!!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013 via mobile

#2 is a fantastic golf course. Don't let it overshadow many fine golf courses that it surround it. #'s. 4,7,8, and 6 and wonderful courses as well. Challenging, picturesque and not as expensive at the end of the day. The best part of Pinehurst is you can play a different course every day for 3 weeks and not play the same course twice.

If you can, try to find a way to get on Forest Creek Country Club. It's the club that makes you want to join instantly. Two Fazio courses set on one of the most beautiful settings I have ever seen.

Visited April 2013
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Weston, Massachusetts
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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“Pinehurst #2 Donald Ross's Best”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

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.

Visited August 2013
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Chicago, Illinois
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“One of those courses you can not miss”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013

This one of those courses if you have the opportunity to play you can not miss, It has so much history to it and yes the course layout makes you work most of your shots and you have to read the greens. Get a caddy and get some stories about the place from him and not just to carry your bag and read the greens, they all have a lot more to offer. There is not a bad hole on the course and there is plenty of GOOD ones.

Visited August 2013
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Pinehurst, North Carolina
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
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“Memorable Experience”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

This is the 2014 US Open course for both the men and women - a first. It is rather pricey but definitely something an experienced golfer needs to experience at least once. One of the finest of over 400 Donald Ross courses, redesigned in 2011-12 by Bill Coore and Ben Crenshaw, #2 is now very cloe to Ross's original design with fairways lined with sand "waste areas" and plenty of wire grass. I believe the greens are recently redone with Bermuda Mini-verde, but I am not sure.

Visited April 2013
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Pinehurst, North Carolina
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3 attraction reviews
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“Experiencing Pinehurst No. 2”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

If you are an avid golfer and want to experience the ultimate in golf, be sure to check out Pinehurst No. 2 where the back-to-back men's and women's U.S. Opens will be played in June 2014. This course will take you back in historical time and provide a real challenge to golfers of all levels. If you want the ultimate experience, try walking with a Caddie.

Visited April 2013
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