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National Golf Club

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1 Royal Troon Dr, Pinehurst, NC 28374-8702
+1 910-295-4300
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Fab Golf Course

This use to be a private course. It shows. Better then all the other resort courses except no8... read more

Reviewed December 7, 2016
Pinehurst, North Carolina
via mobile
You must play this course!

This is the type of setting that I expect when I think of taking a golf vacation. Pristine is the... read more

Reviewed August 26, 2016
Ab C
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good34%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
Dec 7, 2016
“Fab Golf Course”
Aug 26, 2016
“You must play this course!”
1 Royal Troon Dr, Pinehurst, NC 28374-8702
+1 910-295-4300
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Reviewed December 7, 2016 via mobile

This use to be a private course. It shows. Better then all the other resort courses except no8. Great test with big greens that have generous amount of slope, combined with many different tees to play from which makes it playable for everyone. Staff is...More

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Reviewed August 26, 2016

This is the type of setting that I expect when I think of taking a golf vacation. Pristine is the only word. After playing the bermuda greens at #2, Mid-Pines, and Tobacco Road, the bent-grass greens were a breath of fresh air. The course has...More

Thank Ab C
Reviewed October 31, 2015

This is a private course that had been acquired by Pinehurst. It has both private membership and Pinehurst play. The course has many interesting holes. The day we played there was a tournament practice round so some of the pin placements were unfair. The course...More

Thank datawest20
Reviewed June 30, 2015

Played Pinehurst #9 as the 3rd of four rounds of a golf trip scheduled through Tobacco Road Golf. Having arrived following a morning round nearby, the entry into the National Club was very impressive and more what we expected out of the other Pinehurst courses...More

Thank catcoach
Reviewed June 25, 2015

Shortly after the US Open, Pinehurst Resort announced the acquisition of National Golf Golf. National is, if anything, even better than before. This Jack Nicklaus design is a challenge to even the scratch golfer. Tom Parsons (head pro) is the nicest pro in the Village...More

Thank Mark R
Reviewed May 26, 2015

Our first trip to Pinehurst to play where the pros play. Sad to say this particular golf course is in serious need of care. The fairways are passable, the rough is non-existent, the tee boxes are torn up, the sand bunkers are not the fluffy...More

Thank out-of-here-arizona
Reviewed April 2, 2015

This is a Jack Nicklaus course that in typical Nicklaus fashion borders on unplayable for the average golfer. Tee shots are demanding, all approaches require that you fly the ball on the green in that there are a variety of hazards in front of every...More

Thank mp4378
Reviewed February 19, 2015

now PInehurst #9 is a great golf course with beautiful scenic views and some amazing houses. the service in the bar is awesome and the food is great. Try to play here on one of my trips to pinehurst each year. one drawback, since they...More

Thank colts_fans_08
Reviewed December 13, 2014

Ate lunch here with business associates. The customer service was great, lunches arranged/taste good, and well prices. There are views to the course and the atmosphere was nice. Overall, a great place for business lunches if you're a member.

Thank t0paz0
Reviewed May 6, 2014

We played 36 holes with a morning and afternoon tee time. The staff was extremely friendly and helpful. Gerry was the starter and gave us some great tips on club selection and reading the greens. The course was in great shape as well and the...More

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