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Address: 1005 Midland Rd, Southern Pines, NC 28387-3121
Phone Number: 910-692-7111

A Donald Ross masterpiece, this 18-hole championship course winds through...

A Donald Ross masterpiece, this 18-hole championship course winds through stately long leaf pine trees presenting a challenging yet enjoyable game for golfers of all levels and playing skills.

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Superb course for any golfer, especially women!

I can recommend this course without reservation to any visitor or local. It's a superb layout, challenging but fair from any tee set, consistently in near-ideal condition, and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Pinehurst, North Carolina
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25 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I can recommend this course without reservation to any visitor or local. It's a superb layout, challenging but fair from any tee set, consistently in near-ideal condition, and with an efficient, knowledgeable, and friendly staff. Besides balls at the range, resort guests and paid players can enjoy a fun practice loop of four holes (three Par 3's and one Par... More 

Thank MollyDancer
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Always a thrill to play another Donald Ross course in the Sandhills. I particularly like the par 3s. They are challenging, yet offer the ability to grab a par. As most Ross courses, the greens are the challenge. The course is not a real estate course where homes are packed into both sides of the fairway. Visually, the homes are... More 

Thank Jay C
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46 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

This golf course plays at 6400 yds. from the back tees and is truly a championship venue as evidenced by its hosting the U.S. Women's Open. The public can play Pine Needles by booking an overnight stay in what I would describe as lodging suitable for royalty. My partner and I got the opportunity to play Pine Needles thru a... More 

Thank Ed S
Holmdel, New Jersey
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60 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2016

what a spectacular course..a Donald Ross gem...in great condition even though it had rained alot the 3 days prior to our visit...great practice facility....

Thank bob p
Clarksburg, New Jersey
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174 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2016

First, I must go on record as saying that I love the Carolina and Pinehurst golf. However, this property and it's sister across the street at Mid Pines offers a wonderful Pinehurst experience on two very different courses without breaking the bank. My son and I stayed, played and ate here last week and loved every minute. We also played... More 

1 Thank BCM1225
Westport, Connecticut
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325 reviews
102 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015

This in an expensive round of golf and the course is in municipal course condition. The greens were in dismal shape and the fairways not much better. We were extremely disappointed to see this famous old course so run down.

Thank Cybersebor
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239 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015

This course can beat you up but it is well maintained and is mostly a fair course for most players. Some long holes and wide open. The greens are tough to hold but true.

Thank Airsucker
Raleigh, North Carolina
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357 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Have played here numerous times in the past 10 years. Green fees are usually higher than other courses in the area, and the experience does not disappoint. This is one of the better conditioned courses and the layout is hard to beat. The restaurant and lodging is great as well. This is well worth the experience to come and play... More 

2 Thank ECU1987
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015 via mobile

Pines Needles lives up to it's reputation for both quality of the course and the service provided by all of their staff. Many courses in the area were suffering this summer but the greens and fairways at Pine Needles exceeded our expectations. We had a cool drink and a light snack in the lounge after our round and really enjoyed... More 

Thank Bob M
Beaufort, South Carolina
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165 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Very nice course. Not much trouble in the fairways but watch the greens. Anything off center has a chance of rolling off the green.

2 Thank David E

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