Moore County, N.C. [May 16, 2024] – Well-known for world-class golf, Moore County could soon add another resort to its repertoire. This time a world-class driving resort. Officials of Autoport announced they plan to create a haven for automotive enthusiasts seeking a one-of-a-kind getaway nestled in the breathtaking landscape of northwestern Moore County. This first of its kind driving resort in North Carolina will be a place where car

USGA Officially Opens Golf House Pinehurst

The United States Golf Association (USGA) today officially opened Golf House Pinehurst, its seven-acre campus located footsteps from the Pinehurst Resort & Country Club main clubhouse. The new location includes the organization’s equipment-testing and research facility, the visitor-friendly USGA Experience, an outdoor educational landscape feature and the recently relocated World Golf Hall of Fame, as well as administrative offices.

Architect’s Mosaic

“Getting the No. 6 job was a major step for us in the golf-design business,” Tom Fazio says of the mid-1970s assignment to build the resort’s first course away from its core operation in the Village of Pinehurst. “There was next-to-nothing new built in 1974 and ’75. Then the call came from Pinehurst.”

Count to Ten

Tom Doak was bitten by the golf bug as a youngster growing up in Stamford, Conn., first playing a local municipal course and then tagging along on his father’s business trips to esteemed golf destinations like Pebble Beach, Cypress Point, Harbour Town and Pinehurst.

Rebirth at Woodlake

A.B. Hardee was going to bring the ocean to the Sandhills. He was going to build a lake and a dam and install a wave-making machine on some swampy property in northeast Moore County. You could ride the waves on the lake, then play an Ellis Maples golf course around the lake.

Sandhills Pours Double Dose

They came from across the Eastern states and even the Midwest on a crisp morning in October 2023, these aficionados of the golf course artistry of Mike Strantz.
The venue was Tot Hill Farm, the course outside Asheboro, North Carolina, cobbled a quarter of a century earlier from the foothills of the Uwharrie National Forest and just reopened after an ownership change and major renovation.