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Ranked 16th best golf course in the world. A Donald Ross masterpiece, designed in 1907. In 2010, Bill Coore & Ben Crenshaw’s design firm restored the natural characteristics of the original course, bringing back natural wiregrasses, hardpan, and sand edges. Host of back-to-back men’s and women’s U.S. Opens in 2014 for the first time in their history, and will play host again in 2024.

 
The signature hotel at Pinehurst, with its signature copper cupola and sweeping verandas. This four-star historic upscale hotel offers an elegant restaurant as well as a casual lounge offering American cuisine. A full fitness center and spa are adjacent to the Carolina.
Built in 1895, the Holly Inn was Pinehurst’s first hotel, located in the heart of Pinehurst Village. Every one of their 82 rooms are uniquely decorated with botanical prints and images. Their dining options include the intimate 1895 Grille specializing in Carolina farm to table, as well as The Tavern, which offers quality pub fare. The Tavern’s centerpiece is the hand-carved antique bar brought directly from Scotland.