Wednesday, April 30, 2008
Best Of The Southeast
Didn't make it to the Masters? It's ok, we have the next best thing.
The Golf: The largest golf resort in the U.S. features eight championship golf courses, including Donald Ross’ No. 2 (host of the 2005 and 2014 U.S. Opens).
Accommodations: Guests can stay at the Carolina (220 rooms), Holly Inn (82 Four-Star rooms), The Manor (45 rooms) or at one of Pinehurst’s villas and condos.
Golf School: The recently opened Pinehurst Golf Academy features a high-tech putting studio, clubfitting facilities and dedicated short game area.
Diversions: The Spa at Pinehurst offers a menu filled with many relaxing treatments, including a combination hot stone/Swedish massage that helps relieve muscle tension.
Distance to Augusta National Golf Club: 239 Miles
The Golf: Two Donald Ross-designed courses, including Pine Needles, site of the 2007 U.S. Women’s Open.
Accommodations: Two accommodation options await guests, including The Lodge at Pine Needles & the Georgian-style Mid Pines Inn.
Golf School: LPGA founding member Peggy Kirk Bell started “Golfari” a Safari of Golf that’s geared toward golfers “who want to improve their games and have fun.” Students receive 15 hours of instruction and on-course sessions in this four-night package.
Diversions: The Pinehurst/Southern Pines/Aberdeen area has 15 spas, a number of freshwater lakes and an equestrian center, among many other recreational activities.
Distance to Augusta National Golf Club: 237 Miles
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