Carolinas Golf Magazine: Golf and Grace


By Ron Green, Jr., Carolinas Golf Magazine

It is not unusual to hear stories of people who have been touched by the game of golf. Not as common are those about the game being touched by a particular person.

Peggy Kirk Bell is one of those particular people whose grace, wit, and charm touched golf like few others have. 


Pine Needles Announces Promotion, Staff Additions


Pine Needles Resorts announced a staff promotion in Sales and welcomed several additions to its Golf Operations team.

Tyler Mishler has been promoted to Social Sales & Golf Group Manager, while four staff members have been added to the Golf Operations team.


North Carolina pair win 23rd Annual Pine Needles Invitational, their fourth tournament title


Tournament field comprised of 128 golfers from 15 states and Canada competing in two divisions, Open & Senior

Southern Pines, NC – March 6, 2017 – A field of 128 amateur golfers from 15 states and Canada teed off Friday in the 23rd Annual Pine Needles Invitational Golf Tournament at Pine Needles & Mid Pines in Southern Pines, N.C.

A strong field of amateur golfers competed in two divisions (Open & Senior) over three days on two signature Donald Rossdesigned golf courses. The tournament annually attracts a strong field of amateur golfers in one of the most prestigious team events to kick off the tournament season.


Twenty years ago… Annika, Peggy Stole The Show


By Lee Pace

Peggy Kirk Bell thought she was making a joke in 1991 when Pine Needles hosted the U.S. Women’s Senior Amateur two years after having had the U.S. Girls’ Junior. During her remarks at the opening night dinner, the long-time Pine Needles owner said, “Well, we’ve had the senior ladies and we’ve had the young girls. Now if we could get the pros in here, we’d have it covered.”


Mid Pines Keeps Getting Better


By Lee Pace

The accolades began flowing as soon as Mid Pines reopened in September 2013 following a greens conversion to bermuda and complete restoration of the fairway lines, natural sandy rough areas and bunker configurations under the auspices of architect Kyle Franz.


Virginia Team Wins Second Consecutive Open Division Title in Mid Pines Invitational Tournament


Southern Pines, NC – February 14, 2017 – A field of 118 amateur golfers from 10 states teed off this past weekend in the 18th Annual Mid Pines Invitational Golf Tournament at Mid Pines Inn & Golf Club in Southern Pines, N.C.

The tournament features two divisions (Open & Senior) competing on a signature Donald Rossdesigned golf course and annually attracts a strong field of amateur golfers in one of the most prestigious team events to kick off the tournament season.


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