124 hickory enthusiasts from across the U.S. and Canada participate in the tournament using wooden clubs and wearing period attire
SOUTHERN PINES, N.C. – November 16, 2017 – A full field of 124 hickory golfers from 23 states and Canada teed off this past weekend in the 14th Annual Mid Pines Hickory Open Championship at Mid Pines Inn & Golf Club.
This article originally appeared in The Pilot on November 14, 2017.
By Jaymie Baxley, The Pilot
Collectors of vintage golf memorabilia traveled from across the country to participate in a trade show Tuesday in Southern Pines.
Sponsored by The Golf Collectors’ Society, the event drew nearly 70 exhibitors to the reception center at Pine Needles Resort.
Better known on Instagram as @sigepturfguy, Cody Self has established quite the following on social media with his beautiful photos of the course, insight into day-to-day golf maintenance and tips on surviving Donald Ross’ famed designs.
Staff spotlight chats with Cody about transitioning from the farm to the golf course, dealing with Mother Nature and raising awareness for the next generation of golf course maintenance.
Resort adds Food & Beverage Manager and Assistant Golf Professional
SOUTHERN PINES, N.C. – November 3, 2017 – Pine Needles & Mid Pines Resorts recently announced the addition of Kodie Engel as Mid Pines Food & Beverage Manager, and John Vasquez as Assistant Golf Professional.
Rifle, Colo. native played Division I Women’s Golf at Portland State
SOUTHERN PINES, N.C. – September 29, 2017 – Pine Needles & Mid Pines Resorts recently announced the addition of Loren Forney to its Golf Operations team. Forney has joined the team as an Assistant Golf Professional.
Industry veteran brings 15+ years of experience in hospitality and tourism to the position
SOUTHERN PINES, N.C. – September 29, 2017 – Pine Needles & Mid Pines Resorts recently announced the addition of industry veteran Greg Haynes to its sales team as Group Sales Manager.
Ninety junior amateurs competed in the two-day, 36-hole tournament
SOUTHERN PINES, N.C. – August 25, 2017 – A field of 90 amateur golfers representing North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia teed off last weekend in the 34th Annual Mid Pines Junior Amateur Invitational at Mid Pines Inn & Golf Club in Southern Pines, N.C.
The junior tournament is open to boys in grades 1-12 and features a two-day, 36-hole tournament in three divisions (High School, Middle School and Boys 11 & Under). Hosted at one of the resort’s two signature Donald Ross–designed golf courses, the tournament annually attracts a strong field of local amateur golfers.
This article originally appeared on Golf Advisor on August 7, 2017.
By Jason Scott Deegan, Golf Advisor
North Carolina is a hotbed for golf resorts for a variety of reasons.
One, the game can be played almost year-round, but spring and fall are ideal getaways for sun-starved golfers in the Midwest and upper East Coast.
This blog post originally appeared on the Golf.Carolinas.com on August 8, 2017.
By Mike Purkey, Golf.Carolinas.com
Designed in 1921, Mid Pines just might be the most underrated Donald Ross course in the N.C. Sandhills. Located across Midland Road from its more highly-regarded sister, Pine Needles, Mid Pines deserves every bit of praise it gets from golf insiders.
Krystal Quihuis wins 87th Women’s TRANS National Amateur Golf Championship at Mid Pines Inn & Golf Club in one-hole playoff
Tucson, Ariz. native makes par on the first playoff hole to win the 72-hole Championship
SOUTHERN PINES, N.C. – July 14, 2017 – Krystal Quihuis (Tucson, Ariz.) won the 87th Annual Women’s TRANS National Championship at Mid Pines Inn & Golf Club Friday, making par on 18 in a one-hole playoff with runner-up Sarah Burnham (Maple Grove, Minn.).
The 72-hole stroke play Championship teed off on Tuesday, July 11 with amateur golfers from 10 countries and 29 universities competing on the classic Donald Ross course.