Mid Pines Inn & Golf Club welcomed 30 couples from 14 different states this past weekend for the 17th Annual Couples Carousel golf event.
The annual event featured five days of golf, clinics, cocktail receptions, awards banquet, and evening entertainment. Attendees enjoyed spectacular weather, both courses in top condition and flowers and trees around the resort in full bloom.
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 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.
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 Ross–designed 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.
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.”
Meghan Miller joined Pine Needles in February 2016 as a member of the Golf Operations staff. With a strong background in Food & Beverage, she quickly proved herself to be a multi-talented asset to the resort and was promoted in January 2017 to Pine Needles Food & Beverage Manager.