Golf Flies High in the Outer Banks

Nags Head Golf Links (Image: Outer Banks Visitors Bureau)

First made popular by aviation legends Orville and Wilbur Wright, the Outer Banks of North Carolina is a sun-drenched strand of white-sand beaches, quaint inns and outstanding golf courses carved through coastal sand dunes and marshes.

Like Sunday at the U.S. Open

Pinehurst No. 2 flag (Image: Pinehurst Resort)

Pinehurst Resort’s Champions Challenge package offers golfers the rare opportunity to play Pinehurst No. 2 under the same tournament conditions experienced by the pros during the U.S. Open Championships.

New Courses to Look Forward to in Cape Breton and North Carolina

Brian Kendall, Editor, Canadian Golf Traveller (Image: Sharon McAuley)

Ben Crenshaw and Bill Coore work their design magic at Cape Breton’s Cabot Cliffs, a new Gary Player course to add to your North Carolina playlist, and, at long last, a ranking of the world’s 100 top courses serious golfers can trust.

Christmas Dreams Come True in Pinehurst

Pinehurst Resort, North Carolina (Image: Pinehurst Resort)

As we wake up at Pinehurst Resort on Christmas morning, my wife and I joke that we hope Santa has brought us new golf swings.

An hour later, to the sound of church bells ringing in the distance, we optimistically tee off at the resort’s No. 2 course, hallowed ground for every golfer

Pinehurst No. 2 Reborn

The 12th Hole at Pinehurst No. 2 (Image: Pinehurst Resort)

Pinehurst Resort’s rejuvenated No. 2 course — host of both the men’s and women’s U.S. Opens in 2014 — is the heart of a bucolic North Carolina village known as the “Home of American Golf.”