Christmas Dreams Come True in Pinehurst

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

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.”