The Carolina - Pinehurst Resort
Travel Blogs from Pinehurst
Since this event is a tournament ruled under USGA regulation, I needed to take 2 clubs out of my bag to meet the maximum clubs allowance of 14 per the rules of golf. As usual I purchased a yardage book. The pro shop sold one book for courses #1, #3 and #5. I consulted the yardage book and guess at what club I would not need for this round. I was …
Before I hit the course, I needed to stretch out my legs after sitting in the car for 6 hours. Next, I went to the chipping green which is as big as most course's putting green. I hit a dozen pitch shots with my 60 degree lob wedge (my favorite wedge) and a dozen chips with the lob wedge. I also accidentally hit a woman on the chipping green...my …
... At a point, I
couldn’t go any further, because the wind was so strong, I was afraid I’d get
blown over on the wet rocks. When we
were done, we started making the hike back down. Although we had the falls to ourselves, we
saw quite a few people hiking up on our way down. A nice thing about camping at the park is you
can get an early start and avoid the crowds.
... on the red-blazed
Asbury Trail. We passed a lake before heading
through the woods. A couple of side
trails led to “waterfalls”, but these were barely cascades and not worth leaving
the trail for. Towards the end of this
trail, we approached Matthews Creek and finally crossed the creek on a cable
bridge. The cable bridge consisted of
two cables running between trees on opposite sides of ...
Our time in North Carolina has come to an end and its time to head cross country to show Luke the American way, other than the Southern way! It has been a great month with the twins, Daniel and their amazing families. We may even miss hearing Rex the horse stomping his feet while eating breakfast at some ungodly hour in the morning. See you in ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Room service