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Address: 1005 Midland Rd, Southern Pines, NC 28387-3121
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A Donald Ross masterpiece, this 18-hole championship course winds through...

A Donald Ross masterpiece, this 18-hole championship course winds through stately long leaf pine trees presenting a challenging yet enjoyable game for golfers of all levels and playing skills.

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A superb golf experience

Pine Needles is well worth the price you pay Golf is a great Ross experience Food is always great Service is better than all the rest Look around at the pictures on the... read more

Reviewed 14 March 2017
Whispering Pines, North Carolina
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Whispering Pines, North Carolina
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10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Pine Needles is well worth the price you pay Golf is a great Ross experience Food is always great Service is better than all the rest Look around at the pictures on the walls. You will see history. Enjoy

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Southern Pines, North Carolina
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148 reviews
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Reviewed 14 February 2017

I have played here many times and it is fun for everyone. Challenging if you go back too far, but if you pick the correct tee it is a very enjoyable round. The staff and practice areas are excellent. A great treat. The halfway house (on the 9th Tee) has a great chicken salad and wonderful hot dogs too. The... More 

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Southern Pines, North Carolina
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35 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Had the pleasure of playing this fine golf course. My wife surprised me with a gift certificate to enjoy a round When you arrive you will find that you are about to enjoy a wonderful golf experience. The staff is professional and attentive. The pro shop is solid. They know how to make you feel important Once on the course... More 

Thank KTD_5960
Conneaut Lake, Pennsylvania
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9 reviews
7 attraction reviews
Reviewed 2 January 2017

Got to the golf course a little bit early at Pine Needles went to the range and hit free range balls.The putting green was in good shape. Things were going smooth. The starter paired us up with a nice couple from Florida and we started off a nice day. The fairways were wide and in good shape.The greens were really... More 

Thank sjmorian
Conover, North Carolina
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6 reviews
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Great course. Wide fairways. Well kept. Loved the old school feel of the clubhouse. Food is good. Sevice is horrible! I would definitely play here and recommend to anyone. Go somewhere else for lunch or dinner though.

Thank jlampjr
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18 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 December 2016

A wonderful old style course and clubhouse with outstanding character and charm. Food is very good but the service is a bit slow. Reasonably priced and a great place for an afternoon snack and drink.

Thank Vincent M
Toronto, Canada
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52 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 November 2016

We played Pine Needles. It is an awesome course. Difficult greens, flowing fairways and tough putting was the order of the day. It was a beautiful day for golf. I would play this course again. The service was poor. The starter was ineffective. He said they were packed on the tee sheet. He sent us off 5 minutes sooner and... More 

Thank Zinny1946
Woodbury, MN
2 reviews
Reviewed 6 October 2016

Course was outstanding. Great layout in great condition. You can see right away why this course has held USGA majors. If you play I would highly recommend Doug Christenson as a single bag caddie. Very personable, easy to talk to, and throw jokes around with. That alone would have made the round as enjoyable as any I've ever played in.... More 

Thank Jason S
Pinehurst, North Carolina
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32 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2016

I can recommend this course without reservation to any visitor or local. It's a superb layout, challenging but fair from any tee set, consistently in near-ideal condition, and with an efficient, knowledgeable, and friendly staff. Besides balls at the range, resort guests and paid players can enjoy a fun practice loop of four holes (three Par 3's and one Par... More 

Thank MollyDancer
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2016

Always a thrill to play another Donald Ross course in the Sandhills. I particularly like the par 3s. They are challenging, yet offer the ability to grab a par. As most Ross courses, the greens are the challenge. The course is not a real estate course where homes are packed into both sides of the fairway. Visually, the homes are... More 

Thank Jay C

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