Pinehurst again tops list of top golf resorts

Posted September 4, 2008
Updated September 5, 2008

— For the third time in four years, readers of Travel + Leisure Golf Magazine have voted Pinehurst Resort the top location in North America for a golf trip.

Pinehurst also topped the poll last year and in 2005. The resort is featured in the magazine's September/October edition.

“It’s a testament to Pinehurst’s consistent top-tier golf facilities, professionals and service that Travel + Leisure Golf’s discerning, well-traveled readers have once again ranked it the No. 1 golf resort in the country,” John Atwood, editor in chief of the magazine, said in a statement.

“We’re obviously proud of the entire Pinehurst team,” Pinehurst President Don Padgett said in the same statement. “With every event and championship, every guest and client, they do what’s right to create a memorable experience for all who visit here. This is their award, a result of hard work and dedication.”


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  • Sep 5, 2008

    Unmatched courses, nice little resrt town, a really fun day trip from the Triangle, especially at holiday time, late Spring, early Fall. So much better than the Myrtle Beach area in most every way---if it only had a "beach" and half a zillion fewer transplanted Yankees....

  • giffman Sep 4, 2008

    Way too much hype for this resort. $410 to play course #2? Give me a break.