Southern Pines, North Carolina (population 10,918 in 2000) is less than 5 miles from Pinehurst, the Home of American Golf. Located in Moore County, North Carolina’s Heartland, Southern Pines is a relaxed community of varied attractions, including championship golf.
Southern Pines is home of the Annual Moore Co. Parks & Recreation Jr. Golf Classic.
Southern Pines also boasts many resorts such as the Hyland Hills Golf Club, and the Pine Needles Resort & Golf Club, home of the US Women’s open championship (Golf Magazine Silver Medal winner).
Golf courses located in Southern Pines are Knollwood Fairways (one of the largest driving ranges in North Carolina); Mid South Club (formerly known as Plantation Golf Club and designed by Arnold Palmer), the host for U.S. Open Qualifier, U.S. Amateur Qualifier, Teardrop Tourney, Carolina Pro-Pro, and Carolina Jr. Tourney; Midland Country Club; the Southern Pines Golf Club; and Talamore Golf Club (one of the top women’s courses in the nation).
History is important to the residents of Southern Pines.; Mid Pines Inn & Golf Club is on the list of National Historic Hotels of America.; Mid Pines is noted for its Georgian-style architecture circa 1921 – oh – and it is one of America’s finest golf courses. GOLF Magazine has rated it as a Silver Medal Resort every year since 1998.
The Malcolm Blue Farmhouse, an example of 19th Century Scottish Homes in the Sandhills; the Shaw House Properties, a trio of historic early settlers’ houses; the Campbell House Galleries, home of the Arts Council of Moore County; Weymouth Center, home of the North Carolina Literary Hall of Fame; Weymouth Woods Sandhills Nature Preserve,home of the Sandhills’ endangered red-cockaded woodpecker;boutiques; and antique shops will round out the Southern Pines experience.; For true family fun, do not miss MiniPines, which includes a lovely landscaped 18 Hole; (par 64) Golf Course with Water Falls.
Nearby cities and towns are; Aberdeen, NC, Ashley Heights, NC,; Carthage, NC,; Pinebluff, NC, Taylortown, NC, Whispering Pines, NC,; and Vass, NC.
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