“America’s 75 Toughest Golf Courses”

Golf Digest’s January 2012 issue includes their Panelists’ list of “America’s 75 Toughest Golf Courses”. Pinehurst No. 2 is ranked #10 and Tobacco Road is tied for #67. View the list… the scoring system seems complicated.

“Village Of Pinehurst: An Historic Walking Tour” Guide Is Introduced

Category: Visiting the Pinehurst, Southern Pines, Aberdeen Area Release Date: MONDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2010 SOUTHERN PINES, NC – FEBRUARY 22, 2010 – The Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) of Pinehurst, Southern Pines, and Aberdeen NC, working in partnership with the Tufts Archives, unveiled what will prove to be a very popular guide for guests to  […]

15th Annual Blues Crawl

The Sunrise Theater is the center of this “pub-crawl” inspired event that includes a variety of “juke-joint” venues and artists scattered throughout downtown Southern Pines – all within walking distance of the Sunrise. With an all-access wristband, participants can sample different Blues musical styles, while enjoying the libations and food of the unique restaurants, wine  […]

17th Annual Sunrise Blues Crawl Festival

A Bigger Better Blues Crawl In 2017 Continuing a beloved Southern Pines tradition, and embracing a growing community, The Sunrise Theater is excited to announce a new and improved Blues Crawl music fest. Blues Crawl has become one of the most popular and well-attended annual events in the Sandhills area for the past 16 years,  […]

2014 Collaborate Industry Leaders

CVB’s Director of Sales Recognized as Industry Leader  Ms. Beverly Stewart, Director of Sales for the Pinehurst, Southern Pines, Aberdeen Convention & Visitors Bureau, was recognized by Collaborate Magazine as one of twenty-one meetings-industry leaders nationwide in its December/January 2015 edition.  The magazine named corporate meeting professionals that are proven leaders in relationship building, one of the most  […]

2014 Open Double-Header

Pinehurst No. 2 has been the venue for two U.S. Opens, two U.S. Amateurs, one Ryder Cup Match, one PGA Championship and one U.S. Women’s Amateur. In 2014 it adds the U.S. Women’s Open to that prestigious list of major golf championships when the USGA conducts its women’s championship the week following the men’s competition.  […]

2014 U.S. Open Championships Economic Impact

Release Date: WEDNESDAY, JUNE 4, 2014 SOUTHERN PINES, NC – JUNE 4, 2014 –  Visitors by the tens of thousands will ascend into the North Carolina Sandhills in early June to enjoy the unprecedented back-to-back 2014 U.S. Open and U.S. Women’s Open Championships, conducted by the United States Golf Association (USGA) at the historic Pinehurst  […]

2014 U.S. Open Championships Economic Impact Hits Nearly $240 Million In Total Gross Expenditures

Release Date: MONDAY, MARCH 9, 2015 Contact Person: 919-814-2100 or govpress@nc.gov Raleigh, N.C. (March 9, 2015) –  Governor Pat McCrory announced today the positive results of a study measuring the statewide economic impact of the unprecedented back-to-back 2014 U.S. Open and U.S. Women’s Open Championships, conducted by the United States Golf Association at Pinehurst Resort  […]

2014 U.S. Open Championships Fact Sheet

Category: Background Information Release Date: WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 26, 2011 The U.S. Open Championship and U.S. Women’s Open Championship will be held at the Pinehurst Resort & Country Club, Pinehurst No. 2 course designed by legendary Donald Ross. This U.S. Open Championship is one of four major international championships held each year along with the Master’s,  […]

2014 U.S. Open Championships Snapshot

2014 U.S. Open Championships Snapshot June 24, 2014 Reactions from Men and Women courtesy of the U.S. Golf Association  •  Several top players embraced the idea of holding back-to-back U.S. Open Championships    – “I would like to see it happen more often. I think it’s a good thing.” – RORY McILROY    – “It’s a really  […]

2015 World Series Of Dixie Girls Softball To Be Held In Moore County

Release Date: WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 30, 2013 Wednesday, October 30, 2013 — Southern Pines,  NC — For the first time, Moore County, North Carolina will play host to two age divisions for the World Series of Dixie Girls Softball at Hillcrest Park in Carthage, August 7-13, 2015. Dixie Girls Softball Inc. celebrates its 40th Anniversary in 2015.  […]

2016 Pinehurst Concours To Feature Future Japanese Collectable Cars

Release Date: THURSDAY, DECEMBER 3, 2015 Contact Person: Dave Droschak, Droschak Communications (919) 630-6656 VILLAGE OF PINEHURST, N.C. (Dec. 3, 2015) – From its inception, the Pinehurst Concours has been a pioneer among vintage car showcases across the country — from its implementation of a student judging program to a Saturday competition that now includes  […]

2017 Official Destination Guide Released – Home Of American Golf

Southern Pines, January 2017 – The Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) of Pinehurst, Southern Pines & Aberdeen in North Carolina, is pleased to announce the delivery of the 2017 Official Destination Guide. The full color annual publication reflects a modern lifestyle magazine design. In partnership with CompassMedia, Gulf Shores, AL, the 2017 guide includes stories  […]

2019 And 2020 U.S. Amateur Championship Sites Announced

Release Date: TUESDAY, MAY 12, 2015 Pinehurst Resort & Country Club to host in 2019, Bandon Dunes Golf Resort in 2020 FAR HILLS, N.J. (May 12, 2015) – The United States Golf Association (USGA) today announced Pinehurst Resort & Country Club, in the Village of Pinehurst, N.C., and Bandon Dunes Golf Resort, in Bandon, Ore.,  […]

9 Great Reasons To Tee It Up At The Home Of American Golf® In 2011

Category: Golf Release Date: MONDAY, JANUARY 3, 2011 SOUTHERN PINES, NC – JANUARY 2011 – The New Year means one thing – it’s never too early to start planning your next get-away trip and why not make it a great golf and leisure destination? Here is a front sides worth of reasons to put the Pinehurst/Southern  […]

9th Annual Seagrove Celebration Of Spring Pottery Tour

The 9th Annual Seagrove Celebration of Spring is a self-guided tour of individual pottery galleries, studios and workshops in the pottery capital of the United States. This weekend event features over 55 local potters that will host kiln openings, studio tours and demonstrations. The tour is held at participating shops located from the downtown city  […]

A Tale Of Two Breweries

Moore County, North Carolina is not an especially large population hub, so it is rather surprising that it has two microbreweries. Aberdeen and Southern Pines run roughly north-south along U.S. Highway 1, and one merges into the other mostly without people noticing they’re leaving one town and entering another. On the northern end in Southern  […]

A Vin-Vin Situation

Raising a glass to wine lovers “A loaf of bread, a jug of wine—and Thou.” The Persian poet of that verse, Omar Khayyám, must have been enough of an oenophile to know that wine does indeed pair well with bread and one’s beloved. But what about cheese? Or a thick, juicy steak? Or good conversation  […]

Aberdeen Among Top 10 Best Places To Start A Business

Aberdeen Among Top 10 Best Places To Start A Business May 13, 2015 Aberdeen was recently ranked eighth in NerdWallet’s list of the Best Places to Start a Business in North Carolina. According to NerdWallet, Aberdeen bills itself as a “quaint little railroad town steeped in history” and is famous for the Aberdeen Carolina &  […]

Alpenfels Earns PGA Master Professional Status

Sandhills Times – Thursday, 24 October 2013 The PGA of America is pleased to announce that Eric Alpenfels, PGA Director of Instruction at Pinehurst (N.C.) Country Club, and Mike Adams, PGA Director of Instruction at both Hamilton Farms Golf Club, in Gladstone, N.J., and Medalist Golf Club in Hobe Sound, Fla., are the first PGA  […]

America’s “Home Of Golf” To Host Golf Tourism Industry In 2016

IAGTO’s 8th annual North America Convention heads to Pinehurst for 2016  North Carolina golf resort Pinehurst, regarded as the home of American golf, will host the 8th annual North America Convention (NAC) when the golf tourism industry gathers once again in June 2016. The event, organised by global golf tourism industry organisation IAGTO (International Association  […]

April Is NC Beer Month

North Carolina, one of the nation’s top craft beer states, celebrates the craftsmanship of 100 breweries and destinations that embrace it with the return of NC Beer Month in April 2014. NC Beer Month, co-sponsored by the North Carolina Division of Tourism and the North Carolina Craft Brewers Guild, directs travelers to a rising range  […]

Area CVB Is Honored With 2017 Readers’ Choice Award

Pinehurst, Southern Pines, Aberdeen Area CVB Is Honored With ConventionSouth’s Readers’ Choice Award For Best Meeting Sites in the South GULF SHORES, Alabama (Oct. 17, 2017) — It is with honor that the publishers and editors of ConventionSouth, the national multimedia resource for planning meetings in the South, present the Pinehurst, Southern Pines, Aberdeen Area  […]

Area CVB Is Honored With ConventionSouth’s Annual Readers’ Choice Award

GULF SHORES, Ala. (Oct. 19, 2016) — It is with honor that the publishers and editors of ConventionSouth, the national multimedia resource for planning events in the South, present Pinehurst, Southern Pines, Aberdeen Area CVB with a 2016 Readers’ Choice Award. “ConventionSouth readers and fans have voted to decide the best meeting sites in the  […]

At Home In The Pines

Category: Visiting the Pinehurst, Southern Pines, Aberdeen Area Perhaps it’s a little deceiving when we first near the Pinehurst, Southern Pines, Aberdeen Area. From the outside, it can appear rather nondescript. But under closer examination, you’ll find yourself in a very unique place, full of tall pine trees, gentle breezes and many buildings so white  […]

Best Buddies-Trip Destinations

The Top 20 from Golf Digest’s ranking of the best buddies-trip destinations listed Pinehurst, North Carolina as #4 – the highest ranking on the east coast. Suggested courses to play? Pinehurst courses No. 2, No. 4, No. 8, as well as Pine Needles and Dormie Club. The Top 20 slideshow can be viewed here.

Black Friday Shopping Shuttle

Enjoy Stress-Free Shopping aboard the Holidays in the Hollies Hop-On-Hop-Off Shopping Shuttle! The shuttle will be running on Black Friday and Small Business Saturday – November 25-26. Use the Hop-On-Hop-Off shuttle for two days of holiday shopping with the purchase of a $10 wristband. Enjoy stress-free holiday shopping in Southern Pines, Aberdeen, and the Village  […]

Bob Ingram Named Chairman Of Inaugural Pinehurst Concours D’Elegance

Category: Visiting the Pinehurst, Southern Pines, Aberdeen Area Release Date: FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2013 Contact Person: Dave Droschak (919) 630-6656 VILLAGE OF PINEHURST, N.C. – Bob Ingram, one of North Carolina’s most influential business leaders and himself a collector of vintage automobiles, has been named honorary chairman of the inaugural Pinehurst Concours d’Elegance, to be staged  […]

British Music & Cars Invade Village Of Pinehurst

To commemorate the 50th anniversary of The Beatles arriving in America and the elegance of classic British automobiles, the 2014 Pinehurst Concours d’Elegance will stage a “British Invasion” concert in the Village of Pinehurst on May 3. The event begins at 4 p.m. in the Tufts Memorial Park (also known as the Village Green), with  […]

British Music & Cars Invade Village Of Pinehurst

Release Date: WEDNESDAY, MARCH 26, 2014 Contact Person: Dave Droschak, Droschak Communications (919) 630-6656 VILLAGE OF PINEHURST, N.C. (March 26, 2014) – To commemorate the 50th anniversary of The Beatles arriving in America and the elegance of classic British automobiles, the 2014 Pinehurst Concours d’Elegance will stage a “British Invasion” concert in the Village of  […]

C&C On Sandhills Topography

Bill Coore’s history in Pinehurst dates back to the 1960s, when he and boyhood friends from Davidson County often played 36 or 54 holes on summer days on No. 2. Ben Crenshaw first visited Pinehurst in 1973, when he finished second in the World Open in his second event as PGA Tour member. Their experiences  […]

Cameron Named Best In State For Antique Shopping

Category: Visiting the Pinehurst, Southern Pines, Aberdeen Area SOUTHERN PINES, NC – DECEMBER 20, 1999 – Cameron has long been famous for its beautiful and vast array of antiques. Now it seems the word is spreading even more. Our State magazine asked their readers to vote on their favorite things. Cameron was named Best Antique Shopping. A  […]

Canadian Media on FAM in Pinehurst, Southern Pines, Aberdeen area!

Canadian Golf Media Wowed by No. 4, Food & Fun

Part of the mission of the Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) is to spread the word about not only all of the amazing golf in the Pinehurst-Southern Pines-Aberdeen area, but also the other interesting things visitors to the Home of American Golf can enjoy when they visit. One of the ways we do this is  […]

Jumping at Carolina Horse Park.

Carolina Horse Park to Add Hunter Jumper Schooling Series

The Carolina Horse Park Foundation is pleased to announce the launch of The Devoucoux TallBoots Hunter Jumper Schooling Series and Derby Cross presented by Breezeway Sporthorse and Diagnostic, a new lineup of local competitions dedicated to helping riders to sharpen the fundamental skills required for success in the show ring. The Park is delighted to  […]

Carolina Horse Park To Host Inaugural Carolina International CIC

In the pursuit of Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games glory, the top eventing combinations in North America will head to the Carolina Horse Park in Raeford, N.C. March 20-23, 2014 for the Carolina International CIC and Horse Trial. In its inaugural year, the world class competition hosts both international and national level competition at the  […]

Carolina Horse Park To Host Inaugural Carolina International CIC

Release Date: WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 2013 Raeford, N.C. – November 20, 2013 – In the pursuit of Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games glory, the top eventing combinations in North America will head to the Carolina Horse Park in Raeford, N.C. March 20-23, 2014 for the Carolina International CIC and Horse Trial. In its inaugural year,  […]

Carolina Philharmonic’s Season Opening Concert

Symphonic Masterworks: Rachmaninoff’s 2nd Piano Concerto, Featuring George Harliono, Solo Pianist Under the baton of Maestro David Maestro Wolff, The Carolina Philharmonic will open its 2017/18 Season on Saturday, September 16th at 7:30 pm in Owens Auditorium, Sandhills Community College, with a repertoire of beloved Symphonic Masterworks. The audience will be treated to samplings from  […]

Cider House Rules

How David and Ann Marie Thornton transformed an empty ice cream stand into a business with a fringe benefit By Jim Moriarty • Photograph by Laura Gingerich If you’re going to grow a business from the ground up, you might as well get a good buzz out of it. When Dr. David Thornton and his  […]

City Portrait – Southern Pines

Hoof-friendly terrain and residents who love to ride make the landscape of this Sandhills town blue-ribbon horse country. I set off for the Sandhills and Southern Pines horse country on a brisk day, beneath a champion sky of blue-ribbon blue. As a girl, such days were always my favorite for riding. Cooler weather turned all  […]

Classic Car Auction Prelude To Inaugural Pinehurst Concours

Category: Visiting the Pinehurst, Southern Pines, Aberdeen Area Release Date: WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2013 Contact Person: Dave Droschak, Droschak Communications – 919-630-6656 VILLAGE OF PINEHURST, N.C. (Feb.  27, 2013) – A live auction hosted by RKM Collector Car Auctions is expected to draw over 150 vintage, muscle, and high-performance cars to the Pinehurst Fair Barn  […]

Comfort Inn Pinehurst Wins Prestigious Hospitality Award

Category: Partners Release Date: TUESDAY, MARCH 25, 2014 Pinehurst, NC (March, 2014) – The Comfort Inn Pinehurst hotel of Pinehurst, North Carolina was recently announced as a recipient of a prestigious 2014 Gold Hospitality Award from one of the world’s largest hotel companies, Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), franchisor of the Comfort Inn brand.  […]

Commodores To Perform At 2016 Pinehurst Concours

The Commodores, one of Motown’s most prolific funk/soul bands of all time, with generational hits such as “Brick House,” “Three Times A Lady” and “Nightshift,” will perform a live concert at the 2016 Pinehurst Concours d’Elegance vintage car showcase in April. The Commodores have sold more than 70 million albums and recorded seven No. 1 hits, and will  […]

Commodores To Perform At 2016 Pinehurst Concours

Release Date: SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 2015 Contact Person: Dave Droschak, Droschak Communications (919) 630-6656 VILLAGE OF PINEHURST, N.C. (Nov. 1, 2015) – The Commodores, one of Motown’s most prolific funk/soul bands of all time, with generational hits such as “Brick House,” “Three Times A Lady” and “Nightshift,” will perform a live concert at the 2016  […]

Concours D’Elegance Tickets On Sale Nov. 2

Tickets to the fourth annual Pinehurst Concours d’Elegance at Pinehurst Resort will go on sale online and at several local ticket outlets in the Sandhills on Monday, Nov. 2. The vintage car showcase of rare and pristine collector automobiles will be staged on the fairways of one of golf’s historic locales on Saturday, April 30,  […]

Convention & Visitor Bureaus – Your Meeting & Event Planner

Have you ever been charged with the job of planning a business meeting, convention, wedding, reunion, or any other type of event that requires meeting space? An excellent starting point, which unfortunately is often times over looked, is your local Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB). The CVB wants your meeting or event to be successful  […]

ConventionSouth Magazine Releases Its 2014 List Of Recreational Havens For Groups

Category: Meetings Release Date: MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2013 Contact Person: Marlane Bundock, Editor ConventionSouth – (251) 968-5316 GULF SHORES, Ala. (Sept. 30, 2013)—The Editors of ConventionSouth magazine, a national multimedia resource for planning events that are held within the South, have officially announced their 2014 list of the “South’s Surprising Recreational Havens For Groups.” This  […]

Country Artist Sara Evans To Perform At Pinehurst Concours

Award-winning country artist Sara Evans, whose distinctive voice and edgy contemporary sensibility have helped sell more than six million records and produce five No. 1 hits, will perform a live concert at the 2017 Pinehurst Concours d’Elegance on Saturday, May 6. Tickets to the fifth annual vintage car showcase on the fairways of iconic Pinehurst  […]

Country Club of NC golf course

Country Club of North Carolina Awarded 2021 U.S. Junior Amateur Championship

Tar Heel State Will Host U.S. Junior Amateur Championship for First Time The United States Golf Association (USGA) today announced The Country Club of North Carolina, in the Village of Pinehurst, N.C., as the host site for the 74th U.S. Junior Amateur Championship. The dates of the championship, which will be the third USGA event  […]

Cuisine Scene

Eating well is easy here and it all starts with fresh, local ingredients. When you sit down for a delicious meal at one of the area’s fine dining establishments, you may be wondering why the tomatoes taste so fresh; why the peach or blueberry pie reminds you so much of your grandmother’s; and above all,  […]

Phil Werz

CVB Board of Directors Names Phil Werz New President and CEO

Thirty-Year Industry Veteran With Deep Experience in Tourism and Golf to Start on Sept. 4 The Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) of Pinehurst, Southern Pines, Aberdeen has named Phil Werz as its new President and Chief Executive Officer. Werz will begin his new role on September 4th. Beverly Stewart, Vice President of Sales, has been  […]

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The Pinehurst area is the home of five past equestrian Olympians.

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Pinehurst No. 2 will host the U.S. Open Championship for the fourth time in only 25 years.

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The House in the Horseshoe, built in 1772, was placed on the State Historic Register in 1955.

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