Sports Tourism

The Pinehurst, Southern Pines, Aberdeen Area is known as the Home of American Golf, so naturally golf is a major reason why competitors from around the world choose the Sandhills area of North Carolina to determine global champions. Our annual U.S. Kids Golf Teen and World Championships attract more than 2,500 golfers and their support teams from all 50 states and more than two dozens countries every summer, all vying for titles on our world-class courses.

Our destination is synonymous with the U.S. Open Championship and will once again host the event in 2024 at historic Pinehurst Resort on venerable Pinehurst No. 2. The USGA is building a second headquarters here. Golf House Pinehurst will open in 2024, along with the World Golf Hall of Fame.

While golf is in our DNA, a multitude of sporting events can easily be held at a number of facilities in Moore County, some capable of hosting large scale tournaments with quality indoor and outdoor facilities. The Moore County Sports Complex in Carthage is the centerpiece of our sports tourism industry and is capable of hosting major sports championships from baseball, softball and soccer to indoor events such as basketball, wrestling, cheerleading and more. Aberdeen is set to open a major six field soccer and lacrosse facility. And Southern Pines has a variety of playing fields that can accmmodate a host of outdoor competitions.

When the games are complete, our area features dozens of fine local restaurants showcasing fresh cuisine and favorites for the whole family. Recreational activities abound with parks, hiking and biking trails throughout Moore County. Our area is also rich in history from golf to equestrian pursuits, the arts and cultural interests.

Accommodations range from world-class resorts, dozens of hotels and hundreds of short-term rental options. Conveniently located an hour from the Raleigh-Durham airport, two hours from Charlotte and the Triad areas of North Carolina and the I-95 corridor, Moore County and the Pinehurst, Southern Pines, Aberdeen area is an ideal location for your major sporting event.

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Cannon Park

Cannon Park

Cannon Park is a 15 acre facility with 2 baseball/softball fields, and a small practice soccer field with restroom facilities. Besides ball fields, Cannon Park has a ¼ mile walking trail and is home to Camelot Playground.

Address:
90 Woods Road, Pinehurst, NC28374

Phone: (910) 295-2817

Carolina Horse Park

Carolina Horse Park

Carolina Horse Park, a permanent site for national and international equestrian competitions, with Steeplechase, Eventing, and Dressage is the only one of it’s kind in North Carolina. It is located on what was 250 acres of beautiful farm land, approximately 12 miles south of Southern Pines, North Carolina.

Address:
2814 Montrose Road, Raeford, NC, 28376

Phone:  (910) 875-2074 - Fax: (910)875-4310

Colonial Heights Park

Colonial Heights Park

Details: 2 baseball fields with electric scoreboards concession stand bleachers 2 parking areas sand volleyball court Policies: Check for scheduling and fees. 

Address:
504 Park Drive, Aberdeen, NC28315

Phone: (910) 944-7275

Downtown Park – Southern Pines

Downtown Park – Southern Pines

Park amenities include tennis courts, playground, a recently built picnic shelter and restrooms. The park is open dawn to dusk.

Address:
145 SE Broad Street, Southern Pines, NC28387

Phone: (910) 692-2463

Elise Middle School

Elise Middle School

Elise Middle School is an anchor of our diverse community that is committed to producing productive citizens for the 21st century. We provide an instructional program in which all students can succeed. Details: 1 baseball/softball field 1 large multi-purpose field 1 hardwood basketball/volleyball court Policies: Check for scheduling and fees. 

Address:
180 W. Elm Street, Robbins, NC27325

Phone: (910) 948-2421

First Health Center for Health & Fitness – Pinehurst

First Health Center for Health & Fitness – Pinehurst

With more than 63,000 square feet, this flagship facility in Pinehurst offers the region’s largest free-weight area, innovative group exercise, aquatic center, swimming lessons, children’s programs, nutrition services and massage therapy.

Address:
170 Memorial Drive, Pinehurst, NC28374

Phone: (910) 715-1800

Legacy Lakes Tennis Club

Legacy Lakes Tennis Club

Details: 6 Har-Tru tennis courts with lights

Address:
155 Legacy Lakes Way, Aberdeen, NC28315

Phone: (910) 944-2641

Memorial Park – Southern Pines

Memorial Park – Southern Pines

Details: 16 competition style horseshoe courts 4 lighted tennis courts, a lighted basketball court 2 lighted outdoor racquetball courts 2 shuffleboard courts sand volleyball court softball/football fields 1 Regulation size field (300′) 1 Little League field (200′) 1 Practice field (180′); Policies: Call for scheduling and fees. 

Address:
210 Memorial Park Court, Southern Pines, NC28387

Phone: (910) 692-2463

Moore County Sports Complex & Splash Pad

Moore County Sports Complex & Splash Pad

Our four 300 foot baseball/softball fields with field house and concession stand  are joined by the addition of a Recreation Center and Splash Pad.  The new center houses indoor basketball courts that provides a great place for pickleball and other indoor events. Baseball/Softball fields, picnic shelter are available for rental with the new splash pad! […]

Address:
155 Hillcrest Park Lane Carthage NC 28327

Phone: (910) 947-2504

Morganton Road Sports Complex

Morganton Road Sports Complex

Included in this area are the Armory Field, Optimist Field, and the new four field soccer complex. Baseball, softball, soccer, concession stands, plenty of spectator seating, parking, and easy access make this an ideal location for multi-team tournaments or fun, company-sponsored games or events. Details: Soccer fields regulation size Accommodation fields=300′(2 lighted) Policies: Call for […]

Address:
100 Fire Lane Road, Southern Pines, NC28387

Phone: (910) 692-2463

National Athletic Village

National Athletic Village

The National Athletic Village is dedicated to promoting health and fitness in the Sandhills community by providing activities and sports for all ages and skill levels. Our facility includes two multi-sport fields, obstacle course, natural running trails, performance gym, indoor multi-court, outdoor skate park, and a clubhouse with meeting rooms and Wi-Fi. We are the […]

Address:
201 Air Tool Drive, Southern Pines, NC 28387

Phone: (910) 585-3212

New Century Middle School

Details: 1 football field 4 soccer fields 1 baseball field 3 softball fields 1 basketball/volleyball court 6 hard tennis courts Scoreboards Field House with locker rooms, showers, and restrooms Concessions Policies: Contact school

Address:
1577 Union Church Rd., Cameron, NC28326

Phone: (910) 947 - 1301

North Moore High School

Details: 2 baseball/softball fields 1 football/soccer field 6 hard tennis courts 1 basketball/volleyball court Track Parking Lighting for football and baseball fields Scoreboard Concessions Locker room and restrooms indoors Capacity: 1500 (football/soccer) 50 (bleachers – Tennis) Policies: Please call for scheduling and fees. 

Address:
1504 N. Moore Road, Robbins NC27325

Phone: (910) 464 - 3105

O’Neal School, The

Details 6 hard tennis courts 1 baseball field 1 soccer field 1 basketball/volleyball court 1 indoor pool Capacity: 400 (basketball/volleyball) 3300 Airport Road, Southern Pines, NC28387 (910) 692 – 6920 • Website Policies: Call for scheduling/fees, insurance policy on file

Address:
3300 Airport Road, Southern Pines, NC28387

Phone: (910) 692 - 6920

Pinecrest High School

Details: 2 baseball/softball fields 1 football/soccer field 440 foot track with 8 lanes 3 regulation size basketball courts 6 hard tennis courts Parking Restrooms, locker rooms, and shower areas Lighting (field hockey, football/soccer, baseball) Concessions Scoreboard Media area Capacity  4500 football 80 tennis 1500 basketball/volleyball  Policies: Please call for scheduling and fees. 

Address:
250 Voit Gilmore Lane, Southern Pines, NC28387

Phone: (910) 692 - 6554

Pinehurst Elementary School

Details: 1 basketball court, 84’x50′ Capacity 500 Policies: Please call for scheduling and fees. 

Address:
100 Dundee Road, Pinehurst, NC28374

Phone: (910) 295 - 6969

Pinehurst Harness Track

Pinehurst Harness Track

The Pinehurst Harness Track is a 111-acre equestrian facility that has been a winter training center for standardbred horses since 1915. The grounds consist of three training tracks and several center aisle barns with approximately 300 stalls, as well as several paddocks. Champion trotters and pacers train on either the 1/2 mile sand/clay track, the […]

Address:
200 Beulah Hill Road South, Pinehurst, NC28374

Phone: (910) 295 - 4446

Pinehurst Tennis Club

Pinehurst Tennis Club

The Pinehurst Resort’s 24-court tennis center (18 clay and 6 hard surface) was the site of the 1994-96 U.S. Clay Court Championships, and has hosted numerous USTA events over the years. With a staff of professionals ready to teach and play, they offer one of the Top 50 Tennis experiences found anywhere (just ask Tennis Magazine). Details: 16 clay […]

Address:
80 Carolina Vista, Village of Pinehurst, NC28374

Phone: (910) 235 - 8556

PowerHouse Indoor Batting

PowerHouse Indoor Batting

PowerHouse is a faith-based, family-owned indoor batting cage and training facility that specializes in baseball and fastpitch softball.  We are passionate about giving players of all ages and skill-levels an opportunity to learn the game of baseball or softball in an encouraging and safe environment without compromising exceptional quality, affordable prices and outstanding customer service.

Address:
404 Carthage Street, Cameron, North Carolina 28326,

Phone: 910.556.1030

Reservoir Park

Reservoir Park

Sit back, take it easy, and listen to the sounds of nature at its best! This 165-acre site is home to a 95-acre lake. Nature trails, hiking trails, fishing, and boating are some of the activities that can be enjoyed. Two covered picnic shelters with grills and picnic tables are available. Details: 95 acre lake […]

Address:
300 Reservoir Park Road, Southern Pines, NC28387

Phone: (910) 692 - 2463

Robbins Bear Creek Trails & Disc Golf Course

Robbins Bear Creek Trails & Disc Golf Course

The Bear Creek Trail System is over 14 miles of trails located along scenic Bear and Cabin Creeks. Map kiosks at intersections and the main trail heads provide info on different loop hikes, distances and difficulty. Start your hike at the Elise or Water Plant Trail Heads. Follow the “Super Loop” arrows for a 6.5 […]

Address:
150 Water Plant Road Robbins, NC 27325

Sandhills Community College

Details 1 Basketball court standard size 1 sand volleyball court standard size 1 softball field – 325 feet 2 small lakes, 10 acres each Capacity 500 (Gym) Policies: Call for scheduling and fees. 

Address:
3395 Airport Road, Pinehurst, NC28374

Phone: (910) 695-3786

Seven Lake Landowners (Private)

Spring-fed lakes for swimming, fishing, boating, sailing and skiing, riding stables, Olympic size swimming pool, tennis courts, basketball courts, playground, game room, club house and activity center. Details: 1 Olympic-sized pool Spring-fed lakes Capacity: Moveable bleachers seat 50 Policies: Members only 

Address:
Shenandoah Drive, Seven Lakes N., West End, NC

Phone: (910) 673-4931

Seven Lakes Racquet Club

Details: 6 Har-Tru clay tennis courts, 2 lighted Policies: Members and their guests only. 

Address:
Shenandoah & Edgewater Drive, West End, NC27376

Phone: (910) 466-9023

Southern Middle School

Details 2 baseball/softball fields 1 multipurpose field 6 hard tennis courts Policies: Call for schedule and fees. 

Address:
717 Johnson Street, Aberdeen, NC28315

Phone: (910) 693-1550

Southern Pines Recreation Center

Located in Memorial Park, the Southern Pines Recreation Center is used for youth and adult athletics, senior programs and youth programs. There is a full size gym and a youth gym with bathrooms. Capacity: 150 (large gym) 160 Memorial Park Court, Southern Pines, NC28387 (910) 692-2463 • Website Policies: Please call for scheduling and fees. 

Address:
160 Memorial Park Court, Southern Pines, NC28387

Phone: (910) 692-2463

Union Pines High School

Union Pines High School

Details: 1 basketball/volleyball court 2 baseball/softball fields 1 football/soccer field 6 hard tennis courts (3 with lights) 400 foot track with 6 lanes Parking Outdoor lighting baseball/softball & football/soccer Scoreboard Concessions In gym – locker rooms, showers, restrooms. Policies: Call for scheduling and fees. 

Address:
1981 Union Church Road, Cameron, NC 28326

Phone: (910) 947-5511

West Pine Middle School

Details: 1 football/soccer field 2 baseball/softball fields 6 hard tennis courts 1 basketball/volleyball court Capacity 150 500 (gym) Policies: Contact school. 

Address:
144 Archie Road, West End, NC27376

Phone: (910) 673-1464

Westmoore Elementary School

Details: 1 hardwood basketball court Policies: Please call for scheduling. Some fees may apply.

Address:
2159 S. NC Hwy 705, Seagrove, NC27341

Phone: (910) 464-3401