Yesterday I got the opportunity to play one of Pinewild’s 18 hole courses with a couple that decided to retire in Pinehurst. They chose Pinewild as the community for them, and I was fortunate to help them find their retirement home. They were kind enough to invite me to play golf with them yesterday and it was a beautiful day in Pinehurst!
It was a sunny and warm November day in the 70’s. Even though I have lived in Pinehurst 9 years today! – I am just now starting to play golf. This was my first time playing Pinewild and we played the first 9 holes of the 18 hole Magnolia golf course. It was only my 4th time playing after 3 lessons, so I’m am far from an expert. But I can say this is a beautiful course and I really enjoyed playing with my former clients and now friends, the Kennys.
Pinewild is a gated golf community in Pinehurst and has a country club of its own separate from the Pinehurst Country Club. Pinewild Country Club offers two 18 hole golf courses, a 9 hole par 3 course and a 3 hole practice course along with clay (har-tru) tennis courts, a pool and clubhouse with a pro shop and restaurant. Membership to the country club is not a requirement of residency and property ownership or residency is not a requirement to become a member of Pinewild. However, many of the residents and property owners are members and they are very active in the club and the community.
Homes in Pinewild are all single family. Some are golf front and some are water front on Pinewild’s lake. It is a smaller lake, but it offers great views and some activities such as fishing and kayaking. The remainder of the homes are on interior lots and may or may not offer views of the golf courses or lakes.
Not all of the residents are here for the golf. Many choose Pinewild as their home because it is the only gated community in Pinehurst. It also offers slightly larger lots than most Pinehurst neighborhoods giving residents a bit more elbow room and privacy. It is a great place to live and retire as it offers the security of the gates and a casual lifestyle.