The North Carolina Golf Panel released its top 100 golf courses for 2011 and the Pinehurst area has 5 in the top 10 which is another great reason to retire in Pinehurst!
Not surprising for most is that the Pinehurst No. 2 golf course is consistently rated #1 for North Carolina golf courses. And with the Men’s and Women’ts US Opens coming to Pinehurst in 2014 to play on No. 2 it is unlikely this ranking will change anytime in the near future.
In addition to No. 2 there were 4 other Pinehurst area courses in the top 10 including Pinehurst No. 4. For a short video of the 4th hole on this course click here. The 3 remaining course are the Pine Needles course in Southern Pines on which the 2007 Women’s US open was played, The Country Club of North Carolina’s Dogwood course and Forest Creek Golf Club which is the most exclusive club in the area.
Excellent golf courses as rated by the North Carolina Golf Panel is just one of many reasons you may want to consider Pinehurst as a retirement destination!