The Village of Pinehurst and Pinehurst Resort and Country Club
By Dawn Crawley, Find Pinehurst Homes
(Dawn Crawley Realty)
I often talk about Pinehurst as if the Village and the Resort and Country Club are one in the same. And visitors to the area may come to the same conclusion. However they are two distinctly different entities that work well together. The Pinehurst Resort began in 1895 by James Tufts. It has 3 hotels, 44 Villa Rooms, and 30 condos. There are 8 - 18 hole golf courses including the famous Pinehurst #2 golf course. There is a public golf clubhouse with the Donald Ross Grill for dining, and a private members club with locker rooms, dining and meeting rooms. In addition to golf Pinehurst offers 24 tennis courts on which the North Carolina State USTA league championships play yearly. There are social tennis matches as well as competitive area league play and tournaments. There is also a sepa...