Pinehurst No.4 Golf Course


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   Pinehurst No.4 Golf Course Est. 1919

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Pinehurst No.4 Golf Course: Tom Fazio's redesign of Pinehurst No.4 elevated what was always a good course to a great one. Although the top accolades are generally heaped on the resort's world famous No.2 course, many locals would say No.4 is the most picturesque and colourful of them all. It combines Donald Ross's original routing with the contemporary vision of Fazio, and is often regarded as Fazio's abiding tribute to Pinehurst.

As the early holes unfold, you will be captivated by the beauty of the softly undulating terrain, where good-width fairways weave their way through pines, dogwoods and magnolias. Stunning borders of azaleas also add to the visual splendour of several holes. The tree line is never too dense, so there's plenty of opportunity to look through to other parts of this wonderful course.

At the par-3 4th you are introduced to a beautiful small lake, which comes back into play at the par-5 13th and again at the superb par-3 14th. Reflecting the Donald Ross ethos, the crowned greens here are sufficiently elevated to provide slick run-off areas, from where your chipping and putting will be thoroughly tested. Sprawling sandy waste areas, like rivers of sand, flank several fairways. Most memorable of all are frequent clusters of small pot bunkers (180 in all), which give many holes their visually distinctive character.

At various points No.4 rubs shoulders with some of its close relatives, not least courses No. 1, 2, and 7. Like the revered No.2 course, Pinehurst No.4 is imbued with an abundance of tradition and plenty of challenge. But it is also characterised by a beauty and elegance that makes it one of the standout courses in Pinehurst's golfing firmament.

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Making Contact

Pinehurst No.4 Golf Course
1 Carolina Vista Drive,
Village of Pinehurst, North Carolina NC 28374
USA
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Office   +1 (800) 487 4653
Pro Shop   +1 (910) 235 8141
Fax

  +1 (910) 255 3360

Email  
Website   www.pinehurst.com
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Golf Pro
 
Eric Alpenfels (Head Academy Instructor)
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Academy
 
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About the course

The course: 18 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland.
Undulating terrain - a few slopes to climb.
 
Surroundings: Woodland and other Pinehurst golf courses
 
Designer: Original design by Donald Ross (1919), with subsequent modifications by Robert Trent Jones Sr (1973) and Rees Jones (1982). Significant redesign by Tom Fazio (1999).
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Yards 7117 6214 5217
Par 72 72 72
SSS or Slope 74.2 69.5 69.6
 
At the Same Location:
Fanning out from Pinehurst Resort's impressive clubhouse, are five of the Resort's nine 18-hole golf courses: No.1 course (par-70, 6089 yds from back tees); No.2 course (U.S. Open venue, par-72, 7588 yds); No.3 course (par-70, 5722 yds); No.4 course (par-72, 7117 yds); No. 5 course (par-72, 6848 yds). Located within two miles of this central clubhouse and separate from each other, are the remaining four Pinehurst Resort courses: No.6 course (par-72, 7053 yds); No.7 course (par-72, 7216 yds); No.8 course (Centennial, par-72, 7092 yds) and No.9 course (formerly National GC, par-72, 7118 yds).
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How2Get There?

1 mile W of Pinehurst Traffic Circle
From the Pinehurst traffic circle (intersection of the US-15-501, 211 and 2) follow the 2-West direction Pinehurst. After 1.3 miles turn left into Carolina Vista Drive. After 300 yards parking is on your right (bag drop straight ahead).

Essential information

Green Fees:
2017 visitor fee, 18-holes, peak rate in high season (typically March thru' May and Sept thru' Nov): $250, golf cart included. [Contact club for full details, discounts, Stay&Play rates and packages, etc]. Credit cards accepted.
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Who can play and When?
Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.  Must book in advance. Non-resort guests can only book 1-day ahead.
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Other Information
Non-metal spike facility. Walking permitted.
Caddies available at all times.
Practice facilities
Excellent
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Did you know?

Pinehurst's No.4 course has had an eventful life. Originally designed by Donald Ross, it was later closed, first one nine, then the other. Richard Tufts (grandson of Pinehurst's founder James W. Tufts) designed and opened nine new holes in 1953, before Robert Trent Jones and then his son Rees Jones, took turns in revamping the layout in the 1970s and 1980s. In the late 1990s Pinehurst's CEO, Pat Corso joined forces with Tom Fazio to create the masterpiece that is today's No.4 course.

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Published Ranking
2017/18 Golf Digest rating: 59th best public course in the USA.
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Location

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Latitude: (35.189540)
Longitude: (-79.467990)
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Where2Stay including nearby courses also detailed in where2golf.com

The Carolina Hotel 5-star
Carolina Vista Drive, Village of Pinehurst, NC 28374
+1 (910) 295 6811
www.pinehurst.com

The Carolina opened in 1901 and is a world-class hotel. Dubbed the Queen of the South, it has 210 rooms and 12 suites, and is located just a few hundred yards from the historic Village of Pinehurst, and five of the nine Pinehurst Resort championship golf courses (which share the same stunning clubhouse) just across Cherokee Road.

Golf at this hotel Pinehurst Nos. 1, 2, 3, 4 & 5 (all located at Pinehurst Resort clubhouse, o.4 mi from hotel).
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Golf within 5 miles Pinehurst Nos. 6, 7, 8 & 9; Pine Needles; Mid Pines; Talamore; Mid South; Longleaf; Pinewild (Magnolia and Holly courses); The Carolina; Southern Pines; Pit Golf Links.
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Golf within 20 miles Whispering Pines (East and West courses); Little River; Tobacco Road (25 miles).
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The Manor Inn 
Village of Pinehurst, NC 28374
+1 (910) 295 6811
www.pinehurst.com

The Manor opened in 1923 and offers casual accommodation with its 45 guest rooms and popular Pinehurst sports bar - Hackers at Pinehurst.

Golf at this hotel No
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Golf within 5 miles Pinehurst Nos. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 & 9; Pine Needles; Mid Pines; Talamore; Mid South; Longleaf; Pinewild (Magnolia and Holly courses); The Carolina; Southern Pines; Pit Golf Links.
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Golf within 20 miles Whispering Pines (East and West courses); Little River; Tobacco Road (25 miles).
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