2130 Midland Rd,
Southern Pines, North Carolina NC 28387
18 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland. Undulating terrain - several slopes to climb.
Woodland and residential.
1 mile E of Pinehurst Traffic Circle
From the Pinehurst traffic circle (intersection of the US-15-501, 211 and 2) follow the 2-East (Midland Rd) direction Southern Pines. After 1.2 miles turn right into the Mid South Club and follow Palmer Drive. After o.3 miles cross straight over Knoll Road to gatehouse. After gatehouse follow Palmer Drive for o.6 miles to golf club.
Mid South Club: The key golfing ingredients of the Talamore Golf Resort are the Talamore course itself, and its very attractive and challenging companion layout, the King's Course at the Mid South Club.
Mid South is a great example of Arnold Palmer drawing on his accumulated knowledge and pulling the stops out to design a layout that is both visually exciting, challenging and great fun to play. The front-nine gets off to a terrific start, especially as you take on the downhill, water-carry tee shot at the par-4 2nd. You then move into a partly-open, partly-wooded loop of holes that eventually returns to the clubhouse via a marvellous risk-reward par-5 9th, and a double-green shared with the 18th.
This excellent front-nine is full of dramatic and thought-provoking holes characterised by splendid undulation changes, boulder-lined water hazards, excellent bunkering and two great par-3's. The greens will thoroughly test your putting - often large, invariably sloping and undeniably fast.
The start of the back-nine sees the water and undulation changes of the front-nine replaced by significant bunkering and large sandy waste areas, not least at the par-3 11th and par-4 14th. Three long and flattish consecutive par-4's (starting with the 12th), don't provide much of a breather, before the closing stretch brings undulations and water back into play, most dangerously at the par-4 16th.
Throughout, the good-width fairways are lined with tall pines, though never too densely. A small amount of real estate makes a little impact on the naturalness of this course and its surroundings.
Mid South is a private club. Resort guests (staying at Talamore Villa & Mid South Lodge) should contact Talamore Resort (Golf & Travel) to determine playing possibilities and conditions.
Must contact in advance. No outside visitor play available.
Credit cards accepted.
Non-metal spike facility.
The Mid South Club is part of the Talamore Golf Resort, with its sister course at Talamore located just a mile further along Midland Road. Originally named Pinehurst Plantation and then simply the Plantation Club, the club was re-named the Mid South Club in 2002.
2130 Midland Road, Southern Pines, NC 28387
+1 (910) 692 1070Visit website
The Mid South Lodges comprise 16 high-end luxury condominiums located alongside the clubhouse, with wonderful views onto the Mid South golf course.
Talamore; Pinehurst Nos. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 & 8; Pine Needles; Mid Pines; Longleaf; National; The Carolina; Southern Pines; Whispering Pines (East and West courses); Pinewild (Magnolia and Holly courses); Pit Golf Links; Little River.
Tobacco Road (25 miles).
48 Talamore Drive, Southern Pines, NC 28357
+1 (910) 692 5884Visit website
The Talamore Villas comprise very comfortable 2 and 3 bedroom accommodations, with views onto the Talamore golf course.
Mid South; Pinehurst Nos. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 & 8; Pine Needles; Mid Pines; Longleaf; National; The Carolina; Southern Pines; Whispering Pines (East and West courses); Pinewild (Magnolia and Holly courses); Pit Golf Links; Little River.
Tobacco Road (25 miles).
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