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Southern Pines Golf Club

290 Country Club Circle,

Southern Pines, North Carolina NC 28387

  • Office

    +1 (910) 692 6551
  • Pro shop

    +1 (877) 502 3552
  • Fax

    +1 (910) 692 5894
  • Golf pro

    Matt Horvath (Head Golf Professional)

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes. Tree-lined parkland. Undulating terrain - several slopes to climb.

  • Surroundings:

    Woodland.

  • Designer:

    Donald Ross

Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Yards
6268
6005
5318
Par
71
71
74
SSS or slope
69.9
68.6
70.8

Location

Latitude:

35.164538

Longitude:

-79.396745

How to get there:

4 miles SE of Pinehurst Traffic Circle

From the Pinehurst traffic circle (intersection of the US-15-501, 211 and 2) follow the US-15-501 South. After 2 miles take Morganton Road West direction Southern Pines. After 1.5 miles you cross over Hwy 1. After o.6 miles bear right where road splits and stay on Morganton Rd, direction Southern Pines Southern Pines GC. After o.4 miles turn right into Spring Road, direction Southern Pines GC. Follow road for o.3 miles to golf.

Southern Pines Golf Club

3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.

Est. 1906

Southern Pines Golf Club: Amongst Donald Ross's huge legacy in the Pinehurst area are two wonderful golf courses that could in most respects be described as identical twins. However, whereas the Mid Pines Golf Club has benefited from top-quality grooming and immaculate green-keeping, the Southern Pines layout has a more rugged, slightly forgotten look about it. The layouts of these two not overly long courses are astonishingly similar.

The tightly folding and constantly undulating fairways of Southern Pines are lined with majestic pines and dogwoods, and lead you to well-bunkered, often small and devilishly tricky greens. Both of the twins can boast excellent greens, but what Southern Pines currently lacks is the same attention to detail and investment in the rest of its set-up and presentation.

The layout here bears the hallmarks of a bygone era of golf course design, where the holes are wonderfully crafted, water is rarely in play, the next tee box is never far from the previous green, and the generally tightish holes do not need to be over-powered by 350 yard drives.

Southern Pines is an essential part of the Donald Ross trail, a lovely old course, very enjoyable to visit and play, but a course where you wish the presentation could be improved.

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Visitors

Who can play and when?

Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.

Must book in advance.

Green fees

Visitor fee, 18-holes, peak rate in high season (mid-March thru' May): $117.

Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc. [Last updated: 2018].

Other information

Non-metal spike facility.

Practice facilities

Good

Did you know?

Southern Pines is owned by the Southern Pines Elks Lodge. The mission of the Elks organisation in the USA is to inculcate the principles of Charity, Justice, Brotherly Love and Fidelity; to recognize a belief in God; to promote the welfare and enhance the happiness of its Members; to quicken the spirit of American patriotism; to cultivate good fellowship; to perpetuate itself as a fraternal organization, and to provide for its government. The Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks serve the people and communities through benevolent programs, demonstrating that Elks Care and Elks Share. In 2007 the Elks will employ a golf management company to look after the day-to-day running of Southern Pines Golf Club.

Where2Stay

  • Hampton Inn - Southern Pines / Pinehurst3-star

    1675 Highway 1 South, Southern Pines, North Carolina 28387

    +1 (910) 692 9266

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    The Hampton Inn is located close to the shops and restaurants of Southern Pines, with almost 50 golf courses within a 15-mile radius of the hotel.

    • Golf at this hotel:

      No

    • Golf within 5 miles:

      Pinehurst Nos. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 & 8; Pine Needles; Mid Pines; Talamore; Mid South; Longleaf; National; Southern Pines; Pit Golf Links.

    • Golf within 20 miles:

      The Carolina; Whispering Pines (East and West courses); Pinewild (Magnolia and Holly courses); Little River; Tobacco Road (25 miles).

  • Best Western - Pinehurst Inn

    1500 Sandhills Boulevard, Aberdeen, NC 28315

    +1 (910) 944 2367

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    The Best Western Pinehurst Inn is located close to the shops and restaurants of Southern Pines and Aberdeen, with almost 50 golf courses within a 15-mile radius of the hotel.

    • Golf at this hotel:

      No

    • Golf within 5 miles:

      Pinehurst Nos. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 & 8; Pine Needles; Mid Pines; Talamore; Mid South; Longleaf; National; Southern Pines; Pit Golf Links.

    • Golf within 20 miles:

      The Carolina; Whispering Pines (East and West courses); Pinewild (Magnolia and Holly courses); Little River; Tobacco Road (25 miles).

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