Woodlake Golf & Country Club

Test Donald Ross was an apprentice under Old Tom Morris, Frank Maples was an apprentice under Donald Ross, Ellis Maples, who designed and built Woodlake was an apprentice under both.  I wouldn’t exactly say that there is a direct connection between Old Tom Morris and Woodlake, but the quality of great golf course architecture that is…

Whispering Woods

Over thirty years ago, Ellis Maples, inspired by a picturesque, rolling track of land in the Village of Pinehurst area, carved out another challenge for golfers in the Sandhills.  His work, the Whispering Woods Golf Club Course, stands as a credit to him and a pleasure for many.  Dan Maples, son of Ellis and renowned…

Tobacco Road Golf Club

In the golf rich state of North Carolina, Tobacco Road Golf Club is honored to be included in Golf Digest and Golf Magazine’s Top 100 Greatest Public Courses in America.  This landmark design from the late Mike Strantz incorporates sound golf design principles, strategic shot values and an old abandon sand quarry to create arguably…

Talamore Golf Resort – The New Course

The New Course at Talamore – Remastered The goal of the 25th anniversary Remastering Plan was to reimagine the tract through a clever combination of restoration and rejuvenation projects that unlock the course’s hidden potential.  The project was executed by a huge team including course superintendent David Walsh and his staff, and PGA professional and…

Bayonet at Puppy Creek

BAYONET AT PUPPY CREEK – This Willard Byrd design was sculpted through the rolling hills surrounding Puppy Creek. Created under a traditional concept with 18 distinctive holes, the Bayonet is a course that the golfer will never tire of playing. Complementing Byrd’s first-class design is 30 years of turfgrass experience by owner and operator Carolina…

Beacon Ridge Golf & CC

BEACON RIDGE at SEVEN LAKES – Situated among sky-reaching pines and rolling hills, the Gene Hamm-designed, championship golf course at Beacon Ridge presents golfers wonderful views and a challenging, diverse golf experience. It recently received a four-star rating from Golf Digest’s “Places To Play” in 2002. Teeing it up at this gem of the Sandhills…

The Country Club of Whispering Pines

Located just minutes from Village of Pinehurst in the Sandhills of North Carolina, The Country Club of Whispering Pines is the home of two outstanding 18-hole Ellis Maples designed golf courses that are surrounded by the peaceful and serene Village of Whispering Pines.  The Country Club of Whispering Pines is a semi-private club that offers privacy to its members yet…

Little River Resort

LITTLE RIVER GOLF RESORT – One of the area¹s premier courses, Little River has won awards from Golf Digest and The Washington Golf Monthly as a ³Best New Course². A unique landmark in the world of equestrian sports becomes a legendary world class golf course. Sculpted from 700 acres of rolling hills the course features…