With over 40 golf courses in the Sandhills area, you are sure to find several that strike your interest whether you are looking for challenge, beauty, history, or just a relaxing day on the links. For the die-hard golfers, there are several facilities that boast 2 or more courses which are perfect choices for the days you want to play 36! For those wanting to experience history and tradition, the Pinehurst/Southern Pines area boasts 6 Donald Ross designed courses built between 1899-1927. For a taste of more modern golf architecture by some of golf's greats, the Sandhills has courses designed by Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus, and Gary Player!

The rates listed on our rates page include greens fees, cart fees, all taxes and surcharges and are available when booking at the Pine Crest Inn. Once you have reviewed the pricing and course descriptions, be sure to include any courses you may be interested in on your inquiry form and we will be happy to book your tee times once you have booked your accommodations!

7 Lakes Golf Club

All inclusive golf - Every round includes Breakfast, Lunch, and 2 Draft Beers!  Choose 7 Lakes as your vacation destination and discover not only a "Golf Course of the Year", but the beauty that is the Sandhills, NC.  A favorite among traveling golfers, as Golf Digest says, you can "plan your vacation around it"

Designed by Peter Tufts III, godson of Donald Ross, the highly acclaimed course is consistently awarded a 4 star rating by Golf Digest, is ranked as one of the Top 100  courses in the state, and has been recognized as the National Golf Course Owners Association "Golf Course of the Year" in the Sandhills of North Carolina for 2010, 2011, and 2012.

  • Black: 6869 74.0/142
  • Blue: 6530 72.2/139
  • White: 6121 70.4/131 
  • Gold: 5211 66.4/119
  • Red: 4952 70.2/122 
  • Green:  4098   65.0/120



Anderson Creek

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Bayonet at Puppy Creek

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Beacon Ridge Golf & Country Club

Architect : Gene Hamm (1988)

The Beacon Ridge course is a par 72 championship golf course featuring rolling fairways and splendid greens and recently was awarded Golf Digest's coveted Four - Star Rating.

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Carolina Trace

Lake Course Architect: Robert Trent Jones, Sr. (1971)

Creek Course Architect: Robert Trent Jones, Sr. (1979)

Our Lake and Creek courses designed by legendary architect Robert Trent Jones, Sr. will challenge and reward you. Jones, Sr.'s creativity of design is apparent in the Lake Course and remains visible on every hole.

The Lake Course winds around the 315-acre Lake Trace with such captivating views that maintaining focus on ones golf game can be difficult. The Creek Course features dramatic elevation changes, rolling terrain, and a meandering creek interspersed among the 18 holes.

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Club at Longleaf

Architect: Dan Maple (1988)

Originally built on the site of Starland Farms, a former thoroughbred horse training facility, this semi-private Club has been touted as “The Most Playable Course in Pinehurst” by Golf Digest.

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Country Club of Whispering Pines

Architect: Ellis Maples (1959)

The East course and its length combined with the subtle terrain changes will make you hit every club in your bag, and if you wish to try it from the back tees, its impressive length has not been affected even by the new equipment changes.

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Architect: Gardner Gildey (1983)

Carved from magnificent pine forests, Deercroft offers one of the most scenic and challenging tests in the North Carolina Sandhills. Deercroft is located just minutes south of Pinehurst on US Highway 15-501.




Foxfire Resort & Golf

Architect: Gene Hamm (1968)

Considered to be the most challenging, the East Course covers hilly terrain with several doglegs cut through towering pines. Shot making is a premium on this well bunkered layout with characteristic elevated greens.

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Hyland Golf Club

Architect: Tom Jackson (1972)

Hyland Golf Club is often referred to as “the player’s” course for its playability, affordability and excellent conditions. This unique Tom Jackson design is a North Carolina Sandhills must play golf experience. Enjoy rolling terrain set amidst longleaf pines, and a great test of golf!t conditions. This unique Tom Jackson design is a North Carolina Sandhills must play rolling terrain set amidst longleaf pines, and a great test of golf!

Championship: 6823 72.1/141
Men: 6337 69.5/133
Senior: 5894 67.0/124
Forward: 4784 66.8/123

Legacy Golf Links

Architect: Jack Nicklaus II (1991)

Legacy Golf Links was the host site of the 2000 U.S.G.A. Women's Amateur Public Links Championship.

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Little River Farm Golf Club

Architect: Dan Maples (1996)

Little River has been managed by Troon Golf since 2008. It features Crenshaw Bent grass greens and Bermuda tees and fairways. Little River is widely know for its fine greens all year round.

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Mid Pines Golf Club

Architect: Donald Ross (1921)

Many people have characterized Mid Pines as “pure Donald Ross” because of how it fits the land where it was built. It has few forced carries or artificial or contrived holes.

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Mid South Club

Architect: Arnold Palmer (1993)

Located just minutes from the historic village of Pinehurst, North Carolina, the Mid South Club is one of the Carolinas most attractive private residential golf communities.

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National Golf Club

Architect: Jack Nicklaus (1988)

Legendary in his golf achievements and golf course designs alike, Jack Nicklaus constructed a masterpiece set amidst the long leaf pines of Southern Pines. This 18-hole championship layout features classic Jack Nicklaus architecture:

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Pine Needles Golf Club

Architect: Donald Ross (1927)

In 2001 when the USGA contested its U.S. Women's Open at Pine Needles, Kendra Graham, director of women's competitions for the USGA, summed it up best.

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Pinewild Country Club

Magnolia Course – Gene Hamm (1989) – 7276, 75.5/135
Holly Course – Gary Player (1996) – 7,021, 73.3/138

The Magnolia, a "traditional masterpiece", was designed by Gene Hamm, and has played host to the PGA Tour Qualifying School, the LPGA's 's Pinewild Championship in l995, as well US Open Qualifying.

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Southern Pines Golf Club

Architect: Donald Ross (1910)

Legendary golf course architect Donald Ross carved 18 of perhaps the most rewarding golf holes in the Sandhills region. A true shotmaker's golf course, Ross gives players options.

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Talamore Golf Club

Architect: Rees Jones (1991)

According to Rees Jones: "This is a position course. Length isn't going to benefit the long hitter. What I'm trying to do is require thinking. I don't want to take the drive out of the golfer's hands, but what I want him to have to think about whether he wants to use it.

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Tobacco Road

Architect: Mike Strantz (1998)

Described as "Pine Valley on steroids" and "golf's rock and roll thrill ride", Tobacco Road Golf Club is certainly unique.

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