As the former site of the PGA Championship, Ryder Cup, and the US Open, North Carolina's Pinehurst Resort has played a major role in golf, and has even been designated as a National Historic Landmark. Robert Hartman, aided by David Heath's poised and respectful performance, regales the listener with different chapters of Pinehurst's history, from its architecture by Frederick Law Olmstead to the design of its famed No. 2 course. Whether it's tales from professional players or the important role that the resort plays in the town, golf aficionados will find great insight in Tales from Pinehurst.
The best stories about one of golf's most endearing courses, Pinehurst in North Carolina.
Pinehurst, a pinpoint on the map of North Carolina, is a 100-year-old course beloved by all true golf fans. In Pinehurst, golf is more than a game; it’s a way of life. In Tales From Pinehurst, readers will experience historical tales and lore from those that have witnessed the growth of one of golf’s most endearing playing fields - from the infamous Donald Ross creation No. 2 course, which has baffled professional golfers for decades, to the US Opens it has hosted.