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Southern Pines Golf Club

An essential play: Donald Ross' historic Southern Pines G.C. in the Sandhills of North Carolina

The history of Southern Pines Golf Club is similar to reading about the birthplace of golf in the Sandhills region. The course was the third ever design by Donald Ross with the first nine holes originally opening in 1906. It's a fair test, a great experience and should be essential to your list of courses to play.
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Ocean Ridge Plantation - Tiger's Eye golf course - hole 2

North Carolina's Brunswick Islands: Great golf without the glitz, just north of Myrtle Beach

North Carolina's "Grand Strand" -- running along the coast down into South Carolina -- offers a kickback lifestyle, fresh local seafood and top-caliber golf on more than 30 courses. It's a difficult task to narrow down which courses to play, but we suggest you start with these.
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Thistle Golf Club

Thistle Golf Club in Sunset Beach, N.C.: Inspired by Scotland, unique to the Grand Strand

If you're planning a trip to the Myrtle Beach Grand Strand, there are certain must-play courses that come to mind. Thistle Golf Club -- a Scottish-inspired daily fee well off the beaten path -- belongs in that conversation, also. Mike Bailey has more from Sunset Beach, N.C.
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