2 Pinehurst No. A new sandy area behind the green comes into play for shots over the green. Site of the 2014 U.S. Open and 2014 U.S. Women's Open, Experience The Restoration of Pinehurst No. Find out more about how we use your information in our Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy. Added sandy wiregrass collection area left of green. Pinehurst No. The back tee, at about 390 yards, was not built during previous U.S. 80 Carolina VistaPinehurst, NC 28374SetElementToNavisNCPhoneNumberFormat("NavisTFNFooter2","(###) ###-####"); The Pinehurst No. Both were in original photos of the course. Removed trees behind green to open sightline into the fairway bunker on No. It will be about a 280- to 300-yard carry the dogleg right. With turf removed from behind the green, approach shots that go over could roll down the hill considerably. Required fields are marked * Your rating Your review * Name * Email * Notify me of new posts by email. While there's more natural area, the rough has been eliminated making the fairway significantly wider. Restored two right fairway bunkers about 225 yards from green. The 2nd Hole on No. Contact us to plan your next golf getaway. Par 4 Yardage: 451 New tee: Yes Ross’ masterpiece concludes with a slight dogleg right that now plays around sand and wiregrass. Par 4 Yardage: 529 – 565 New tee: Yes Changed from a par-5 to a par-4 and will play about 530 yards for the men and about 450 yards for the women. Over time, the straight edges between fairway and sand will naturally soften. Please check your email for a confirmation. Par 4 Yardage: 483 New tee: Yes Ben Hogan called the 11th one of his favorite par-4s, and the hole has been restored to the way it looked and played in his era. The new back tee is on the backside of the sixth tee. To enable Verizon Media and our partners to process your personal data select 'I agree', or select 'Manage settings' for more information and to manage your choices. Hit it straight! That bunker now runs right up to the green. The $2.5 million project was conducted by Bill Coore and Ben Crenshaw and included work on every hole. 4 course, has added about 35 yards, Added wiregrass mound on left side of fairway that is about 300 yards off the tee and 135 yards from green, Brought sandy wiregrass area closer to back of green, Added right fairway bunker about 90 from green, Eliminated small bunker left of green and large bunker, Expanded left greenside bunker along the approach, Significant amount of turf removed from the left side of the fairway up to the green, bringing sand and wiregrass into play. 2 Course in North Carolina, widely regarded as Donald Ross's masterpiece design, will host the U.S. Open for the third time next week, 15 years after the major championship was first played there. Miss the fairway and you'll find your shot selection gets tricky. Pinehurst, NC; Resort; Donald Ross; Profile; Tour; News; Tees; About; More. The No. The $2.5 million project was conducted by Bill Coore and Ben Crenshaw and included work on every hole. 2 reopened following a year-long restoration project designed to restore the course’s natural and historic character, and the strategic options that were the centerpiece of Ross’s vision. Pinehurst No. Privacy Policy © 2012 Pinehurst, LLC. 2. Tell us more about your trip in 3 easy steps, and we’ll help you design the your perfect Pinehurst experience. A new sandy area behind the green comes into play for shots over the green. We will be in touch within 24 hours to assist with your reservation. Experience the Restoration of Pinehurst No. Features of the project include: 2. 2 | Hole By Hole Content Join email club. Par 4 Yardage: 528 New tee: Yes A par-5 for regular play, this plays as No. An aerial view from the first green shows the dramatic contrast between fairway and natural area. One of only two greens that were slightly modified, it has significantly more hole locations. We will be in touch within 24 hours to assist with your reservation. By continuing to use our site, you accept our use of cookies. It played as 485 yards in ’05. 2 Main page navigation. Restored the fairway bunker at the start and left of fairway. Par 4 Yardage: 484 New tee: Yes This hole has been lengthened as much as any other on the course, and sand and wiregrass play a strategic role off the tee and around the green. Call to book your accommodations, tee times, spa treatments and more. You can change your choices at any time by visiting Your Privacy Controls. Miss left and find the most dense wiregrass on the course. Sand and wiregrass cover most of the area from tee to green. New championship tee added about five yards. New Related Products. 1 | 402 yards | Par-4 | Flyover. Par 3 Yardage: 202 New tee: No The hole looks significantly different from the tee due to the removal of trees behind the green. The wider fairway appears narrow due to the vast sandy roughs on either side. A "before" shot of the greenside bunker after the grass surrounding it was removed. Par 4 Yardage: 502/486 option New tee: Yes A par-5 for regular play, this will continue to play as a par-4 during the championship. Shifted white, green and red tees to the right, Lowered area between blue tee and start of fairway to improve visibility of drive zone from back tees, Added left fairway mound about 165 yards from green, A new tee, which sits near the No. Our most popular year-round golf package includes an extra round of golf. Photo Gallery. Recaptured middle right hole location by bringing green closer to right greenside bunker. Two new tees left of the previous tee restore original line of play, which moves from right to left. 2 Course, which will have wide fairways and no rough for the U.S. Open, will host the U.S. Women’s Open for the first time just one week later, from June 19-22. 2, the Donald Ross masterpiece restored in 2010-11 by Bill Coore and Ben Crenshaw. Knolls and hardpan areas covered in native wiregrass create definition and challenging approaches into the green from different angles. Par 3 Yardage: 219 New tee:  No The sixth had the fewest changes on the course. 2014 U.S. Open – 7,565; U.S. Women’s Open – 6,649 2005 U.S. Open – 7,214 1999 U.S. Open – 7,175. 2 reopened following a year-long restoration project designed to restore the course’s natural and historic character, and the strategic options that were the centerpiece of Ross’s vision. New championship tee sits behind the sixth green on the other side of Muster Branch Road (the existing blue and white tee lowered), Right fairway bunkers complex shifted right, Restored approach bunker left of fairway 60 yards from green, Left side of fairway native area expanded to include hollows and wiregrass; large mounds removed, Turf removed behind green; mounds created behind green to collect shots hit over. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed. Added two fairway bunkers, which existed in the 1940s, in the drive zone on the right, and one on the left about 170 yards from the green, Expanded the left greenside bunker so that it comes more into play on the approach, Built four new tees, which will allow the hole to play as long as 585 yards. Added a championship tee at about 250 yards that was used to make the hole drivable during the U.S. Women’s Open. There is ample room in the 125- to 150-yard area for those laying up. Site of the 2014 U.S. Open and 2014 U.S. Women's Open, Experience The Restoration of Pinehurst No. Privacy Policy © 2012 Pinehurst, LLC. 2, the Donald Ross masterpiece restored in 2010-11 by Bill Coore and Ben Crenshaw. Virtually every list attempting to identify the best holes in North Carolina will tout this stiff … Hole-by-hole: No. 2. By: Adam Woodard, In its third version, The Match: Champions for Change is contributing toward and highlighting diversity, equality and inclusion at (…). Tell us more about your trip in 3 easy steps, and we’ll help you design your perfect Pinehurst experience. Par 5 Yardage: 617 New tee: Yes The longest hole on the course has been extended and will have sandy and wiregrass in play throughout the hole. Added about 600 square feet of pinnable hole locations. 2 Restoration – A Hole-by-Hole Tour. Be the first to know about special packages, events and resort news. Hole # Hole # Hole #1 Hole #2 Hole #3 Hole #4 Hole #5 Hole #6 Hole #7 Hole #8 Hole #9 Hole #10 Hole #11 Hole #12 Hole #13 Hole #14 Hole #15 Hole #16 Hole #17 Hole #18. View our, Added mound to the right of the fairway, about 300 yards from the tee, Created visual backdrop by adding a sandy wiregrass mound behind the green and left of the second tee, Removed turf behind the green to bring sand, pine needles and wiregrass into play, New tee lengthened hole by about 35 yards, Removed turf on the right side to expose mounds and low areas that accumulate loose sand, Expanded fourth fairway bunker on the left into the drive zone, Bunkers were elevated in order to be viewable from the tee. Be the first to review “Pinehurst No. Experience the Restoration of Pinehurst No. Yahoo is part of Verizon Media. With the back tee, it will demand precise yardages to stay in the fairway. An "after" shot of the greenside bunker after wiregrass has been planted and pine straw has begun to fall creating a natural challenging hazard. 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