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Mid Pines Golf Club (Southern Pines, North Carolina)

Mid Pines Golf Club logo Golf Course Review by: Bill Satterfield

Rankings:  12th      

The Takeaway:  Located in the cradle of American golf, Mid Pines is an alternative to the Pinehurst Resort courses and pairs well with Southern Pines for a 36 hole day. A bit underwhelmed on my initial visit, the subsequent extensive renovation it underwent is outstanding by all accounts.  Grade B

Quick Facts

Designer:  Donald Ross in 1921

Cost:  : $85.00 - $180.00 (includes cart and range balls) Click for current rates

Phone Number:  (910) 692-9362

Course Website:  Official Website - Visit Mid Pines Golf Club's official website by clicking on the link provided.

Directions:  Get here! - 1010 Midland Road, Southern Pines, North Carolina  28387 – UNITED STATES

Photos:  See additional photos of Mid Pines Golf Club

What to Expect:  Playing at Mid Pines is like taking a walk back in time. The course routing and setup that Donald Ross first employed in 1921 is the same thing you’ll find 90 years later. Short by today’s standards at just over 6500 yards, Mid Pines delivers to the heart of golfers in ways that length can’t. The course features reachable par fives, attractive par threes, a walkable routing with close tees and greens, and the playing contours that made Donald Ross famous. The conditioning is solid for a public track and routing accommodates the highest of handicappers. There is plenty of elevation change throughout the course but nothing overly strenuous from a walking standpoint. In the end, Mid Pines is a very comfortable, enjoyable course to play. This is the kind of course I could go tee it up with my Dad at and know they we both would have a good time and could enjoy a four hour escape from reality.

By the Numbers

Tees Par Yardage Rating Slope
Blue 72 6732 71.7 130
White 72 6166 69.8 128
Green 72 5662 66.3 120
Red (Women) 72 4903 68.4 120

Individual Hole Analysis

Signature Hole:  18th Hole – 411 Yard Par 4 –

18th Hole at Mid Pines Golf Club (411 Yard Par 4)
18th Hole at Mid Pines Golf Club (411 Yard Par 4)

18th Hole at Mid Pines Golf Club (411 Yard Par 4)
18th Hole at Mid Pines Golf Club (411 Yard Par 4)

Best Par 3:  2nd Hole – 190 Yards –

2nd Hole at Mid Pines Golf Club (190 Yard Par 3)
2nd Hole at Mid Pines Golf Club (190 Yard Par 3)

Best Par 4:  4th Hole – 330 Yards –

4th Hole at Mid Pines Golf Club (330 Yard Par 4)
4th Hole at Mid Pines Golf Club (330 Yard Par 4)

Best Par 5:  15th Hole – 542 Yards –

15th Hole at Mid Pines Golf Club (542 Yard Par 5)
15th Hole at Mid Pines Golf Club (542 Yard Par 5)

15th Hole at Mid Pines Golf Club (542 Yard Par 5)
15th Hole at Mid Pines Golf Club (542 Yard Par 5)

Birdie Time:  5th Hole – 484 Yard Par 5 –

5th Hole at Mid Pines Golf Club (484 Yard Par 5)
5th Hole at Mid Pines Golf Club (484 Yard Par 5)

5th Hole at Mid Pines Golf Club (484 Yard Par 5)
5th Hole at Mid Pines Golf Club (484 Yard Par 5)

Bogey Beware:  3rd Hole – 437 Yard Par 4 –

3rd Hole at Mid Pines Golf Club (437 Yard Par 4)
3rd Hole at Mid Pines Golf Club (437 Yard Par 4)

3rd Hole at Mid Pines Golf Club (437 Yard Par 4)
3rd Hole at Mid Pines Golf Club (437 Yard Par 4)

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