Putting in Pinehurst
04/30/2014 01:47PM, Published by Annette Winter, Categories:
The 2014 U.S. Open Men’s and Women’s Golf Championships will be held back to back June 9 through 22 at the Pinehurst Resort & Country Club on Course No. 2.
Previously the championship was held at Pinehurst in 1999 and 2005. The Sandhills region is excited to hosting this stories sports event once again. The Women's U.S. Open has been played in the Pinehurst area at Pine Needles Country Club in 2001 and 2007. This will be the first time they play at Pinehurst No. 2.
2014 Master Champion Bubba Watson will be in Pinehurst trying to win his second major title this year. Justin Rose will defending his title and Phil Mickelson will be attempting to win his first U.S. Open. Crowd favorite Mickelson has won three Master’s titles and finished second at the U.S. Open four times. He finished second in Pinehurst in 1999. The fans will be looking for Tiger Woods to come back from knee surgery.
Here’s a quick guide to accommodations, tickets, parking and of course, where to find CityView magazine in Pinehurst and Southern Pines.
Tickets are available online by visiting www.usga.org/tickets. Special discounts are available for our men and women as uniform as well as retired veterans.
If you’re lucky enough to score a room at Pinehurst Resort & Country Club, the host hotel, you’ll be on the forefront of excitement for the championship.
Hotels are expected to overflow in the Pinehurst and Southern Pines, so staying in Fayetteville may be your best option.
Fayetteville U.S. Open Hotel Rates
• Comfort Inn Fort Bragg | 910.867.1777 | $219+
• Doubletree by Hilton | 910.323.8282 | $299+
• Embassy Suites | 910.826.3600 | $399+
• Hilton Garden Inn | 910.860.3600 | $299+
As parking information is made available, stay on par by visiting www.usga.org. Parking is expected to overflow and shuttle service is expected to be available.
This area is home to nearly 25 golf courses.
CityView in the Pines
Copies of CityView magazine are available at the Pinehurst Post Office and the Moore County Visitor’s Center.