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February 01, 2016

Golf in the North Carolina Mountains

Though its idyllic setting makes it impossible to, the golfer needs to put on the same game face he would have when playing Pine Valley. There are no weak holes...
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January 04, 2016

A Championship Course That Meanders The Mountain Offering Golfers 18 Picturesque Signature Holes

Linville, NC –Beauty, they say, is in the eye of the beholder and The Grandfather Golf and Country Club course has what makes many lovers of the game salivate – not...
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October 01, 2015

Grandfather’s Grand Plan

By DAVID DROSCHAK Bobby Weed must feel somewhat like a storm chaser the past 17 years. While most Linville residents are leaving behind what was a peaceful summer to return to...
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August 01, 2015

Great Courses: Grandfather Golf & Country Club

If one test of a great course is that you can clearly recall each hole, then the Ellis Maples layout at Grandfather passes with flying colors. The beauty of the setting is one...
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January 01, 2013

Golf Digest names Grandfather Golf and Country Club to its Top 100 Courses in America for 2013/2014

Grandfather Golf and Country Club recently received outstanding news from Golf Digest’s Chairman and Editor-in-Chief, Jerry Tarde. Grandfather has been...
April 08, 2012

Rating and Ranking North Carolina's Best Golf Courses

NC Golfer Blog – Jim Pomeranz  The 2012 North Carolina Golf Panel list of the best 100 courses in the Tar Heel State has been recently published, and, not unexpected,...
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April 26, 2010

Ellis Maples: Doing More With Less

by Richard Mandell April 27, 2010 Golf Course Architecture A protégé of the great Donald Ross, Ellis Maples was a key part of one of golf’s most enduring...
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March 31, 2010

Top 20 Golf Courses in North Carolina

Charlotte Observer – Ron Green Jr.  “There is no prettier golf course in this state than Grandfather and it’s on the short list of beauties...
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