News & Press

Naples Illustrated April Cover
April 15, 2016

Naples Illustrated: Mountain Retreat

Tucked within the lush Blue Ridge Mountains, Grandfather Golf & Country Club offers an idyllic summer getaway. The private community has long been a mainstay in Linville, North...
The beach at Grandfather Lake
February 09, 2016

Grandfather Golf And Country Club Offers Great Golf, Beach, Climate, Camaraderie

Linville, NC – Grandfather Golf and Country Club is investing millions in ensuring it remains a premier private club attraction for those wishing great golf, a great beach, a...
Grandfather Golf & Country Club Championship Course Hole 18
January 22, 2016

The Grandeur of Grandfather

The Championship Course was recently the topic of a piece by CyberGolf.com's Dave Droschak. Learn what makes the golf experience at our Club so unique. Read the full article...
North Carolina's High Country Magazine cover
December 01, 2015

High Country Magazine: A Hero for the Hemlocks

More than two decades into a war on the deadly hemlock woolly adelgid (HWA), hemlock trees and forests are re-growing and thriving up and down the East Coast. Dr. Richard McDonald...
Palm Beach Life article
November 01, 2015

Politicians, sports figures, celebrities enjoy mountainside Grandfather Golf and Country Club, but Member’ list closely guarded

Grandfather Golf and Country Club is owned by 445 members who include politicians, retired NFL players and other noteworthy celebrities whose names are zealously guarded. A quarter...
Triad Business Journal logo
June 01, 2015

Triad Members Fuel Growth at Grandfather CC

Zach Platek admits he's not tuned into the Triad economy. As general manager at Grandfather Golf and Country Club in the North Carolina mountain town of Linville, he's...
The Charlotte Observer logo
March 29, 2015

Charlotte Observer: Hope for NC Forest Hemlocks Comes in Shape of Tiny Predator

More than half of North Carolina's millions of hemlocks have died in the past 15 years. But now, a tiny insect - the Lari beetle - is helping spark a comeback that could save...
Carolina Golf magazine cover
December 01, 2011

From Vision to Landmark

By Lee Pace Winter 2011 Carolinas Golf Together, Agnes Morton Cocke Woodruff, Hugh Morton, and John Williams conceived, nurtured, and cultivated one of the Carolina’s...
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