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January 04, 2016

A Lady of Vision Creates a Great Lady of Golf A High Country Masterpiece

Linville, NC – Fifty years ago Agnes “Aggie” Morton Woodruff, had a vision for a golf course on Grandfather Mountain and, with the aid of hand-picked architect...
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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...
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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...
Palm Beach Life article
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...
Hot Links article
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...
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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...
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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 included in the...
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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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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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