Features of the project include: Par 3 Yardage: 219 New tee:  No The sixth had the fewest changes on the course. Hole-by-hole: No. 2 reopened following a year-long restoration project designed to restore the course’s natural and historic character, and the strategic options that were the centerpiece of Ross’s vision. Photo Gallery. Brought sandy wiregrass area closer to back of green, so that it will come into play for balls rolling off the green. Add to cart. Call to book your accommodations, tee times, spa treatments and more. Added about 600 square feet of pinnable hole locations. Be the first to know about special packages, events and resort news. Par 4 Yardage: 387/329 New tee: Yes The third hole could be set up as a drivable par-4 during the championships. 2 Course in North Carolina, widely regarded as Donald Ross's masterpiece design, will host the U.S. Open for the third time next week, 15 years after the major championship was first played there. Our most popular year-round golf package includes an extra round of golf. Opens, but it was used during the U.S. 2. The wider fairway appears narrow due to the vast sandy roughs on either side. Contact us to plan your next golf getaway. Yahoo is part of Verizon Media. Here’s what they’ll face, hole-by-hole, on Pinehurst No. With turf removed from behind the green, approach shots that go over could roll down the hill considerably. Recaptured middle right hole location by bringing green closer to right greenside bunker. Hit it straight! 2 was intended to epitomize that philosophy. Site of the 2014 U.S. Open and 2014 U.S. Women's Open, Experience The Restoration of Pinehurst No. 2, Hole 4 $ 195.00; Add to cart. 4 course, has added about 35 yards, Added wiregrass mound on left side of fairway that is about 300 yards off the tee and 135 yards from green, Brought sandy wiregrass area closer to back of green, Added right fairway bunker about 90 from green, Eliminated small bunker left of green and large bunker, Expanded left greenside bunker along the approach, Significant amount of turf removed from the left side of the fairway up to the green, bringing sand and wiregrass into play. We will be in touch within 24 hours to assist with your reservation. 2 Main page navigation. See the dramatic changes in the "after" shot. Pinehurst No. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. We will be in touch within 24 hours to assist with your reservation. A new tee was added that can increase length to about 500 yards. 2 | Hole By Hole Content Join email club. In March 2011, No. The wider fairway appears narrow due to the vast sandy roughs on either side. 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An aerial view from the first green shows the dramatic contrast between fairway and natural area. Par 4 Yardage: 451 New tee: Yes Ross’ masterpiece concludes with a slight dogleg right that now plays around sand and wiregrass. Required fields are marked * Your rating Your review * Name * Email * Notify me of new posts by email. June 5 (Reuters) - Pinehurst's fabled No. New championship tee sits behind the sixth green on the other side of Muster Branch Road (the existing blue and white tee lowered), Right fairway bunkers complex shifted right, Restored approach bunker left of fairway 60 yards from green, Left side of fairway native area expanded to include hollows and wiregrass; large mounds removed, Turf removed behind green; mounds created behind green to collect shots hit over. Pinehurst, NC; Resort; Donald Ross; Profile; Tour; News; Tees; About; More. Par 4 Yardage: 385 New tee: No The 13th often plays as one of the more exciting holes on the course. It was one of four par-4s that could play over 500 yards from the back tee during the U.S. Open. 2 | Hole By Hole Content Join email club. Added right fairway bunker about 270 yards from the green and added approach bunker on left about 75 yards from green, Shifted right greenside bunker farther right away from green, Added wiregrass mounds left of fairway in the drive zone, Restored greenside bunkering to match appearance in 30’s, Eliminated pot bunker at rear of green and replaced with turf mound, Extended back tee about 10 yards, bringing the maximum length to about 617, Removed bunker on top of mound at right landing zone and added wiregrass, Restored left fairway bunker about 200 yards from green, Sand and wiregrass has been brought in to make the landing area very narrow about 50 yards off the tee. Miss left and find the most dense wiregrass on the course. Right side bunker faces have been raised slightly for more visibility from the tee. 2 Par 4 | HCP 5/3 The second hole was the most difficult in the 2005 U.S. Open, averaging 4.5 strokes. By continuing to use our site, you accept our use of cookies. Par 4 Yardage: 483 New tee: Yes Ben Hogan called the 11th one of his favorite par-4s, and the hole has been restored to the way it looked and played in his era. 2, the Donald Ross masterpiece restored in 2010-11 by Bill Coore and Ben Crenshaw. 1 | 402 yards | Par-4 | Flyover. Tell us more about your trip in 3 easy steps, and we’ll help you design your perfect Pinehurst experience. Par 4 Yardage: 528 New tee: Yes A par-5 for regular play, this plays as No. From the back tee, it is about 290 to 300 yards to carry the fairway bunker. Sand and wiregrass cover most of the area from tee to green. Par 4 Yardage: 484 New tee: Yes This hole has been lengthened as much as any other on the course, and sand and wiregrass play a strategic role off the tee and around the green. Please check your email for a confirmation. Par 5 Yardage: 576 – 472 New tee: Yes Converted to a par-5, the way it played during the 1936 PGA Championship. Welcome to Golfweek's European Union Experience. Right side bunker faces have been raised slightly for more visibility from the tee. It will be about a 280- to 300-yard carry the dogleg right. Par 4 Yardage: 424 New tee: Yes The seventh may have had the most significant amount of work of any hole with an expanded fairway, new back tee and sandy rough all down the right side. A new sandy area behind the green comes into play for shots over the green. Added two fairway bunkers, which existed in the 1940s, in the drive zone on the right, and one on the left about 170 yards from the green, Expanded the left greenside bunker so that it comes more into play on the approach, Built four new tees, which will allow the hole to play as long as 585 yards. Across the course, 35 acres of bermuda have been removed, replaced with natural areas that existed under the Bermuda rough. 2. 2 Pinehurst No. The new back tee is on the backside of the sixth tee. It also may be played as a drivable par-4, bringing sand and wiregrass into play on the left side of the green. The back tee, at about 390 yards, was not built during previous U.S. Shots missed right bring the fairway bunkers into play. Across the course, 35 acres of bermuda have been removed, replaced with natural areas that existed under the Bermuda rough.