Alluring: Lake Lure offers a cool place to hang out, take in 36 holes

        By David Droschak It’s fitting golf course architect Dan Maples spent some quality time with his legendary father Ellis Maples during the designing of Apple Valley at Rumbling Bald Resort, considering generations of families have for decades enjoyed special moments at the mountain retreat along with its splendid scenery and countless recreational offerings. The elder…

The Cardinal by Pete Dye now accepting public play

        By Brad King One of the Triad’s most renowned, challenging — and formerly private — golf experiences is now accessible by the public. At the beginning of March, owner McConnell Golf announced that it would be transitioning the Sedgefield Country Club Dye Course near Piedmont Triad International Airport in Greensboro into a semi-private facility. McConnell Golf also…