Champion Hills Prime Example of North Carolina Private Club Meeting Changing Golf Market with Creative Options

        By Staff Reports   Champion Hills, home of Hall of Fame architect Tom Fazio’s seminal “Mountain Masterpiece,” is offering a variety of membership offerings to meet the seismic demographic and geographic shifts in golf and overall living the past two years. The exponential increase in remote work and the resulting freedom to move from densely…

Mountain Masterpiece: Champion Hills synonymous with four-season golf, elevated lifestyle

        By David Droschak Hall of fame golf course architect Tom Fazio loves to rattle off his favorite features of mountain golf in North Carolina — hills, terrain, elevation, framing, definition, trees, natural streams, waterfalls. “All of these things come with the territory and then it’s just a matter of how you fit it in, how…

Fazio’s design at High Hampton first new golf course in North Carolina in five years

        By David Droschak Considering his stellar work across North Carolina, it’s only fitting that favorite son Tom Fazio would be behind the design work of the first golf course to open in the state in five years. The “new” High Hampton was unveiled in late May to its members, and will start taking resort play…

Primland Resort Unveils New Wine Room

        Primland, a boutique resort nestled amid 12,000 Blue Ridge Mountain acres in southwesternVirginia, has unveiled its latest amenity – a stunning wine cellar. The newest dining venue at the resort is the Schlumberger Wine Cellar, located in The Lodge. An intimate space, the cellar was designed by Parisian architect Didier Benderli of Kerylos Interiors, featuring walls paneled with wormy…

A Ross Trilogy: Architect Kyle Franz readies to add Southern Pines Elks Golf Club to list of Sandhills successes

        By David Droschak With dozens of Donald Ross-designed golf courses scattered across the state of North Carolina from Asheville to Wilmington, golf enthusiasts have debated for decades the best of the best. One Ross course that has often flown under the radar has been the Southern Pines Elks Golf Club, especially over the last decade…