Crazy Like A Fox: McConnell Golf expands yet again into southwestern Virginia

        By David Droschak So how has John McConnell systemically assembled a successful private golf course portfolio across four Southeastern states while many in the industry scoffed at his notion of a “regional golf network?” Already with more than a dozen top-notch layouts designed by the likes of Dye, Fazio, Palmer, Norman and Ross, McConnell has…

Volunteer veteran Richard Lawson invaluable resource for Pinehurst-area championships

        By David Droschak Richard Lawson has led a life that is beyond interesting and intriguing. He spent the “working portion” of his career as a government contractor designing and executing United States missile defense systems. The last two decades, Lawson has been the “behind the scenes” engine to help fuel Pinehurst-area volunteers for such high-profile…

2021 U.S. Junior Amateur Volunteer Opportunities Now Available In Pinehurst

         Online volunteer registration for the 73rd U.S. Junior Amateur Championship at the Country Club of North Carolina in Pinehurst is now available. The championship, conducted by the United States Golf Association, will be played July 19-24. More than 600 volunteers are needed to fill positions on 13 committees, including scorers, marshals, and standard bearers,…

Pro Golfer Harold Varner III Partners With Country Club of North Carolina in Pinehurst

        PGA Tour golfer and former East Carolina University star Harold Varner III has become the first Country Club of North Carolina ambassador. The new initiative from the 36-hole private club in Pinehurst seeks to align with a limited number of individuals with North Carolina roots who have distinguished themselves professionally along with service to the…

Looking to the future

        We’ve all endured sacrifices in 2020 surrounding COVID-19. It was hard not to feel selfish when bemoaning what could have been. And while those of us at Triad Golf Today and Triangle Golf Today are beyond thankful the sport of golf was able to blossom in the state of North Carolina during the pandemic, there…