For one family, Pinehurst's revival is bittersweet

PINEHURST, N.C. -- To most in the '60s, Pinehurst's No. 2 course was one of the cornerstones of American golf, in many ways still the same course Donald Ross sketched across the Sandhills in 1907.

To Rick Tufts, it was just another place to play ...

Ben Crane earns wire-to-wire St. Jude Classic win

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- He tossed and turned Saturday night, unable to get more than a few hours of sleep. Ben Crane held a four-stroke lead in the rain-plagued FedEx St. Jude Classic with 30 holes to play and couldn't find the peace and serenity he ...

Pinehurst plenty rough — even without rough

What makes Pinehurst Pinehurst? Brandel Chamblee will tell you.

The NBC/Golf Channel analyst played there in the 1999 U.S. Open. For the first three rounds, he hit excellent drives on the fifth hole, which that year played as a par 4. Even with ...