Wednesday, June 15, 2005

A Tribute to Payne Stewart and U.S. Open Notes

Just read a nice piece on about Payne Stewart and this week's U.S. Open. Pay attention to this Sunday's final round as the USGA will honor Stewart's memory with a flag bearing his resemblance on the 18th hole.

Here's a quote from the article.

"Payne Stewart, in his own, unique way, represented all that is best about this game, about its spirits and its traditions," USGA president Fred Ridley said Tuesday at a ceremony in Stewart's memory. "And we will forever remember how his victory renewed our passion for this wonderful game."

You can read the full article here.

Some quick facts about Pinehurst, NC.

Location - The Sandhills of North Carolina - 60 miles from Raleigh and 75 miles from Charlotte.

Golf - 43 golf courses within a 15-mile radius.

Accomodations - Plenty of choices. hotels, condos, resorts, B & Bs, and villas.

Restaurants - Just about anything your taste buds and wallet desires from subs to steaks.

Want to really get a feel for the area? Visit the Convention and Visitors Bureau website.

Hit 'em long and straight,

Evans Putman, Owner
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