Rees Jones, Inc.

Golf Course Design & Architecture

Rees Jones, Inc.
Pinehurst Country Club (No. 2)
Pinehurst, North Carolina
Image: Pinehurst Country Club (No. 2)
Course Type
Design Role
(1996, 2004)

Designer Notes

The best-known of the Pinehurst complex of golf courses, this old Donald Ross course hosted the 1999 U.S. Open.

In preparation for the 2005 Open, we added back tees on selected holes.

Ranked #2  by Golf Digest panelists as America’s 100 Greatest Public Courses from 2003-2006.

Course Photos


Tournament Year(s)
U.S. Amateur 2008, 2019
U.S. Open 1999, 2005, 2014, 2024
U.S. Women's Open 2014


Award Publication
Top 100 Resorts in North America (2019-2020) Golf Magazine
2010 Best Resort Courses Golfweek
America's 100 Best Classical Courses Golfweek
Top 100 Courses in the World and U.S. Golf Magazine
Top 100 Courses You Can Play Golf Magazine
America's 100 Greatest Public Courses (Annually since 2001 - Highest ranking #2 (2003-2006)) Golf Digest
America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses (Annually since 2001 - Higher ranking #9 (2001) ) Golf Digest
Gold Premier Resort Golf Magazine
America's Best State-By-State Courses You Can Play Golfweek