The Tharani Family through its investment company has joined the Bell Family as a new partner in owning and operating Mid Pines. SOUTHERN PINES, N.C. – Mid Pines Inn & Golf Club, a hallmark in the Sandhills area golf and travel industry for nearly a century, is under a new ownership partnership following the purchase on Dec. 1 by the Tharani family of the shares previously owned by three Triad area individuals. The Tharani Family through its investment company has joined the Bell Family as a new partner in owning and operating Mid Pines, which opened in 1921 with Donald Ross-designed golf...

124 hickory enthusiasts from across the U.S. and Canada participate in the tournament using wooden clubs and wearing period attire SOUTHERN PINES, N.C. – November 17, 2017 – A full field of 124 hickory golfers from 23 states and Canada teed off this past weekend in the 14thAnnual Mid Pines Hickory Open Championship at Mid Pines Inn & Golf Club. The Hickory Open requires participants to use pre-1935 golf equipment, including wooden-shafted clubs. Players typically don period clothing including plus fours and ties. The event is played over three days on the Donald Ross-designed course, one that is valued among the best in North Carolina. Craig...