PINEHURST, NC - JUNE 20: Kris Tamulis of the Unites States hits a shot on the 14th hole during the second round of the 69th U.S. Women's Open at Pinehurst Resort & Country Club, Course No. 2 on June 20, 2014 in Pinehurst, North Carolina.

Good news golf lovers! The World Golf Hall of Fame is coming (back) to North Carolina. The news was announced this morning that Pinehurst will be the new home of the Hall of Fame. It will be a part of the USGA’ Gold House in Pinehurst that is scheduled to open in 2024. Currently the Hall of Fame is in St. Augustine, Florida.

The new Golf House will also feature a shop and a research and testing center. North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper said in a press conference that he is excited about the impact this will have on the North Carolina economy. Between the added jobs and potential tourism revenue this is a great addition to the state of North Carolina!

According to the website for the current location, “The World Golf Hall of Fame serves as a steward of the game through engaging, interactive storytelling and exhibitions featuring artifacts, works of art, audio, video and photography significant to the history of golf and its members.”