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LINKS Magazine lists Whispering Pines Top 100 Course in U.S.
March 15th 2012 -
March 15, 2012 

LINKS Magazine lists Whispering Pines Top 100 Course in U.S.
March 15, 2012--Preeminent golf-travel publication, LINKS Magazine, ranked Whispering Pines Golf Club as one of the top 100 golf courses in the United States.    The exclusive LINKS100 rankings consider top courses in worldwide and national categories. Whispering Pines Golf Club was one of over 500 golf courses to be nominated for the United States Ranking and was rated 92nd. 

Whispering Pines, located outside of Trinity, Texas, stands as the only Texas golf course listed in the LINKS Magazine Top 100 rankings. LINKS Magazine is the third major golf publication that has named Whispering Pines a top 100 U.S. golf course: Golfweek’s 2012 Best Modern Courses in America ranks Whispering Pines 33rd and Golf Magazine rated Whispering Pines 80th in their Top 100 Courses in America rankings. 

LINKS Magazine rankings are created by a panel of well-traveled men and women comprising golf architects, golf writers, PGA professionals, golf course superintendents, high-level players and discerning “everyday” golfers who simply love the game.  

“Whispering Pines Golf Club was created to provide a memorable golf experience for our members, who embrace the philanthropic mission of The Spirit Golf Association,” said Corby Robertson, founder of Whispering Pines Golf Club. “It is an honor to be recognized as one of the best courses in the United States by the distinguished LINKS Magazine. 

Since opening in 2000, Whispering Pines has received national honors by Golf Digest including Third Best New Private Course in America (2000), Second Best in Texas (2001 to 2007) and ranked #11 in America’s 50 Greatest Golf Retreats (2006-2007). Whispering Pines also holds rank as the #1 Golf Course in Texas since 2006, named by Dallas Morning News’ statewide panelists. 

The Spirit Golf Association is a 501 c- 3 charitable organization responsible for the Whispering Pines Golf Club membership program and tournament management of The Spirit International. The Texas Golf Association is the governing association for The Spirit International and the Big 12 Conference Men’s Golf Championship held at Whispering Pines. 

For information on membership and sponsorship opportunities visit or contact The Spirit Golf Association office at (281) 298-2610. For information on The Spirit International Amateur Golf Championship please contact Eric Fredricksen at (281) 298-2610 or 

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