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Set high in the Southern Ap- palachian Mountains, at an elevation of 4118 feet, lies the quaint town of Highlands, NC. A long time sum- mer destination for the American royalty of Atlanta, Charleston, Sa- vannah and beyond due to the cool mountain climate, lush fauna and waterfalls that make you feel as if you have found paradise. Here you will find the prestigious Highlands Country Club. Founded in 1928, the legendary Bobby Jones helped design the golf course and teed off the first ball hit there. He spent many of summers on the plateau per- fecting his game. With a love for golf 52 PORTFOLIO MAGAZINE