Virginia Golfer Sep / Oct 2017 - Page 5

Contents SEP/OCT 2017 32 Pining for Perfection Pinehurst, Southern Pines and Aberdeen, the ‘Home of American Golf,’ is just a short drive away. FEATURES 17 Caddie Conundrum Proper protocol for golfing at an unfamiliar upscale course with a required caddie. 20 26 29 At an age when most senior golfers start slowing down, Bernhard Langer continues to pile up victories. Birdwood, the University of Virginia’s home track, is set to undergo a major overhaul. Middleburg resident and highly regarded sculptor Hubert Phipps doesn’t have to go far to get his golf fix. Beating the System Birdwood Dreaming Big . Backyard Adventure S E P T E M B E R / O C T O B E R 2 0 17 | V I R G I N I A G O L F E R 3