U.S. Open to The Greenbrier?


Justice Lures Golf Legends to Build Mountaintop Course Near Greenbrier

By Doug Smock, The Charleston Gazette

“And now, Justice has brought the four kings of golf of the 1960s and 1970s (Palmer, Nicklaus, Player & Trevino) together to build a championship-caliber golf course in the West Virginia hills….Justice said the project, which will include a modest private ski facility, will break ground in the next 30 days. He hopes to have the first ball teed in the fall of 2016…The course will be another amenity for the exclusive Greenbrier Sporting Club, the resort’s real estate arm. One members-only course opened in 2004, the Snead Course.”

“What do we have left to do in life?” Justice asked. “If we can do something that’s fabulous for our state, we could bring a U.S. Open here someday, we could do all this stuff, my goodness gracious!”

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