Pine Needles Lodge and Golf Club owner, Peggy Kirk Bell, celebrates the announcement in June 1996 that the U.S. Women's Championship will return to her course in 2001.
Pine Needles Lodge and Golf Club owner, Peggy Kirk Bell, celebrates the announcement in June 1996 that the U.S. Women's Championship will return to her course in 2001. NEWS & OBSERVER FILE PHOTO
Pine Needles Lodge and Golf Club owner, Peggy Kirk Bell, celebrates the announcement in June 1996 that the U.S. Women's Championship will return to her course in 2001. NEWS & OBSERVER FILE PHOTO

DeCock: Pine Needles will always hold special place in LPGA lore

June 18, 2014 5:18 AM