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June 10, 2014 12:00 AM

For one family, Pinehurst’s revival is bittersweet

For 75 years, the Tufts family owned Pinehurst, building it into one of the cornerstones of American golf before selling to developers in 1970. As the U.S. Open returns to Pinehurst No. 2 for a third time, the remaining Tufts have only a tenuous connection to the resort and town they founded.

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