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U.S. Opens a recruiting opportunity for state officials

By Cathy Martin - Jun 10, 2014 - 2:30:00 pm

Gov. McCrory plans to use the men's and women's U.S. Opens as a platform to recruit new businesses to the state and encourage existing ones to expand here.

The men's Open Championship is being held this week in Pinehurst, followed by the Women's U.S. Open next week. The USGA expects 400,000 people to attend the golf tournaments.

"The state of North Carolina will be on a world stage for the next two weeks, and we want to take full advantage of that to show people what a great state this is," McCrory said in a statement.

 

Read more in Business with Pleasure, featured in our April issue, which includes the top 100 Tar Heel golf courses as ranked by the North Carolina Golf Panel.

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