Pete Dye

Golf course architect, amateur golfer

Paul B. "Pete" Dye (December 29, 1925 – January 9, 2020) was an American golf course designer. He was a member of a family of course designers. He was married to fellow designer and former amateur champion Alice Dye.

Pete Dye
Born(1925-12-29)December 29, 1925
Urbana, Ohio, U.S.
DiedJanuary 9, 2020(2020-01-09) (aged 94)
Alma materRollins College
OccupationGolf course designer
Alice (O'Neal) Dye
(m. 1950; her death 2019)
Children2 sons (Perry, P.B.)
Parent(s)Elizabeth and Paul "Pink" Dye
AwardsWorld Golf Hall of Fame
PGA Tour Lifetime Achievement Award
Old Tom Morris Award
Doctor of Landscape Architecture
ASGCA Donald Ross Award

Dye designed the Radrick Farms Golf Course for the University of Michigan in 1962, but the course did not open until 1965.[1] Dye's first well-known course was Crooked Stick Golf Club in Carmel, Indiana, north of Indianapolis, begun in 1964.

Dye died on January 9, 2020 in Gulf Stream, Florida of dementia-related problems at the age of 94.[2]

References change

  1. "Welcome to Radrick Farms Golf Course" University of Michigan website, Radrick Farms
  2. McDonald, Dan (January 9, 2020). "Famed golf course designer Pete Dye dies at 94". PGA of America.

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