Appeared in March 2006 LINKS
The Dye Preserve fully lives up to its name. Tucked off a two-lane road in north Palm Beach County, this golf-only retreat sits between wildlife sanctuaries and affords one of the game’s more ethereal pleasures: a leisurely stroll through a serene natural environment.
In 2002 Pete Dye bulldozed his original layout here, Cypress Links, and replaced it with a 7,113-yard redesign that blends harmoniously with its wooded surroundings, which aquatic birds, eagles, wild turkeys and alligators call home.
The Dye Preserve Golf Club invites players to hit a wide array of shots, particularly around the Pinehurst-like green complexes. Thrilled by his second attempt, Dye allowed developer and longtime friend Joe Webster to name the property in his honor.
Architect: Pete Dye
Year founded: 2002
By: Lorne Rubenstein