Although Ballybunion's Old course is now considered the quintessential Irish links and is one of the must-plays of golf, it remained relatively anonymous until Gourlay and Tom Simpson oversaw a redesign prior to the 1937...
The first female architect in the country, if not the world, Dixon designed Springhaven Club in Wallingford, Pennsylvania, in 1904. Although the club’s first pro, Horace Rawlins, the winner of the inaugural U.S. Open, and...
Jan Beljan, who was one of Tom Fazio's lead designers before setting off on her own, never thought golf course architecture would be a bore. But she did encounter boars. Wild swine chased her on...
Golf is the most individual of games, which makes it perfect for creating rivalries like the one that connected Jack Nicklaus and Arnold Palmer for decades. But golf architecture sometimes requires different viewpoints to make...
Pete Dye has designed more than 200 courses, including some of the best, most significant layouts of the past 40 years: Harbour Town, TPC Sawgrass, the Ocean Course at Kiawah Island.
But Dye's influence on golf...
Projects w/Dye: Cardinal Golf & Country Club
John’s Island (North)
Notable Designs: Friar’s Head (pictured)
(all with Ben Crenshaw)
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Projects w/Dye: Crooked Stick
The Golf Club
Oak Tree National
Notable Designs: Pound Ridge (with Pete Dye; pictured)
Green Valley Ranch
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Projects w/Dye: Casa de Campo (Teeth of the Dog)
Notable Designs: Puntacana (La Cana, pictured)
P.B. Dye Golf Club
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Projects w/Dye: Long Cove
PGA West (Stadium)
Notable Designs: Pacific Dunes (pictured)
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Projects w/Dye: Blackwolf Run
Kiawah Island (Ocean)
Notable Designs: Mountain Air (pictured)
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