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Hollins

Marion Hollins' achievements are impressive. She won the 1921 U.S. Women's Amateur, developed Pasatiempo Golf Club and founded the Women's National Golf Club on Long Island. In addition, she was responsible for the most famous...

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Hupfel

One of the nation’s first female architects, Hupfel designed a nine-hole muni for Tahoe City, California, in 1917 then served as its pro and manager. The picturesque par-33 layout, which was a favorite with the...

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Gourlay

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...

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Dixon

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...

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Beljan

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...

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Best Collaborations

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...

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Pete Dye Proteges Intro

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...

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Bill Coore

Projects w/Dye: Cardinal Golf & Country Club
John’s Island (North)
Kingsmill (River)
 
Notable Designs: Friar’s Head (pictured)
Kapalua (Plantation)
Sand Hills
(all with Ben Crenshaw)

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Perry Dye

Projects w/Dye: Crooked Stick
The Golf Club
Oak Tree National
 
Notable Designs: Pound Ridge (with Pete Dye; pictured)
Green Valley Ranch
Royal Links

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PB Dye

Projects w/Dye: Casa de Campo (Teeth of the Dog)
DeBordieu
Honors Course
 
Notable Designs: Puntacana (La Cana, pictured)
Fisher Island
P.B. Dye Golf Club

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