HAPPY 10TH TO THE PETE DYE COURSE AT FRENCH LICK

THE WEST BADEN HOTEL and the Pete and Alice Dye portrait in the mansion at the Pete Dye Golf Course at the French Lick Resort. See Frenchlick.com to book your stay.

Happy 10th Pete Dye Golf Course from all of us at Golfers on Golf. Rory Spears on the rock at the Dye Course.

It was 10 years ago today that the Pete Dye Golf Course opened at the French Lick Resort in French Lick Indiana.

It was another one of the great moments in the resort’s recent history under the Cook Group that owns the resort.

When the ownership decided to build a new golf course on the high part of the resorts land, they new that only one architect was the right person.

Indiana’s very own, Pete Dye.

It’s too bad that Dye now in 90’s is not in good health, and unable to come enjoy 10 years of success. But today’s golfers are are likely enjoying their round.

THE FRENCH LICK RESORT-the Volcano bunkers on the Pete Dye Course.

Visit French Lick Resort, home of the Sr. LPGA Championship this October. For details on the all the tournament golf, and the new rooms by the casino. See the resorts website at Frenchlick.com or visit the resort on it’s social media pages.

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About Rory Spears

Rory spent over 8 years growing up working at Rob Roy Golf Club in Prospect Hts.IL, then two years at Chevy Chase in Wheeling. He has covered golf in Chicago since 1986. Rory was one of the initial members of WSCR all-sports radio Chicago and covered golf there for 5 seasons, before moving on to work for ESPN/Sportsticker and ESPN Radio. In addition to hosting Golfers on Golf Radio on WNDZ Am 750 Chicago, he writes for both Chicagoland Golf and the Chicago District (CDGA) Magazine. Rory has played over 525 courses in 39 states, and rates golf courses. He does golf course management and communications consulting, in the golf industry.