Pete Dye DesignsTake a closer look at some of Pete Dye's most famous designs.
TPC SawgrassThe Stadium course at TPC Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla., hosts the Players Championship, often called the PGA Tour's "fifth major." Dye is credited for designing the course, but his wife gave him the idea to create the now infamous par-3 17th.
Sawgrass is ranked No. 10 in GOLF Magazine's Top 100 Courses You Can Play.
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The Ocean Course at Kiawah IslandWith 10 holes located along the Atlantic Ocean, Kiawah Island boasts dramatic views on almost every hole. In 1991, Kiawah Island gained notoriety after hosting the Ryder Cup that became known as "The War on the Shore." The U.S. won when Bernhard Langer missed a short putt in the final match of the event.The Ocean Course will host the PGA Championship in 2012.Kiawah Island is ranked No. 4 in GOLF Magazine's Top 100 Courses You Can Play.
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Harbour Town Golf Links
Dye co-designed Harbour Town with Jack Nicklaus. It's a popular Tour stop, even though it's normally held the week after the Masters.Harbour Town is ranked No. 14 in GOLF Magazine's Top 100 Courses You Can Play.
4 of 6Destination Kohler
Whistling StraitsThree of the four courses at Wisconsin's American Club made GOLF Magazine's Top 100 Courses You Can Play list, making Kohler, Wisc. a must-see destination for any Pete Dye enthusiasts.
The Straits Course is ranked No. 3 in GOLF Magazine's Top 100 Courses You Can Play; the River Course at Blackwolf Run is ranked No. 12; and the Irish Course is ranked No. 68.
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Teeth of the DogDye's masterpiece is in the Dominican Republic at Casa de Campo. Dye has called Teeth of the Dog his favorite course, with seven holes along the Atlantic Ocean. Teeth of the Dog is ranked No. 43 in GOLF Magazine's Top 100 Courses in the World.
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Pound RidgePete and his eldest son, Perry, designed Pound Ridge in New York's Westchester County, only a few miles from Manhattan. With Winged Foot and Trump National nearby, the Dyes crafted a challenging public course on the site of an old nine-hole course.
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