Dye, Pete

Hometown:

USA

Urbana,
Ohio

Year Inducted:

2008

Induction Category:

Lifetime Achievement

Birth Date:

Dec 29, 1925

Pete Dye

Accomplishments

  • Designed more than 100 courses, including:
  • Crooked Stick Golf Club, site of the 1991 PGA Championship;
  • Harbour Town Golf Link, site of PGA Tour’s RBC Heritage;
  • TPC at Sawgrass, site of THE PLAYERS Championship;
  • Whistling Straits, site of the 2011 PGA Championship;
  • Kiawah Island, site of the 1991 Ryder Cup;
  • PGA West, site of the Humana Challenge

Amateur Wins: 2

  • 1958: Indiana State Amateur, Indianapolis District Championship

Awards & Honors

  • Golf
  • Family of the Year, National Golf Foundation: 1995
  • Old Tom Morris Award: 2003
  • PGA TOUR Lifetime Achievement Award: 2005

 

  • Design
  • Donald Ross Award: 1995
  • Architect of the Year, Golf Magazine: 1995
  • Sagamore of the Wabash Award: 1995

 

  • Academic Honors
  • Doctor of Landscape Architecture, Purdue University: 1995