NY Times: Tough Ocean Course Lives Up To It's Reputation
KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. — Pete Dye’s house of horrors is having its revenge in the second round of the 94th P.G.A. Championship. A windless, rain-soaked Ocean Course took a beating Thursday when 44 pros bettered par in the opening round.
Golf Magazine: All That Sand, And No Bunkers at Kiawah Island
KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. — For more than four decades, the golf course architect Pete Dye has been giving professionals nightmares, heartburn and high anxiety. To some he is a mad scientist. To play a Dye course, they say, is to break into a cold sweat, feel their knees wobble and heart skip a beat. But the 86-year-old Dye has also earned their respect.
Kiawah Island Rich with Amenities, both Natural and Man-Made. Kiawah Island is a private gated community and vacation destination that has hosted prestigious golf events such as the PGA Championship and the Ryder Cup.
Go a little farther, just beyond three hours, and let a famous waterfront course teach you a thing or two. ON MY FIRST practice shot on our first day at Kiawah Island, my driver broke. It was a clean break, at the handle, and after 10 years together, the death of a club on my opening swing in paradise seemed like a bad omen.
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Pete Dye has made a life out of playing in the dirt. The 88-year old golf-course architect and his partner in life and design Alice Dye, 87, charmed an audience of Golfweek course raters, friends, colleagues and former field staff at a three-day architecture summit that ended Nov. 11 at Kiawah Island Golf Resort.
Pittsburgh Post Gazette: Ocean Course Should Be Worthwhile Test For PGA
It has been 21 years since the Ryder Cup rose to prominence and was elevated to one of the most captivating sporting events in the world. Part of the reason was the stage on which it was played -- the Ocean Course at the Kiawah Island Resort, a stunning but brutally raw layout designed by Pete Dye specifically for the matches.
Pete Dye won't forget the gushing praise he heard from just about everyone about his new creation, The Ocean Course, as the world's best players got ready for the 1991 Ryder Cup at Kiawah Island in weather that was perfect for golf.
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