Which Public Pete Dye Course Is for You?

Pick your cup of tee.

October 2016Add a comment

THE GAWKER

The Pete Dye Course at French Lick is breathtaking, with 40-mile views from one of Southern Indiana’s highest points. The green fees are equally stunning: $350, plus $30 for a caddy.

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THE THINKER

The last four holes at Brickyard Crossing move from north to south and frequently into the wind, making for arguably the toughest finish in town. Smart decisions required.

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THE STRAIGHT SHOOTER

In the middle of Fort Harrison State Park lies The Fort, a forested, hilly gem. Make sure your drive is accurate; there are no heroic recovery shots to be had from the thick woods.

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THE RISK-TAKER 

Dye designed 36 holes at Eagle Creek Golf Club—two parkland courses that can be played for under $50 on a weekend. The Sycamore is shorter than the Pines, but hillier and with more hazards to nab errant shots.

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THE BEGINNER

Carmel’s Plum Creek is a less “Dye-abolical” test than some of his others in the area, with large greens and good bets for par if you miss them. A $59 weekend-morning rate isn’t cheap, but not out of line for the area.

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