Famed golf course designer Pete Dye dies at 94

By Dan McDonald,
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Legendary golf course designer Pete Dye died Thursday at the age of 94.

Dye, along with his late wife Alice — who passed away in February of 2019 — designed many of the best courses around the world, including several host courses for the PGA Championship and the Ryder Cup.

MORE: PGA Championships and Ryder Cups held at Pete Dye courses

PGA of America President Suzy Whaley released a statement in tribute of Dye.

"Pete Dye left an imprint on the world of golf that will be experienced for generations, painting wonderful pictures with the land that continue to inspire, entertain & challenge us. The PGA is saddened by the passing of this dear friend of the PGA Professional. Pete & his late wife Alice formed the greatest force in golf design history. The Dye family will forever be linked to many of the thrilling championships in PGA history & for something that they intended all along – that we embrace golf’s life values.”

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