When did Little Traverse Bay close? Editor’s Note: Course closed for business in 2020. Little Traverse Bay Golf Club is one of the courses that put the Harbor Springs area of northern Michigan on the map as one of the state’s most popular golfing destinations.
Why is Pete Dye famous? He is known for designing the “world’s most terrifying tee shot,” the par-3 17th hole of the Stadium Course at TPC at Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida. Known as the “Island Green,” it gained wide notice 40 years ago in 1982, during the first Players Championship at the new course.
How many Pete Dye courses are there? Dye, Mr. Dye designed more than 100 courses. He and his wife were best known for the “island green,” the 17th hole at TPC Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla., probably the most photographed hole in golf history.
Is Pete Dye still alive?