Golf Course Trades just published my article on Pete Dye and Kiawah Island’s Ocean Course. Right on time! Enjoy the piece, everybody.
From the article:
“They bought the Kiawah land in 1988,” Pete told me, “and they looked at me, and I looked at the swamp they bought, and they said, ‘We’re gonna have the Ryder Cup here in two years!’ and I said, ‘Well you must be having it at another golf course!’ And they just looked right back at me and said, ‘Oh no, we’re having it right here.’ ‘And I thought, ‘Well, it’s our funeral…” but I said, ‘Okay, let’s go…’”