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Because it sits at such a high elevation, golf

becomes secondary as gorgeous vistas can be

viewed for up to 30 miles on a clear day.

The PGA of America held the 2010 PGA National

Professional Championship on the course

and it has since hosted the 2015 Senior PGA

Championship. It was won by ColinMontgomerie

and is a major on the Champions Tour.

Pete’s wife, Alice is always involved with any

design the Dye family tackles and she made

sure the French Lick course was playable for

women. The LPGA Legends Tour holds an

event on the Pete Dye Course every year.


2016 Legends Championship ,


features the best women golfers from the past

30 years, will be held August 19-21 on the Pete

Dye Course at French Lick. Lori Kane won the

inaugural Legends Championship in 2013,

Laurie Rinker hoisted the trophy in 2014 and

Julie Inkster captured the title last year. Players

in the field for 2016 include, Hall of Fame

members, Laura Davies, Donna Caponi and

Sandra Haynie.

In addition, Alice Dye even hosts her own

tournament that attracts women from all over

the country to travel to French Lick for the Alice Dye Invitational . The 2016 tournament will be

held August 7-9.

The healing effects

of the mineral waters

started it all for French

Lick in the 1840’s. The

spas at both the French

NWO Golf Links