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Alice Dye has been a leader in

women’s golf her whole life.

She was never satisfied to be

known as just the wife of golf

course architect, Pete Dye.

She was an accomplished

player in her own right and

has enjoyed the game since

she was a youngster.





trophies to show for her

accomplishments. She was

the captain of the women’s

golf team at Rollins College,

won the 1968 

North and South Women’s Amateur 


was a member of the

1970 United States 

Curtis Cup 

team. She also won the

1978 and 1979 

U.S. Senior Women’s Amateur

s, as well

as, two Canadian Women’s

Senior Championships.

She has been involved in

every area of golf over the

years, serving on the USGA

Women’s Committee, the

LPGD Advisory Council, the

USGA Women’s Handicap

Committee and as a member

of the PGA Board.

She is active in the American

Society of Golf Course

Architects (ASGCA) and

served as that organization’s

first female president in 1997-

1998. The ASGCA recently

voted to award Mrs. Dye the

2017 ASGCA Donald Ross


The award is given annually

to a person, who has made

a significant contribution

to the game of golf and the

profession of golf course

architecture. It will be

presented to Dye in May at

the 2017 ASGCA Annual

Meeting in Jupiter, Florida.

In addition to being an

accomplished golfer, Alice

has collaborated on all the

Pete Dye golf courses that

bear his name around the

world, including being the

inspiration behind the famed

island green at TPC Sawgrass.

A few of their more famous

creations include The Ocean

Course on Kiawah Island,

Whistling Straits in Kohler,

Wisconsin and Harbour

Town Golf Links on Hilton

Head Island.

While helping design golf

courses and maintaining a

single digit handicap, she

also found time to raise two

sons, Perry and P.B, who are

now involved in the family

business of golf course design.

The Donald Ross Award is

presented by the ASGCA

Awards Committee, co-

chaired by ASGCA Past

President Steve Smyers,

ASGCA, and 2013 Ross

Award recipient Rees Jones.

For more information on

ASGCA, visit: www.asgca. org, call (262) 786-5960 or e-mail

ASGCA to Honor Alice Dye

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