Pete Dye Course at French Lick

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French Lick, Indiana | Pete Dye Course at French Lick

Architect: Pete Dye
Year: 2009

8670 West State Road 56
French Lick, Indiana 47432
(888) 936-9360

Course Access: Public

driving range available
motorized golf carts and caddies available
affiliated resort accommodations

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The Itinerant Golfer

Pete Dye Course at French Lick

After flying into Indianapolis from Richmond I met up with my friends Corey and Keith before making our way down to French Lick and the French Lick Resort. While we were there we had made plans to play all three of the resort affiliated courses, but obviously we were most excited about checking out the Pete Dye course which just popped onto the Top 100 list earlier this year. Prior to the new Top 100 list coming out earlier this year French Lick Indiana meant one thing to me . . . Larry Bird. As many of you surely know, Bird is a 6’ 9” basketball player who had his heyday in the 1980s when he was one of the superstars on a fairly dominant Boston Celtics team. I’m not an NBA fan at all, but I have always loved Larry Bird’s nickname . . . “The Hick From French Lick”. It cracks me up every time I hear it. After about a 2 1/2 hour drive from Indy down to French Lick we arrived at the West Baden Springs Hotel which is one of the two hotel properties that the resort offers. The next morning we had an early tee time at The Pete Dye Course at French Lick, so we made the short drive from the hotel over to the golf course. Prior to our tee time Keith had scheduled a breakfast with Steve Ferguson who is the Chairman of Cook Group Inc., the company that owns French… More >