ASGCA Members and their work
born in Indianapolis in 1927, graduated from Orchard School, Shortridge
High School, and Rollins College with honors. She married Pete Dye
in 1950 and they have two sons, Perry and Paul (P.B.), who are both
golf course architects.
involved in the game of golf most of her life, is best known as a
leader, a champion and an architect. She has won fifty Amateur Championships,
including nine State Championships in Indiana, three State Championships
in Florida, the Women's North and South, the Eastern, and was a member
of the 1970 Curtis Cup Team. As a senior, Alice won two USGA Senior
and two Canadian Senior tournaments, as well as five Women's Western
Senior tournaments. She also won a gold medal in golf at the Senior
leader in golf, Alice has served on the USGA Women's Committee, the
LPGA Advisory Council, and the USGA Women's Handicap Committee. She
was the first woman President of the American Society of Golf Course
Archiects and was the first woman to serve as an Independent Director
for the PGA of America. She presently serves on the Women's Western
the years, Alice has received numerous awards and honors. Some of
these include honors as a member of the Indiana Hall of Fame, The
Heritage of Indianapolis Award, The Red Coat of Fort Wayne Award,
Lily of France, and Spirit of Golf Awards. She has also received
the Don Rossi Award for Lifetime Contributions to Golf, the Sagamore
of the Wabash Outstanding Citizen Award, the Women's Western Golf
Association's Woman of Distinction Award, and the Indiana Pathfinder
Award. Alice also served as Captain of the 1992 Women's World Cup.
architect, Alice joined her husband, Pete, in the design and construction
of their first course, El Dorado, now called Royal Oak, in Indianapolis.
She continued as co-designer for such famous courses as PGA West
in La Quinta, California; The Ocean Course in Kiawah, South Carolina;
Harbour Town Golf Links and Long Cove Club on Hilton Head Island,
South Carolina; Crooked Stick Golf Club in Carmel, Indiana; Teeth
of the Dog in La Romana, Dominican Republic.
has been the leading crusader for making courses manageable for women.
She has developed a chart and video suggesting yardages and positions
for forward tees.