Read his golf blog here and follow him on Twitter GolfWriterKiel. You're thrown directly into the fire on the first, and the challenge doesn't end until you've successfully navigated the yard, par-5 18th, whose ribbon-like fairway snakes along a ridge to a massive elevated green. I recently had a chance to tee it up on the Dye Course — not from the back tees, but from around 6, yards — on a cool, windy morning, and it was my first round of the season. Players opting to layup should play to the higher, left section of fairway, leaving a third between yards. This package is available for groups of 12 or more. Anything missing slightly left will catch a deep bunker.
French Lick, Indiana: The most unique resort golf destination you've never heard of
One must know how far they hit their drives or layup shots, exactly. Our photographer said that if he could spend the day playing golf at any resort in the country - he would prefer to spend it at French Lick - playing the Dye and Ross courses! The fourteenth plays uphill from the tee to a landing area that was once a deep ravine. A robust 8, yards from the professional tees punctuate Dye's signature sting from vista-to-vista. Explore twelve centuries of historic treasures.
Course Review: Dye Course at French Lick Resort - v-grid.info
He's always been a genius in terms of golf course construction, and this one's up there with any other in the Midwest. Review of The Mansion at Pete Dye. Comfort Suites French Lick. The sunset experience was worth every penny-I honestly thought I might be paying for the view, but our food was perfect as well! The site was originally known as the French Lick Springs Hotel , a grand resort that was a mineral spring health spa. The course actually reminds me of Castle Stuart in that regard, so many green sites have infinity backdrops or incredible vantage points.
Longer hitters should note that the right fairway bunker pinches the landing area yards from the black tees. This package includes two days of golf on The Donald Ross Course plus overnight accommodations at either resort hotel. Most tee boxes and greens are elevated, and the fairways are sloping and mounded causing difficult landing zones and uneven lies. Experience old-school links golf on a classic Ross course situated in the rolling hills of the countryside. Monday, May 18, Reviewed 1 September