Liberal use of grassy mounds can be unnerving. Rocks walls are common adding an artistic look and a challenge.
Golf Courses Designed by Pete Dye
Legendary Pete Dye is in his 90’s and still involved in golf course design. Starting in 1961 with his wife Alice his partner, he distinguished himself with highly notable designs. His sons Pete and PB and niece Cynthia carry on the flourishing design business. Signature course characteristics include deep bunkers, small greens, short challenging par fours, and railroad ties. Learn more at Wikipedia or Dye Designs.
Six holes along the mountains provide scenery, and solitude. Not your typical resort course.
Developed by the PGA of America, PGA Village is a community built around learning and playing the game of golf. It serves as the winter home to PGA professionals. PGA Village includes the PGA Golf Club, the PGA Center for Learning and Performance and the PGA Education Center, the training forum for PGA apprentice professionals.
The Irish course is similar to the major championship Straits course next door except the fairways are twice as wide and the price is less than half. It’s a no brainer.
Three golf courses at the Paiute Golf Resort, all designed by renowned architect Pete Dye, lie more than 1000 feet above the Las Vegas strip providing cooler golf and a welcome escape from urban bustle.