DYE Courses

DYE Courses

PGA Golf Club’s Dye Course emphasizes Dye’s uninhibited style for creative design.

With a focus on the native surroundings, the Dye Course features pine straw roughs, vast coquina waste bunkers and grass-based bunkers. A links-style course that weaves by the 100-acre 'Big Mamu' Wetlands, the Dye Course offers pure Florida surroundings, with hints of design from the older British Isles' courses for flavor.

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DYE Course Information

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Hole Number 1 — Par 4, 325 Yards
Medal 380
Tournament 340
Standard 325
Middle 315
Handicap 9

The short par-4 doglegs right off the tree. There are a series of fairway bunkers to the right of the drive zone and a wetland to the left. Play your short-iron approach to the well-guarded green with bunkers right and another bunker and mounds left. The new back tee added 31 yards to those wanting to play 'all the way back.' Beyond the green is the 100-acre 'Big Mamu' Wetlands, where deer, bobcat and numerous bird species find food and cover.

Hole Number 2 — Par 4, 410 Yards
Medal 496
Tournament 455
Standard 415
Middle 380
Handicap 1

A large fairway bunker left and wetlands right guard the landing area on this long par-4. Distance control and accuracy on the second shot to the long, narrow green is a must. The wetland right of the fairway provides excellent wildlife habitat, but also helps prevent flooding, recharge ground water supplies and filters storm water.

Hole Number 3 — Par 3, 152 Yards
Medal 190
Tournament 160
Standard 145
Middle 135
Handicap 17

This medium-length par-3 requires an exacting tee shot to a long, narrow green. Shots that stray too far left tend to bounce back down toward the putting surface. A large bunker guards the right side of the green. Watch for birds of prey on the tree snag just beyond the back right corner of the green.

Hole Number 4 — Par 4, 332 Yards
Medal 365
Tournament 350
Standard 340
Middle 310
Handicap 13

The driving area on this short par-4 is guarded by a lake right and bunkers left. An exacting tee shot is necessary to set up a short iron to the undulating, well-guarded green. The grassy mounds left of the fairway are home to gopher tortoises.

Hole Number 5 — Par 5, 495 Yards
Medal 520
Tournament 491
Standard 480
Middle 470
Handicap 5

An accurate tee shot is critical on this difficult par-5. You must avoid the lake right, trees left, and a small, gaping bunker in the left center of the fairway. This bunker has been renovated to make it more player-friendly. The green can be reached in two with an accurate second shot that avoids the series of bunkers on the left. The lakes to the right of the hole are lined with native grasses to filter storm-water runoff.

Hole Number 6 — Par 3, 138 Yards
Medal 165
Tournament 155
Standard 140
Middle 127
Handicap 15

This beautiful par-3 is accented with a lake and bunker complex left and a large chipping area right. Distance control on the tee shot is a must, as there are three distinct tiers on the green. Native cord grasses and wildflowers are predominant around the tee complex.

Hole Number 7 — Par 5, 511 Yards
Medal 575
Tournament 535
Standard 511
Middle 475
Handicap 7

This long par-5 requires an accurate tee shot framed by wetlands right and left of the drive zone. A well-placed second shot, avoiding a series of bunkers on the right, leaves you a short approach to a green guarded by bunkers and right. Look for deer and bobcat in the 50-acre preserve left of the fairway, 200-yards from the green.

Hole Number 8 — Par 4, 349 Yards
Medal 395
Tournament 370
Standard 350
Middle 335
Handicap 11

The ideal tee shot is played down the right side of the fairway on this challenging par-4. From that side, you will have an open approach shot to a well-guarded green. Be cautious of going long with your approach shot into the green. A sharp drop off leaves a delicate chip. The hole is lined with palmetto and pine corridors where catbirds and mourning doves may be seen.

Hole Number 9 — Par 4, 391 Yards
Medal 450
Tournament 410
Standard 381
Middle 340
Handicap 3

On this long par-4, play to either side of the bunker in the middle of the fairway. A well positioned drive will leave you with a demanding second shot to a green protected left by bunkers and on right by a steep drop-off. The native plants short of the fairway require little water and no fertilizers nor pesticides.

Hole Number 10 — Par 5, 501 Yards
Medal 540
Tournament 522
Standard 510
Middle 490
Handicap 2

This beautiful par-5 has a distinct links course feel. The tee shot must avoid the fairway bunker left and waste area right. Depending on wind conditions, long hitters may reach the green in two. If you lay-up, be sure to avoid the bunkers in the middle of the fairway. Be cautious of the wetland, located short and right of the green.

Hole Number 11 — Par 4, 343 Yards
Medal 430
Tournament 385
Standard 345
Middle 284
Handicap 10

Accuracy from the tee of this par-4 is essential to avoid the wetlands left and fairway bunker right. A well-positioned drive will leave an open approach shot to a long, narrow green. An established wetland and upland preserve are situated to the left of the fairway.

Hole Number 12 — Par 4, 322 Yards
Medal 340
Tournament 330
Standard 320
Middle 290
Handicap 16

Long hitters can drive this short par-4. If you don’t go with driver from the tee, an accurate fairway wood lay-up is required. The second shot plays to an undulating green, protected short and left by bunkers and to the right by a large chipping swale. An upland preserve of slash pine, oak, holly and bay trees frame the entire left side of the hole.

Hole Number 13 — Par 3, 150 Yards
Medal 200
Tournament 175
Standard 150
Middle 140
Handicap 18

This long par-3 requires accuracy and distance control from the tee. The long, narrow green is guarded by bunkers on the right and mounding on the left. A natural wetland and upland preserve beautifully frame both sides of this hole.

Hole Number 14 — Par 4, 374 Yards
Medal 430
Tournament 430
Standard 390
Middle 350
Handicap 6

This is the only hole on the golf course without a bunker. The landing area is generous on this mid-length par-4, but be prepared to play your second shot from an uneven lie to a green wonderfully set into the natural surround. Note the wildlife corridor created by the connection of the wetland in front of the tees and the forested areas near and behind the green.

Hole Number 15 — Par 4, 404 Yards
Medal 480
Tournament 440
Standard 400
Middle 380
Handicap 4

On this demanding dogleg left par-4, accuracy and length off the tee are a must. Distance control is also vital for the approach shot played to a very long and narrow green. Enjoy the vista of the wetland left of the fairway, were bobcat and deer are frequently spotted.

Hole Number 16 — Par 3, 167 Yards
Medal 225
Tournament 189
Standard 165
Middle 141
Handicap 14

This beautiful par-3 is guarded by bunkers on the left and mounding short and right. In order to find this green from the tee, pay close attention to the yardage and wind direction. The large waste bunker on the left provide basking areas that offer excellent cover for reptiles.

Hole Number 17 — Par 5, 499 Yards
Medal 565
Tournament 530
Standard 500
Middle 485
Handicap 12

The drive zone on this long par-5 is guarded by bunkers on both sides. Play your second shot to the left center of the fairway for a good look at the green on your approach. The green well surrounded with bunkers left and right. The natural beauty of the golf course can be taken in from the fairway, as you can see long corridors of native areas and other holes on the course.

Hole Number 18 — Par 4, 387 Yards
Medal 475
Tournament 440
Standard 385
Middle 360
Handicap 8

This demanding finishing hole requires that your tee shot carry the wetland. A well placed drive on this par-4 will leave you with a short or mid-iron second shot to a green guarded by bunkers on the left and right side. Watch for many bird species that may be spotted while crossing over the bridge.

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