1. Preview pictures of the
76th Senior PGA
Pete Dye Golf Course
in French Lick, Indiana
May 21-24, 2015
2. Member’s Bounce!
We happened to go to the West Baden Springs Hotel in French Lick, Indiana in October, 2014.
Whenever I see anything that has to do with the PGA, I take pictures of it to send to fellow blogger, and all-around
great guy, Rick Williams, PGA, http://mindbodygolf.wordpress.com
I had no idea how significant this display was until I came home and looked at the full—sized pictures.
I sent the pictures to Rick in a blog post called “This One’s for You, Rick Williams”
3. Extreme close-up of
The Alfred S. Bourne
The Alfred S. Bourne Trophy will be
presented to the winner of the 2015
Senior PGA Championship.
Last year’s Senior PGA Champion,
Colin Montgomerie is hoping to
defend his title and keep the trophy
4. Yes, I did lie on the floor in the middle of the West
Baden Hotel to get this photo.
15. Reigning Senior PGA Champion, Colin Montgomerie with the Bourne
Trophy he won in 2014, and a custom-made Indianapolis Colts jersey.
Photo courtesy: Media Day, April 20, 2015, French Lick
16. Photos taken at
THE PETE DYE GOLF COURSE
as preparations were underway
2015 Senior PGA Championship
April 9th, 2015
17. Statue of Pete Dye
in front of the
Pete Dye Mansion
April 9, 2015
The quote on the plaque reads:
“The ardent golfer would play Mount
Everest if somebody would put a flagstick
on top – golf is not a fair game so why build
a fair golf course”
Signed by Pete Dye
The platform behind the statue is one of several
on the course built to showcase KitchenAid
products, and the latest Mercedes-Benz
models, including the all-new 2016 GLE arriving
in showrooms this summer.
22. Brenda and I were allowed access inside the Pete Dye Mansion! I tried to get to the Cupola
Window, moving candlesticks, and taking books out of the bookshelf in an attempt to find the
secret passageway, but no luck. I did get to the top floor of the mansion and took this picture. By
the way, you can stay here for $10,000 per night.
23. View from the side of the house. The back patio, on the right,
offers views of miles and miles of Orange County, Indiana.
25. If I tried to play this course, they’d have to send a
search party to find me!
32. The 7-foot golf ball being installed for the Championship
Photo courtesy: French Lick Resort’s Photos
33. The Pete Dye Mansion, surrounded by trees, on top of Mount Airie
French Lick and West Baden Hotel
Photo courtesy: Google images
34. A few great websites!
Everything you want to know about the
The history of French Lick:
and my favorite blog about golf, life, food, and family
by Rick Williams PGA: