Architect - Pete Dye
At Barefoot Resort, Pete Dye set out to create something that would linger in the golfer's mind forever. Bordering the natural white sands of the Carolina Bays, this visually stunning design is filled with the infamous pitfalls for wayward shots that have become synonymous with the Dye name. Both beautiful and treacherous, the Dye Course is an experience you won't soon forget. The Dye Course is the only semi-private facility at Barefoot Resort and will have its own clubhouse featuring fantastic views of holes 9, 10 and 18. The clubhouse will offer private member areas, fine dining, a full fitness complex and elegant lodging accommodations for the most discriminating traveler.
Pete Dye upholds his reputation of building memorable and challenging golf courses by creating a stunning design filled with his infamous pitfalls to capture errant shots. However, if played from the appropriate set of tees, players of all abilities will be able to navigate the Dye Course.The course is a Par 72, 7,343-yard layout that encourages walking for guests and members with gated, exclusive real estate only on the exterior perimeter of the property. Pete Dye is famous for his use of native grasses. The fairways are GN-1 Bermuda grass, a hybrid developed by Greg Norman Turf. The approaches are Tifdwarf Bermudagrass, the greens are L-93 Bentgrass and the dramatic visual effects are achieved by the Centipede and Zoysia grass roughs.