Whistling Straits - Straits golf course - 4th
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Whistling Straits - Straits golf course - 4th
The Straits course at Whistling Straits has hosted three PGA Championships. Getty Images
PLAYERS Stadium at TPC Sawgrass - overhead
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PLAYERS Stadium at TPC Sawgrass - overhead
An aerial of the famous theater that is the 16th green and 17th hole at the PLAYERS Stadium Course at TPC Sawgrass. Getty Images
Pete and Alice Dye
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Pete and Alice Dye
TPC Stadium Course at PGA West
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TPC Stadium Course at PGA West
The TPC Stadium Course at PGA West was the showcase course at the 2017 CareerBuilder Challenge. Courtesy of PGA West
French Lick Resort - Pete Dye: #12, #13
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French Lick Resort - Pete Dye: #12, #13
A view of the 12th and 13th holes at Pete Dye Course from French Lick Resort French Lick Resort
Ocean Course at Kiawah Island Resort
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Ocean Course at Kiawah Island Resort
Ian Woosnam hits a bunker shot on the Ocean Course at Kiawah Island Resort during the in the 1991 Ryder Cup Matches, AKA the "War by the Shore. Getty Images
Blackwolf Run - River golf course - hole 12
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Blackwolf Run - River golf course - hole 12
The river winds through the par-5 12th hole of the River Course at Blackwolf Run in Kohler, Wis. Jason Scott Deegan/Golf Advisor
Austin Country Club - No. 12
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Austin Country Club - No. 12
The view from the tee at Austin Country Club's 12th hole. Brandon Tucker/Golf Advisor
Barefoot Resort & Golf - Dye Club
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Barefoot Resort & Golf - Dye Club
Dye Club at Barefoot Resort & Golf
Black Pearl Golf Course at Pristine Bay Resort
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Black Pearl Golf Course at Pristine Bay Resort
An aerial view of the Black Pearl Golf Course at Pristine Bay Resort.
Brickyard Crossing
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Brickyard Crossing
A view from a tee at Brickyard Crossing Brickyard Crossing
The Fort Golf Resort: #8
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The Fort Golf Resort: #8
View from the 8th red tee at The Fort Golf Resort The Fort Golf Resort
Crooked Stick golf course
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Crooked Stick golf course
Scotland's Martin Laird plays a bunker shot during the 2012 BMW Championship, the last time the FedEx Cup playoff event was held at Crooked Stick Golf Club, one of Pete Dye's first heralded designs. Scott Halleran/Getty Images
Bulle Rock GC: #3
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Bulle Rock GC: #3
A view of the 3rd hole at Bulle Rock Golf Club Bulle Rock GC
Dye Fore Chavon nine - No. 9
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Dye Fore Chavon nine - No. 9
The par-5 9th hole on the Chavon nine at Casa de Campo's Dye Fore has a tricky, elevated green. Brandon Tucker/Golf Advisor
Teeth of the Dog - 5th hole
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Teeth of the Dog - 5th hole
The short and devilish 5th hole is the first ocean hole golfers encounter at Teeth of the Dog. Mike Bailey/Golf Advisor
PGA Golf Club - Dye golf course - hole 12
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PGA Golf Club - Dye golf course - hole 12
The Dye Course at PGA Golf Club is the latest course at PGA Village to be renovated and restored. Courtesy of PGA Golf Club
Full Cry at Keswick Hall and GC
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Full Cry at Keswick Hall and GC
A view from Full Cry at Keswick Hall and Golf Club Full Cry at Keswick Hall and Golf Club
Harbour Town - No. 18
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Harbour Town - No. 18
One of the iconic holes in the U.S. is the finisher at Harbour Town Golf Links. Getty Images
La Quinta Mountain Course - no. 5
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La Quinta Mountain Course - no. 5
The par-3 fifth on the La Quinta Mountain Course brings a mountain into play on the left. Mike Bailey/Golf Advisor
Links at Perry Cabin 14
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Links at Perry Cabin 14
The 14th at the Links at Perry Cabin has an excellent green complex for a short par five. This is one of the testier spots on an otherwise gracefully subdued Dye design. Tim Gavrich/Golf Advisor
Mystic Rock golf course - Nemacolin Woodlands - hole 3
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Mystic Rock golf course - Nemacolin Woodlands - hole 3
Only a duff finds the rocks on the par-3 third hole on the Mystic Rock golf course at Nemacolin Woodlands Resort. Jason Scott Deegan/Golf Advisor
Old Quarry GC: Aerial view
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Old Quarry GC: Aerial view
Aerial view of Old Quarry Golf Course Old Quarry GC
Pete Dye Golf Club - hole 17
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Pete Dye Golf Club - hole 17
The Pete Dye Golf Club in Bridgeport, W.Va. is among Dye's two or best three designs ever. Mike Bailey/GolfAdvisor
Pete Dye River course at Virginia Tech
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Pete Dye River course at Virginia Tech
Pete Dye's River course at Virginia Tech is one of the state's best. Submitted by Back9Ben
Kingsmill River - no. 13
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Kingsmill River - no. 13
Trouble looms if you miss the green on the par-3 13th on the River Course at Kingsmill Resort. Mike Bailey/Golf Advisor
Paiute Wolf - hole 15
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Paiute Wolf - hole 15
The 15th hole features an island green on Paiute's Wolf course.
TPC Louisiana - Lagoons
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TPC Louisiana - Lagoons
There is plenty of water to navigate at TPC Louisiana, which is a Certified Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary. Brandon Tucker/Golf Advisor
TPC San Antonio - AT&T Canyons: #18
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TPC San Antonio - AT&T Canyons: #18
View from the 18th hole at TPC San Antonio - AT&T Canyons Course Courtesy of JW Marriott Hill Country Resort and Spa
Trump National Los Angeles
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Trump National Los Angeles
The finishing hole at Trump National Los Angeles roams along the Pacific Ocean. Courtesy of user 'u000005209623'
Westin Mission Hills Golf Resort & Spa - Pete Dye Resort Course
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Westin Mission Hills Golf Resort & Spa - Pete Dye Resort Course
Westin Mission Hills Golf Resort & Spa features the Pete Dye Resort Course. Courtesy photo

Celebrating Pete Dye in pictures

These photos provide proof that many of Dye's courses were as beautiful as they were challenging.

Pete Dye, 94, passed away Thursday, leaving behind a collection of courses that will likely last for generations to come. Tour the best of them here:

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