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Author(s):Dye, Alice O'Neal
Monographic Author(s):Dye, Alice O'Neal
Author Affiliation:Past-President, American Society of Golf Course Architects
Title:[ vs. then; the future]
Article Series:Living History Series: Alice O'Neal Dye, part 5
Item is a:*Interview
*Video; Video
Monographic Source:A Conversation With Alice O'Neal Dye [video interview], 1995, p. .
Publishing Information:[American Society of Golf Course Architects]
Collation:05:34 minutes
Series:ASGCA Living History Video Interviews
Keywords:TIC Keywords: Perceptions; Golf course architects; Golf course design; Golf courses; Technology; Golf course development; Land use; Futures; Equipment for play
Subjects' Names:Dye, Alice; Dye, Pete; Jones, Robert Trent
Abstract:Discusses public perception of golf course design. Explains that in the past, golf course architects were considered lesser than greenkeepers. Suggests that the work of Robert Trent Jones and tournament play helped catapult golf course design into the limelight. Discusses how advancements in technology have changed the golf course construction and design process. Explains that the Dyes have chosen to stick with some of the old methods in their work. Describes the challenge of working with land that is not considered as desirable as the sites that older courses were built on. Discusses the need to control the driving length of players. Suggests that the technological advancements that allow players to drive the ball further need to be checked for the future of the game. Describes the influences of the Dyes' work. Explains that their primary influences are from courses rather than specific architects. Describes how the Dyes incorporate ideas and designs that Alice sees while traveling and playing golf.
See Also:For more information about the entire video interview this record is from: click here
Note:Interviewed by Jan Beljan, ASGCA
Note:Conducted at Delray, FL, March 7, 1995.
Note:See also the other 5 parts of this interview; search as MCODE=LHSAD to isolate these as a set.
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Dye, Alice O'Neal. Dye, A. O. 1995. [ vs. then; the future]. In A Conversation With Alice O'Neal Dye [video interview]. [American Society of Golf Course Architects].
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