The governing body for golf in Indiana plans to build the facility, which will be known as the Pete and Alice Dye Indiana Golf Center, on the grounds of The Fort Golf Resort at Fort Benjamin Harrison State Park.
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Plans call for the nets at Gray Eagle’s 38-acre driving range to be almost as tall as those used by TopGolf at its Fishers facility along Interstate 69. Gray Eagle also plans to build a 5,000-square-foot bar and restaurant inside a new clubhouse.
Prairie View Golf Club in Carmel is considered one of the top courses in the state, while Wood Wind Golf Club in Westfield recently received updates after residential developers floated proposals to replace it with subdivisions.
New York City-based Five Iron Golf’s planned facility is expected to feature 12 golf simulators as well as televisions, leisure games, a full-service restaurant and a bar.
More than 500 million rounds of golf were played in 2020, and the early returns from 2021 indicate that this year will be even better.
Westfield-based Henke Development Group had its development plan for a nearly 79,000-square-foot clubhouse featuring a slew of golf- and non-golf-related amenities approved this week by the Zionsville Plan Commission.
The Carmel-based franchisee for the line of sprawling indoor golf and entertainment centers says he’s already looking ahead to additional stores, maybe one in downtown Indianapolis.
The Fishers City Council heard plans Tuesday for a 21-acre residential development and financing plan that would help prevent the closure of the golf course.
The Great American Songbook Foundation said it is nearing the sale of its 107-acre Asherwood estate in Carmel to a private individual and a developer that wants to turn part of the property into an estate community.
The venue is expected to be a franchise of Flying Tee—a competitor of Topgolf, which opened a venue in Fishers in 2017.
Dye—often with his wife, Alice—designed more than 20 courses in Indiana and more than 150 worldwide. Golfer Greg Norman referred to him as the “Picasso of golf architecture” who changed golf course design in the 20th century.
Riverside Golf Course’s assets will be auctioned off in early December prior to the 119-year-old course’s closure. Meanwhile, with Coffin Golf Course going under new management, some of its assets will be sold.
Changes are in the works for several city-owned golf courses, after the Indianapolis Parks Department agreed to new, 10-year management contracts that are awaiting approval from the City-County Council.
The impending closure of Riverside Golf Course—which opened in 1900 as only the fourth municipal golf course in the country—is part of the city’s master plan for Riverside Park. The city’s second oldest municipal course also is slated for closure.
Known as the “First Lady of Golf Architecture,” Alice Dye was an dominant figure in golf design in partnership with her husband, Pete Dye, and as an amateur player. The Indianapolis native died Friday at age 91.
Six years after golfer Brad Fellers was diagnosed with a rare bone malady that caused him to lose feeling in his right hand, he has qualified for the 2019 PGA Professional Championship.