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Bobby Weed

President, Bobby Weed Design

Biography

Mr. Weed is a member of the American Society of Golf Course Architects, Golf Course Superintendents' Association of America, Donald Ross Society, and the Florida Turfgrass Association. Mr. Weed's professional career began with an apprenticeship under Pete Dye, an association and collaboration that has stretched for over 30 years. In 1983, Weed was hired by the PGA TOUR, where he advanced to become their in-house architect in 1987. From that post, Weed was responsible for the design of many of today's best known TPC venues, which continue as host sites for prominent TOUR events. Weed was also able to collaborate with many of the TOUR's most familiar names, including Sam Snead, Gene Sarazen, Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus, Raymond Floyd and Chi Chi Rodriguez; a cross section of experience unavailable to most. In 1994, Weed formed his own design firm, where he continues to "hand-craft" golf courses.

Today, Bobby Weed Design has amassed an impressive list of accomplished courses that are consistently ranked at the top of their respective categories. Course designs include: TPC Tampa Bay, TPC Summerlin, TPC Canyons, TPC Sawgrass-Valley Course (w/Pete Dye), TPC River Highlands, TPC Mito. Renovations include: Linville GC, Timuquana CC, Grandfather G&CC, White Manor, Pine Tree GC, Oceanside CC, U of FL GC, Linville Ridge, Ponte Vedra Club, TPC Sawgrass Stadium, Deltona Club, New Orleans CC. Original Designs include: Glen Mills, Stone Ridge, Olde Farm, Spanish Oaks, Slammer & Squire, Amelia Link (w/ Pete Dye)

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