Bobby Weed - 19 Courses

Golf architect Photo, Bobby Weed

(1955 -

Born: Irmo, South Carolina

1977, graduated from Lake City Community College with a degree in Golf Course Operations and Landscape Technology.

Bobby Weed did a summer internship in 1976 at an Amelia Island Plantation course, While there, he met golf architect Pete Dye who was was renovating the Amelia Links course. Upon graduation from college in 1977, Weed accepted the position of assistant superintendent Amelia Island Plantation.

In 1980, he accepted an offer to work with Pete Dye's crew in 1980 at Hilton Head, South Carolina. As crew supervisor, Weed hired interns Ron Farris, Scott Pool and David Savic from Lake City Community College, his alma mater. Pete's youngest son, P.B. (Paul Burke) and Tom Doak were also part of the team.

in 1982, Weed became superintendent at Dye's famous Tournament Players Club at Sawgrass Weed views Dye as one of his major influencers.

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's designs included TPC Las Vegas, TPC at River Highlands, TPC at Summerlin and TPC Tampa Bay.

In 1994 Weed opened his own design firm, Bobby Weed Golf Design. His courses are consistently ranked at the top of their respective categories.

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