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America’s 100 Greatest Golf Courses

GOLF DIGEST’S ANNUAL LIST FOR 2013-2014

For more than 28 years, Dennis Wise led and managed a design team from Tom Fazio’s only satellite design studio. He was personally responsible for over 100 golf courses with 7 of those currently ranked in Golf Digest’s America’s 100 Greatest Golf Courses. In 2013, Dennis Wise Golf Course Design opened their doors and currently have several projects in various stages of development.

AMERICA’S 100 GREATEST GOLF COURSES:
Golf courses designed by Tom Fazio with Dennis Wise as Senior Designer 1985-2012
* denotes shared design responsibility

For complete list of Golf Digest’s 100 Greatest Golf Courses 2013-2014 (visit website)

#29 Shadow Creek Golf Club *

#29 Shadow Creek Golf Club *

#27 Gozzer Ranch Golf Club

#27 Gozzer Ranch Golf Club

#60 Dallas National Golf Club

#60 Dallas National Golf Club

#61 Estancia Golf Club

#61 Estancia Golf Club

#72 Flint Hills National Golf Club

#72 Flint Hills National Golf Club

#79 The Preserve Golf Club

#79 The Preserve Golf Club

#88 The Quarry at LaQuinta *

#88 The Quarry at LaQuinta *


Maroon Creek Club

EXECUTIVE GOLFER April 2013

Maroon Creek Club: Excellence on the Western Slope of the Continental Divide

Background: Dennis Wise was Fazio’s senior designer at Maroon Creek 17 years ago. In September 2012, Dennis rebuilt 22 new green complexes and numerous surrounding bunkers. Because of the short window of time before winter, the project was fast paced and completed in less than two months. During his long hours at Maroon creek, Dennis earned the nickname ‘Picasso of Dirt’ from Project Director Scott Irwin.

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BELOW: The greens and various bunkers were remodeled on all 18 holes at Maroon Creek. Photos show Dennis Wise with Project Manager, Scott Irwin and 5 sequence shots of the #11 green remodel.

Scott Irwin and Dennis Wise

Scott Irwin and Dennis Wise

Green 11 before construction

Green 11 before construction

Green 11 drainage installation

Green 11 drainage installation

Green 11 gravel layer

Green 11 gravel layer

Green 11 after construction

Green 11 after construction