Wednesday, January 23, 2008

Jan 23: Are You My Caddy?

On this day in 1992, Disney World's Eagle Pines Golf Course (located in Lake Buena Vista, Florida) opened at the Bonnet Creek Golf Club (a semi-private resort/golf course).
Designed by Pete Dye (considered to be one of the most influential course architect in the world), the 6,772 yard 18-hole course featured low "dish-shaped" fairways and huge sand beds. Although a Disney property, Hilton Hotels actually managed it.
The course and its resort property was named by GOLF magazine to its 1998 list of "Silver Medal Resorts."
Disney's Eagle Pines Golf Course had its last day of operation in July 2007. The area is planned to be used for a new luxury resort featuring a new golf course.

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