BROOKFIELD, Wis. (Oct. 5, 2019) – Dave Bennett, a fellow of the American Society of Golf Course Architects (ASGCA), died Oct. 1, 2019, in Round Rock, Texas. He was age 84.
Bennett was a Park Administration and Horticulture graduate of Texas Tech University. His professional career included more than 100 golf course projects across 14 states, Canada, Mexico and Venezuela.
Projects on which Bennett served as golf course architect and project master planner include:
Lost Creek Country Club, Austin, Texas; The Hills of Prestonwood, Plano, Texas; Santa Teresa, El Paso, Texas with his consultant, Lee Trevino; The Hills, Calgary, Alberta, Canada; Applewood Golf Course, Tucson, Arizona; and his last course, The National Golf Club of Louisiana, Westlake, Louisiana.
Bennett became an ASGCA member in 1976 and achieved Fellow status in 2006. He is survived by his wife, Linda; daughter, Rhonda; and sons, Anthony and Greg. Funeral services will be held Oct. 6, 2019 at Hyde Park Baptist Church Chapel, Austin, Texas.
For more info on Bennett and his life and work, check out this feature written by Golf Digest’s Ron Whitten: https://sports.yahoo.com/golf-course-architect-dave-bennett-175415358.html