The French Lick course was among four finalists for the honor.
Fewer people overall are playing golf and it's concerning to some industry leaders. However, one demographic of players is on the rise.
Drug trafficking, guaranteed paid time off for medical or family reasons and how the game of golf is changing to attract young people.
Pete Dye has designed more than 150 courses around the globe, but his latest course to open in Westfield is close to home.
The new owners of Bloomington’s Eagle Pointe Golf Resort plan to invest in various improvements including annual maintenance for the 18 hole course.
Though the Pete Dye Golf Course in French Lick last hosted a PGA event in 2010, organizers say this venue is different from the others.
About 40,000 visitors are expected in French Lick this week to watch the 2015 Senior PGA Championship.
Beer will be sold for between $2.00 to $2.50 a can and projected revenues for the course will be between $18,000 to $36,000 a year.
The Indiana Supreme Court came to Bloomington to hear a four-year old case which seeks to determine who’s at fault when a teenager is hurt on a golf course.
A major golf tournament comes to the area, and it means major dollars for parts of Southern Indiana.