One year from earning his college degree, a chance meeting in a bar with an associate of Tom Fazio, ASGCA, led to a career change for Dana Fry, ASGCA (Fry/Straka Global Golf Course Design). Soon after, he dropped out of college to “spend days flagging cacti for transplanting and assisting in the construction of the Ventana Canyon Golf & Racquet Club in Tucson.” A golf course architect was born.

Naples Illustrated looks at a 40-year journey that has taken Fry around the globe – 122 countries so far – and back again.

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