Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line a 9-inch pie plate with pie crust and form a fluted edge or decorative crust. Chill crust. In a bowl mix together eggs, syrup, sugar, butter and salt.
Spread coarsely chopped pecans in bottom of pie shell. Pour egg and sugar mixture over pecans. Arrange pecan halves on top in a decorative design. Bake for one hour or until firm. Cool pie and serve with whipped cream.