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OUTSTANDING DESIGN

Award winning courses throughout the world

 
 
 

The Robert Trent Jones name is unrivaled among golf course architects in the global marketplace, from the Americas to Europe to Asia. In South Africa, in Kashmir, in the Philippines, Malaysia, and Vietnam; in the Caribbean and Mexico; and anywhere else in the world that grass grows, Robert Trent Jones II sets the standard for quality golf course design.

RTJ II golf courses have hosted tournaments on every major golf tour in the world, as well as special events such as the World Cup of Golf, The Skins Game, The Grand Slam, and many others. More than 100 of our courses have played host to such tournaments and events. We’ve also received countless awards and accolades, including the following . . .

 

AWARD HIGHLIGHTS

WORLDWIDE

  • 33 COURSES AMONG GOLF DIGEST’S BEST COURSES IN 184 NATIONS
    Including the #1 course in 10 nations, and 28 courses in the top 10
  • BEST COURSE ARCHITECT IN ASIA FOR MULTILPLE CONSECUTIVE YEARS
    As voted by the readers of Asian Golf Monthly
  • 13 TOP 10 COURSES IN ASIAN COUNTRIES
    As voted by the readers of Asian Golf Monthly
  • 4 OF GOLF DIGEST’S TOP 10 COURSES IN CHINA
  • 12 Top 100 Courses in Japan
  • 15 CERTIFIED COOPERATIVE SANCTUARY COURSES
    1 CERTIFIED CLASSIC SANCTUARY COURSE
    5 CERTIFIED BRONZE SIGNATURE SANCTUARY COURSES AND
    2 CERTIFIED SILVER SIGNATURE SANCTUARY COURSES
    FROM AUDUBON INTERNATIONAL
  • 14 COURSES RATED AMONG EUROPE’S TOP COURSES 
    BY PEUGEOT GOLF GUIDE

IN THE UNITED STATES

  • 35 COURSES AMONG GOLF DIGEST’S TOP 20 IN EACH STATE 
    Including the #1 course in 10 states
  • 26 BEST NEW COURSE AWARDS FROM GOLF DIGEST
    Including 6 #1 Best New Courses
  • 29 COURSES IN 16 STATES AMONG GOLF MAGAZINES'S BEST COURSES IN EACH STATE
  • 9 COURSES AMONG GOLF MAGAZINE’S TOP 100 IN THE US
  • 5 GOLF MAGAZINE GOLD MEDAL, 5 GOLF MAGAZINE SILVER MEDAL
    2 GOLF MAGAZINE GREEN MEDAL, 1 GOLF MAGAZINE PLATINUM 
    MEDAL RESORTS
  • 9 COURSES AMONG GOLFWEEK’S TOP 100 MODERN COURSES
  • 11 COURSES AMONG GOLFWEEK’S TOP 100 RESORT COURSES

RECENT AWARDS

Chambers Bay, Pierce County, WA, USA
  • Site of the 2015 US Open and the 2010 US Amateur
  • GOLF Magazine—#1 Best New Course
  • GOLF Magazine—Top 100 Course You Can Play
  • GOLF Magazine—#1 Course You Can Play in Washington
  • Golf Digest—#1 Best New Course
  • Golfweek—#1 Best New Course
  • Golfweek—Best New Daily-Fee and Municipal Course
  • Golfweek—#2 Best New Course
  • Travel & Leisure Golf—#1 Best New Course
  • Golf Inc.—Development of the Year
  • Golf Course Industry—Builder Excellence Award, Best New Course
  • Audubon International Certified Silver Signature Sanctuary Course
Right: Hole #15, Blessings, Fayettville, Arkansas | Photo: Mike Klemme
Top left: Hole #2, Al Badia Golf Club by International Dubai Festival City, Dubai | Photo: Antonio Saba
Bottom left: Hole 12, Craguns Dutch Legacy, Brainerd, Minnesota | Photo: Courtesy of RTJ II