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The First Look: 2019 Qualifying Tournament Mexico

MAZATLAN, Mexico – This week, PGA TOUR Latinoamérica returns to the Estrella del Mar Golf & Beach here for the second of four Qualifying Tournaments scheduled to determine membership for the 2019 season. .....  The par-72 Estrella del Mar Golf & Beach, designed by Robert Trent Jones Jr., opened toward the end of 1996. 

PALMARES FEELS THE NEED FOR SPEED

Palmares Beach & Golf Resort, in the Algarve, is hitting the accelerator in the war against slow golf as 2019 gets off to a turbo-charged start.

Chambers Bay - America's Second 100 Greatest

#129  By the time Golf Digest named it as America’s Best New Public Course of 2008, the course had already been awarded the 2010 U.S. Amateur and 2015 U.S. Open.

Southern Highlands GC - America's Second 100 Greatest

#165 Although Southern Highlands was billed as a co-design between Robert Trent Jones Jr. and his famous father, in truth the senior Jones, who would die in 2000, was retired by the time construction on this lavish Las Vegas layout began in 1998.

Eugene Country Club - America's Second 100 Greatest

#159 - After Trent Jones was finished, Eugene was also known as one of the Pacific Northwest’s most challenging layouts.

Top 10 golf courses to tee it up in the Caribbean

Two Robert Trent Jones II golf courses in the top 10:  Four Seasons (Nevis) and Royal Westmoreland (Barbados)

Club de Golf Alcanada makes it eight in a row

Club de Golf Alcanada has secured its position as Europe’s favourite course after being voted the best on the continent by visitors to the golf.eu website for a remarkable eighth year running.

Tanglewood reopens following renovation by RTJ II and Mandell

The Championship course at the public Tanglewood Park Golf facility in Clemmons, North Carolina, reopened in October following a five-month renovation project master-planned by Robert Trent Jones II Golf Course Architects, and implemented by golf course architect Richard Mandell.

Young guns boost PH Golf Tour Summit Point roster

Koreans Micah Shin and Kim Joo Hyung rejoin the Philippine Golf Tour Asia in Batangas, firming up the already formidable field slugging it out in the $100,000 Summit Point World 18 Challenge beginning tomorrow (Wednesday) at Summit Point Golf Club in Lipa.

Makai Golf Club Is Star Of Kauai's North Shore, From Sunrise To Sunset

With parts of six holes directly overlooking the Pacific Ocean, the Makai Golf Club on the North Shore of Kauai delivers on its name, which in Hawaiian means “toward the sea.”

Historic North Carolina municipal course reopens following renovation

The Championship Course at Tanglewood Park in Clemmons, North Carolina—a Robert Trent Jones Sr. design that hosted the 1974 PGA Championship and the 1986 U.S. Amateur Public Links Championship—has reopened after five months of implementing major portions of a long-range golf course refinements master plan prepared by Jones Sr.’s son, Robert Trent Jones Jr., chairman and master architect of Robert Trent Jones II Golf Course Architects.

Golf In Costa Rica Is ‘Pura Vida’

Reserva Conchal has the only Robert Trent Jones II design in Central America, and it’s good enough to have hosted the PGA Tour Latinoamerica Costa Rica Classic the past two years.

Tanglewood Park's Championship Course reopens after extensive renovations to greens and bunkers

The reopening of the Robert Trent Jones layout has been welcomed with open arms. There are new greens (Champion Bermuda), fewer trees and bunkers to give the course a fresh look.

Majorca club introduces eco-friendly technology to reduce carbon footprint

Club de Golf Alcanada in Alcudia, Majorca, has teamed up with Austrian environmental technology company DAS Energy to fit all its buggies with solar panels to reduce the club’s carbon footprint.

UAE golfers set for La Marsa test

Designed by Robert Trent Jones II, the 18-hole Residence Tunis Golf Course has a challenging links feel that will test all players' games this weekend.

ALCANADA ENERGISED BY NEW SOLAR TECHNOLOGY

Club de Golf Alcanada is basking in the glow of a new solar-powered link-up with one of the world’s leading environmental technology companies, DAS Energy GmbH.

Hawaiian island of Kauai serves up oceanfront eye-candy for golfers

"....it’s easy to see why Tiger always came back to Kauai and why RTJII still does."

10 Exclusive Golf Clubs In The UK

The Wisley, which is owned by the members, was opened in 1991 and has three loops of nine holes (the Church, Mill and Garden) designed by Robert Trent Jones Jr.

Tanglewood Park Championship Golf Course: Grand Reopening Oct. 20

Forsyth County Parks and Recreation and Tanglewood Park are excited to announce that the Championship Course’s Grand Reopening will be October 20, 2018.

Plans for Web.com PGA Tour event in Brainerd area coming together

At its inaugural Pro-Am held on Aug. 22 at Cragun’s Legacy Course (Dutch), 24 professionals and 118 amateurs competed under azure skies on a Robert Trent Jones Jr.-designed championship course.

SPOKANE-COUNTY World renowned firm to make improvements to Spokane city golf courses

The city has selected Robert Trent Jones II Golf Course Architects (RTJ II) to develop master plans for each of the four city-owned golf courses: Indian Canyon, Creek at Qualchan, Esmeralda, and Downriver.

Explore Cartagena's Next New Hot Spot

The Conrad resides about 20 miles north of Cartagena in a new town called Serena del Mar.  Its 30-year plan includes a hospital, the first satellite campus of Bogota’s University of the Andes, an 18-hole Robert Trent Jones II golf course, a marina, bike paths, schools and homes for all income levels.

Future of Spokane golf courses comes into focus with selection of architect

The Parks and Recreation department say it selected RTJ II because of the firm’s core design principles of honoring the cultural, geographical and historical aspects of the land. 

Meet the New Member: Mike Gorman, ASGCA Associate

ASGCA Essentials continues its series of quick “four questions” interviews with the 2018 Associate class. This month’s new member: Mike Gorman, ASGCA Associate.

Spyglass Hill a Worthy Companion to Pebble Beach

Robert Trent Jones Sr. was at the height of his career in the mid-1960s when he took on a design project on California’s Monterey Peninsula, not far from hallowed Pebble Beach Golf Links. --- “He was very engaged and passionate about that project,” said Jones’ son, Robert Trent Jones Jr.

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