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Riviera Maya Golf Course Hitting All the Right Cenotes

Joy! That’s what Golf Professional Joseba Romero exudes when he’s asked about his job teaching golfers from around the world at the Riviera Maya Golf Course in Akumal, Mexico.  This same sense of happiness and wonderment struck renowned golf architect Robert Trent Jones Junior when he took on the task of designing this 7,300-yard championship layout.

 

Anderson, Roche continue play at South Regional

After two rounds of action in Conover, N.C., Matt Anderson and Davis Roche rank 39th and 52nd, respectively, at the NCAA South Regional Tournament on the Rock Barn Golf & Spa Robert Trent Jones Course.

The First Look: 2018 Costa Rica Classic

RESERVA CONCHAL, Costa Rica – This week, the race to move up the 2019 Web.com Tour reaches the North Pacific coast of Costa Rica for the second playing of the Costa Rica Classic. The sixth tournament of the PGA TOUR Latinoamérica season will feature a field of 144 players from 20 countries competing at the Robert Trent Jones II designed Reserva Conchal Golf Club.

Estrella Del Mar Selected As One Of The Top 100 Golf Courses In The World

Estrella del Mar, a 900- acre. gated oceanfront beach and golf resort community in Mazatlan, Mexico, featuring a Robert Trent Jones Jr. championship golf course on the Pacific Ocean, is pleased to announce it has been selected as one of the Top 100 Golf Courses in the World and one of the Top 50 Golf Courses in Mexico.

Golf Courses for All Time

Robert Trent Jones Jr. has been designing golf courses around the world for more than fifty years now. His ambition is still in full swing, because he loves both the sport and the chance to be creative—a combination that has made him one of the leading lights in the field.

Macau Junket Suncity Group Behind $4 Billion Vietnam Casino Resort

The 2,400-acre integrated casino resort complex is to feature retail shopping, restaurants, golf course designed by Robert Trent Jones II, condos and villa residences, and multiple water parks.

Escape: Costa Rica

The name of the resort should have been a clue, but I was surprised to discover the spectacular Robert Trent Jones II-designed golf course at Reserva Conchal, 18 exquisite holes carefully sited in the midst of a beautiful and protected natural setting.

Ask Travelin' Joe: Where should I play on my way home from the Masters?

 Poppy Hills ($250; poppyhillsgolf.com, home course to the Northern California Golf Association) doesn't touch the ocean like Pebble, Spyglass and Spanish Bay, but it's a handsome, enjoyable test that was recently renovated for the better by original architect Robert Trent Jones II.

Best Traditional Golf Course: Luisita Golf and Country Club

If you've been a golfer for any length of time, Luisita Golf and Country Club was almost akin to a unicorn--everyone knew and respected the golf course, but few had ever played it.

Renovations coming to Championship course at Tanglewood Park

Wadsworth Golf Construction has been hired to carry out the work, based on a masterplan drawn up by Robert Trent Jones II Golf Architects in collaboration with Richard Mandell.

Alcanada's Big Gain in Spain

Club de Golf Alcanada is celebrating yet again after the premier Mallorcan course was named Spain's 16th best in the well-respected Top 100 Golf Courses' Spanish rankings. 

Travelin' Joe's 10 most anticipated golf courses of 2018

It’s quality, not quantity that defines new and remodeled courses that will open in 2018. Here are the ten layouts I’m most looking forward to.  #2. Hogs Head, Waterville, Ireland designed by Robert Trent Jones II.

Issue 51 of Golf Course Architecture is out now

Take a look at Robert Trent Jones II Golf Course Architects' recent project list.

Hogs Head golf course a different model to anything else in this country

Golf may have lost some of its shine worldwide but it was already struggling in Ireland with too many new courses popping up.  Unsurprisingly, there have been no new courses in several years...and just one in 2017.  Ireland's Best New Course 2017: Hogs Head, Waterville.

Alcanada storms into top 100 courses in Europe

Club de Golf Alcanada's ever-growing reputation has been bolstered even further after it was included in the prestigious Top 100 Golf Courses of Continental Europe 2018 for the first time.

Dates are set for this year's Forsyth Invitational golf tournament

The 71st Forsyth Invitational will be held Aug. 3-5 at Reynolds Park, Pine Knolls and Tanglewood Park's Reynolds Course.  Robert Trent Jones II has drawn up plans for the renovation of the Championship Course.

Sentry Tournament of Champions Gets 2018 Underway

Sentry, who owns and operates the Robert Trent Jones II golf course SentryWorld in Wisconsin, takes on a new five year deal known as the Sentry Tournament of Champions.

PGA TOUR to support Puerto Rico's comeback with 2018 event

The Puerto Rico Open will be held in March 2018.  The event will be held at TPC Dorado Beach,  Robert Trent Jones courses.

SentryWorld Golf Course in Stevens Point to host 2019 U.S. Girls' Junior Championship

SentryWorld Golf Course in Stevens Point has been selected as the host site for the 2019 U.S. Girls' Junior Championship, the United States Golf Association announced Monday.

Played by NCG: Bro Hof Slott (Stadium)

Is this one of Europe's toughest courses?  James Savage heads to Sweden with plenty of golf balls to find out.

Course owners tap Eagle Point as state's best

Eagle Point Golf Club has been chosen the Oregon Golf Course Owners Association course of the year.

Club de Golf Alcanada voted favourite course

The highly-acclaimed Mallorcan layout, designed by Robert Trent Jones Jr, has once again strengthened its position as Europe's favourite course...for a staggering seventh year running.

Club de Golf Alcanada enjoys rise in bookings

The prestigious 7,108-yard, Robert Trent Jones Jr-designed layout is the only one on the island next to the sea and its popularity continues to grow with people flocking from all over Europe.

Palmares proves it has unrivalled six appeal

Onyria Palmares Beach & Golf Resort is claiming a sixth successive national award for Portugal’s best golf course.  The award was presented to Onyria Golf Resorts’ sales director, João Pinto Coelho, who said: “To land this award for a sixth successive year is an amazing achievement and testament to the skilful work carried out by Robert Trent Jones Jnr at the beginning of the decade.

The Resort at Eagle Point is a Southern Oregon golfing destination

No longer simply a golf course, now they offer a destination.

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