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Recent and archived announcements from the office of RTJ II

Palo Alto, CA, November 17, 2016

Robert Trent Jones II Design Ranked No. 1 Among Nordic Top 100 Courses

Palo Alto, Calif. (Nov. 17, 2016) – Robert Trent Jones II Golf Course Architects (RTJ II) earned high honors in the annual rankings of “Top 100 Golf Nordic Courses” compiled by Golf Digest/Sweden magazine and published in its November issue.

Named No. 1...

Palo Alto, CA., June 24, 2015

RTJ II Proves that Brown is Beautiful And Sets Tone For Future of Golf Development

Palo Alto, Calif., (June 24, 2015) - When the golf course architects at Robert Trent Jones II (RTJ II) designed Chambers Bay—site of the spellbinding 2015 U.S. Open Championship—they intentionally created a golf course with great setup flexibility that would require fewer resources to maintain. While some...

Palo Alto, CA, April 9, 2015

Robert Trent Jones, Jr. Takes To Facebook With Insider Commentary On This Year's Major Championships

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Palo Alto, Calif. (April 9, 2015) - Renowned golf course architect Robert Trent...

Palo Alto, CA, April 7, 2015

RTJ II Continues Efforts to Save Water (and the planet) One Golf Course at a Time

Palo Alto, Calif., (April 7, 2015) - Following its 2014 renovation of Poppy Hills Golf Course, in Pebble Beach, Calif., storied golf architecture firm Robert Trent Jones II (RTJ II), has completed an extensive remodel of Contra Costa Country Club (CCCC) in Pleasant Hill, California. Routing through rolling...

Palo Alto, CA., February 10, 2014

Forecast: Even In Drought Year, Golf’s Best-Designed Courses Will Still Shine

Palo Alto, CA., February 10, 2014 - While the National Weather Service forecasts continued drought for parts of the Western U.S. in 2015, there should be no drought of excitement at this year's U.S. Open Championship at Chambers Bay, in Washington State. The Robert Trent Jones II (RTJ II) layout was designed...

Palo Alto, CA., December 18, 2014

Robert Trent Jones II Renovations Earn Impressive Awards

Palo Alto, CA. (December 18, 2014) - Two renovations by Robert Trent Jones II Golf Architects (RTJ II) – at Poppy Hills Golf Course in Pebble Beach and SentryWorld Golf Club in Wisconsin – have been named to the “Best of the Year” lists by both GOLF and Golf Digest magazines.Poppy Hills, originally built by...

Palo Alto, CA., September 22, 2014

Onyria Palmares GC Named Top Golf Course in Portugal for Third Consecutive Year

Palo Alto, CA. (September 22, 2014) - The design team at RTJ II can break out their “ThreePeat” T-shirts, now that the 27-hole Onyria Palmares Golf Course has won “Best Golf Course in Portugal” honors for the third consecutive year. In conjunction with the Portuguese Tourism industry, the annual award is...

Palo Alto, CA., September 2, 2014

Robert Trent Jones II Designs Ranked Among Best Courses In America

Palo Alto, CA. (September 2, 2014) - Honors for the golf architecture firm of Robert Trent Jones II are rolling in for five courses included on the biennial rankings of “Top 100 Courses You Can Play” by GOLF Magazine.

Chambers Bay Golf Course in University Place, Wash. – host of the 2015 U.S. Open...

Green Cloud Media, Seattle, Wash., November 14, 2013

Website Launched for ‘America’s St. Andrews,’ Monumental Book on Chambers Bay and 2015 U.S. Open

Seattle, Wash. – The website has been launched for “America’s St. Andrews” in advance of the most anticipated sporting event ever to be held in the Pacific Northwest. The website’s address is www.AmericasStAndrews.com, and is...
Tacoma, Wash., October 23, 2013

Robert Trent Jones, Jr. Honored at Chambers Bay

Tacoma, Wash. (October 23, 2013) - At a golf tournament staged as a lead-in to the 2015 U.S. Open at Chambers Bay Golf Course south of Tacoma, Wash., Robert Trent Jones, Jr., the world-renowned architect of the course, was recognized by having a scholarship fund named in his honor.

More than $40,000...

Tacoma, Wash., October 23, 2013

Robert Trent Jones, Jr. Honored at Chambers Bay

Tacoma, Wash. (October 23, 2013) - At a golf tournament staged as a lead-in to the 2015 U.S. Open at Chambers Bay Golf Course south of Tacoma, Wash., Robert Trent Jones, Jr., the world-renowned architect of the course, was recognized by having a scholarship fund named in his honor.

More than $40,000...

Palo Alto, Calif., October 16, 2013

Robert Trent Jones II Unveils New Work on Four Continents

Palo Alto, Calif. (October 16, 2013) - Passport pages are quickly filling up at the golf architecture firm of Robert Trent Jones II as principals in the company travel across the globe to keep up with new work. The heart of this activity is occurring in South America, where two exciting projects are drawing...

Palo Alto, Calif., July 9, 2013

CordeValle Selection as 2016 U.S. Women’s Open Venue Highlights Flexibility of Robert Trent Jones II Designs

Palo Alto, Calif. (July 9, 2013) - When the United States Golf Association (USGA) announced recently that CordeValle Golf Club in San Martin, Calif., has been selected to host the 2016 U.S. Women’s Open Championship, nobody was more thrilled by the opportunity to highlight the course’s versatility than...
Palo Alto, Calif., April 18, 2013

Robert Trent Jones II Begins Renovating Poppy Hills Golf Course

Palo Alto, Calif. (April 18, 2013) - Earlier this month, the golf course architecture firm of Robert Trent Jones II (RTJ II) broke ground on extensive renovations to the Poppy Hills Golf Course in Pebble Beach, California. RTJ II is working closely with the Northern California Golf Association, which owns...

Palo Alto, Calif., October 10, 2012

Long-Awaited Public Course Grants Municipality’s Wish In Laredo, Texas

Palo Alto, Calif. (October 10, 2012) - Inspired by the majestic beauty of the Rio Grande River and the oasis it has nurtured – in stark contrast to the typically sparse and rugged South Texas landscape – the team at Robert Trent Jones II Golf Course Architects (RTJ II) is proud of its role in bringing the...
Palo Alto, Calif., September 7, 2012

Recently Remodeled Prince Course At Princeville Highlights RTJ II’s Trio Of “No. 1” Courses On GOLF Magazine’s 2012 “Best” List

Pebble Beach, Calif. (September 7, 2012) - Being ranked No. 1 never gets old for Robert Tent Jones II Golf Course Architects (RTJ II), which has earned the top spot on GOLF Magazine's list of "Top Courses You Can Play" in Hawaii, following its recently completed renovation of the Prince Course at...
Palo Alto, Calif., May 31, 2012

Costa Navarino Bay Course, RTJ II Design in Greece, Honored On Robb Report’s 2012 ‘Best of the Best’ List

Pebble Beach, Calif. (May 4, 2012) - The Bay Course at Costa Navarino in southwest Greece, designed by Robert Trent Jones II Golf Course Architects, has been named to Robb Report's 2012 "Best of the Best" list.

"It is an honor to be among the select few new golf courses recognized on this...

Palo Alto, Calif., May 4, 2012

Robert Trent “Bobby” Jones Jr. To Be Presented With Ellis Island Medal Of Honor

Pebble Beach, Calif. (May 4, 2012) - Robert Trent Jones Jr., the world-renowned golf course architect, has been named one of this year's recipients of the Ellis Island Medal of Honor, to be awarded by the National Ethnic Coalition of Organizations on May 12, 2012.

The Ellis Island Medals—which pay...

Palo Alto, Calif., January 3, 2012

RT JII Issues Public Golf Proclamation

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Palo Alto, Calif., March 22, 2012

Robert Trent Jones II to Renovate Poppy Hills Golf Course

Pebble Beach, Calif. (March 22, 2012) - The Northern California Golf Association (NCGA), which owns and operates the Poppy Hills Golf Course in Pebble Beach, has announced that plans to renovate the course have proceeded through the Monterey County Permit Process.All formal appeals processes — including that...

Palo Alto, Calif., March 8, 2011

Robert Trent Jones II Golf Dynasty Continues at China Golf Show, Prepares for “Next Green Wave”

PALO ALTO, California, March 8, 2011 — Golf course architecture icon Robert Trent Jones, Jr.—one of the first golf designers to work in Asia back in the 1970s—will deliver the keynote address at the upcoming China Golf Show, to be held in Beijing March 18-20. Jones, whose firm, Robert Trent Jones II, Golf...
Palo Alto, Calif., January 25, 2011

Robert Trent Jones Jr. Represents U.S. Golf Interests at lunch with China's President

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Palo Alto, Calif., December 9, 2010

Robert Trent Jones II Continues to Deliver Golf Gifts Around The World

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Palo Alto, Calif., June 25, 2010

Robert Trent Jones II on a Roll with its new Seneca Hickory Stick Golf Club and Other Recent Openings

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Palo Alto, Calif., June 15, 2010

A Prescription for Great Golf: RTJ II Announces New Golf Course / Medical Project

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LATEST NEWS

RTJ II Golf Course Design to lead North Ridge CC renovations

Top Greece resort to stage major Pro-Am event

Played by NCG: Onyria Palmares, Portugal

North Ridge members vote to renovate greens and bunkers