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European Challenge Tour season to end in Spain with new Road to Mallorca

In 2019, the Robert Trent Jones Jr.-designed Club de Golf Alcanada will host the top 45 players on the order of merit, with the top 15 earning European Tour cards for the 2020 season.

How Princeville Makai Golf Club's 'Best New Amenity' Has Boosted Revenue And Engagement

Before visiting the course last year, I knew all about the terrific Robert Trent Jones Jr. design that’s ranked as one of the top 100 public courses in the U.S. But I hadn’t known about the Sunset Cart Tour.

Rosewood Cordevalle reopens following greens renovation

The golf course at the Rosewood CordeValle resort in San Martin, California, has reopened following a greens renovation project overseen by Bruce Charlton of Robert Trent Jones II Golf Course Architects.

The Links at Squaw Creek

It’s rare to see a Robert Trent Jones Jr. golf course at the base of a ski resort with chairlift terminals, lift towers and shielded magic carpets as part of its landscape. In the summer, the golf course prominently features a mix of tall, thick grasses, varying elevations and the fast-flowing Squaw Creek running through some of the holes.

The Links at Squaw Creek

It’s rare to see a Robert Trent Jones Jr. golf course at the base of a ski resort with chairlift terminals, lift towers and shielded magic carpets as part of its landscape. In the summer, the golf course prominently features a mix of tall, thick grasses, varying elevations and the fast-flowing Squaw Creek running through some of the holes.

(re)GOLF collaborates with RTJ II at Miklagard Golf

Golf course architecture firms Robert Trent Jones II and (re)GOLF are working together on a renovation project at Miklagard Golf near Oslo, Norway, which includes the design of five new holes.

Robert Trent Jones Jr. honored as SentryWorld hosts US Junior Girls Championship

The world-renowned course architect was honored Friday as the trailblazing and historic course hosts the 71st U.S. Girls Junior Championship, which got underway Monday with the first of two stroke-play rounds for 156 players.

Sentry Insurance honors Robert Trent Jones Jr. on eve of USGA championship

On the eve of hosting a USGA championship, Sentry Insurance paused a moment to honor the architect of its public parkland course on the hole that SentryWorld is most known for, the No. 16 Flower Hole.

Where the Grass Is Greener: The Top 12 Golf Resorts in the United States

While there are several exceptional golf destinations on the island of Kauai, the Princeville Resort stands out for two key reasons.

Rosewood CordeValle Unveils Newly Refreshed Golf Course

Rosewood CordeValle, the idyllic resort in Northern California, today unveils its recently refreshed golf course following a comprehensive resurfacing project that began in April 2019. Designed by renowned golf architecture firm Robert Trent Jones II LLC, the resort’s course has received critical acclaim since its opening in 1999 and has consistently been included in the top 100 golf courses across the United States ever since.

Miramont climbs to No. 8 in latest Golf Digest rankings

According to the latest rankings compiled by Golf Digest, “the most widely read golf publication in the world and the authority on how to play, what to play and where to play,” Miramont is now ranked as the eighth-best golf venue in the Lone Star State for 2019-20. The current ranking represents a significant shift of panelist evaluation scores and solidifies Miramont’s position among the best in Texas.

Hyatt to introduce Alila brand to Europe

Hyatt has announced plans to introduce its newly-acquired Alila brand in Europe, with a development in La Gruyere, western Switzerland. --- including a world class 18 hole golf course remodeled by Robert Trent Jones Jr

Golf In Kauai: Where To Play On Hawaii's Garden Island

My thoughts on where to play, in no particular order? Glad you asked. -- Read about two Robert Trent Jones II courses:  Princeville Makai and Poipu Bay.

20 accessible golf courses you should play in Oregon

Heron Lakes Golf Course, Great Blue Course:  It’s rare to find a city-owned course that is highly-rated, but this course, designed by Robert Trent Jones, Jr. is located just 10 minutes from downtown Portland. The course is named after the blue herons that constantly occupy the sky.

U.S. Open 2019: 15 things to know about the *other* three courses at Pebble Beach

This year’s U.S. Open venue, Pebble Beach Golf Links, is a bucket-list golf destination for anyone who loves the game, but did you know that there are three *other* top-notch tracks within the Pebble Beach Resorts family? That’s right. Spyglass Hill, the Links at Spanish Bay and Del Monte Golf Course also call Pebble Beach home.

Families, golf enthusiasts savour relaxing views and sublime outdoor living at Sta. Elena Golf & Country Estate

Premier golf course architect Robert Trent Jones designed the all-weather Sta. Elena Golf Club’s 27-hole course sprawled over around 100 hectares of land, which has challenged and captivated members for more than a decade.

U.S. Open 2019: The 18 best holes on the Monterey Peninsula

A common debate inside golf architecture circles and among 19th-hole golf revelers is which golf-rich part of the world contains the best concentration of courses. California's Monterey/Carmel area is always in the conversation—and for good reason. Views of the Pacific Ocean provided the ideal canvas for some of the world's best layouts, and many of golf’s earliest and most accomplished designers carved legendary courses on this tough-to-top topography.  (Two RTJ II courses are on this list.)

Top 10 metro Detroit public golf courses for 2019 unveiled

No. 1: The Orchards Golf Club, Washington -- This Robert Trent Jones Jr. course on 525 acres of apple orchards remains a masterpiece since it opened in 1993.

Costa Navarino Sets Dates for 2020 Messinia Pro-Am Golf Event

Costa Navarino, located in Messinia, in the Peloponnese, is preparing to host the fourth edition of the Messinia Pro-Am international golf tournament during February 19-22, 2020. --  The Bay Course is designed by Robert Trent Jones II.

Golfing. Bethel is a golfer's dream.

The Sunday River Country Club is perched at the edge of the Sunday River Valley and overlooks the majestic Mahoosuc Mountain Range. The course was designed by none other than Robert Trent Jones, Jr. 

Four Seasons Redefines Los Cabos with the Debut of Four Seasons Resort Los Cabos at Costa Palmas

Costa Palmas and now Four Seasons Resort truly introduce a new way to experience Cabo. Including a Robert Trent Joes II 18-hole golf course.

Forest preserve golf courses benefit nature and challenge your game

Critically acclaimed ThunderHawk Golf Club in Beach Park is one of three public golf courses operated by the Lake County Forest Preserves. 

Rosewood CordeValle Recognized as One of the Best Golf Resorts in California

Rosewood CordeValle, the idyllic resort in Northern California, was recently recognized in the 2019 Golf Digest’s Editors’ Choice Awards in the “Best Golf Resorts – California” category.

Chambers Bay welcomes new poa annua greens

Chambers Bay in University Place, Washington – host of the 2015 US Open – has welcomed golfers back to its course following a five-month closure to resurface greens, moving from fescue to poa annua grass.

Best Golf courses In Mexico

BAHIA PRINCIPE Riviera Maya, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico--The modern Riviera Maya is a tropical design by Robert Trent Jones Jr. and Bruce Charlton.

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