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Madinaty Golf Club launches 1st tournament on Friday

The tournament will be held on the beautiful landscapes of the Madinaty golf courses, which have been designed according to the latest international standards and specifications by US golf course architect Robert Trent Jones Jnr. 

Korn Ferry Tour announces new event for 2021-24 seasons at Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort

On Monday morning, in partnership with Global Golf Management, the tour announced a three-year agreement for the Emerald Coast Classic at Sandestin to be played at Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort’s Raven Golf Club in Florida.

Suncity’s Hoiana recognized at World Travel Awards and World Golf Awards 2020

Vietnam integrated resort Hoiana, the joint venture development between Suncity Group, VinaCapital and VMS Investment Group, has taken home awards two separate awards this week with Hoiana named Asia’s Leading Tourism Development Project 2020 at the World Travel Awards and Hoiana Shores Golf Club awarded World’s Best New Golf Course 2020 at the World Golf Awards 2020.

Costa Navarino awarded 2020 Clubhouse of the Year

Regarded as the Mediterranean’s prime, sustainable destination, Costa Navarino is celebrating a new international golf award after the clubhouse on its acclaimed Bay Course was voted ‘Clubhouse of the Year 2020’ by Golf Inc. magazine.

Sequoyah National Golf Club bunker and re-grassing project completed

The move will allow for year-round premium playing conditions on the award-winning Robert Trent Jones II layout.  The course reopened all 18 holes for play the first week of October.

Home is Where the Golf Is

Robert Trent Jones Jr. whose recent golf and housing projects include Costa Palmas in Mexico and Hoiana Shores in Vietnam, emphasizes the need to embrace the community.

Sequoyah National completes bunker renovation and regrassing project

Sequoyah National Golf Club in Cherokee, North Carolina, has reopened following a bunker renovation and regrassing project completed under the direction of the Robert Trent Jones II firm.

2020 Clubhouse of the Year Winners: New Public Clubhouse

“The feedback that we have received from guests has been overwhelming since we opened the clubhouse. The architects have done an incredible job. The uniquely designed building blends harmoniously into the natural landscape, and the views across the renowned Robert Trent Jones Jr.-designed golf course to the historic Bay of Navarino are truly memorable.”

St. Kitts and Nevis enticing to French golf enthusiasts

Le Figaro Magazine, part of the Le Figaro Groupe that publishes the French daily newspaper (readership: 20m per month), has operated a dedicated Caribbean Golf Cruise operation for five years. The most recent advertisement features the 18-hole Robert Trent Jones II Golf Course, Four Seasons, Nevis.

GOLFERS AT HOME ON THE NEW RANGE AT QUINTA DA MARINHA

Golfers at Quinta da Marinha will be able to take full advantage of technology and data at the refurbished practice facilities at the stunning hotel in Cascais, Portugal.

Waldorf Astoria Debuts New Resort in Dana Point, California

The hotel features 400 luxurious and tech-savvy guestrooms, a state-of-the-art spa, seven gourmet restaurants, an 18-hole golf course designed by Robert Trent Jones, Jr. and a private beach club.

Madinaty Golf Club to open next month

Next month, Madinaty Golf Club in Egypt is expected to open, offering a full-service, spectacular Robert Trent Jones 18-hole golf course and 9-hole footgolf course.

REVIEW: JOONDALUP RESORT

It is 35 years since the first balls were struck on a Perth golf course laid across such dramatic terrain few would have imagined the game could ever be played there.  Thanks to the creative mind of American course architect Robert Trent Jones Jr, the 27-hole Joondalup Resort remains as exciting to play as it did all those years ago.

Red Hawk Golf and Resort picks Troon

Troon has been selected to manage Red Hawk Golf and Resort, a semi-private facility located in Sparks, Nevada just outside of Reno. ---  The Lakes Course is a 7,410-yard Robert Trent Jones Jr. design that winds through natural lakes and mature cottonwood trees.

Exclusive: Six Senses Is Opening a Resort in an Umbrian Castle in 2023

A true resort, the property will house a Robert Trent Jones Jr.-designed 18-hole golf course, an equestrian center, a cooking school, an organic farm, a nature-focused Grow With Six Senses kids’ club, an Experience Pavilion (for classes, tastings and workshops) and—in a new contemporary wing—a spa and wellness center offering programs in sleep health, nutrition, movement and more. 

RTJ II redesigns Tanah Merah’s Garden course in Singapore

Bruce Charlton and Mike Gorman of Robert Trent Jones II have completed the redesign of the Garden course at Tanah Merah Country Club in Singapore.

Dream 18: The best 18 holes built in the last 44 years

Hole No. 14: Chambers Bay, University Place, Wash. — Par 4, 495 Yards --- Why it’s great: A dogleg that tempts — as it should.

The St. Regis Bahia Beach Resort Reopens In Puerto Rico

Guests of the resort will enjoy many things, including an ocean-front golf course designed by Robert Trent Jones Jr.

ALCANADA GOLF RESORT REOPENS WITH BEST-EVER COURSE CONDITIONS

Golfers visiting the island of Mallorca this summer are in for a treat as the already excellent course of Club de Golf Alcanada has reopened in sublime condition after a period of improvements, perfect weather conditions and tender loving care.

Suncity Group’s First Integrated Resort HOIANA Opens for Preview

"HOIANA", a joint investment between VMS Investment Group, VinaCapital and Suncity Group Holdings Limited has officially opened for preview on June 28.  --- Includes Vietnam's first Robert Trent Jones Jr. designed Hoiana Shores Golf Club.

Symphony of Sand

Adam Lawrence visits the new Costa Palmas course on the Sea of Cortes. 

THE FOUR GOLF COURSES AT HORSESHOE BAY RESORT

Slick Rock, Ram Rock and Apple Rock, all three of which have been renovated over the past three years. -- These courses have all been renovated by Robert Trent Jones II, LLC.

Field Guide: Inside Costa Palmas, a seaside golf retreat on Cabo’s emerging East Cape

But for us, Costa Palmas Golf Club was the draw, so we spent most of our time looping the walkable 7,221-yard links-style Robert Trent Jones II design, hitting balls on the range that doubles as a six-hole par-3 course, putting on the sprawling practice green and dining at Bouchie’s, one of the property’s five dining options that’s embedded in the practice area.

REVIEW: THE NATIONAL GOLF CLUB

If there is such a thing as a ‘super club’, The National Golf Club can rightly claim to be one. In fact, there are few clubs around the world that can boast as many diverse and interesting holes as can be experienced at The National. ---  Robert Trent Jones Jnr was commissioned by the club to craft the first layout, now famously known as the Old course.

PGA golf event coming to Brainerd in August

The Mackenzie Tour – PGA TOUR Canada will play an event outside the Canadian border in 2020. Cragun’s Golf Resort,  Brainerd, is set to host the inaugural Cuyuna Regional Medical Center Championship, to be formally recognized as the CRMC Championship, on Aug. 17-24, as part of a 6-year deal. ---  The resort’s two championship golf courses, Cragun’s Legacy Courses, are both designed by renowned architect Robert Trent Jones Jr.

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