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Symphony of Sand

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


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.


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.

The Best Golf Courses In Malaysia

Built on the world’s largest open cast tin mine in 1992 by founder Tan Sri Lee Kim Yew and architect, Robert Trent Jones Jr, this golf club is so exclusive that membership is by invitation only. 

4th Messinia Pro-Am Attracts Golfers from 20 Countries

Professional and amateur athletes from a total of 20 countries took part in the 4th Messinia Pro-Am golf tournament, held at The Dunes Course and The Bay Course of Costa Navarino in the Peloponnese, during February 19-22.  --- Participants at the 4th Messinia Pro-Am included renowned German goalkeeper Sepp Maier and American golf course architect Robert Trent Jones Jr.

The PGA Is Partnering With Bahia Principe in Mexico

The new alliance will provide PGA branding opportunities to Bahia Principe properties on the Riviera Maya, including four resorts and the Riviera Maya Golf Club. -- The Riviera Maya Club, which was designed by Robert Trent Jones, Jr, includes an 18-hole championship course and a nine-hole Par 3 course.

How Golf Can Survive Hyper-Urbanization, According to a Renowned Course Designer

Golf course architect and environmentalist Robert Trent Jones Jr. sounds off on the future of the sport, its players and the land they use.

Explore Ireland’s Most Beautiful New Golf Destination

Overlooking scenic Ballinskelligs Bay, Hogs Head Golf Club comprises a Robert Trent Jones II–designed golf course—Jones’s first in Ireland.

Al Sorour: Saudi Arabia will become golf’s most dynamic market within a decade

KAEC — Majed Al Sorour, chief executive officer of the Saudi Golf Federation and Golf Saudi, Monday gave the opening keynote speech of the inaugural Golf Saudi Summit to outline Saudi Arabia’s ambition to become recognized as the most innovative market in the sport within the next 10 years. -- Other headline names speaking at this week’s Summit include: ....award-winning golf course architects Robert Trent Jones Jnr

Sequoyah National to undergo bunker renovation and regrassing

Sequoyah National Golf Club in North Carolina is to carry out a bunker renovation and regrassing project beginning in March 2020, under the direction of the Robert Trent Jones II firm.

Mackenzie Tour–PGA TOUR Canada coming to Minnesota in 2020

For the first time in its history, the Mackenzie Tour – PGA TOUR Canada will play an event outside Canada. Cragun’s Golf Resort in Brainerd, Minnesota, is set to host the inaugural Cuyuna Regional Medical Center Championship, to be formally recognized as the CRMC Championship, August 17-23, 2020.

Bahía Beach Golf Club Crowned the Best Golf Course in Puerto Rico

The certified Silver Signature Sanctuary golf course located in Bahia Beach Resort & Golf Club in Río Grande was crowned the best golf course in Puerto Rico by Golfweek’s Ultimate Guide, the premier magazine in the sport.

Antognolla enjoys year-round play following RTJ II renovation

The Antognolla resort near Perugia, Italy, has completed its first year of play following a renovation of its Robert Trent Jones Jr-designed golf course.

Arizona’s Hidden Gem: The Village of Oak Creek

Designed by the father-son professional team of Robert Trent Jones Sr. and Jr., the Oakcreek County Club is work of art, a masterpiece of design which features classic tree-lined doglegs and gorgeous greens nestled among the red rocks. The course is recommended because it is “player friendly” since there is always an opportunity to get any errant shots back into play and recover! 

The First Look: 2020 Qualifying Tournament Mexico

This week, PGA TOUR Latinoamérica will play the third of its four 2020 Qualifying Tournaments at Estrella del Mar Golf & Beach Resort in Mazatlán, Mexico.   Designed by Robert Trent Jones Jr. and open toward the end of 1996, the 7,015-yard par-72 at Estrella del Mar Golf & Beach is well known by PGA TOUR Latinoamérica players.

The First Look: 2020 Qualifying Tournament The Club at Weston Hills

WESTON, Fla. – This week, PGA TOUR Latinoamérica will use the Tour Course, a par-72, 7,060-yard layout, for its Qualifying Tournament. Robert Trent Jones, Jr. designed and built the course in 1990.

SentryWorld earns top GCOW award

STEVENS POINT - Golf Course Owners of Wisconsin (GCOW) has named SentryWorld its 2019 Golf Destination Golf Course of the year.

Maui’s Six Best Public Golf Courses, Including Kapalua’s Retooled Plantation Course

Wailea Emerald Course (Wailea) --The 6,825-yard, par-72 Robert Trent Jones, Jr. design is a lush experience, with carpet-like fairways and fragrant tropical foliage that serves as a terrific complement to the rugged lava rock throughout. AND Wailea Gold Course (Wailea) -- Also designed by Trent Jones II, Wailea Gold presents exciting risk-reward opportunities and challenges that might bring every club in the bag into play.


We’ve seen a number of measure from banning plastic tees to solar powered clubhouses but the latest initiative by Club de Golf Alcanada in Mallorca caught our eye – Donkeys!

Nine New Golf Courses from 2019

About 20 miles south of Fargo, Oxbow Country Club completed an extensive flood mitigation project with the opening of nine new holes in August. 

Windsor celebrates 30th anniversary by unveiling enhanced course

Windsor in Vero Beach, Florida, has unveiled and announced the reopening of its 18-hole, links-style golf course following a complete renovation that began in April. Refreshed by architect Robert Trent Jones Jr. and his team at Robert Trent Jones II, who originally designed the course, the reopening heralds a new era for Windsor as the community commences its milestone 30th anniversary season this fall.

Windsor course reopens following RTJ II renovation

The golf course at the Windsor private club and community in Vero Beach, Florida, has reopened following a renovation by Robert Trent Jones II.

RTJ II designs ‘golf symphony’ for Costa Palmas

The new Robert Trent Jones II course at Costa Palmas Golf Club near Los Cabos, Mexico, will open for play on 23 November.


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