Robert Trent Jones, Jr.


Robert Trent Jones, Jr.

Robert Trent "Bobby" Jones, Jr. (born July 24, 1939 in Montclair, New Jersey) is a noted golf course architect. He is the son of legendary golf course designer Robert Trent Jones, Sr. and the brother of golf course designer Rees Jones.

After attending Yale and graduate studies at Stanford University, he joined his father's firm, Robert Trent Jones Incorporated. He rose to become vice-president of the company and assumed control of west coast operations in 1962.

In the 1960s, he began designing courses on his own and formed his own company, [http://www.rtj2.com Robert Trent Jones II] , in the early 1970s in Palo Alto, California. He has designed or remodeled more than 200 golf courses during his career.

Jones continues to design courses and currently resides in Woodside, California. He has also served as the president of the American Society of Golf Course Architects and has published a book on entitled "Golf by Design" designed to help players understand golf course layout.

Courses Designed

With Robert Trent Jones Incorporated

*Silverado-South, Northern California (1967)
*Eugene Country Club, Oregon (1968)
*Karuizawa Golf, Japan (1972)

With Robert Trent Jones II

*Silverado Country Club, Napa, California (1966)
*Arrowhead, Colorado (1974)
*Sheraton Steamboat Springs, Colorado (1974)
*Keystone Ranch, Colorado (1980)
*Cochiti Lake, New Mexico (1980)
*Waikoloa Beach, Hawaii (1981)
*Sunriver-North (Woodlands), Sunriver, Oregon (1982)
*Joondalup, Western Australia (1985)
*Poppy Hills, Monterey, California (1986)
*Sugarloaf, Carrabassett Valley, Maine (1986)
*Le Triomphe Golf and Country Club, Louisiana (1986)
*Links at Spanish Bay, California (1987)
*Edinburgh USA Golf Club, Brooklyn Park, Minnesota (1987)
*The National, Melbourne, Australia (1988)
*Highland Springs Country Club, Springfield, Missouri (1989)
*Windsor Polo Club, Vero Beach, Florida (1990)
*University Ridge, Verona, Wisconsin (1991)
*The Orchards, Detroit, Michigan (1993)
*The Mines, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (1994)
*Eagle Point Golf Club, Medford, Oregon (1995)
*Jockey Club Kau Sai Chau Public Golf Course (1995)
*Raven at Sabino Springs, Tucson, Arizona (1995)
*Moscow Country Club, Krasnogorsk, Greater Moscow, Russia (1994)
*Estrella del Mar at Mazatlan, México, (1996)
*Royal Springs Golf Course, Srinagar, J&K, India
*Pulai Springs Resort Berhad, Johor, Malaysia
*Long Island National Golf Course, New York
*Raffles Country Club, Singapore
*Ayala greenfield estates, Laguna, Philippines (2000)
*Reef Club, Grand Bahama Island (2000)
*Pueblo de Oro Golf & Country Club, Cagayan de Oro City, Philippines (1998)
*The Blessings golf course, Fayetteville, Arkansas (2004)
*Charter Oak Country Club, Hudson, Massachusetts (2001)
*Three Crowns Golf Club, Casper, Wyoming (2005)
*Sunday River Golf Club, Newry, Maine (2005)
*Osprey Meadows at Tamarack Resort, Donnelly, Idaho (2006)
*Chambers Bay, University Place, Washington (2007)
*University Ridge, Verona, Wisconsin (2007)
*Golf de Bondues, France
*Holtsmark Golfclub, Norway

External links

* [http://www.rtj2.com/ Jones' company site]
* [http://www.asgca.org/members3185.aspx Robert Trent Jones, Jr.'s entry at The American Society of Golf Course Architects]


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