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Escape: Costa Rica

The name of the resort should have been a clue, but I was surprised to discover the spectacular Robert Trent Jones II-designed golf course at Reserva Conchal, 18 exquisite holes carefully sited in the midst of a beautiful and protected natural setting.

Ask Travelin' Joe: Where should I play on my way home from the Masters?

 Poppy Hills ($250;, home course to the Northern California Golf Association) doesn't touch the ocean like Pebble, Spyglass and Spanish Bay, but it's a handsome, enjoyable test that was recently renovated for the better by original architect Robert Trent Jones II.

Best Traditional Golf Course: Luisita Golf and Country Club

If you've been a golfer for any length of time, Luisita Golf and Country Club was almost akin to a unicorn--everyone knew and respected the golf course, but few had ever played it.

Renovations coming to Championship course at Tanglewood Park

Wadsworth Golf Construction has been hired to carry out the work, based on a masterplan drawn up by Robert Trent Jones II Golf Architects in collaboration with Richard Mandell.

Alcanada's Big Gain in Spain

Club de Golf Alcanada is celebrating yet again after the premier Mallorcan course was named Spain's 16th best in the well-respected Top 100 Golf Courses' Spanish rankings. 

Travelin' Joe's 10 most anticipated golf courses of 2018

It’s quality, not quantity that defines new and remodeled courses that will open in 2018. Here are the ten layouts I’m most looking forward to.  #2. Hogs Head, Waterville, Ireland designed by Robert Trent Jones II.

Issue 51 of Golf Course Architecture is out now

Take a look at Robert Trent Jones II Golf Course Architects' recent project list.

Hogs Head golf course a different model to anything else in this country

Golf may have lost some of its shine worldwide but it was already struggling in Ireland with too many new courses popping up.  Unsurprisingly, there have been no new courses in several years...and just one in 2017.  Ireland's Best New Course 2017: Hogs Head, Waterville.

Dates are set for this year's Forsyth Invitational golf tournament

The 71st Forsyth Invitational will be held Aug. 3-5 at Reynolds Park, Pine Knolls and Tanglewood Park's Reynolds Course.  Robert Trent Jones II has drawn up plans for the renovation of the Championship Course.

Alcanada storms into top 100 courses in Europe

Club de Golf Alcanada's ever-growing reputation has been bolstered even further after it was included in the prestigious Top 100 Golf Courses of Continental Europe 2018 for the first time.

Sentry Tournament of Champions Gets 2018 Underway

Sentry, who owns and operates the Robert Trent Jones II golf course SentryWorld in Wisconsin, takes on a new five year deal known as the Sentry Tournament of Champions.

PGA TOUR to support Puerto Rico's comeback with 2018 event

The Puerto Rico Open will be held in March 2018.  The event will be held at TPC Dorado Beach,  Robert Trent Jones courses.

SentryWorld Golf Course in Stevens Point to host 2019 U.S. Girls' Junior Championship

SentryWorld Golf Course in Stevens Point has been selected as the host site for the 2019 U.S. Girls' Junior Championship, the United States Golf Association announced Monday.

Played by NCG: Bro Hof Slott (Stadium)

Is this one of Europe's toughest courses?  James Savage heads to Sweden with plenty of golf balls to find out.

Course owners tap Eagle Point as state's best

Eagle Point Golf Club has been chosen the Oregon Golf Course Owners Association course of the year.

Club de Golf Alcanada voted favourite course

The highly-acclaimed Mallorcan layout, designed by Robert Trent Jones Jr, has once again strengthened its position as Europe's favourite course...for a staggering seventh year running.

Club de Golf Alcanada enjoys rise in bookings

The prestigious 7,108-yard, Robert Trent Jones Jr-designed layout is the only one on the island next to the sea and its popularity continues to grow with people flocking from all over Europe.

Palmares proves it has unrivalled six appeal

Onyria Palmares Beach & Golf Resort is claiming a sixth successive national award for Portugal’s best golf course.  The award was presented to Onyria Golf Resorts’ sales director, João Pinto Coelho, who said: “To land this award for a sixth successive year is an amazing achievement and testament to the skilful work carried out by Robert Trent Jones Jnr at the beginning of the decade.

The Resort at Eagle Point is a Southern Oregon golfing destination

No longer simply a golf course, now they offer a destination.

The Lakes Course at Red Hawk Golf and Resort

The Lakes designed by Robert Trent Jones Jr. is pretty much all you could ask for in a resort course.

Prized Kauai golf course eyed for reopening

A new development partnership has taken over the land and the Price Course could return as soon as 2018.

Five courses that put the green back in golf

The major trend in golf courses these days is a more natural experience.  Read why Chambers Bay, designed by Robert Trent Jones II, is one of those courses.

Cullen, Allenby Among Aussies in tour's 2017 USA debut

The US$550,000 Chitimacha Louisiana Open Presented by Nacher returns to its long-time venue of the Robert Trent Jones designed Le Triomphe Golf and Country Club where it has been played since being first playaed as a Ben Hogen Tour event in 1992.

Jones, Jr., ASGCA, designs his first Ireland course at Hogs Head Golf Club

ASGCA Past President Robert Jones, Jr., (Robert Trent Jones II Golf Course Architects) is nearing completion of Hogs Head Golf Club, adjacent to the shoreline cliffs south of Waterville, Ireland.  The layout will be unveiled in August 2017.

New Trent Jones II Design in Kerry

Hogs Head Golf Club will be unveiled in August 2017, the first Irish design by Robert Trent Jones Jnr.


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