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Turning Stone Golf Courses named among best in state by Golf Channel's Golf Advisor

Kaluhyat, Ranked #1 in New York: “The sheer beauty of every hole on this Robert Trent Jones Jr. track cannot be matched. The natural experience is once again on display where all Turning Stone Courses are Audubon International Certified Signature Sanctuary. Kaluhyat, like all Turning Stone courses, is a golf experience, not a round of golf.” – Duane7133, 5-Star Golf Advisor Review

Suncity Group Announces 2021 Outlook

Among the wide array of facilities included the entertainment facilities of Hoiana Suncity, the golf course of Hoiana Shores designed by renowned architect Robert Trent Jones Jr., and the 4 luxury hotels managed and operated by Rosewood Hotel Group - Hoiana Hotel & Suites, New World Hoiana Hotel & Residences, KHOS Hoiana and Rosewood Hoi An, offering over 1,000 guest rooms.

Golfweek's Best Courses 2020: Hawaii

Princeville Makai in Kauai, Robert Trent Jones Jr.’s first-ever solo course, is No. 4 on Golfweek’s Best Courses You Can Play list. -- #7 is Wailea (Gold) on Maui and #10 is Wailea (Emerald) on Maui.

Changing the image of golf to a sport for everyone

The Madinaty Golf Courses were designed according to the latest international standards and specifications by Robert Trent Jones Jr, one of the foremost specialists in golf course design in the world. Jones has designed more than 270 golf courses in about 40 countries.

Vietnamese course achieves big environmental triumph

Hoiana Shores Golf Club has earned GEO Certified Development status from the Scotland-based GEO Foundation, the golf industry’s international standard-bearer for sustainable course design and construction practices. Opened in early 2020, Hoiana Shores GC — part of the $4 billion Hoiana Integrated Resort — is the first and only golf property in Asia-Pacific to achieve this designation, and one of only a half-dozen worldwide. 

Top 3 Golf Resorts To Visit In Costa Rica

After four years of construction, this resort opened in 1996. This features a Robert Trent Jones Jr. layout, which features 18 fairways without felling a single Banyan tree. There were small lakes and lagoons built to filter run off the course and allow water to be recycled. The course features two nine-holes that eventually make its way to rainforest vegetation before taking you back to the Pacific Ocean coastline.

Sequoyah National undergoes mountainous renovation

Sequoyah National Golf Club always had the stunning views of the Smoky Mountains in western North Carolina, and thanks to a $2.7-million renovation in the summer of 2020, the course now features more pristine playing conditions to match those mountain panoramas. 

20 Minutes With: Golf Course Architect Robert Trent Jones Jr.

Today’s golf course designers stand on the shoulders of giants like Robert Trent Jones Jr.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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