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These New and Improved Golf Courses Embrace Their Natural Surroundings

Costa Palmas Golf Club: Legendary golf course designer Robert Trent Jones Jr. is a long-standing champion of environmental causes.

CordeValle completes bunker project on its RTJ II course

The CordeValle resort in San Martin, California, has completed a bunker renovation on its Robert Trent Jones II golf course.

The 2021 Louisiana Open underway in Broussard

Designed by world famous architect, Robert Trent Jones, Jr., the course resides on the 392 acres that makes up Le Triomphe, nestled between the $24.5 million luxury country club facility and the Le Triomphe residential community.

Mexico’s Unspoiled East Cape Is Nothing Like Cabo

Costa Palmas, owned by the Los Angeles real estate firm Irongate, has a number of amenities intended to appeal to luxury home buyers. The Costa Palmas community will have 20 restaurants and cafes (six are currently open); a marina that can accommodate 250 yachts and an 18-hole golf course designed by the architect Robert Trent Jones II.

Sentry Insurance Becomes USGA’s Sixth Corporate Partner, Deepening Ties Within Golf

Golf is an integral part of Sentry’s corporate identity, as the operator of a destination golf course, SentryWorld in central Wisconsin, and the title sponsor for the PGA TOUR’s winners-only Tournament of Champions in Maui through 2030. Now, the mutual insurance company has strengthened its long-term commitment to golf as just the sixth corporate partner of the USGA.


The United States Golf Association (USGA) today announced SentryWorld, in Stevens Point, Wis., as the host site for the 43rd U.S. Senior Open Championship. SentryWorld will host its first Senior Open and third USGA championship from June 29-July 2, 2023.

When U.S. Senior Open heads to SentryWorld in 2023, keep an eye out for the flowers

The U.S. Senior Open is undoubtedly among the most prestigious golf events in the world. With the help of state and local leaders and business and community partners, SentryWorld will provide a world-class experience and environment for players, officials and fans alike.

Waldorf Astoria Monarch Beach Resort & Club debuts in California

This AAA Five-Diamond resort in Orange Country has become Waldorf Astoria’s newest coastal retreat, inviting guests to experience Dana Point through the brand’s personalised approach. -- Includes an oceanfront 18-hole golf course designed by Robert Trent Jones, Jr.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 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.


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