Robert Trent Jones Jr.

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Robert Trent "Bobby" Jones Jr. (born July 24, 1939 in Montclair, New Jersey) is a noted golf course architect. He is the son of golf course designer Robert Trent Jones 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 in the early 1970s in Palo Alto, California. He has since designed or remodeled more than 250 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, former Chairman of the California State Park and Recreation Commission and has published a book entitled Golf by Design designed to help players understand golf course layout.

Courses designed[edit]

With Robert Trent Jones Incorporated[edit]

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

With Robert Trent Jones II Company[edit]



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