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Robert Trent “Bobby” Jones, Jr.

was born July 241939 in Montclair, New Jersey, and 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 coastoperations in 1962.

In the 1960s, he began designing courses on his own and formed his own company, 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.

Partial list of 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

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