The entire Jones design family that has meant so much to the history of ASGCA – founding member Robert Trent Jones, Sr., and his sons ASGCA Past Presidents Robert Trent Jones, Jr. and Rees Jones, were recently inducted into the Northern California Golf Association Hall of Fame.
The postive impacts the Jones famil has made on the game are well-documented:
* Robert designed more than 350 courses in more than 40 states and 35 countries, including designing or redesigning 20 U.S. Open and 12 PGA Championships courses.
* Robert Jr. has created more than 270 courses in 40 countries, building “Golf Digest’s” No. 1 course in 10 differenct countries. His 2014 renovation of Poppy Hills was critically acclaimed, and he will see the 2015 U.S. Open played at his Chambers Bay course, outside Seattle.
* Rees followed his father’s legacy, redesigning seven U.S. Open venues. eight PGA Championship courses, five Ryder Cup and two Walker Cup sites. He has completed more than 170 courses, including Bethpage Black and South Course at Torrey Pines.
The NCGA website hall of fame article (linked here) includes a joint interview with the brothers, discussing their father and their own work on Popppy Hills and Poppy Ridge.