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March 24, 1991 | MAL FLORENCE
Robert Trent Jones Sr. was on a whirlwind schedule, flying briefly into Los Angeles to visit one of his many projects. After all, he's only 86 and there is no reason to slow down. Jones is the pre-eminent golf course architect. It is estimated that nearly 450 courses, including layouts in 43 states and 24 foreign countries, bear his imprint. His visit was to inspect the Valenica Country Club course, which he designed and which was opened in 1965 as a public facility. It is now private.
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April 21, 2005 | Thomas Bonk, Times Staff Writer
They are the Jones brothers -- Rees and Bobby -- sons of the legendary golf course architect Robert Trent Jones Sr., and they have something in common besides their father and their jobs. They both think Pinehurst No. 2 deserves a special place in discussions about legendary courses. "It's always been wonderful, it's an icon," said Bobby, known as Robert Trent Jones Jr. Rees Jones was responsible for keeping the Donald Ross design up to date when he reworked Pinehurst for the 1999 U.S.
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April 21, 2005 | Thomas Bonk, Times Staff Writer
They are the Jones brothers -- Rees and Bobby -- sons of the legendary golf course architect Robert Trent Jones Sr., and they have something in common besides their father and their jobs. They both think Pinehurst No. 2 deserves a special place in discussions about legendary courses. "It's always been wonderful, it's an icon," said Bobby, known as Robert Trent Jones Jr. Rees Jones was responsible for keeping the Donald Ross design up to date when he reworked Pinehurst for the 1999 U.S.
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March 24, 1991 | MAL FLORENCE
Robert Trent Jones Sr. was on a whirlwind schedule, flying briefly into Los Angeles to visit one of his many projects. After all, he's only 86 and there is no reason to slow down. Jones is the pre-eminent golf course architect. It is estimated that nearly 450 courses, including layouts in 43 states and 24 foreign countries, bear his imprint. His visit was to inspect the Valenica Country Club course, which he designed and which was opened in 1965 as a public facility. It is now private.
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