“This book truly captures the dramatic and colorful backstory of how, against all odds, an eight-month-old publicly-owned facility was selected as the first course to host the U.S. Open in the Pacific Northwest.”

Told with award-winning photography and extensive interviews with all the key players, “America’s St. Andrews” is the story of how a newly-opened and untested facility was selected as the site of the largest sporting event ever to be held in the Pacific Northwest… Read More



"...a must-buy for anyone wanting to have a piece of what promises to be one of the most unique U.S. Opens in history."

- LocalGolfer.com

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"I just thought Bobby, more than the others, believed in our dream to get a U.S. Open. I also knew that he had the contacts with the USGA that could help us get it done." -- John Ladenburg

Chambers Bay Facts

Pierce County had originally planned on 27 holes for Chambers Bay, but was convinced otherwise by Bruce Charlton, the right-hand man for Robert Trent Jones, Jr., who prepared the design firm's presentation to the county.

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View an extended gallery of the award-winning photography inside America's St. Andrews.

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