“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



"You know, I knew Chambers Bay was a long course and a tough walk, but what I didn't know was how great the green complexes were. In setting up the course, Davis put creativity back into golf." -- Peter Uihlein

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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