“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

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Reviews

"Blaine Newnham conveys a sober, factual and welcomingly detailed account."

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Quotable

"I said to Jay as we went into the interview that we might be shooting ourselves in the foot, but that it was my feeling that if we were going down we'd go down with our guns blazing." -- Bruce Charlton
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Chambers Bay Facts

Chambers Bay is the first course built in the last 50 years to hold a U.S. Open. The last course to do so was Hazeltine National in Chaska, Minn. which opened in 1962, and was designed by Robert Trent Jones, Sr., the father of Robert Trent Jones, Jr., who designed Chambers Bay.
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View an extended gallery of the award-winning photography inside America's St. Andrews.

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