“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

Reviews

Reviews

"It's a tour de force of great reporting, and come next June, it will probably be the must-have souvenir from the U.S. Open merchandise tent."

- Inside Golf (Canada)

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Quotable

"I thought that we had a good chance to get a U.S. Amateur, and depending how that went, a U.S. Open. I never, ever dreamed we would get both of them." -- John Ladenburg
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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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