“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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"...who better to tell it than a writer who has covered 20 golf majors. Told by the absolutely perfect storyteller."

- Eugene Register-Guard

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RTJ2 complied with the 27-hole design request, but then with great passion, offered one of 18 holes. Plan B. -- America's St. Andrews, Chapter 5
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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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