PNGA Archive for the ‘News’ Category

Q&A with author Blaine Newnham in Golf Today Northwest

Friday, June 5th, 2015

Q: You’re the author of the hardback, coffee-table book “America’s St. Andrews” about the transformation of Chambers Bay from a gravel pit to the site of this year’s U.S. Open and the gamble taken to build the course. Please explain why the book has the title it does. A: It’s audacious, all right… Read the ...Read More

Newnham at Eagle Harbor Book Co. May 31

Thursday, May 14th, 2015

America’s St. Andrews author and Indianola resident Blaine Newnham will be at Eagle Harbor Book Co. in Bainbridge Island, WA on Sunday, May 31 from 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ...Read More

‘America’s St. Andrews’ Garners Award, Prepares for Second Printing; Book About Chambers Bay and 2015 U.S. Open Schedules Appearances

Monday, March 16th, 2015

Seattle, Wash. – During the Media Awards Ceremony of the International Network of Golf, held annually at the PGA Merchandise Show in January in Orlando, Fla., “America’s St. Andrews” received the 2014 Outstanding Achievement Award in the book category. Published in September 2014, the full-color hardcover coffee table book has gone through its initial print ...Read More

Newnham on Seattle’s 1090 AM The Fan

Monday, March 9th, 2015

America’s St. Andrews author Blaine Newnham appeared on the Steve Sandmeyer Show on Seattle’s 1090 AM The Fan at the recent Seattle Golf & Travel Show. Newnham’s segment is in hour 1 of the show at the above link, and follows the segment with Aaron Levine of Q13 Fox. ...Read More

RTJ II Golf Course Architects Partners with ‘America’s St. Andrews,’ Book on Chambers Bay and 2015 U.S. Open, Now Officially Released

Friday, October 3rd, 2014
Robert Trent Jones Jr. and the book's editor and publisher Tom Cade at Chambers Bay.

The firm of Robert Trent Jones II Golf Course Architects (RTJ II), the golf course designers of Chambers Bay, site of the 2015 U.S. Open, has provided valuable content for a new book, “America’s St. Andrews,” which is being released to the public beginning today. ...Read More

Video: U.S. Open Exhibit at Washington State Fair

Thursday, September 11th, 2014

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Upcoming Book on Chambers Bay and 2015 U.S. Open – ‘America’s St. Andrews’ – to be Featured in Washington State Fair Exhibit

Monday, September 8th, 2014
Designed to be a Champion

Seattle, Wash. – Pierce County has created a new exhibit to be showcased at the Washington State Fair using photos, illustrations and other material from the forthcoming book, “America’s St. Andrews.” The exhibit is to be an interactive experience featuring exclusive photos, artwork and video. ...Read More

Two More Partners Step Forward for ‘America’s St. Andrews,’ Upcoming Book on Chambers Bay and 2015 U.S. Open

Friday, August 15th, 2014

Seattle, Wash. – The publishers of “America’s St. Andrews,” the hardbound full-color coffee table book which is scheduled for release on October 1, 2014, have announced that two more partners, Tommy Bahama and the Tacoma Regional Convention & Visitor Bureau (TRCVB), have joined the project. ...Read More

Video: USGA gives glimpse at course conditions for 2015 U.S. Open at Chambers Bay (PCTV)

Thursday, July 3rd, 2014

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Video: America’s St. Andrews TV Spot

Friday, June 6th, 2014

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