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Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail Celebrates 25 Years of Perfection

Published December 18, 2017 in Alabama , United States - 1 Comment
RTJ Golf Trail Ross Bridge 9th & 18th Greens

‘Build It And They Will Come’

Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail Celebrates 25 Years of Perfection

By Dave Finn, as published in the December 2017 issue of Lone Star Golf Magazine

Kevin Costner’s iconic 1989 movie Field of Dreams may not have won an Oscar, but it sparked a winner. Let me take you behind the scenes, and tell you about another man’s vision.

A golfer’s dream would be to have 18 of their favorite holes, featured on a single course. Dr. David Bronner, the CEO of Retirement Systems of Alabama had a dream to invest his organization’s pension funds and build 26 world-class golf courses that would challenge people enough that “they will want to come back and try again.”

Bronner may not have heard the voices Ray Kinsella heard but he listened to the call and tapped into his creativity and courage to do what no one could imagine. Once he lured the legendary Robert Trent Jones Sr. out of semi-retirement, there was no looking back.

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6 Golf Courses You Should Be Playing – Agent Magazine

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Better Than Most: 6 Golf Courses You Should Be Playing Now

by Dave Finn as published in the August 2017 edition of Agent Magazine

When designing a golf course, location and nature provide the raw canvas. How the architect works with the terrain and topography determines whether or not it will be a masterpiece. Here are six courses that have memorably mastered that canvas.

Resort Course

Stonehaven at Glade Springs, West Virginia

Stonehaven Golf Course at Glade Springs

Stonehaven at Glade Springs 16th tee

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