Robert Trent Jones Golf Club

Robert Trent Jones Golf Club

Architect: Robert Trent Jones
Year: 1991

1 Turtle Point Drive
Gainesville, Virginia 20155
(703) 754-7533

Course Access: Private

driving range available
walking only - caddies available
on-site accommodations

President's Cup - 1994, 1996, 2000, 2005

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Robert Trent Jones Golf Club

To many who follow the PGA Tour, Robert Trent Jones Golf Club is synonymous with The President’s Cup.  During the first 11 years of The President’s Cup’ s existence this biennial event was held at RTJGC four times, including the inaugural event in 1994. For those not familiar with The President’s Cup, it is an event with great similarities to the Ryder Cup matches between the United States and Europe.  There are some subtle format differences between the two events, but the big difference is that in the Ryder Cup the U.S. takes on a team of continental Europe’s best players and in The President’s Cup the U.S. team takes on the best players from all around the world with the exception of continental Europe.  It’s always fun to watch these guys play match play events so if you don’t normally watch this event every other year I highly recommend it. The idea of the Robert Trent Jones Golf Club originally took form in the early 1970s when the golf course architect spotted what he believed would be a wonderful piece of land for golf while flying in his plane.  Jones was so intrigued by what he saw from the air that he made an effort to find out exactly where this parcel of land was and track down the owner to discuss an acquisition proposal.  After many years and countless ups and downs the the course finally broke ground in the summer of 1988 and three years later the… More >