Report: Jones says talk of second golf course at Chambers Bay premature

The News TribuneMarch 3, 2014 

Robert Trent Jones II says talk that Chambers Bay will get a second golf course is premature, Golf Digest magazine reported.

Jones, who designed the Chambers Bay course, told the magazine Friday that Los Angeles developer Bob Sonnenblick would like to add more golf to the Chambers Creek Properties.

Jones told Golf Digest: "But the whole thing is up in the air. There may or may not be [a golf course], but it won't be anything like Chambers Bay. It would be more like a family course."

If there's not enough room at Chambers Creek Properties to add 18 holes, a nine-hole course with a different set of tees could be an option, Jones said. That setup would play like 18 holes.

Sonnenblick told The News Tribune Wednesday that he wants to build another 18-hole golf course where, unlike the Chambers Bay course, golfers could ride carts.

Jones said his company is doing a study on a second golf course on behalf of Sonnenblick.

Jones was at the Chambers Bay course last week, as was Sonnenblick. The county-owned course in University Place is the site of the 2015 U.S. Open.










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