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Rees Jones Accentuates Positive Impact of Golf

10.45am 12th October 2012 - People

Rees Jones

Golf’s positive impact on all areas of the business world was brought front and¬†centre¬†when American Society of Golf Course Architects (ASGCA) Past President Rees Jones appeared on CNBC’s “Squawk Box” October 10.

Jones, who was referred to as the “Open Doctor” during his appearance for his extensive work on U.S. Open courses, discussed the recent Ryder Cup and the work he has done at many of the nation’s most recognizable facilities.

He also shined a spotlight on the work architects do each day adapting to the changing needs of golfers and the focus placed on the next generation of participants through the First Tee program. Jones highlighted the positive economic impact golf has on a community, as well as the value afforded to golfers when they play the course as it fits them.

The entire interview can be seen here.

American Society of Golf Course Architects ASGCA

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