Santana Golf: The course all golfers want to play
Carretera La Cala a Puente de Entrerríos “Arco de Piedra”, Mijas (Málaga)
Born on October 12, 1941, in Washington DC, Cabell B. Robinson’s journey to becoming a renowned figure in golf course design is nothing short of extraordinary. His educational path led him to Princeton University, with a notable stint at Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design, where he delved into the intricacies of landscape architecture.
The connection between Cabell B. Robinson and the golf world deepened during his time at Harvard when he forged a close friendship with Rees Jones, the son of the legendary Robert Trent Jones. And this friendship paved the way for a remarkable career.
After completing his studies at the University of California at Berkeley and earning a Bachelor of Landscape Architecture degree, Mr. Robinson began his full-time journey with Robert Trent Jones. Immersing himself in numerous projects across the United States, Cabell B. Robinson played a pivotal role in shaping some of the most renowned golf courses in America. His extensive travels and dedication have left an indelible mark on the golfing landscape, making him a revered name in the industry
In 1970, the demands of Mr. Jones’ European endeavors led to the establishment of a permanent office. By December of year, Mr. Robinson set foot in Spain, laying the foundation for what would become an illustrious design practice. Fast forward almost two decades, Mr. Robinson found his own design legacy.
In just a few months, he secured exciting projects along the captivating Costa del Sol and the scenic landscapes of the south of France. Over the subsequent years, his passion for golf design extended its reach across Europe and Morocco, where he garnered invaluable practical experience.