Los Angeles Country Club (North)

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Los Angeles, California | Los Angeles Country Club (North)

Architect: George C. Thomas Jr.
Year: 1897

10101 Wilshire Boulevard
Los Angeles, California 90024
(310) 276-6104

Course Access: Private

driving range available
walking only - caddies available
long pants required

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Set on what may be some of the most valuable land in the world, Los Angeles Country Club is an oasis of understatement amongst the glitz of the entertainment industry.  The club’s North Course is a wonderful collection of golf holes that will challenge the golfer with rolling terrain, barrancas and rugged edged bunkers.

Local Knowledge: Hugh Hefner’s Playboy Mansion is located just behind the 13th green.  Other celebrities who currently, or have in the past, owned homes bordering the course are legendary television producer Aaron Spelling and pop singer Lionel Richie.

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The Itinerant Golfer

Los Angeles Country Club (North)

I don’t think that anyone would argue that Los Angeles is one of the more progressive cities in America. On the cutting edge of entertainment, fashion and general social trends L.A. can typically be summed up as a forward moving and edgy city. Los Angeles is also home to what may be the single most flashy and flagrant displays of wealth anywhere in the United States as evidenced by looking at just about any pop culture media outlet. Amongst all the glitz and glam, right smack in the middle of L.A. is a tiny little oasis of modesty, class and elegance, the Los Angeles Country Club . . . truly a throwback to another time. LACC was founded in 1897 and has had several faces since that time. Between 1897 and 1911 the club moved around to a couple of Los Angeles locations in order to accommodate its rapidly expanding membership. In 1911 the club settled into its current site which featured a golf course laid out by some of club founders and members. In 1921 W. Herbert Fowler was brought in to redesign the original course and then in 1927 George C. Thomas, Jr., one of dominant forces in southern California golf course architecture at the time, completed a superb renovation. This Thomas renovation is the bone structure of the course that stands today. Speaking of LACC today, its worth noting that the club has had a great deal of development and change around it since the site was… More >