Wilshire Country Club

Los Angeles, California | Wilshire Country Club

Architect: Norman Macbeth
Year: 1919

301 North Rossmore Avenue
Los Angeles, California 90004
(323) 934-1121

Course Access: Private

driving range available
walking only - caddies available

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Situated just off of Wilshire Boulevard in the heart of Los Angeles this club boasts a storied history that is tied to numerous top names from Hollywood’s golden age.  The course itself leads the golfer on a journey through the property’s undulating terrain, across barrancas and over an extraordinary amount of bunkers.

Local Knowledge: Be sure to take note of Howard Hughes’ former home located to the right of the 8th green.

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The Itinerant Golfer

Wilshire Country Club

Rarely do I travel away from the East Coast for work, but in February of 2010 I had a business trip scheduled to Los Angeles to visit a couple of clients. Since I would already be in the area I thought it might be a good idea to squeeze in a little Top 100 golf after my meetings and make the most of being on the left coast. As I soon discovered . . . easier said than done. In the weeks prior to my trip I made some calls and sent some emails in hopes of finding a contact that would be able to help me play one of the two Top 100 courses in the greater Los Angeles area while I was in town. I quickly discovered that LA Country Club was closed for renovation so that left Riviera Country Club as the only other possibility. I was arriving early morning on a Friday and was hoping to play Riviera on Saturday before I caught the redeye flight back home that night. One of the people I contacted about helping me in L.A. was Bill, the Bayonne member who had hosted my friend Jay and me a couple years prior. Bill works in the entertainment industry so he knows a ton of people in L.A., and he has been a supporter of my quest since we met. Bill made a number of calls on my behalf all the way down to the wire, but in the end the… More >