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February 17, 1990 | ALAN CITRON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
As if random shootings, multicar pileups and spilled truckloads weren't enough, Los Angeles' frazzled freeway drivers must now add wayward golf balls to their list of potential hazards. Travelers on the Golden State Freeway have reported more than 100 cases of misdirected tee shots sailing into traffic from the popular Harding Golf Course in Griffith Park in the last seven years, and it is widely believed that thousands of other sliced shots have gone unreported.
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April 9, 2007 | Geoff Shackelford, Special to The Times
It's an L.A. tradition to stomp all over tradition. Sure, there is Gamble House or Bullock's Wilshire to prove we're not opposed to preserving vital architecture. But nowhere is this great city's disregard for the past more evident than in the treatment of Griffith Park's Harding and Wilson golf courses. Unbeknown to most, legendary amateur golf architect George Thomas designed the 36-hole complex in 1923.
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April 9, 2007 | Geoff Shackelford, Special to The Times
It's an L.A. tradition to stomp all over tradition. Sure, there is Gamble House or Bullock's Wilshire to prove we're not opposed to preserving vital architecture. But nowhere is this great city's disregard for the past more evident than in the treatment of Griffith Park's Harding and Wilson golf courses. Unbeknown to most, legendary amateur golf architect George Thomas designed the 36-hole complex in 1923.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 17, 1990 | ALAN CITRON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
As if random shootings, multicar pileups and spilled truckloads weren't enough, Los Angeles' frazzled freeway drivers must now add wayward golf balls to their list of potential hazards. Travelers on the Golden State Freeway have reported more than 100 cases of misdirected tee shots sailing into traffic from the popular Harding Golf Course in Griffith Park in the last seven years, and it is widely believed that thousands of other sliced shots have gone unreported.
SPORTS
May 12, 1988
Led by Mark Pogue's 89 and Jan Percherski's 91, San Fernando High won the City Section 2-A League golf title by 28 strokes at Harding Golf Course in Griffith Park on Wednesday. San Fernando, which shot 499 on the par-72 layout, defeated Van Nuys (527), Downtown Business Magnet (554) and Westchester (615). Chris McMullen of Downtown Business Magnet took individual honors with an 11-over-par 83, followed by Pogue, Percherski, Zack Rynew of Van Nuys (95) and Jason Tanaka of Van Nuys (96).
ENTERTAINMENT
August 2, 2012
ART Golf gets artsy at Ghettogloss gallery's one-night-only golf-inspired exhibit. The show features video projections, live music and 100 golf balls, each designed by one of 100 participating artists including skateboarding legend Tony Alva, Angelyne (of L.A. billboard fame), L.A. street artist Luke Chueh, songwriter Allee Willis, Moon Unit Zappa, Devo's Gerald Casale and "Sons of Anarchy" actor Michael Ornstein. Wilson Harding Golf Course in Griffith Park. 7 to 10 p.m. Thu. Free.
SPORTS
May 19, 1998
Chatsworth High, defending City Section champion, holds a one-stroke lead over Granada Hills after the first round of the City Section golf finals Monday at Harding Golf Course in Griffith Park. Chatsworth, behind a five-over-par 77 by Scott Brokaw and a 78 by Marcos Evans, shot 392. Darrin Schneider shot 72 to lead Granada Hills to a 393. Burley Stamps of Palisades, the defending individual champion, shot a six-under-par 65, the lowest score in the City Section this season.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 15, 1990
A Los Angeles City Council committee has given preliminary approval to a $1.4-million settlement for a truck driver who claimed that the brain damage he suffered was caused by an errant golf ball from a city course. Joseph Coutts sued the city after the ball went awry on Oct. 23, 1987, from the popular Harding Golf Course in Griffith Park and hit his 18-wheel Burger King delivery truck on the nearby Golden State Freeway.
SPORTS
May 8, 1997
The Hart High golf team won its eighth consecutive Foothill League championship and the Indians' Brandon Wallace won the individual title Wednesday in the season's final league match at Harding Golf Course in Griffith Park. Hart shot eight-over-par 368 in the final round of a four-day team tournament. The Indians finished with 29 1/2 points. Valencia was second with 23 points and Canyon edged Burroughs for third, 19-18 1/2.
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May 17, 2005 | From Times Staff Reports
Scott Clayton of San Bernardino Arroyo Valley established a course record at Cimarron Golf Resort on Monday when he shot a 10-under-par 61 to win the Southern Section Central Regional tournament. Clayton's round is the lowest shot in the playoffs in state history. He led qualifiers from three regionals; the top 24 at each site qualified for the section championships next Monday at Canyon Country Club in Palm Springs.
SPORTS
May 14, 1997
The Chatsworth High golf team edged regular-season champion Birmingham, 411-414, to win its second consecutive City 5-A League tournament Tuesday at River Ridge Golf Course in Oxnard. Todd Golditch shot five-over par 77 and Marco Evans shot 80 to pace the Chancellors. Birmingham, led by Greg Goodfried's 77 and Scott Bashin's 78, had to count a 94. Four-time defending City Section champion Granada Hills finished third at 421.
SPORTS
May 7, 1999
Mission League finals--Tommy Barber of Notre Dame shot a one-under-par 71 and had a two-day total of one-over 145 to captured individual honors at Harding Golf Course at Griffith Park. Barber finished the front nine with a three-under-par 34. He birdied the first two holes and had four birdies on the front nine. Freshman Jonathan Feuerhelm of Alemany finished second with a one-over 73 and a two-day total of 151.
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