CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 1, 2006 |
Is billionaire developer Donald Trump using the freeway to fill his fairways? That's what it looked like Thursday in Brentwood to motorists on Sunset Boulevard near the 405 Freeway. An official-looking sign at Sunset's southbound freeway onramp pointed the way to the Trump National Golf Club with a giant arrow.
September 29, 2005 |
On a sunny day at the edge of the Palos Verdes peninsula, some of the world's top female golfers arrived at a consensus that would make Donald Trump proud. When it comes to scenery, they said before and after pro-am rounds Wednesday, no other stop on the LPGA tour rivals Trump National Golf Club. "The views are better than you're going to get anywhere," said Janice Moodie, a seven-year veteran from Orlando, Fla. "I think some of them even beat Pebble Beach."
October 1, 2005 |
Waiting to play was already a tradition at what is now known as Trump National Golf Club, which is finally playing host to its first professional tournament six years after a landslide sent part of the 18th hole crumbling toward the Pacific Ocean in 1999. Now the wait is on the tees and fairways. But after six-hour rounds for some LPGA players in the first round of the Office Depot Championship on Friday in Rancho Palos Verdes, there weren't as many complaints as one might think.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 30, 2013 |
A pilot sustained minor injuries Friday when a small plane crashed on a Rancho Palos Verdes beach, officials said. Los Angeles County firefighters were called to the Trump National Golf Club in the Portuguese Bend area shortly before 11:45 a.m. after reports of a plane upside-down on the beach, department officials said. The pilot was the sole person on board. Los Angeles County Sheriff's Capt. Mike Parker tweeted the pilot was "alert & talking. " Television footage showed waves hitting the aircraft as emergency workers examined the scene.
January 20, 2006 |
Trump National Golf Club has its oft-delayed opening today, when, for the first time, the general public will be allowed to play all 18 holes at the Rancho Palos Verdes course. Owner Donald Trump originally planned to have the course open to the public in the middle of last year, but construction and permitting delays pushed it back several times. Today's opening was made possible when the city of Rancho Palos Verdes on Wednesday night issued a temporary, 90-day operating permit for public use.
September 6, 2011 |
Nobody walks in L.A.? Ridiculous! This is one in a series of articles exploring the many opportunities for walking in (and around) a major city. RANCHO PALOS VERDES, DEL CERRO PARK Distance: 4 miles Duration: 1½ to 2 hours Difficulty: 3 Transportation: Drive south on Crenshaw Boulevard to Park Place or take the Palos Verdes Peninsula Transit Authority bus Route 225 Notes: ...