May 28, 2002 |
The historic Wilshire Country Club in Hancock Park has begun a $10-million renovation and expansion of its Mediterranean-style clubhouse. The expansion and interior remodeling, which will include the addition of a red clay tile roof with broad eaves, arched openings and iron railings, is aimed at recapturing the character of the original building. The project was designed by Los Angeles architect Scott Johnson of Johnson Fain Partners.
April 15, 2001 |
Annika Sorenstam said it would take a miracle for her to win the Office Depot Hosted by Amy Alcott Saturday at Wilshire Country Club, but when Sorenstam is involved, miracles seem to follow closely. Sorenstam erased a 10-stroke deficit against second-round leader Pat Hurst when she shot six-under-par 66 in the final round, then won the tournament by defeating Mi Hyun Kim in a one-hole playoff.
March 9, 2001 |
Many of the students are grandfathers, but school is in session today and their undivided attention is essential. Honors will go to fast learners. Only a handful among the SBC Senior Classic field of 78 have played the Valencia Country Club course in Santa Clarita, the new venue for a tournament held the last six years at Wilshire Country Club. Even fewer can recall anything about it.
February 22, 2001 |
As the Nissan Open and Riviera Country Club became synonymous over the last 20 years, most of the players in this week's field are probably unaware that 10 other golf courses have hosted the event formerly known as the Los Angeles Open. Besides 39 appearances at Riviera since the tournament's inception in 1926, the event has been played at familiar public courses, exclusive private clubs and three layouts that no longer exist.
September 11, 1998
A look at upcoming tournaments in the region or major events involving top regional players: SEPTEMBER * 12-13: Couples Classic, Crystalaire Country Club, Llano. * 14: U.S. Mid-Amateur Qualifying, Bernardo Heights Country Club, San Diego. * 14-16: SCPGA Section Championship, Mission Hills Country Club, Rancho Mirage. * 14-17: TearDrop Tour event, La Purisima Golf Club, Lompoc. * 16-17: SCGA 4-Ball Net Championship, Palm Valley Country Club, Palm Desert. * 17: U.S.
February 26, 1998
* What: 73rd Nissan Open. * Where: Valencia Country Club; 6,967 yards, par 71. * When: Today through Sunday. * Prize money: $2.1 million, $378,000 to the winner. * Television: 1 p.m.-3 p.m. Today and Friday, USA Network; noon-3 p.m. Saturday, Channel 2; 1 p.m.-3 p.m. Friday, Channel 2. * Defending champion: Nick Faldo (66-70-68-68 272) by three shots over Craig Stadler.