Where is The Riviera Country Club?

Category: Golf Courses of the World
The Riviera Country Club
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U.S.A.

Answer

The Riviera Country Club is located at 1250 Capri Drive, Pacific Palisades, California 90272.

More about The Riviera Country Club

The Riviera Country Club was founded in 1926 by the members of the Los Angeles Athletic Club.

The club called upon George C. Thomas to design a course that would challenge the world's best. After 18 months and 15 iterations of his design, his masterpiece and crowning achievement opened for play.

The Riviera Country Club is consistently ranked a top 50 golf course in the world and in the top 25 courses in the United States.

The course is a par 71 with a length of 7,013 yards (6,413 m) from the back tees, which has been lengthened to 7,322 yards (6,695 m) for Tour play.

Tournaments held at The Riviera Country Club

  • US Open 1948 - Winner: Ben Hogan
  • USPGA Championship 1938 - Winner: Hal Sutton
  • USPGA Championship 1995 - Winner: Steve Elingon
  • US Senior Open 1988 - Winner: Hale Irwins
  • US Amateur in 2017 - Winner: Doc Redman
  • Genesis Invitational 2019 - Winner: J.B. Holmes
  • Genesis Invitational 2020 - Winner: Adam Scott
  • Genesis Invitational 2021

The club is scheduled to host the Olympics in 2028.

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