Riviera Country Club


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Riviera Country Club
Private
$$$$$
Average: 2.9 (15 votes)
1250 Capri Dr
Pacific Palisades, California 90272-4001
(310) 454-6591
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Course Details/History

Architect Name - George C. Thomas, Jr./William P. Bell

Golf.com Editorial

Riviera is consistently ranked as one of the top courses in the U.S. and the World by Golf Magazine's panel of experts.

This landmark club in Pacific Palisades has been the home course for many celebrities over the years. The current home of the Northern Trust Open, the Riviera has hosted three major championships: the 1948 U.S. Open, won by Ben Hogan; the 1983 PGA Championship, won by Hal Sutton; and the 1995 PGA Championship, won by Steve Elkington.

In 1992, the greens and bunkers were renovated by Ben Crenshaw and Bill Coore in an attempt to restore them to their original design. The course is a constant presence in GOLF Magazine's rankings of the Top 100 Courses in the U.S. and the World. For more information go to therivieracountryclub.com.

In his article, My Fab 5, GOLF Magazine Top 100 Teacher Mike Bender says Riviera is one of his all-time favorite courses.

"Like almost every other golfer, I've always been fascinated by Ben Hogan, and The Hawk won so often on this course it seemed like he owned the place. In 1988 I played in the L.A. Open at Riviera with Hal Sutton, who'd previously won a PGA Championship on the course. Shooting a lower score than he did meant a lot to me."

ParRatingSlopeYardage
Back tee7174.31396,950
Middle tee7171.91306,505
Forward tee7174.71375,844
Front Nine
Hole123456789Out*
Back tee5034634342364191754083704203428
Middle tee4974454052304081443703464063251
Forward tee4503933711863861303182853862905
Par54434344435
Back Nine
Hole101112131415161718In*
Back tee3155644104211764431665764513522
Middle tee3015133674021594301485124223254
Forward tee2754843173561424111254983312939
Par45443435436
*Par value varies depending on tee boxes used.
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