The Olympic Club

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The Olympic Club has hosted the U.S. Open four times: 1955, 1966, 1987 and 1998. Shown above is No. 8 on The Lake course.
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Prior to the 1955 U.S. Open, the club brought the USGA’s official course architect, Robert Trent Jones Sr., in to toughen the Lake Course for competition. (This is the 18th hole.)
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Established on May 6, 1860, the Olympic Club enjoys the distinction of being America’s oldest athletic club.
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In 1918, the Club assumed operations of the Lakeside Golf Club.
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Famed architect Arthur Brown, designer of the San Francisco City Hall, designed the Lakeside clubhouse, which officially opened in 1925.
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The Lake Course challenges professionals and amateurs alike with its narrow, tree-lined fairways and small, well-bunkered greens.
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The course sits right outside downtown San Francisco.
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The Olympic Club overlooks the Pacific Ocean.
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The Olympic Club is hosting its fifth U.S. Open.
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Three of the Bay Area's premier courses (clockwise from bottom: San Francisco Golf Club, Olympic Club and TPC Harding Park) are neighbors surrounding Lake Merced.