The Riviera Country Club

Private course - for members and their invited guests only.
   The Riviera Country Club Est. 1926

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The Riviera Country Club: This private club (only open to members and their invited guests) is home to one of California's finest and most renowned golf courses, a layout that is perennially included in Golf Digest's listing of America's 100 greatest courses. The course was established in 1926 and quickly became noted for its spectacular beauty and uniquely challenging design. The masterly layout of George C. Thomas is consistently maintained to the standard set by club founder Frank Garbutt, who declared, "Only the best is good enough." The finishing hole is a world-famous 454-yard par four that plays to an elevated fairway, then requires a long second shot to a narrow green that nestles in a natural amphitheater beneath Riviera's impressive clubhouse. The course has long been known within golfing circles as “Hogan’s Alley”, a nickname bestowed upon it by Jimmy Demaret after Hogan won the 1947 and 1948 Los Angeles Opens and the 1948 U.S. Open at the Club within a span of 18 months. Today, Riviera remains one of golf’s genuine classics, with a course layout that is virtually unaltered, yet every bit as great and testing as the day it was opened.

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Making Contact

The Riviera Country Club
1250 Capri Drive,
Pacific Palisades, California 90272
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Office   +1 (310) 454 6591
Pro Shop  

  +1 (310) 459 1309

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About the course

The course: 18 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland.
Gently undulating terrain - a few slopes to climb.
Surroundings: Residential setting.
Designer: George C. Thomas Jr & William Park "Billy" Bell.
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Yards 7040 6136 5348
Par 71 71 74
SSS or Slope 74.6 70.7 72.1
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How2Get There?

LA North, Pacific Palisades
From I-405 take the Sunset Blvd exit and turn left (if going north on I-405), or right (if going south). Head west on Sunset. After approx four miles turn left into Capri Drive. Proceed down the hill until you reach Riviera GC.

Essential information

Green Fees:
Outside visitor fee not applicable; members only course. Credit cards accepted.
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Who can play and When?
The Riviera Country Club is a private club. Guests may only play if hosted by a member. 
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Did you know?

Riviera Country Club has hosted many prestigious and top-level golf tournaments including the US Open Championship, US PGA Championship, US Senior Open and several Los Angeles Opens (see our Tournaments section >by Venue >Riviera CC).

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Published Ranking
2017/18 Golf Digest rating: 24th best course in the USA and 4th best in California.
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Latitude: (34.049637)
Longitude: (-118.501260)
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