Bel-Air Country Club

10768 Bellagio Rd,

Los Angeles, California 90077

  • Office

    +1 (310) 472 9563
  • Pro shop

    +1 (310) 472 9563
  • Fax

    +1 (310) 472 7044

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes.

  • Designer:

    Original design by George C. Thomas and William Park "Billy" Bell (1925). Modifications made by various designers over subsequent years, including Dick Wilson, George Fazio, Robert Trent Jones Jr (1976) and Tom Fazio. Major renovation, returning the course to its George Thomas origins, by Tom Doak (2018).

Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Yards
6482
6210
5770
Par
70
70
70
SSS or slope
72
70.5
74.7

Location

Latitude:

34.078847

Longitude:

-118.449979

How to get there:

16 mi W of downtown Los Angeles.

Bel-Air Country Club

Private: A course for members and their invited guests only.

Est. 1925

Bel-Air Country Club is located just off Sunset Boulevard, in the foothills of the Santa Monica mountains. This much lauded George C. Thomas design, excellently renovated by Tom Doak, winds through the mansion-dotted canyons of Bel-Air, Los Angeles.

Meandering its way through Stone Canyon on the front-nine loop, and Dry Canyon on the back-nine, the terrain is so steep at times that golfers are occasionally required to move from hole to hole via a tunnel and an elevator. The club's renowned suspension bridge, spans a gulch on the par-3 10th, while serving as a dramatic backdrop for the par-4 18th green.

List of courses: Around Los Angeles

Visitors

Who can play and when?

Private club - guests may only play if hosted by a member.

Green fees

Outside visitor fee not applicable; course exclusively for members and their guests.

Did you know?

Bel-Air CC is the home course for the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) Bruins men's and women's golf teams. Former Bruins (with their number of PGA Tour wins) include Scott McCarron (3), John Merrick (1), Corey Pavin (15) and Duffy Waldorf (4).

Bel-Air CC is one of a trio of renowned courses in this area of Los Angeles designed by the great George C. Thomas in the 1920s ... the other two being Los Angeles CC (North course) and Riviera CC.

Published ranking

2019/20 Golf Digest rating: 170th best course in the USA and 20th best in California.

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