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Lake at Olympic Club, The - Private

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524 Post St
San Francisco, California 94102
San Francisco County
Phone(s): (415) 587-8338
Fax: (415) 931-4383
Website: www.olyclub.com
Olympic Club - Lake: #16

Description

Established in 1860, the Olympic Club is America's oldest athletic club. The club boasts three golf courses that sprawl across the rolling hills between Lake Merced and the Pacific Ocean. The Lake Course opened in 1927 and stayed true to its design until a renovation headed by Robert Trent Jones in 1955, prior to the course's hosting of the U.S. Open. Rather than altering the layout completely, Jones simply tweaked a few elements to make the course more challenging for competition. Despite the name, water doesn't actually come into play on this course but with narrow fairways and dramatic elevation changes it is easy to forget about the lack of water. The rolling terrain guarantees that golfers will encounter tricky, uneven lies. The expansive rough areas that are strategically placed along the fairways are also waiting to swallow up errant shots.

 
Type Private
Holes 18
Architect(s)
Year built 1924
Guest Policy Welcomed
Golf Season Year round
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Driving Range Available Yes
Rental Carts Available Yes
Rental Clubs Available Yes
Pro Available Yes
Tee Times Welcomed No
Price Range Weekdays $22
Price Range Weekends $22
Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard Welcomed

Scorecard

Tee Par Length Slope Rating
Championship 70 7162 yd. 143 75.7
Black 71 6934 yd. 142 75
Blue 71 6597 yd. 134 73.2
White 71 6280 yd. 130 71.7
Green (W) 71 5589 yd. 123 68.6

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