Tag: Wilshire Country Club

For LPGA players, host families offer a place to call home

For LPGA players, host families offer a place to call home

| March 28, 2019 | 0 Comments

For LPGA players, traveling across the country to compete in tour events can be an expensive and, at times, lonely experience. That is why many players take advantage of the LPGA host family program. Instead of a cold, corporate hotel room, many players at last year’s tournament found comfort, economic relief and lifelong friendships in […]

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Women’s golf back for another round

Women’s golf back for another round

| March 28, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) returns to Los Angeles this month when some of the best players in women’s golf descend on the Wilshire Country Club (WCC).  The second annual “Hugel-Air Premia LA Open” will be held April 24 to 28, and it will feature 144 players competing over 72 holes for a share […]

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Ladies’ professional golf to return to Wilshire Country Club in April

Ladies’ professional golf to return to Wilshire Country Club in April

| January 3, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Ladies’ Professional Golf Association (LPGA) will return to the Wilshire Country Club April 22 to 28, 2019. The tournament will feature 144 of the world’s best female professionals competing over four rounds of golf for a share of the $1.5 million purse. Last year, locals were among the thousands of spectators to descend on […]

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LPGA Tournament comes to Wilshire Country Club

LPGA Tournament comes to Wilshire Country Club

| April 26, 2018 | 0 Comments

Wilshire Country Club opened its gates to the best players in women’s professional golf at the HUGEL-JTBC LA Open, April 19-22. During the four-day event, thousands of spectators descended on the venerable country club to watch players give Oscar-worthy performances in the shadow of the famed “Hollywood” sign. Fans unable to attend watched live coverage […]

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Meet two LPGA players with local connections

Meet two LPGA players with local connections

| April 26, 2018 | 1 Comment

During the HUGEL-JTBC LA Open, which brought some of the world’s best players in women’s golf to the Wilshire Country Club, several players had connections to the local community. Between rounds, the Chronicle talked to two of those players about what it means to compete at a historic course in their own backyard. Emily Tubert […]

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Women’s Golf returns to Wilshire after years away

Women’s Golf returns to Wilshire after years away

| March 29, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) returns to Los Angeles this month for the first time in more than a decade when the best players in women’s golf descend on the Wilshire Country Club. The inaugural “HUGEL-JTBC LA Open” takes place April 16 to 22, featuring 144 women golfers competing over 72 holes for a […]

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