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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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Residents seek answers to dry brook

Residents seek answers to dry brook

| December 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

Brookside is perhaps best known for its namesake, a natural stream that flows through the neighborhood. But in recent months, local residents have raised an alarm about the brook’s health.     “Something is up,” says local real estate agent Richard Battaglia. “Within the past year the brook has dried up in places. Someone turned […]

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Wilshire Country Club is turning so brown it’s green

Wilshire Country Club is turning so brown it’s green

| April 29, 2015 | 1 Comment

Water-saving efforts are moving the ground from the Wilshire Country Club golf course, some 24 acres of turf to be exact. That’s the amount that has been removed from the course since early January, said Todd Keefer, general manager and chief operating officer. A host of drought-tolerant plants will replace the water-thirsty grass on about […]

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Bud Rice shares his D-Day experiences as C-47 pilot

Bud Rice shares his D-Day experiences as C-47 pilot

| June 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

It was 69 years ago that Julian “Bud” Rice was piloting a plane to drop paratroopers near the French town of St. Mere Eglise as part of the D-Day invasion of France on June 7, 1944. But the Hancock Park resident remembers it as though it were yesterday. He regaled some 250 members and guests […]

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