Tag: Wilshire Country Club

Women who golfed: a look back at Club’s early years

Women who golfed: a look back at Club’s early years

| August 1, 2019 | 1 Comment

This is the first in a three-part series on the Wilshire Country Club turning 100 this year. A gala celebration for members will take place in September. This first part in the series, in the spirit of our Women of Larchmont issue, looks at the history of women within the club. The year is 1919. […]

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Lillian Way threw annual Fourth of July block party

Lillian Way threw annual Fourth of July block party

| August 1, 2019 | 0 Comments

Residents along Lillian Way between Clinton and Rosewood celebrated Independence Day with a block party for the 23rd year in a row last month. Activities included a bike and scooter parade and contest. Meaghan Curcio, one of the organizers of the event, said kids in the neighborhood spent days decorating their chosen conveyances. After the […]

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Around the Town: Galas, concert and scholarships toast the season

Around the Town: Galas, concert and scholarships toast the season

| May 30, 2019 | 0 Comments

Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra (LACO) rolled out the red carpet for Music Director Designate Jaime Martin, welcoming him prior to the launch of his tenure next fall, and honored Margaret Batjer on her 20 years as LACO concertmaster at its annual concert gala May 2 at the downtown InterContinental Hotel. The evening’s musical centerpiece, led […]

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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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