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Running 2021 Golf Thread

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Della9250, Jan 9, 2021.

  1. poindexter

    poindexter Well-Known Member

    I tried to find a list of tournaments that Riviera Country Club holds, besides the PGA event, and didn't have much luck.
  2. Tighthead

    Tighthead Well-Known Member

    That’s what I would expect. Between invitationals and general access juice, top ams I have known usually play all the top courses in their city once or twice a year.
  3. da man

    da man Well-Known Member

    Maybe it doesn't host any -- no idea. Just sayin' it wasn't a ridiculous statement by Dottie.
  4. TigerVols

    TigerVols Well-Known Member

    Neither claim it. For good reason.
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  5. TigerVols

    TigerVols Well-Known Member

    I used to live a 9-iron from Riviera and can't recall noticing any tourneys other than the Nissan every year.
  6. poindexter

    poindexter Well-Known Member

  7. ChrisLong

    ChrisLong Well-Known Member

    Did you live on La Mesa or Allenford? I have lots of friends who could have been your neighbors.
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  8. ChrisLong

    ChrisLong Well-Known Member

    I used to rag the UCLA SID about his recruiting pamphlet. It had "things do to in L.A." and had photos of Hollywood, the beach, and Bel-Air Country Club, which is virtually across the street from UCLA. I can just imagine students popping over to Bel-Air for a quick nine between classes.
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  9. maumann

    maumann Well-Known Member

    NASCAR was even worse. They'd show images of the Santa Monica Pier and they were 60 miles away in a deserted steel mill.
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  10. Webster

    Webster Well-Known Member

    That’s why Patrick Ewing’s membership has been on hold.
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  11. My wife's family had a get-together at Bel-Air after her grandfather's funeral (he was a member). We were leaving straight from there to LAX to take a redeye home, so I wanted to change out of my suit and into something more comfortable for the flight. The plan was to change in the lobby restroom and then immediately leave. Within 15 seconds of changing and exiting the restroom I was escorted out of the building for wearing jeans. Like, I was leaving anyway but they had to make sure my jeans would not befoul their lobby. Wouldn't even let me say goodbye to anyone unless they came outside to me.

    My wife's mom is a tennis member at Riviera. They're much less strict. She hates PGA week because they can't play tennis.
  12. Chef2

    Chef2 Well-Known Member

    Buzz Williams concurs.
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