Overview of golf course named Olympic Club - The Lake

Olympic Club - The Lake

San Francisco, United States

Details

Holes

18

Par

70

Built

1924

Type

Seaside

Architect

Wilfred Reid, Robert Trent Jones

Access

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Lake Merced in San Francisco is ringed with golf courses: the public Harding Park and the private Lake Merced Golf Club, San Francisco Golf Club and Olympic Club. The latter's Lake course opened for play in 1924, and has since hosted five US Opens, the most recent in 2012. Renovations in recent years have thinned the trees somewhat and refinished all of the putting areas. Part of the motivation for this work was the problems players encountered on the 18th green during the 1998 US Open, which led to some over-correction. The layout is very demanding, so don't be too disappointed if you come away with some bogies. The halfway house is known for serving a hamburger on a hotdog bun, and the clubhouse is gorgeous. The club's other course, the Cliffs, is a fun little par 3 layout that features excellent panoramas of the sea.

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Reviews

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Wimbledon Park Golf Club
Hcp 7 44 courses played
Fabulous
June 18, 2017
Loved the elevation changes on the course. Lots of sideways sloping fairways makes the drive so important to get into position and means a flat lie is unlikely with your approach.
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Redstick Golf Club
Hcp 10 8 courses played
Fabulous
February 03, 2017
A big boy course that never disappoints
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