Bel-Air Country Club
Located in Bel Air, the club was founded in 1925, financed by Alphonzo Bell and the clubhouse designed by noted southern California architect Carleton Winslow. The golf course, opened soon after, was designed by George C. Thomas, Jr. and William P. Bell, measuring 6,491 yards and a par 70. Described as "exclusive", the club offers one of the most challenging golf courses on the West Coast, and is consistently ranked as one of the highest-rated golf courses in California. The club hosted the 1976 U.S. Men's Amateur Championship, won by Bill Sander, and the 2004 U.S. Senior Amateur. Alfred Hitchcock's former home on Bellagio Road overlooks the course.
The Club also has a program that exists to remember and honor well-known individuals; they are called honorary members. These include Arnold Palmer, Amy Alcott, Byron Nelson, Greg Norman, Ken Venturi, Ronald Reagan, and Luke Donald.
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