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Everybody knows about Bel-Air, Los Angeles Country Club or Riviera. All are great places to play if you're in Los Angeles. The trouble is they are all very, very private. So if you're visiting downtown L.A. either on business or pleasure, where do you play daily fee or public golf? Relax. Mike Bailey has some suggestions.
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In Los Angeles, local golfers and savvy visitors are willing to wait a little longer on the tee because they reap the rewards of quality city golf for minimal capital. L.A.'s muni courses range from undulating fairways in the Hollywood Hills to a bucolic getaway on the West Side. Two top-notch choices are Griffith Park and Rancho Park in Cheviot Hills. Robert Gray has more.
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Yes, there is plenty of public golf beyond the exclusive private clubs in Tinseltown. And fortunately, in an area where mild weather and copious sunshine are the norm, decent conditions rule, and business is steady for the canniest of the local operators. Los Angeles resident golf writer David Weiss shares where he plays around his hometown when he's not playing on the road.
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The oceanfront Terranea Resort is located just a chip shot south of Los Angeles. Given its picturesque location on a peninsula jutting out into the Pacific Ocean, it has become a popular day-trip destination since it opened its doors in 2009. Terranea is not foremost a golf resort. In fact, its prices are so reasonable you'll have plenty of money to spend elsewhere at the resort. Robert Gray has more on Terranea.
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