All you see at the entrance on Wilshire Boulevard is a simple numerical address: 10101. Nothing to advertise the expansive clubhouse and championship golf courses behind the trees on either side of the driveway. The 1,500 members can speak of the facility in great detail; not many others can.
That is about to change.
The Los Angeles Country Club, one of the area's most exclusive clubs, has reached a preliminary agreement with the United States Golf Assn. to stage the 2023 U.S. Open, one of the world's most high-profile golf events, several individuals familiar with the process confirmed.
The tournament would take place 75 years after the only previous Open in Los Angeles...