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Al Gruber at the Palos Verdes Open Golf Tournament, Palos Verdes Golf Club
Howard, Clarence E. (architect)
Olmsted Associates (architect)
Date Created and/or Issued
Contributing Institution
Palos Verdes Library District
Palos Verdes Homes Association Photo Collection
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Electronically digitized by the Palos Verdes Library District, from the Palos Verdes Homes Association Photograph Collection held in the Local History Room. Copyright status must be investigated before publishing or commercial use. To obtain permission and images for publication purposes please contact the Palos Verdes Library District.
Image shows golfer Al Gruber finishing his swing at the Palos Verdes $2,500 "Open" Golf Tournament, which was held December 30 & 31, 1927 through January 1, 1928 at the Palos Verdes Golf Club. Mr. Gruber, assistant golf pro, is wearing a sweater and plus-fours. The young boy standing second from left is Keegan Low, son of Colonel John Chambers Low. A large chalkboard and group of tournment officials with other competing golfers are visible in background, with the golf course in the distance. The two-story, eleven-room Spanish-style clubhouse [not visible], is located at 3301 Via Campesina in Val Monte. The golf course, which was designed by George C. Thomas Jr. and built by William P. Bell, opened on November 15, 1924, with landscaping designed by the Olmsted brothers.
Date Built: 1924
Photo Source: Palos Verdes Homes Association
PVH building permit #22.
1 photographic print (b/w); 8 x 10 in.
bar code: 000028571
negative number: 733
Gruber, Al
Palos Verdes Golf Club (Palos Verdes Estates, Calif.)
Country clubs--California--Palos Verdes Estates
Golf Tournaments

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