Published by The Riveriera Country Club, 1995. First Edition. SIGNED by Jim Murray, SCGA Hall of Famer whose writing on golf in the LA Times was both a pure delight to read, and an inspiration to all those who followed. Oblong 8vo. 196 pp. Color and black & white photo-reproductions. Foreword by Noboru Watanabe. Introduction by Jim Murray. Green cloth in color printed dustjacket. Short closed tear to upper front cover else a fine copy. Item #20708
Open for play in the late 1920s, The Riviera Country Club immediately became known as one of the most innovative and challenging layouts. Designed by architect George C. Thomas Jr., a Riviera soon found itself ranked as the third best course in America, behind only Pine Valley and Pinehurst #2.