Malibu Country Club, CLOSED 2015
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Malibu Country Club, CLOSED 2015

901 Encinal Canyon Rd, Malibu,California,90265
Type: Public
No. Holes: 18
Detailed description

Malibu Country Club is a Public 18 hole golf course located in Malibu, California, only 45 minutes from downtown Los Angeles.

Malibu Country Club opened in 1980. The course was designed by William F. Bell.

Evoking the nostalgia of golf courses built at the turn of the 20th century, the Malibu Country Club sits secluded in the majestic, rolling hills of the Santa Monica Mountains.

Par for the course is 72. From the back tees, the course plays to 6,614 yards. From the forward tees, the course measures 5,613 yards. The longest hole on the course is # 4, a par-5 that plays to 482 yards. The shortest hole on the course is # 15, a par-3 that plays to 161 yards from the back tees.

Watch out for # 6, a 468 yard par-5 challenge and the #1 handicap hole on the course. The easiest hole at Malibu Country Club is # 11, a 367 yard par-4.

Malibu Country Club closed in 2015

The Chinese investment firm, Shinhan Golden Faith International Development, paid $30.5 million for the closed course in an all-cash deal that closed August 2016.

The 650-acre site in the Santa Monica Mountains was put in receivership after its previous owner, Malibu Associates, defaulted on its $47-million loan from U.S. Bank. Malibu Associates was founded in 2005 by Dick Fuld, the former head of Lehman Bros.