LONG BEACH''S BEST KEPT SECRET: Lakewood Country Club
By Marie Kletke, Broker - Long Beach Real Estate
When McDonald Douglas and Boeing were in Long Beach, the higher echelons in these companies used to schedule their lunches around their golf games. Rumor has it that many ideas regarding plane safety, structure and the like were formulated over a round of golf at Lakewood Country Club!!!A block west of Lakewood Blvd on Carson Street, Lakewood Golf Course is a regular 18-hole Par 72 championship course that features 11 acres of lakes with a 72.9 rating and 113 slope. the facilities inclue a pro shop, a driving range, two putting greens, practice area as well as three room banquet facilities, a coffee shop and cocktail lounge.This course was built in 1933 and has since been redesigned. it is considered to be the second most difficult course in Long Bech. it is currently managed b...