The Riviera Country Club is steeped in history and hospitality. You’ll get a taste of both during this episode as we chat with the Don Emery, General Manager as well as Martin Fuentes the Club Services Manager, Kurt Wohlgemuth the Hospitality Manager and Jim Shumate the Director of Club Operations. You’ll learn what goes into running a world-class operation for an elite membership.
The Riviera has an illustrious history. They have played host to US Opens, PGA Championships, and most recently the USGA Men’s Amateur Championship. Each year the LA Open, an annual stop on the PGA Tour, is played here. With its proximity to Hollywood, The Riv has a long history of famous folks who have graced the club including: Walt Disney, Humphrey Bogart, Elizabeth Taylor, Errol Flynn, Adam Sandler, Tom Brady and Larry David.