Friendly Hills Country Club was established in 1968. Noted for its spectacular beauty and challenging terrain, this James Wilfred “Billy” Hines masterpiece golf course is considered one of the finest in Southern California.
The Club is located in the Puente hills above the city of Whittier. Dramatic variations in elevations provide a challenging and rewarding golf experience for all levels of play. The 4th tee, the 7th hole and numerous other points on the course provide breathtaking vistas including views of Catalina Island and the Pacific Ocean.
This historic club has been the site of many qualifying tournaments including the SCGA Amateur and Mid-Amateur as well as the U.S. Amateur. A number of noteworthy tour players, including U.S. Open Champions Scott Simpson, Jerry Pate, Lee Jansen, Curtis Strange and Tom Kite, British Open Champion, Bill Rogers and PGA Champion, Bob Tway have all paid visits to FHCC.
The Pro Shop at Friendly Hills Country Club offers first class instruction on a full length driving range as well as the latest in high quality merchandise. Friendly Hills has active Men’s and Ladies’ Golf Associations that provide Member-Guest tournaments, Team Play competition, twilight golf and couples’ events. The tennis facility offers an active program of tournaments and instruction on the Club’s four beautiful lighted courts. A well-equipped Fitness Center, whose workout equipment overlooks the golf course, is also available.
Friendly Hills Country Club is family orientated and offers year round Junior Golf programs as well as summer “Kid’s Camp” for golf, tennis and swimming. The Club’s swim and dive team, the “Unicorns” regularly places high in competition during their Sunkist League meets.
Dining venues at the Club allow members and their guests the opportunity to enjoy world-class cuisine in either a very casual atmosphere on the lower level dining room or the patio, or a more traditional “club casual” atmosphere on the upper level.
Friendly Hills Country Club offers members an impressive schedule of social events that promote camaraderie, friendship and fun. In addition, the Club’s catering department skillfully and professionally handles banquet events for groups from 10 to 250.
Make one visit to Friendly Hills Country Club and you will quickly realize that FHCC is one of the best kept secrets in Southern California.