Olympic Club of San Francisco Golf Courses

Olympic Club pic
Olympic Club
Image: olyclub.com

William Fay earned his DDS at the University of Detroit School of Dentistry in 1971. Now an orthodontist in Northern California, William Fay, DDS, belongs to the Olympic Club of San Francisco.

Established in 1860, the Olympic Club of San Francisco has more than 5,000 active members and is a focal point of amateur sports in the Bay Area. It has hosted a range of amateur and professional sports events, including the U.S. Open professional golf tournament five times.

The club is home to two 18-hole golf courses, known as the Lake and Ocean courses. Designed in 1924 by course superintendent Sam Whiting, the courses have undergone a number of renovations over the years and were redesigned by professional golf course architect Robert Trent Jones to add a degree of difficulty in preparation for the U.S. Open in 1955. More recently, the Olympic Club replaced the poa annua grass on the greens and put in bent-grass greens.