Est. 
1967

Friendly Hills Country Club

8500 South Villaverde Drive, Whittier, California
Enjoy an unparalleled blend of scenic beauty, luxurious amenities, and challenging greens.

Holes

18

Par

70

Length

6399
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About Friendly Hills Country Club

Friendly Hills Country Club, located in Whittier, California, offers a range of amenities to its members. In addition to an 18-hole golf course, the club has tennis and pickleball courts, an Olympic-sized swimming pool, and a newly renovated fitness center. The club also has a men’s card room and wine lockers.

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Address

8500 South Villaverde Drive, Whittier, California

Phone Number

Year Built

1967

Hours of Operation

Administration Office Hours:

Tuesday – Friday, 9:00am – 5:00pm


Accounting Office Hours:

Tuesday – Friday, 9:00am – 4:30pm

Highlights

18-hole championship golf course

14 tennis courts

Elegant dining

State-of-the-art fitness center

2 swimming pools

Memberships / Cost at Friendly Hills Country Club

Full Golf Membership

Membership at Friendly Hills Country Club offers unlimited access to an 18-hole golf course, tennis courts, fitness center, and dining areas. Members can participate in club tournaments, events, and social activities, including junior programs for children. The club is currently full, but applications for all membership classifications are always welcome.

Type

Equity

Initiation Fee

$30,000.00

Annual Dues

$12,120 ($1,010 / mo)

Annual Food & Beverage Min.

$1,200.00

Other Fees

$895 Operational Dues, & $115 Capital Dues

Note

Golf Course Details at Friendly Hills Country Club

Course Architect(s)

Jimmy Hines,Casey O'Callaghan Golf Course Design

Holes:

18

Par:

70

Length (Yards):

6399

Slope:

136

Rating:

71.5

Fairway Grass

Kikuyu Grass

Greens Grass

Kikuyu Grass

Tee Box Highlights

Landscape

Walking Allowed:

Yes

Club Rentals:

Yes

Caddie Rentals:

No

Driving Range:

yes

Chipping Area:

Yes

Practice Green:

Yes

Friendly Hills Country Club is a luxurious golf destination located in Whittier, California. The club was established in 1967 and offers an 18-hole golf course to its members. In addition to golf, the club provides a range of amenities for its members to enjoy. Designed by renowned architect Billy Bell Jr., the private championship golf course has been the venue for numerous national and international tournaments over the years. The course is challenging yet enjoyable, catering to golfers of all skill levels.

Amenities

In addition to golf, Dining at Friendly Hills is a delightful experience. The club offers a perfect setting for a coffee outing, casual gathering, or elegant evening out. Members can enjoy breakfast, lunch, dinner, or something in-between.

The Kid's Club at Friendly Hills is a great opportunity for kids to spend time with their friends and family. The club hosts an array of fun activities for everyone to enjoy, from campouts and movies on the range to gingerbread and pumpkin decorating.

Bocce Ball is one of the newest amenities at Friendly Hills. The club showcases two full competition size courts for all members to enjoy. Originating in Italy, Bocce Ball is best described as a hybrid of lawn bowling and shuffleboard. Members can enjoy a cocktail and appetizers for a friendly game or join the league for a more competitive atmosphere.

Special amenities around the Club include lockers, men’s card room, upper dining, wine lockers, fitness center, aquatic center, terrace dining, banquet facilities, and brand new golf carts with USB ports.

Friendly Hills Country Club is more than just a golf club. It is a haven of exceptional service, recreation, and camaraderie. Whether you are a seasoned pro or a novice looking to hone your skills, Friendly Hills offers a challenging, yet welcoming and inclusive environment for all.

How to Join Friendly Hills

The application process for becoming a Regular member of Friendly Hills Country Club is as follows:

  1. Expression of Interest: After receiving an expression of interest from a prospective member, the Club’s General Manager provides the prospective member with an informational questionnaire.
  2. Initial Interview: Once the questionnaire is completed, it is referred to a member of the Club’s Membership Committee. An informal interview with a member of the Membership Committee is then scheduled.
  3. Membership Application: Following the interview, a prospective member may be provided with a membership application along with complete instructions and requirements. The Membership Committee assists the prospective member in identifying the required sponsor (Proposer and Seconder) who will bear the principal responsibility of completing the application and all other requirements.
  4. Formal Interview: After the application is completed, a more formal interview with the Membership Committee is scheduled. The Membership Committee conducts a series of personal interviews with the proposed applicant, as well as the Proposer and Seconder.
  5. Approval: All prospective members are presented to the Club’s Board of Directors for final approval. The Club’s Board of Directors makes all final decisions on membership applicants based on the recommendations of the Membership Committee.
  6. Submission of Application: A cashier’s check is required when the application is submitted. A picture of the applicant and family is also requested at this stage. This picture will be used in the Club newsletter only if the applicant approves.

Please note that to become a member, an applicant must be 21 years of age or older, must successfully complete the membership acceptance application and interview process, and must be approved by the Club’s Board of Directors. The entire application process can generally be concluded within 90 days.

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Tee Box Details at Friendly Hills Country Club

Tee Box

Length

Par

Rating

Slope

Championship
6408
70
71.7
136
Unicorn (W)
6265
70
79.0
149
Unicorn
6265
70
71.7
134
Gold
6112
70
70.4
133
Gold (W)
6112
70
78.1
146
Fairway
5777
70
68.9
129
Fairway (W)
5777
70
75.9
143
Silver
5645
70
68.2
127
Silver (W)
5645
70
75.5
141