Playing 18 at The Historic Olympic Club’s Championship Lake Course with Erik Schjolberg


953: Golf Instructor Erik Schjolberg returns this week, but this time host Fred Greene joins him at the Olympic Club in San Francisco to play 18 holes the historic Lake Course. This venue has hosted five US Opens and will also be the site of the 2028 PGA Championship and the 2032 Ryder Cup. They were playing with Erik’s wife and a friend. Fred and Erik only recorded starting at the 14th hole, and it’s been edited to focus on Erik’s teaching and how they each played the last 5 holes. Erik’s started a new online Academy at and his website is Go to this episode’s blog post at to see some of the photos from our round.

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Olympic Club Lake Course, #3 – Par 3 looking over Lake Merced, SF.
Crazy looking Cypress tree @Olympic Club that Erik points out on the podcast.
Yes, Fred’s a vegetarian, but couldn’t pass up the world famous Burger Dog (burger meat rolled into hot dog shape) only sold @Olympic Club
Fred overlooking 18th hole of Lake Course @Olympic Club, SF. Incredible finishing hole.

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