Douglas Fairbanks, Sr. at the Palos Verdes Open Golf Tournament, Palos Verdes Golf Club.

Abstract/Description: Image shows group portrait of the actor, Douglas Fairbanks Sr., posing with five children at the Palos Verdes $2,500 "Open" Golf Tournament, which was held December 30 & 31, 1927 through January 1, 1928 at the Palos Verdes Golf Club. Mr. Fairbanks, wearing a jacket and tie and plus-fours, is standing with children identified, left to right, as: 1. Besty Martin (daughter of Farnham Martin); 2. Jane Low (daughter of Colonel John Chambers Low); 3. Keegan Low (son of Col. Low); 4. Harry Martin (son of Farnham Martin); and 5. Eugene Etter (son of Edgar L. Etter.) A crowd of spectators is visible standing behind the group, with the golf course and grove of eucalyptus trees visible in the distance. The two-story, eleven-room Spanish-style clubhouse [not visible], is located at 3301 Via Campesina in Val Monte. The golf course, which was designed by George C. Thomas Jr. and built by William P. Bell, opened on November 15, 1924, with landscaping designed by the Olmsted brothers.
Subject(s): Portraits, Group
Etter, Eugene
Fairbanks, Douglas, 1883-1939
Low, Jane
Low, Keegan
Martin, Harry
Swanson, Betsy Martin
Palos Verdes Golf Club (Palos Verdes Estates, Calif.)
Country clubs--California--Palos Verdes Estates
Golf Tournaments
Date Created: 1928-01-01