Latrobe Country Club cuisine is available to members for take-out. Feel free to peruse the menu's at home before coming into the club.
Latrobe Country Club has several dining rooms, each with its own unique personality. From a large wedding reception complete with all the trimmings to an intimate dinner with friends, Latrobe's multiple dining facilities offer exactly what your party needs. Nearly the entire facility was designed and decorated by Arnold Palmer's late wife, Winnie. Much more than just her interior decorating tastes can still be found here.
Arnold's brother Jerry Palmer, "She was a great lady who never made anyone feel like an employee. She knew everyone's name. In the fall, she was always in Florida, but she missed the club and said she would rather be in Pennsylvania. This was her home. When people came here for weddings, she treated them as if it were her own family's wedding."
The Club Room
The Club Room is located upstairs in the Clubhouse and is Latrobe Country Club's primary dining room for daily lunches and dinner. Clubhouse Manager Brice Kertoy describes its menu this way. "It's an American menu with some unique items like duck, venison and ostrich. You'll also find many of Mr. Palmer's favorites like Palmer crab cakes and Palmer mashed potatoes, which are mashed potatoes with horseradish and scallions."
Besides all the unique Palmer food temptations listed on the menu, there is something else very uniquely Palmer about the Club Room. "First time guest are overwhelmed by all the Palmer memorabilia," says Brice. Dotting the walls are hundreds of cherished photos of Arnold Palmer with his international collection of friends and admirers. You'll discover Arnold surrounded by the likes of President Richard Nixon, Henry Kissinger, Bob Hope, President George Bush Sr., Celine Dione, Dinah Shore, Tommy Smothers and even the Queen of England. There are also many touching photos of Arnold and his late wife, Winnie.
Latrobe Country Club's staff prides itself on small town values and traditions. "Our style is formal yet casual. Guests feel the charm and quaintness the moment they arrive. When it comes to service, we try very hard to exceed our guests' expectations," says Brice.
The Club Room opens for lunch Tuesday through Sunday at 11:30 a.m. and Dinner is served beginning at 5:00 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday. The clubhouse and dining facilities are closed on Monday.
Garden Room & Tee Off Rooms
In addition to the Club Room, the upstairs also offers dining in the Garden Room, and Tee Off rooms for special events,. The Garden Room overlooks the Pro Shop and seats up to 60 guests. The Tee Off rooms open up to a scenic terrace that overlooks the 18 th hole of the golf course. During the summer and fall seasons, the view is especially breathtaking. For privacy, this area can be broken down into smaller rooms and seats up to 70 guest.
On the first level of the Clubhouse is the Palmer Grille. This room is very masculine in its design with wood paneling and a large fireplace. The area functions during the golfing season primarily as a sports bar for after-golf entertainment. It's the perfect setting to enjoy a friendly card game with a favorite cold beverage. During the winter holiday season, this cozy, private room can also be booked for private parties.
The Palmer Grille has been open to women since the late 1990's. Following a round of golf, Arnold would often sit in here and have lunch at his favorite table, but he wanted Winnie to be able to eat with him. Arnold thought it would be a good thing to let women in and the rules were amended.
The second floor is home to Latrobe's magnificent ballroom. Its stunning architecture features high ceilings and wooden floors from the turn of the century. Elegantly situated in the center is a grand piano that provides perfect musical accompaniment during many of Latrobe's parties and nights of entertainment. During the Christmas season, the Ballroom shines and sparkles with the presentation of its annual Christmas Tree and decorations.
Like the Mixed the Grille, this room is also a living tribute to Arnold Palmer. Its walls, showcases and mantels are brimming with cups and trophies from notable golf events all over the world. From the British Open to the Masters, the Ballroom is adorned with one-of-a-kind Arnold Palmer memorabilia.