The portraits of five U.S. presidents who were life members, including Herbert Hoover, who was the first club president, are on display in Congressional Country Club's History Hall in Bethesda. (Congressional Country Club Photograph)

The portraits of five U.S. presidents who were life members, including Herbert Hoover, who was the first club president, are on display in Congressional Country Club's History Hall in Bethesda. (Congressional Country Club Photograph)