Medinah CC’s Surprising New Moves


As it continues to enhance its status as a golf mecca, the suburban Chicago property has also stepped up its game to provide a full range of year-round, family-oriented attractions. From when it was first established by a group of Shriners in 1924, Medinah (Ill.) Country Club, in suburban Chicago, has always been associated first […]

Medinah (Ill.) CC Unveils Course No. 2 Restoration

By | June 21, 2017

The intention of the year-long project was to restore the original Tom Bendelow design, with most of the work focusing on green complexes and bunkers, relying on aerial photographs from 1938 to determine their original sizes, shapes and locations. Medinah (Ill.) Country Club has unveiled its Course No. 2, following a year-long restoration. The purpose […]

Kentucky, Florida Clubs Develop Master Plans

By | January 5, 2017

Audubon Country Club in Louisville, Ky., is working with focus groups within the club to help gain different opinions on the course and property’s direction. The municipal Bobby Jones Golf Course complex in Sarasota, Fla., is also working on a master plan over the next 12 weeks, which will include short-, mid- and long-term projects and goals for the course.

Scovill GC’s Future Up in Air

By | December 13, 2016

Park District officials say no decision has yet been made on whether to close the Decatur, Ill. club. But the city of under 75,000 people is having difficulty sustaining three public courses and has only turned a small profit on their operation through staff cuts that have raised concern about keeping conditions acceptable in the long run.