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 […]
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 […]
The Tom Bendelow-designed course is being restored to its original look and strategy while being fitted with seven tee boxes to accommodate a wider range of golfers and support its “Golf Fore Life” development program.
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.
The Indiana resort will host the tournament that is part of the Legends Tour in July 2017. Coupled with the U.S. Senior Women’s Open Championship that will begin in 2018, there will now be two major championships for senior women players.
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.