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 […]
Under the proposal, $6.4 million would be spent to update the A.W. Tillinghast-designed golf course, removing 350 trees to make way for redesigned greens, tee boxes and vistas. The club is also proposing a $4.4 million upgrade to the clubhouse, including a larger bar and grill and a new pool. Member voting on the project will be tabulated on May 25.
Offering players a chance to discover and enjoy the game with less difficulty, cost and time can provide more choices, fun—and play.
The Holyoke, Colo., club is building The Mulligan Course, a par-3 course that consists of 12 greens played to 8-hole and 10-hole loops, and is expected to be complete in August 2017. “I think this is a course that will be played at the end of the day,” said General Manager Dave Hensley. “Maybe you had a disappointing 18 on the big course and decide you want to redeem yourself by hitting some better shots to finish the day before dinner.”
The nine-hole golf course in Pope Valley, Calif., is reputed to be the oldest golf course west of the Mississippi, with the original layout opening in 1893. The property features an 8,100-sq. ft., two-story clubhouse with a golf shop, restaurant, and porch for outdoor dining.
The Roscommon, Mich. property, which came under new ownership in 2011, was honored for its contributions to the local community and the game of golf.