Medinah CC’s Surprising New Moves

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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 […]


Rochester (Minn.) G&CC Proposes $10.8M Project

By | May 23, 2017

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.


Ballyneal GC Builds Walking-Only Short Course

By | December 6, 2016

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.”


Troon to Manage Aetna Springs GC

By | May 11, 2016

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.