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Pro To Pro: "Golf For Life Program Debuts at Medinah
PGA MAGAZINE - JULY 2017 / Jason Scott Deegan
Medinah Country Club is trying to engage members and grow the game through a new initiative stared by PGA Director of golf Marty DeAngelo called "Golf For Life."
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Chicago Connection
Golf Course Industry – July 2017 / Guy Cipriano
MCC is the Midwest’s best-known golf brute. Ten Chicagoland courses have hosted a U.S. Open or PGA Championship, but none of the other nine possess MCC’s major-championship pedigree. The club’s resume includes three U.S. Opens, two PGA Championships and the patriotic puncher known as the Ryder Cup. MCC supports 54 holes of golf. Read the Full Article »
Medinah Country Club Course No. 2 Opens After Restoration – June 2017
Medinah Country Club, one of America’s most iconic golf facilities and the host of seven national and significant championships during its 93-year history, unveiled its Course No. 2, following a year-long restoration. Read the Full Article »
Ground Breaking – A Legendary Golf Club Cultivates A Hip Foodie Side
Modern Luxury Men's Book Chicago – May 2017 / Megan Kulick
The garden he had planted on club grounds features 25 raised beds for fruit, vegetables and herbs, plus fragrant and edible flowers—57 seven different products total—all grown from seed. Utilizing extra space in the middle of the garden, Ponzio erected a chicken coop that houses 40 hens that produce impeccably fresh eggs (all USDA certified). Read the Full Article »
Medinah (Ill.) CC Introduces “Golf For Life” Program
Club & Resort Business - April 2017 / Brandi Shaffer
Coinciding with the reopening of the property’s No. 2 Course in June, the program is designed to motivate golfers of all levels to work toward specific targets, while allowing them to improve within the confines of their abilities. Key to the program is the placement of seven tee boxes on each hole, along with the introduction of special events. Read the Full Article »
Medinah Country Club Continues to Evolve
Chicago Golf Report - April 2017 / Walter Lis
There have been several renovations to the golf courses and its facilities in the last decade and this summer, Medinah plans to unveil Course #2 after a series of restoration programs that lasted over a year. This renovation caters to the future of golf by customizing seven tees on each of the holes so that it can be accommodating to any skill level. Read the Full Article »
Rees Jones discusses Medinah No.2 restoration project / Sean Dudley
A project to restore the No.2 Course at Medinah Country Club near Chicago, Illinois, is set to reach completion this summer Read the Full Article »
Medinah Country Club Course No. 2 Renovation To Be Revealed In June
Medinah, Ill. (March 7, 2017) – One of America’s most iconic golf venues, Medinah Country Club, will unveil its venerable Course No. 2 early this summer following a year-long restoration program. The most significant features of Course No. 2 now can remain relevant to the game as it is played today. Read the Full Article »
Medinah (Ill.) CC to Unveil Course No. 2 Renovation in June / Joe Barks
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. Read the Full Article »
Golf Central: Course Renovations in Medinah
Tom Doak talks to Golf Central about the renovations he is making to course 1 at Medinah Country Club. Read the Full Article »
This Week In Golf Biz: Medinah's New Neighborhood / Erik Matuszewski
Medinah Country Club in Illinois has hosted U.S. Opens, a PGA Championship and the Ryder Cup during its illustrious 93-year history. But the club certainly isn't stuck in the past. Read the Full Article »
Medinah Country Club: Growing Much More Than Golf Courses
Chickens, bees, maple trees, and an organic garden bring healthy dining to one of America’s most prestigious private clubs. Read the Full Article »
Medinah (Ill.) CC Takes Farm-to-Table to Next Level
The 93-year-old property features an organic garden with 34 different fruits and vegetables, 17 savory herbs and garnishes, and six varieties of fragrant and edible flowers. Read the Full Article »
Happy Birthday to Medinah Country Club's Organic Garden! / Miklós Breitner
I assume you would expect many things to hear from and about Medinah Country Club, but about their organic garden. Yes, organic garden. You read it correctly. Read the Full Article »
1-2017 – Medinah Ranks (48th) in the Golf Digest list of America’s Top 100 Greatest Golf Courses
Golf Digest
Medinah No. 3 is Exhibit A for the notion that great golf courses aren't created, but evolve. A major tournament site since 1949, it has undergone a succession of remodelings and has improved with every session. Its par-3 17th is the most prominent example. It was shifted to a new location...
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Medinah Looks to the Future by Positioning the Club for Future Success
Medinah 2020 _ Phase 1 Club Improvement Plan Approved by Membership
Medinah, IL. – Medinah County Club Board of Directors and management have developed a comprehensive club improvement plan for today’s members, who are looking for meaningful social interactions, that extend beyond the golf experience.
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The 18 Most Iconic Clubhouses in Golf (Medinah is #6)
The game's "statement" clubhouses set a tone while offering a sanctuary for post-round contemplations and celebrations. They're also as recognizable as the courses they serve. With nods to aesthetics, architecture and history, here is a countdown of golf's 18 grandest clubhouses.
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Medinah Course #3 named #16 in the top 20 toughest courses in the country in 2015!
Golf Digest
Golf Digest Panelist Comments:
"It has length at 7,657 yards par 72 and the greens after Rees Jones remodeled them in the latest renovation have become harder." Read the Full Article »
Medinah Country Club to host 2019 BMW Championship
Crain's Chicago Business
Medinah Country Club is officially back on the PGA Tour schedule.

The Western Golf Association announced today that the west suburban golf course will host the 2019 BMW Championship. That brings the pro golf tournament back for the first time since 1966, when it was known as the Western Open. Read the Full Article »
Future Sites For The BMW Championship
Press Release
2019: Medinah Country Club, Medinah, Illinois
The 2019 BMW Championship will be the latest in a long list of prestigious events contested on this iconic golf club’s famed No. 3 course on Chicago’s Northwest side, including three previous Western Opens. Read the Full Article »
Medinah Could Host the 2019 BMW Championship
Chicago Tribune
Medinah Country Club members will vote June 13 on whether to be the host for the 2019 BMW Championship, the Tribune has learned.

A “yes” vote would be a boon to golf fans who want to keep Chicago in the PGA Tour's FedEx Cup playoff rotation. Read the Full Article »
Medinah to embark on $3.6 million renovation of Course No. 2
PGA Golf Buzz Series
Medinah Country Club has approved a $3.6 million project to restore the club's Course No. 2 to its original character while upgrading its infrastructure to 21st-century standards. Read the Full Article »
2014 Best U.S. Private Renovation

Medinah Course #1 receives Best U.S. Private Renovation distinction from Golf Magazine.

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A Piece of the Game

Emmy Award winner for Outstanding Sports Series in the November 2014 episode of "A Piece of the Game." Was shot at Medinah Country Club. View the video.

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Golf Central: Course One Preview and Chat with Course Architect Tom Doak
Tom Doak talks to Golf Central about the renovations he is making to course 1 at Medinah Country Club. Read the Full Article »
Medinah Reopens Course One Following Doak Remodel
Golf course architect Tom Doak on Friday struck the first ceremonial tee shot at Medinah Country Club's Course One, officially reopening the layout following his 21-month $6.5 million renovation at the Chicago-area club. Read the Full Article »
Platinum Club of America Selection
Club Leaders Forum

Medinah earns the most respected designation for Country Clubs in America.

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An Interview with Rees Jones
An article by Architecture Magazine on the 'Open Doctor' and his makeover of Course #3. Read the Full Article »
Doak named Course Architect of the Year 2013
Golf Magazine
Renowned Architect and recent Course #3 Designer, Tom Doak was named Golf Magazine's Course Architect of the Year in 2013. Read the Full Article »
Best New Course List
Golf Digest
Medinah Country Club’s Course No. 1 makes Best New Course List (2012-2013) Read the Full Article »
Medinah Recognized for 2012 Ryder Cup Success
Sports Travel Magazine
Medinah hosts the Best Professional Single-Sport Event (2012) Read the Full Article »
2012 Ryder Cup at Medinah Country Club
Revisit the excitement of the 39th Ryder Cup held at Medinah Country Club. Read the Full Article »
Majesty of Medinah
View the full length Majesty of Medinah Video. Read the Full Article »

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