Unrivaled tradition since 1924, Medinah Country Club is one of the most prominent private country clubs in the United States. Just 25 miles west of the city, in the Chicago suburbs, are three world-class 18-hole golf courses. It is recognized as the best golf course in Chicago and one of the finest in the United States and internationally.
The challenge and the famous history of the golf courses have drawn the likes of golf legends, professional athletes, politicians and celebrities to Medinah, IL. The club has hosted seven National tournaments. Golf legends including Harry Cooper, Byron Nelson, Gene Sarazen, Jacky Cupit and Billy Casper have played and won National Tournaments at Medinah. Additionally, the club has hosted seven Major tournaments with notable championship winners to include Tiger Woods, Hale Irwin, Gary Player, Byron Nelson, Billy Casper and Gene Sarazen.
While the club is private and membership only, spectators are welcome at events. The site has served many memorable moments in its 60 years of major championship golf and hosted notable tournaments in the game of golf:
- 2012 Ryder Cup
- U.S. Open (1949, 1975 and 1990)
- PGA Championship (1999, 2006)
- U.S. Senior Open (1988)
- Three Western Opens (National Tournaments, now BMW Championship) (1939, 1962, 1966)
Property amenities include a pro shop, practice facility, clubhouse, member dining areas, tennis courts, swimming pool and a lodge. The club offers a variety of programs and activities. Visit www.medinahcc.org.