My favorite of the three courses at Medinah Country Club, Course 1 features great design, terrific routing and the best of all worlds: A lot of wide, forgiving fairways with strategic playability, great par 3's and 5's and a little bit of tree-lined parkland style thrown in for good measure.
Following a tour of the newly renovated No. 2 course with Rees Jones, we were treated to an out-of-this-world golf experience at Medinah Country Club's Course 3 - one of the country's greatest major event hosts.
As all of my golf buddies know, maybe my favorite course within an hour of the Milwaukee area is ThunderHawk, located within minutes of the Wisconsin/Illinois border in Beach Park. It seems like every time I have the opportunity to play ThunderHawk, it is either early Spring or late Fall, so being a little earlier … Continue reading Taking Advantage of Aeration at ThunderHawk (IL)
Former host of the BMW Championship and Western Open, Cog Hill No. 4 Dubsdread is one of the most challenging courses in the Midwest.
Just across the Wisconsin/Illinois border is a fantastic Robert Trent Jones, Jr. course that over the past two years has been rated as a top twelve municipal course in the country, ThunderHawk. To those who know it, ThunderHawk is the best kept secret in the Milwaukee/Chicago area. The question is: How do golf enthusiasts … Continue reading Golf Course Review: ThunderHawk (IL)