Golf course architect Ray Hearn, who led the award-winning renovation of Mistwood Golf Club, was recently selected to lead a restoration and renovation project at the historic Midlothian Country Club in the south suburbs. Originally designed by Herbert James Tweedie in 1898, Midlothian Country Club hosted the 1914 US Open championship which was won by […]
When Augusta National Golf Club opened for play in January of 1933, there were over 150 golf courses already in operation in the Chicagoland area. Among those Chicago golf courses was the first 18-hole golf course in the United States, Chicago Golf Club in Wheaton. By 1933, six Chicago golf courses had already hosted the […]
According to a recent article in the SouthtownStar, Chicago golf course owners in the Southland have also been hit hard by a change in Cook County’s assessment procedure that nearly doubled their property tax bills last year.