Famed Medinah to be Renovated by 2006 U.S. Open Champ Geoff Ogilvy
Former PGA Tour player and 2006 U.S. Open Champ Geoff Ogilvy, and his firm Ogilvy, Cocking and Mead, has secured the renovation project of famed Medinah Country Club Course No. 3.
According to the club, the project will consist the creation of three new holes and a change in the routing of the course.
The project is budgeted at $23.5 million.
“We feel incredibly humbled and honored that the Medinah Country Club membership voted in favor of our plan. It’s a huge sign of confidence that the members are as excited with our concept as we are, and we can’t wait to get planning started in 2022,” said Ogilvy in a statement.
According to the club, construction will begin at the end of 2022 and the course will be set to reopen in 2024.
Medinah has hosted five majors in its history including the 1949, 1975 and 1990 U.S. open and the 1999 and 2005 PGA Championship.
It also hosted the 2012 Ryder Cup.
Medinah is scheduled to host the 2026 Presidents Cup.