Olympia Fields Country Club (North)

  • 62
    Golf Digest ranking:
  • 80
    Golf Magazine ranking:

Olympia Fields Country Club (North)

Architect: Willie Park Jr.
Year: 1922

2800 Country Club Drive
Olympia Fields, Illinois 60461
(708) 748-0495

Course Access: Private

driving range available
walking only - caddies available
on-site accommodations

U.S. Open - 1928, 2003
PGA Championship - 1925, 1961

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The Itinerant Golfer

Olympia Fields Country Club (North)

“Love reading your blog. Now is the time to go to Kohler for Blackwolf Run and the Straits courses with the rates being very, very low. I'm a member at Olympia Fields so if in town give me a buzz. Best wishes on your quest." Back in April of this year I received the above email from Al, a visitor at my website. As I have mentioned in other posts about Chicago courses, when I started this quest I did not know a mortal soul in the Chicago area and playing the six Chicagoland Top 100 courses was something I was concerned about. This email was as good as striking gold as far as I was concerned! This was my first good contact for a Chicago club and I hoped I could build a trip including another course or two. Obviously I emailed back to him and stayed in touch over the next couple of months until we ultimately made arrangements to have a game together in July. Olympia Fields is another one of America’s great historic clubs. In addition to 12 significant tournaments, including five Western Opens, it has been the host to four of golfs ‘major’ tournaments - the PGA Championship two times and the U.S Open two times. The most famous and dramatic of these majors is certainly the 1928 U.S Open where Johnny Farrell defeated the great Bobby Jones by one stroke in a 36 hole playoff. The club was chartered in 1915 and between then… More >