Olympia Fields (North)

Olympia Fields, IL / Willie Park / 1923

olympia-fieldsOlympia1Olympia17One of the largest locker rooms we have stepped foot in thus far on our journey through the top 100. (below)Olympiafirst

“2 US Opens, 2 PGA Championships, 5 Western Opens, 1 U.S. Amateur Championship and a US Senior Open are the more notable championships that have been competed” at Olympia Fields.- Olympia Fields website

Olympia10The Par 4, 3rd, will require a long iron into the green after a big drive down the middle of the fairway. (above)Olympia4Olympia5Olympia6

“The North Course – formerly the club’s No. 4 Course – was designed in 1923 by Musselburgh native Willie Park Jr., two time (1887 and 1889) Open Champion and grandfather of inland golf design.”- Olympia Fields Homepage

Olympia7Olympia3Olympia8The North Course will host the 2017 KPMG Women’s PGA Championship.Olympia15Olympia9Olympia12Olympia13The Par 4, 18th, allows for a chance to finish with a birdie by hitting your approach shot at the pin. (above)Olympia16