Olympia Fields Country Club

2800 Country Club Drive,

Olympia Fields, Illinois 60461

  • Office

    +1 (708) 748 0495
  • Pro shop

    +1 (708) 748 7663
  • Fax

    +1 (708) 748 6752
  • Golf pro

    Douglas M. Farrell (PGA, Director of Golf).

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes. Tree-lined parkland. The South course contains greater elevation changes than the more gently undulating North course.

  • Surroundings:

    Woodland and limited residential.

  • Designer:

    North course designed by Willie Park Jr (1923); modifications by Mark Mungeam (2014). South course designed by Tom Bendelow (1915) and renovated by Steve Smyers (2007).

SSS or slope

At the same location:

Above distances are for the North course. Also at Olympia Fields is the 18-hole South course (par-72; 7114 yds from back tees).






How to get there:

33 mi S of downtown Chicago.

Olympia Fields Country Club

Private: A course for members and their invited guests only.

Est. 1915

Olympia Fields Country Club, located just south of Chicago, is home to two renowned championship layouts. The club's South course (formerly known as the No.1 layout) and famed North course (formerly known as the club's No.4 layout) were respectively designed by Scottish master craftsmen Tom Bendelow of Aberdeen and Willie Park Jr of Musselburgh.

The much revered North course remains largely true to Willie Park's original design. Over the years it's been lengthened, and the bunkers deeped, but not too much else has changed. It remains one of the top-rated and finest championship layouts in Illinois.

The South course was designed in 1915 by Tom Bendelow of Aberdeen. The layout is known for its many dramatic elevation changes, and for Butterfield Creek, which winds its way through or alongside 11 of the 18 holes.

Limited access: these private courses are generally playable only by members and their invited guests.

List of courses: Around Chicago


Who can play and when?

Private club; visitors/guests may only play if hosted by a member.

Green fees

Outside visitor fee not applicable; private course for members and their guests.

Other information

Walking permitted. Caddies available.

Practice facilities


Did you know?

When Olympia Fields was completed in 1925, it gained the reputation as "the world's largest private golf club", with seventy-two holes of golf on offer to its members, and an "army" of over a thousand caddies . The English Tudor clubhouse with its regal church-like clock tower, reinforced the club's grandly opulent image. The dining room could seat 800!

Olympia Fields CC has hosted many top level national championships and professional tour events, including two US Opens, PGA Championships, a US Senior Open and several Western Opens (see our Tournaments section >by Venue >Olympia Fields).

Published ranking

North course:
Illinois' 6th best course (Golf Digest, 2023/24).
USA's 99th best course (Golf Digest, 2023).
South course:
Illinois' 12th best course (Golf Digest, 2023/24).

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