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  • Young Illinois golfers to show off skills at Medinah Sep 21, 2012 8:58 PM
    With the world's premiere golfers waiting in the wings to take the Ryder Cup stage, some of Illinois' best youth golf talent will get a taste of the spotlight today at Medinah Country Club. They'll take part in the Ryder Cup's Youth Skills Challenge, featuring 32 finalists ranging from ages 6 to17.

  • District 11 to close, offer parking for Ryder Sep 20, 2012 2:48 PM
    Officials in Medinah Elementary District 11 vowed more than a year ago to keep schools open as much as possible during the 39th annual Ryder Cup golf tournament next week, but they ultimately chose to cancel classes Thursday and Friday. While school is closed, District 11 is teaming up with the nearby Medinah Park District to rent out parking spaces for the tournament.

  • Phelps to join Feherty for show ahead of Ryder Cup Sep 20, 2012 6:12 PM
    Michael Phelps is getting another chance to show off his funny side. And he'll have some help from the glibbest man in golf. The most decorated Olympian ever will join David Feherty for a special Ryder Cup-themed edition of "Feherty Live" next week. The show, which will be taped in front of a live Chicago audience, will air on the Golf Channel on Wednesday, two days before the Ryder Cup begins at Medinah.

  • Understanding the Ryder Cup format Sep 24, 2012 6:33 PM
    Here is a glance at the format for the 39th Ryder Cup at Medinah Country Club. There will be a total of 28 matches played in three different forms of match play golf: Foursome, Four-Ball and Single matches.

  • Medinah’s neighbors take Ryder Cup in stride Sep 17, 2012 8:38 PM
    Pat and Ralph Cook will have a birds-eye view of the 40,000 or so spectators expected to flock to the Ryder Cup next week. They live across the street from the entrance to Medinah Country Club, but take the expected congestion in good spirits. "If you don't like the inconvenience, then don't buy a house across from Medinah Country Club" Pat says.

  • Ryder Cup volunteers: A once-in-a-lifetime deal Sep 11, 2012 5:37 AM
    Thousands of people are coming from thoughtout the suburbs, the state and other countries to volunteer for the 2012 Ryder Cup at Medinah Country Club. They come for myriad reasons, but most agree its a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity despite the $235 uniform tab. “It’s clothes with the Ryder Cup logo that I probably would have bought anyway,” said volunteer Jerry Gordon.

  • Residents rake in thousands renting homes for Ryder Cup Sep 4, 2012 2:18 PM
    Monique Felker and her husband Russ will receive enough money renting out their home during the Ryder Cup to almost fully pay for their three children's private school tuition for next year. "Home rentals have become a big business," said Robert E. Hayes of Sports Events Rentals, which markets home rentals online.

  • Ryder Cup is the hottest ticket in town Aug 27, 2012 8:17 PM
    Ryder Cup tickets sold out instantly during last fall's ticket lottery, entered by more than 100,000 golf fans. Now, with the event just weeks away, those Ryder Cup tickets have become the hottest tickets in town. To score entrance to the Medinah Country Club the last week of September to see Tiger Woods, Bubba Watson, Phil Mickelson and other golf stars play will require some luck, connections, quick-action, and in some cases, big bucks.

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