North Shore Country Club is a Private 18 hole golf course located in Glenview, Illinois.
Founded in 1917, the golf course and clubhouse were officially opened on Decoration Day of 1924. The course was designed by legendary English architect Harry Colt (with the on site work done by his associate C. H. Alison.)
In 1933, North Shore Country Club hosted the U.S. Open that was won by Johnny Goodman, the last amateur to accomplish that feat. North Shore has also hosted the Western Open on one occasion and the United States Men's Amateur Golf Championship on two occasions.
North Shore Country Club is recognized as one of the outstanding tests of golf in the mid western area and in 2011, was host venue for the WGA Western Amateur Championship.
Gene Sarazen, Walter Hagen, Tommy Armour, Johmmy Farrel, Ralph Guldahl, Craig Wood, Harry Cooper, Olin Dutra, Horton Smith and countless other great professionals and amateurs who have been challenged by this classic design.
Par for the course is 72. From the back tees the course plays to 7,031 yards. From the forward tees the course measures 6,010 yards. The longest hole on the course is # 12, a par-5 that plays to 561 yards. The shortest hole on the course is # 3, a par-3 that plays to 182 yards from the back tees.
Watch out for # 4, a 441 yard par-4 challenge and the #1 handicap hole on the course. The easiest hole is # 11, a 363 yard par-4.
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