David P. Schneider, PGA, CCM, has joined Medinah Country Club as General Manager/Chief Operating Officer. Most recently, Schneider was GM/COO at Happy Hollow Club in Omaha, where he oversaw all club operations and assisted club leaders with strategic planning and fulfilling the vision and mission of the club.
Schneider is a member of the PGA of America and the Club Management Association of America (CMAA) and has extensive experience working at golf clubs and resorts around the country, including Wakonda Club (Des Moines), Ventana Golf and Racquet Club (Tucson), and Waikoloa Beach Resort (Hawaii). His passions are embedded in the game of golf and creating memorable country club experiences for members and their guests.
“I am excited to welcome David to our Medinah family,” said William R. Kuehn, President of Medinah County Club. “David’s exceptional leadership and proven industry track record make him the perfect fit to drive our club to even greater heights.”
Schneider joins the club at an exciting time in its storied history with the renovation of Course #3 in full swing under the direction of OCM (Geoff Ogilvy, Mike Cocking, and Ashley Mead), an international golf course design and architecture firm. In addition, Medinah celebrates its 100th anniversary in 2024 and hosts the Presidents Cup in 2026.
Medinah Country Club, established in 1924, is approximately 25 miles west of Chicago. The club has hosted a BMW Championship, Ryder Cup, PGA Championships, U.S. Opens, U.S. Senior Open, and Western Opens. The property includes 54 holes of golf on 640 acres, an iconic 120,000-square-foot Byzantine-style clubhouse, Golf Learning Center and Practice Facility, Racquet Center, Golf Shop, Skeet and Trap Lodge, and Pool. Medinah Country Club is one of the preeminent private country clubs in the world, highly ranked among the top Platinum Clubs of the World, and is ranked #9 by Platinum Clubs of America.
For additional information about the club, access the website at www.medinahcc.org.