Curtis Tyrrell, CGCS, MG, has been the director of golf course operations at Medinah Country Club since 2008. Prior to Medinah CC, Tyrrell worked at the Lake of Isles in Stonington, Conn., Anthem Country Club in Henderson, Nev., Desert Mountain in Scottsdale, Ariz., and Cherry Hills in Denver, Colo.
Over the last 10 years at Medinah, Tyrrell has led the club through the complete renovation of all three golf courses and the maintenance facility. A total of $15 million of capital investment was delivered on time and on budget. In the middle of these projects, Tyrrell led his team through the preparations for the historic 2012 Ryder Cup. He and his team are now starting the 11th year of their internship program. Five out of 8 of Medinah’s current superintendents are graduates of the MCC internship program.