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The BMW Championship returns to Caves Valley Golf Club in 2025

Penultimate FedExCup Playoffs Event Returns to Maryland, Missouri

The BMW Championship will return to Maryland in 2025. Caves Valley Golf Club in Owings Mills will host the penultimate event of the FedExCup Playoffs in 2025, while Bellerive Country Club in St. Louis will host the event in 2026, PGA TOUR, Western Golf Association and BMW officials announced Tuesday morning. Pellegrino, senior vice president of tournaments for the WGA, said in a statement. “When considering potential hosts, we look for challenging courses that can provide an unparalleled experience for fans and our PGA TOUR partners. Caves Valley Golf Club and Bellerive Country Club are the perfect additions to our championship lineup.” While official dates have been announced, both events are due to take place in August. The BMW Championship dates back to 1899, when it debuted as the Western Open. It is the third oldest tournament on the PGA TOUR calendar, behind the British Open and the US Open. BMW became the title partner of the event in 2007. Wilmington Country Club in Wilmington, Delaware is hosting the 2022 BMW Championship this week. The BMW Championship will then return to Olympia Fields Country Club in Chicago in 2023 before visiting the Castle Pines Golf Club in Castle Rock, Colorado, just south of Denver, in 2024. After going nearly 60 years without hosting a PGA TOUR event, the Baltimore area is entering its second in five years. Patrick Cantlay won the 2021 BMW Championship at Caves Valley Golf Club, prevailing in a thrilling six-hole playoff en route to winning the FedExCup. “It is a tremendous honor for Caves Valley Golf Club to once again host this prestigious championship,” Caves Valley Golf Club President Steve Fader said in a statement. “We are still buzzing with the arrival of last year and the spotlight that shone on the Baltimore area. The club will continue with its long-term strategic plan, working with the Fazio Design Group to improve competitive conditions and agronomics for its members and all those involved in the 2025 BMW Championship.” The 2021 event brought in a record contribution to the championship’s sole beneficiary, the Evans Scholars Foundation, raising $5.6 million for scholarships. caddy studies and helping to establish the Caves Valley Evans Scholars Scholarship House at the University of Maryland. Since 2007, the BMW Championship has raised more than $40 million for caddy scholarships, helping to send more than 3,300 young men and women at university. “We are proud of our longstanding relationship with the Western Golf Association and the work we have done over the past 15 years to help so many young men and women go to college and pursue their dreams,” said Sebastian Mackensen, president and CEO of BMW of North America in a statement.Past BMW Championship winners include Patrick Cantlay, Jon Rahm, Justin Thomas, Keegan Bradley, Jason Day, Rory McIlroy, Zach Johnson, Justin Rose and Tiger Woods.

The BMW Championship will return to Maryland in 2025.

Caves Valley Golf Club in Owings Mills will host the penultimate event of the FedExCup Playoffs in 2025, while Bellerive Country Club in St. Louis will host the event in 2026, PGA TOUR officials announced Tuesday morning. , the Western Golf Association and BMW.

“We are thrilled to bring the BMW Championship back to these iconic venues, giving incredible fans in the Baltimore and St. Louis areas a chance to see the best players in the world up close,” said Vince Pellegrino, senior vice president of the WGA. tournaments, said in a statement. “When considering potential hosts, we look for challenging courses that can provide an unparalleled experience for fans and our PGA TOUR partners. Caves Valley Golf Club and Bellerive Country Club are the perfect additions to our championship lineup.”

While the official dates have been announced, both events are expected to take place in August.

The BMW Championship dates back to 1899, when it debuted as the Western Open. It is the third oldest tournament on the PGA TOUR calendar, behind the British Open and the US Open. BMW became the title sponsor of the event in 2007.

Wilmington Country Club in Wilmington, Delaware is hosting the 2022 BMW Championship this week. The BMW Championship will then return to Olympia Fields Country Club in Chicago in 2023 before visiting Castle Pines Golf Club in Castle Rock, Colorado, just south of Denver in 2024.

After going nearly 60 years without hosting a PGA TOUR event, the Baltimore area is in for its second in five years. Patrick Cantlay won the 2021 BMW Championship at Caves Valley Golf Club, prevailing in a thrilling six-hole playoff en route to winning the FedExCup.

“It is a tremendous honor for Caves Valley Golf Club to once again host this prestigious championship,” Steve Fader, president of Caves Valley Golf Club, said in a statement. “We are still buzzing with the arrival of last year and the spotlight that shone on the Baltimore area. The club will continue with its long-term strategic plan, working with the Fazio Design Group to improve competitive conditions and agronomics for its members and all those involved in the BMW 2025 Championship.”

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The 2021 event generated a record contribution to the championship’s sole beneficiary, the Evans Scholars Foundation, raising $5.6 million for caddy scholarships and helping to establish the Caves Valley Evans Scholars Scholarship House at the ‘University of Maryland.

Since 2007, the BMW Championship has raised more than $40 million for caddy scholarships, helping send more than 3,300 young men and women to college.

“We are proud of our long-standing partnership with the Western Golf Association and the work we have done over the past 15 years to help so many young men and women go to college and pursue their dreams,” said said Sebastian Mackensen, president and CEO of BMW North America, said in a statement.

Past BMW Championship winners include Patrick Cantlay, Jon Rahm, Justin Thomas, Keegan Bradley, Jason Day, Rory McIlroy, Zach Johnson, Justin Rose and Tiger Woods.

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