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TOURNAMENT OVERVIEW

AUGUST 26-29, 2021

BMW Championship

Location & Course Information

CAVES VALLEY GOLF CLUB, OWINGS MILLS, MD. Caves Valley opened in 1991, designed by Tom Fazio on rolling terrain outside Baltimore. Some holes are tree-lined, but the corridors are generally wide. The course hosted the 2002 U.S. Senior Open and the 2017 Constellation SENIOR PLAYERS Championship. Yardage: 7,410, par 71.

Notable Course Features In preparation for the BMW Championship, seven new teeing grounds were added to increase the yardage by about 250 yards. Three new bunkers were installed and the existing bunkers restored. Some of the fairways were re-shaped and new collars around the greens were added. The nines will be reversed from their usual order for the tournament.

2020 Champion Jon Rahm, Spain

Quick Facts

Field: 70 players Format: 72 holes Purse: $9.5 million Winner’s Share: $1,710,000 FedExCup Points: 1,500 to the winner

Charity Benefit

The sole beneficiary of the BMW Championship is the Evans Scholars Foundation. Since BMW first sponsored the event in 2007, the tournament has raised more than $35 million for the foundation’s full tuition and housing college scholarships for caddies.

Media Coverage Golf Channel/NBC

Social Media

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PGA TOUR ESSENTIAL GUIDE JUNE – DECEMBER 2021

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Spain’s Jon Rahm capped a stellar weekend (66-64) with a clinching 66-foot birdie putt in sudden death against World No. 1 Dustin Johnson, earning the Western Golf Association’s J.K. Wadley Championship Cup at the BMW Championship at Olympia Fields.

“It’s been a roller coaster, but so much fun.” – Jon Rahm W W W.P GAT OUR.COM

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