BMW, a PGA TOUR and a Western Golf Association (WGA) set
to continue a success story of a BMW Championship by to 2027.
The penultimate Playoff contest facilities one of a best
fields in a world, with a tip 70 players in a FedExCup rankings.
BMW has served as a pretension unite of a BMW Championship
given 2007 and has lifted some-more than $40 million on interest of the
Evans Scholars Foundation.
Next year’s contest takes place during Wilmington Country
Club (US state of Delaware), before a eventuality earnings to Olympia
Fields Country Club (Chicago, Illinois) in 2023.
Woodcliff Lake/Munich. BMW, a Western Golf Association (WGA)
and a PGA TOUR currently sealed a five-year prolongation of their long
and successful partnership. BMW will sojourn pretension unite of a BMW
Championship, that has been named PGA TOUR Tournament of a Year
on 4 occasions given it was initial hold in 2007, until 2027.
The BMW Championship will continue as a penultimate contest in
a PGA TOUR’s FedExCup Playoffs, featuring 70 of a world’s best
players competing for a 30 places during a season-ending TOUR
Championship. Before BMW came on house as pretension sponsor, the
contest was famous as a Western Open and was initial hold in 1899,
creation it one of a longest-running events on a PGA TOUR.
“For a past 15 years, we have worked with a partners during a PGA
TOUR and a Western Golf Association to horde a tip 70 players in
a universe during what has turn one of a best, and many sparkling events
on a golf calendar,” pronounced Sebastian Mackensen, boss and CEO,
BMW of North America. “The BMW Championship is not usually a good approach to
showcase a code and rivet customers, though also a wonderful
eventuality to lift income for a Evans Scholars Foundation and help
so many immature students to follow their dreams.”
Each year, deduction from a BMW Championship advantage a Evans
Scholars Foundation, that provides full fee and housing
scholarships for industrious immature caddies. Over a past 15 years,
a BMW Championship has lifted some-more than $40 million on interest of the
Evans Scholars Foundation and has helped send some-more than 3,000 students
to college. This educational year, a record 1,070 caddies are attending
21 vital colleges and universities on Evans Scholarships.
“Since 2007, BMW has been a valued partner and a steadfast
believer of both a championships and a Evans Scholars
Foundation,” pronounced John Kaczkowski, WGA boss and CEO. “As title
sponsor, BMW has entirely embraced a mission, assisting us renovate the
Evans Scholars Foundation into a truly inhabitant program. We’re excited
and beholden for a eventuality to continue operative together to
change a lives of girl caddies nationwide.”
PGA TOUR commissioner Jay Monahan added: “We would like to express
a frank interjection to BMW for their continued support of a PGA TOUR
and a Western Golf Association by 2027. The BMW Championship
played an impossibly impactful purpose in rising a FedExCup in 2007
and BMW’s joining to presenting a best-in-class eventuality any year
continues to rouse a FedExCup Playoffs.”
By fluctuating a purpose as a pretension unite of a BMW Championship,
BMW also strengthens a worldwide joining to a competition of golf.
This year, a association was Worldwide Partner of a Ryder Cup for the
initial time, and BMW will continue in this purpose when Marco Simone Golf
Country Club (Rome, Italy) hosts a Ryder Cup in 2023. The
reward vehicle manufacturer will also continue to organize a BMW
International Open in Munich (Germany), and stays pretension unite of
a BMW PGA Championship in London (England) and a BMW Ladies
Championship in Busan (South Korea).