(SportsNetwork.com) – The 2018 BMW Championship will be played at Aronimink
Golf Club in Newtown Square, Pennsylvania, tournament officials announced on
The BMW Championship is the penultimate event of the FedExCup playoffs. The
top 70 players on the FedExCup points list qualify for the tournament.
“The BMW Championship has had wonderful success with its rotation to date and
Aronimink Golf Club will continue the trend in 2018,” PGA Tour Commissioner
Tim Finchem said in a statement.
“Philadelphia is one of America’s great sports cities, and thanks to the great
community support we anticipate the tournament receiving, the BMW Championship
will continue to be able to raise significant funds for the Evans Scholars
Aronimink previously hosted the 2010 and 2011 AT&T National, now the Quicken
Loans National. The course also has hosted the PGA Championship, Senior PGA
Championship and U.S. Amateur.
“We look forward to bringing a major world-class event to Aronimink,” said
Aronimink president Steven Zodtner. “Our membership and the Philadelphia golf
community are excited to partner with the Western Golf Association, BMW of
North America and the PGA Tour to showcase our championship golf course and to
return professional golf to our region.”
The BMW Championship, formerly the Western Open, was last played in
Pennsylvania in 1959, when the Pittsburgh Field Club hosted the tournament.
This year’s BMW Championship will be played at Conway Farms Golf Club in Lake
Forest, Illinois. Billy Horschel won the title last year at Cherry Hills
Country Club on Colorado.