Caves Valley Golf Club

Caves Valley Golf Club is a member-owned not-for-profit corporation in Owings Mills, Maryland, a suburb northwest of Baltimore. The golf course opened 30 years ago in 1991,[1] and is known for its fast greens, rolling fairways, and water hazards; it was rated as 47th among America's best modern courses by Golfweek magazine in 1997.[3]

Caves Valley Golf Club
Club information
Caves Valley Golf Club is located in the United States
Caves Valley Golf Club
Location in the United States
Caves Valley Golf Club is located in Maryland
Caves Valley Golf Club
Location in Maryland
Coordinates39°27′04″N 76°44′38″W / 39.451°N 76.744°W / 39.451; -76.744Coordinates: 39°27′04″N 76°44′38″W / 39.451°N 76.744°W / 39.451; -76.744
LocationOwings Mills, Maryland, U.S.
Established1991, 30 years ago[1]
TypePrivate
Total holes18
Tournaments hosted2017 Senior Players Championship
2002 U.S. Senior Open
2014 International Crown
Websitecavesvalley.net
Designed byTom Fazio
Par71
Length7,226 yards (6,607 m)
Course rating75.3
Slope rating142 [2]

Championships hostedEdit

In 2002, Caves Valley played host to the U.S. Senior Open where Don Pooley bested Tom Watson in a dramatic five hole playoff.[4] In addition, the club has hosted the 1995 U.S. Mid-Amateur, the NCAA Division I Men's (2005)[5] and Women's Golf Championships (2009),[6] the AJGA Cannon Cup (twice), and the Palmer Cup in 2007.[7] It hosted the inaugural International Crown in 2014, a biennial team event organized by the LPGA Tour involving four-woman teams from eight countries. In 2017 it played host to the Constellation Senior Players Championship.[8]

The BMW Championship, part of the FedEx Cup playoffs on the PGA Tour, is scheduled for 2021.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Hetrick, Ross (July 5, 1992). "Posh Caves Valley golf course fights to get out of the rough". Baltimore Sun. Retrieved July 25, 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ "Course Rating and Slope Database™: Caves Valley Golf Club". USGA. Retrieved July 25, 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ "Caves Valley golf club review". Golf.com. Archived from the original on 14 August 2009. Retrieved 3 July 2010. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ Hackenberg, Dave (July 1, 2002). "A rare victory". Toledo Blade. p. C1.
  5. ^ "Georgia wins NCAA men's golf title". Sunday Star-News. Wilmington, North Carolina. June 5, 2005. p. 3C.
  6. ^ Mirocha, Dan (May 22, 2009). "Devils deliver: ASU wins NCAA title". Golfweek. Retrieved July 25, 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  7. ^ "2007 Palmer Cup". Palmer Cup. 2007. Archived from the original on June 17, 2015. Retrieved July 25, 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  8. ^ "Caves Valley to host 2017 Constellation SENIOR PLAYERS Championship". PGATour. Retrieved 2017-07-14.

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