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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 28 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
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, 28 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].

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.
  2. ^ "Course Rating and Slope Database™: Caves Valley Golf Club". USGA. Retrieved July 25, 2014.
  3. ^ "Caves Valley golf club review". Golf.com. Retrieved 3 July 2010.
  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.
  7. ^ "2007 Palmer Cup". Palmer Cup. 2007. Archived from the original on June 17, 2015. Retrieved July 25, 2014.
  8. ^ "Caves Valley to host 2017 Constellation SENIOR PLAYERS Championship". PGATour. Retrieved 2017-07-14.

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