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BMW Championship raises $2.8 million for Evans Scholars

Nov. 29, 2016


Strong support from Indiana golf fans, Crooked Stick Golf Club and BMW helped the 2016 BMW Championship raise $2.8 million for the event’s sole charity, the Evans Scholars Foundation.    

Conducted by the Western Golf Association, the 2016 BMW Championship attracted more than 120,000 spectators to Crooked Stick from September 6-11 to see the PGA TOUR’s best compete in the penultimate event of the FedExCup Playoffs. All proceeds from the BMW Championship help support the Evans Scholars Foundation’s mission of sending deserving caddies to college. Since 2007, the BMW Championship has raised $24.4 million for the Evans Scholars Foundation.

Evans Scholars and Evans Scholars Alumni were featured prominently throughout tournament week. Current Scholars and Alumni – some of whom graduated from college decades ago – worked as caddies in Monday’s Evans Scholars Cup and Wednesday’s playing of the Gardner Heidrick Pro-Am. Scholars and Alumni donated their tips back to the Evans Scholars Program and helped raise more than $1 million.

Evans Scholars also interacted with spectators at a putting challenge inside the BMW Experience, and were introduced between tee times for the final groups on Saturday and Sunday. Purdue Evans Scholars David Fahnbulleh and Hayden Bauschka were featured in television segments produced by NBC and Golf Channel that exposed millions of golf fans worldwide to the Program and its mission. Bauschka received his full tuition and housing Evans Scholarship as a result of Jordan Spieth’s hole-in-one during the 2015 BMW Championship.

“We are proud to once again contribute to a cause that does so much good for so many deserving caddies and their families,” said Vince Pellegrino, WGA Senior Vice President of Tournaments. “The tremendous support we received from Indiana golf fans and the local and regional corporate communities helps ensure the Evans Scholars Foundation is able to continue awarding full tuition and housing scholarships to young men and women.”

“For 10 years now, it has been an honor to support the Evans Scholars Foundation,” said Trudy Hardy, Vice President of Marketing, and BMW of North America. “It’s extremely gratifying to know that so many deserving young men and women will be afforded the opportunity to continue their education thanks to the $2.8 million raised during the 2016 BMW Championship.”

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