Attendance was down about 13 percent from when Crooked Stick last hosted the tournament in 2012, but this year’s event was plagued by rainy, stormy weather that delayed rounds during the first three days of play.
Storms and heavy rain caused a 3-1/2-hour delay and changed Crooked Stick Golf Club's greens from fast and firm to soft and accessible Thursday during the first round of the BMW Championship in Carmel.
Lebanon attorney Kent Frandsen, co-chair of the BMW Championship, has volunteered in some capacity for 10 national championships at the Pete Dye-designed course.
We'll be seeing a lot of water-bounded, bunker-laden Hole No. 18 as pro golf's best players compete at Crooked Stick Golf Club in Carmel through Sunday. Legendary course designer Pete Dye describes what he had in mind.
Even a visionary like Pete Dye couldn’t see a half-century into the future.
Ticket and sponsorship sales for the BMW Championship—to be held Sept. 3-9 at Crooked Stick Golf Club in Carmel—are well under par. In golf parlance, that means they’re exceeding expectations—big time.