The 2016 BMW Championship tees off at Crooked Stick Golf Club Sept. 6–11. Carmel last hosted the professional golf tournament in 2012 at the same venue. Seventy of the world's best golf players and 150,000 spectators will descend upon the 317 after Labor Day to take in the action. Here are our top five things to know for locals and visitors joining the festivities!

 Wadley Cup

The @BMWchamps Twitter page is taking the Wadley Cup to local landmarks in the Indianapolis area for photos. Follow along on social to see #WheresWadley!

 Golf Celebration Week

In conjunction with the BMW Championship, the City of Carmel is hosting Golf Celebration Week Sept. 5-11 to encourage resident participation. Highlights include Clay Terrace Happy Hour with Toy Factory, putt putt golf, Late Night on Main and more.

 Woody's Carmel

Ready for the next course? Keep your ticket handy and present it at a participating local restaurant for special deals. From the Caffeine Trail to the Tenderloin Trail and beyond, there’s plenty of food and drink to whet your appetite after a long day at the links. Find the full list by downloading our 19th Hole Dining & Entertainment guide.

 Stay & Play

After the tournament, come back and join us for a round of your own! Take advantage of a Stay & Play package where you can choose your golf course, dates and more for a customized golf getaway weekend.

 Social Channels

Get social! Download the Carmel Community Guide app for daily contests with prizes up for grabs. Follow the action online with #BMWchamps, #CarmelGolfs and #VisitHC.




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For more information about the BMW Championship and Carmel Golf Celebration week, visit our website. Tag your golf outing adventures on social media using @VisitHamiltonCo and #VisitHC!