Senior Players Championship Moving to Baltimore


Champions TourTIMONIUM, Md. -- The Senior Players Championship will move to Baltimore for five years beginning in 2007, PGA Tour commissioner Tim Finchem announced Tuesday.
The event, one of five major championships on the Champions Tour, will be played on Baltimore Country Club's East Course in October 2007. Also known as Five Farms, the course has hosted the PGA Championship, the U.S. Amateur, the Walker Cup and the Women's U.S. Open.

'We're very, very excited,' Finchem said. 'This would be important to any tour. It's that good a golf course and it has, within golf, that strong a reputation.'
This year's Senior Players Championship is set for July 13-16 in Dearborn, Mich. It is scheduled for the week following the U.S. Senior Open and two weeks before the Senior British Open. The move to October, away from those other two Champions Tour majors, is expected to give the tournament a more distinct identity.
The Senior Players Championship has been held in Dearborn for the past 17 years.
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