DETROIT GOLF CLUB EVANS SCHOLARSHIP FOUNDATION
The Evans Scholars Foundation is the nation’s largest privately funded college scholarship program. The Foundation, established by famed Chicago golfer Chick Evans, has provided college educations to more than 8,600 caddies while making tuition scholarship payments totaling more than $100 million. More than 800 caddies annually attend college on Evans Scholarships. Most Evans Scholars attend one of the 14 universities where the Foundation owns and operates a Scholarship House. The scholarships are funded through contributions from more than 100,000 golfers, including 37,000 WGA Par Club members. The Detroit Golf Club has consistently been one of the biggest contributors to the Evans Scholars Foundation for many years. All proceeds from the BMW Championship also benefit the Program. Detroit Golf Club is proud to be an Evans Nominating Club which recommends high school caddies for this honor.