When: September 6-9, 2018
Where: Aronimink Golf Club, Newtown Square, Pennsylvania
Format: 72 holes - Stroke Play
Defending Champion: Marc Leishman
TV Coverage: GOLF Channel and NBC
The BMW Championship, previously known as the Western Open, gets underway September 6-9, 2018. The tournament is the third of four FedEx Cup Playoff events on the PGA Tour.
Only the top 70 players in the year long FedEx Cup standings qualify and there is no cut. The top 30 advance to the season finale, TOUR Championship.
This year the tournament moves to Aronimink Golf Club in Newton Square, Pennsylvania. The par-70, 7,237 yard layout is regularly ranked as one of the top 100 courses in the world and 44th toughest track. In 2010 it was ranked as the fourth toughest course on the PGA Tour.
Past winners include Tiger Woods who won the inaugural event in 2007. Woods and Dustin Johnson are the only players to win it more than once. Other champions are Rory McIlroy, Justin Rose, Zach Johnson, Jason Day and last year’s winner, Marc Leishman.
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The PGA Tour BMW Championship was a tournament traditionally known as the Western Open.
BMW Championship took over sponsorship in 2007, when the event also became one of the four FedEx Cup "playoff" tournaments.
This tournament is the oldest "regular" event on the PGA Tour, dating to 1899; only the majors U.S. Open and British Open are older.
The four FedEx Cup playoff tournaments are:
The BMW Championship golf odds should be interesting, limited to the top 70 FedEx Cup point leaders.
The top 30 point leaders at the end of the BMW Championship go on to The Tour Championship where the FedEx Cup is awarded to the top player.
It is a four-day golf event filled with world-class players and non-stop PGA Tour betting action.
Many golf bettors have won plenty of cash,mwith the right skills and judgment both on and off the greens.
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Dustin Johnson held off the challenge of England's Paul Casey to win the BMW Championship in Carmel, Indiana.
American Johnson recovered from letting slip his three-shot overnight lead to card a five-under-par 67 and finish on 23 under.
Casey, who also went round in 67, was three shots back, with American Roberto Castro third on 17 under.
Defending champion and world number one Jason Day withdrew after eight holes with a lower back injury.
Scotland's Russell Knox, who shot a 71, finished tied for 17th on eight under and England's Justin Rose tied for 25th on six under after a 68.
Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy and Graeme McDowell went round in level par to finish joint 42nd on three under.
Johnson's victory lifted him to the top of the FedEx Cup standings with one event to go.
It was the US Open champion's third win in his past eight tournaments and his 12th PGA title since 2008. Only Tiger Woods (18) has won more in that period, while Rory McIlroy has also claimed 12.
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