When: September 14-17, 2017
Where: Conway Farms Golf Club, Lake Forest, Illinois
Format: 72 holes - Stroke Play
Defending Champion: Dustin Johnson
TV Coverage: Golf Channel and NBC
The BMW Championship is the third of four FedEx Cup tournaments and the last before the grand finale, TOUR Championship. Formerly, the Western Open, the BMW Championship is always played in the Midwest, usually rotating between the St. Louis and Chicago areas. BMW took over sponsorship in 2007 and the rest is history.
Defending champion Dustin Johnson will be joined by 74 other players in an elite betting field that will feature Phil Mickelson, Jordan Spieth, Rory McIlroy, Justin Thomas, Jason Day and all the other greats in the game.
Conway Farms Golf Club opened for play on August 3, 1991. The Tom Fazio award-winning course sits on 209 acres in Lake Forest, Illinois and is designed around the traditions of Scottish links golf. The track measures 7,233 yards and plays to a par-71. This is the third time that Conway has hosted the BMW Championship.
Past champions include Tiger Woods who won the first BMW Championship in 2007, Rory McIlroy, Jason Day, Justin Rose, Zach Johnson and defending champion Dustin Johnson who also won it in 2010.
Five-time winner Justin Thomas and FedEx Cup leader Jordan Spieth headline this week’s 70-man BMW Championship as the PGA Tour winds down with only two tournaments left on the schedule.
After this week only 30 players will be standing for the season’s finale in Atlanta, Georgia. Six rookies are still alive and all 12 members of the President’s Cup team are entered. Continue...
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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