BMW Championship: What You Need To Know

BMW Championship Trophy
Image from BMW Championship

What: BMW Championship
When:September 12-15, 2013
Where: Conway Farms GC, Lake Forest,IL

Purse: $8,000,000
Winning Share: $1,440,000
FedExCup Winner’s Points: 2500

Par: 71
Yardage: 7,132
Champion: Rory McIlroy

Website: http://www.pgatour.com/tournaments/bmw-championship.html
Twitter: https://twitter.com/BMWchamps
Watch It Online: http://www.pgatour.com/livegolf/
Live Leaderboard: http://www.golfchannel.com/tours/pga-tour/2013/bmw-championship/

TV Schedule (Initial Airings)

Thursday: 2 p.m. – 5 p.m. — Golf Channel
Friday: 2 p.m. – 5 p.m. — Golf Channel
Saturday: 12 p.m. – 2 p.m. — Golf Channel/2 p.m. – 5 p.m. — NBC
Sunday: 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. — Golf Channel/1:30 p.m.- 6 p.m. — NBC

Great Links
Course Review, hole-by-hole
Bleacher Report’s Guide to the BMW Championship
PGA Tour Report

Current FedEx Cup Standings (Top 10)

Current FedEx Cup Standing

Scratch’s Thoughts:

70 enter, but only 30 will make it to Atlanta. There won’t be any cage matches, but it will be exciting to see who can manage to make it into the Top 30. It seems to be the general wisdom that unless Tiger wins here, he won’t have a chance at the FedEx Cup though he topped the rankings almost the entire season. Unfortunately for him, he has never played Conway Farms until the pro-am on Wednesday. ”I normally don’t work this hard in a pro-am, but I had to do a little bit of work because I wasn’t out here yesterday,” Woods said.

Expect a lot of pressure on Henrik Stenson after his win two weeks ago knocked Woods out of the top spot in the rankings. He’s been playing some great golf recently and if he is able to hold on to his momentum, he could win the Cup.

 

Check out ESPN’s preview and picks in the video below!

 

 

 
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