2017 FedEx Cup: BMW Championship

1. BMW Championship

This year’s BMW Championship will be taking place at Conway Farms Golf Club, in Lake Forest, Illinois. The course has a par of 71 and spans 7,208 yards with 3 par 5s (holes 8, 14, & 18)! The purse for this weekend comes to a total of 8.75 million dollars, with the 1st place winner receiving $1,575,000 (18%) of that.

One Thursday and Friday pairing you won’t want to miss is Jordan Spieth, Justin Thomas, & Dustin Johnson (who are ranked 1, 2, & 3 in the current FedEx Cup standings). With Dustin and Justin having won the first two FedEx Cup tournaments this season, and Jordan Speith the FedEx Cup winner in 2015, this group should be something to watch.

 

2. Current Top 15 in the FedEx Cup Standings

Two tournaments down, two to go. Of the 70 playing this weekend, only 30 will move on to the Tour Championship next weekend at East Lake Golf Club in Atlanta. Here are the players currently in the top 15 spots.

  1. Jordan Spieth
  2. Justin Thomas
  3. Dustin Johnson
  4. Hideki Matsuyama
  5. Jon Rahm
  6. Rickie Fowler
  7. Marc Leishman
  8. Paul Casey
  9. Brooks Koepka
  10. Pat Perez
  11. Daniel Berger
  12. Charley Hoffman
  13. Jhonattan Vegas
  14. Kevin Kisner
  15. Brian Harman

 

3. Past Winners

Here are the past 5 winners of this tournament:

  • 2016- Dustin Johnson
  • 2015- Jason Day
  • 2014- Billy Horschel
  • 2013- Zach Johnson
  • 2012- Rory McIlroy

 

4. Top Picks

Here are GolfWeek and GolfWorld’s top picks for this weekend’s BMW Championship:

GolfWeek‘s Picks

  1. Jordan Spieth
  2. Justin Thomas
  3. Dustin Johnson
  4. Rickie Fowler
  5. Paul Casey

GolfWorld‘s Expert Picks

  1. Hideki Matsuyama
  2. Justin Thomas
  3. Pat Perez
  4. Patrick Reed
  5. Jordan Spieth

GolfWorld’s Professor’s Picks

  1. Jon Rahm
  2. Jordan Spieth
  3. Dustin Johnson
  4. Jason Day
  5. Rickie Fowler

Comment and let us know who you think is going to take home the trophy this weekend!

 
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