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@PGATourBrunch Coverage of the BMW and FedEx Cup Playoffs
The BMW Championship/FedExCup Playoffs
OWINGS MILLS - World No. 1 and defending BMW Championship winner Jon Rahm holds a share of the 18-hole lead for the second consecutive week while 2012 BMW Championship winner Rory McIlroy tied his lowest score of the season with a (64) same as R-4/Waste Management Phoenix Open).
In his BMW Championship debut, Sam Burns posted a (64) for the fourth time in his last eight rounds on the PGA Tour.
The top 30 players in the FedExCup at the conclusion of the BMW Championship will advance to the season-ending Tour Championship
• Current projections of players to move into Top 30: Sergio Garcia, Keegan Bradley
• Current projections of players to move outside Top 30: Charley Hoffman, Max Homa
The Top 70 PGA Tour pros in the current FedExCup standings are eligible for the BMW Championship.; After this weekend, the Top 30 will advance to the TOUR Championship, where the FedExCup Champion will be crowned.
Caves Valley Golf Club in Owings Mills, Maryland is the ninth different venue to host the BMW Championship since the inception of the FedExCup in 2007.
Leaderboard After 18 Holes
Jon Rahm 64 (-8)
Rory McIlroy 64 (-8)
Sam Burns 64 (-8)
Sergio Garcia 65 (-7)
Full Leaderboard (link)
The BMW Championship
COURSE: Caves Valley Golf Club - (Owings Mills, MD)
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OFFICIAL SITE: (BMW Championship)
TV COVERAGE: Today, August 27: Coverage from 3:00pm to 7:00pm (EDT) on Golf Channel.
On Saturday, August 28, Round 3 coverage 12:00pm Noon to 3:00pm (EDT) on Golf Channel. NBC Sports takes over from 3:00pm to 6:00pm (EDT). On Sunday, August 29: Golf Channel opens final round coverage 12:00pm to 2:00pm (EDT) and NBC wraps it up from 2:00pm to 6:00pm (EDT).
PGA TOUR LIVE STREAMING: Streaming coverage today from 10:00am to 7:00pm (EDT) on PGA Tour Live. Twitter coverage from 10:00am-11:45am (EDT) today.
On Saturday and Sunday, PGA Tour Live will stream 8:00am to 6:00pm (EDT). Twitter will stream 8:00am-9:15am (EDT) on Saturday and Sunday.
PGA TOUR RADIO COVERAGE: SiriusXM Radio will have live radio coverage of the The BMW Championship with its broadcast today from 1:00pm to 7:00pm (EDT). Weekend coverage on Sirius XM Radio begins at 1:00pm to 6:00pm (EDT) or to conclusion on Sunday. PGA Tour Radio is available on Sirius 208/XM 92)
How to Watch: In case of changes, visit: (PGATourCom)
With the limited field of 70 the tournament Tee Times begin a bit later than usual, starting today at 9:40am and going to 2:19pm (EDT).
Weather: Partly cloudy all day. Temps 80-89-degrees with humidity 90% dropping to 55%. winds low, from 0 mph to at 5 mph in afternoon. (link)
PGATourBrunch will post at 9:00am (EDT) Saturday.
Next Week: TOUR Championship - The final round of FedEx Cup Playoffs (link)
Last Week: The NORTHERN TRUST (link)
BMW Championship - Field and Tee Times:
The Field - (link)
Tee Times: (link)
What They’re Saying:
Rahm, Burns, McIlroy Lead at BMW (PGATourCom)
Hazy, Hot and Humid at BMW (PGATourCom)
Patrick Reed - Back Home, Recovering (Golf Week)
Xander Schauffele Leaves Putter Behind (Golf Week)
How to Watch This Week (PGATourCom)
FedExCup Standings (PGATourCom)
On This Day in Golf History:
August 27, 1995 - Greg Norman, a victim of numerous miracle shots to lose more than his fair share of golf tournaments, sank a 66-foot chip shot on the first playoff hole to defeat Nick Price and Billy Mayfair and win the World Series of Golf at Firestone CC in Akron. - Courtesy of Randy Walker, Author of On This Day in Golf History, available via Amazon.com and by clicking HERE
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