The winner’s share of the BMW Championship prize pool is at $1,710,000, with the second-place finisher taking home $1,026,000.
The BMW Championship is part of the FedEx Cup Playoffs, and only the top 70 FedEx Cup points leaders at the start of the BMW event will be eligible to play.
The field for the PGA Tour’s FedEx Cup playoffs has dwindled, down from 125 at The Northern Trust to 70 for this week’s BMW Championship at Olympia Fields, just outside of Chicago. Only the top 30 advance past the BMW Championship to the season-ending Tour Championship.
Jon Rahm’s 66-foot birdie putt to win playoff at BMW Championship.
Playoff rewards As of 2019, the player with the most points after the Tour Championship wins the FedEx Cup itself and $15 million of a $70 million bonus fund. The runner-up gets $5 million, 3rd place $4 million, 4th place $3 million, 5th place $2.5 million, and so on down to $70,000 for 126th through 150th place.
Tiger Woods did not make the cut at the U.S. Open. The star golfer had a brutal Friday, shooting a 7-over 77 to finish 10 over for the tournament.
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The 2020 BMW Championship purse is set for $9.5 million, with the winner’s share coming in at $1,710,000 — the standard 18 percent payout according to the PGA Tour’s prize money distribution chart. The BMW Championship field is headed by Tiger Woods, Justin Thomas, Collin Morikawa and more of the world’s best players.
For a playoff win , you get 1,500 points . Similarly, all players earn three times the points for their performances in playoff events compared to regular-season tournaments.
The player with the lowest total score will win the FedExCup and be credited with an official victory in the TOUR Championship competition. The FedExCup points leader after the first two Playoffs events will begin the TOUR Championship at 10-under par.
36 years (June 22, 1984)
BMW PGA CHAMPIONSHIP . The championship came under the BMW umbrella in 2005 and has since gone from strength to strength, with a number of players likening the atmosphere to that experienced at major championships.
One of the UK’s most exclusive golf clubs is to start charging £125,000 to new joiners. Wentworth , which was bought by the Beijing-based Reignwood Group in September 2014, has told existing members they must stump up £100,000. Annual fees on top of that are to rise from £8,000 to £16,000.
Braisher grew up in Buckinghamshire, England, and she recently in the last few years from from Nottingham Trent University. She now travels the world with Hatton and writes a blog about it all called Wife on Tour, even though they’re not yet married .