|BMW PGA Championship|
|2019||Danny Willett||Jon Rahm|
|2018||Francesco Molinari||Rory McIlroy|
|2017||Alex Norén||Francesco Molinari|
Tournament organiser BMW and the European Tour announce cancellation of the BMW International Open 2020 due to the crisis.
The Western Open was like any other regular PGA Tour stop – although it was once considered to be one of golf’s majors . 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.
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.
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.
From there, the FedEx Cup moves to the BMW Championship, which allows all participants to play through the entire four-round tournament. Only the top 30 players in the FedEx Cup standings can move on to the final event of the season: the Tour Championship.
Rahm took the 2020 BMW Championship at Olympia Fields on Sunday in a surreal playoff over Dustin Johnson by closing 66-64 on the weekend at one of the toughest courses of the year. The last 30 minutes of the tournament were completely and totally insane.
Tiger Woods commits to 2020 BMW Championship , could potentially play four golf events in five weeks. Tiger Woods has entered the second event of the FedEx Cup playoffs by opting to be part of next week’s BMW Championship field, setting up a potentially grueling five-week stretch.
That’s right, Dustin Johnson received a $2.07 million payday on Sunday after his historic victory at the 2020 Masters. Johnson finished the tournament with a final-round 68 to complete the lowest-scoring tournament in Masters history at 20-under par.
It’s the first time since 1945 that The Masters tournament has been canceled or postponed. The last Masters before the World War Two interruption was contested in Augusta on April 9-12, 1942. It would be canceled from 1943-45. The other Majors also had their contests interrupted.
After having its 2020 calendar impacted in a major way by the coronavirus pandemic, the PGA Tour recently unveiled its complete 2020-21 schedule, which tees off in September and is jam-packed with tournaments and signature events — in all, 50 official FedExCup tournaments, including six major championships.
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