Tuesday, September 6, 2016

BMW Championship Tournament Details

BMW Championship Highlights.

Conducted by the Western Golf Association to benefit the Evans Scholars Foundation, the BMW Championship is the third of four events in the PGA TOUR Playoffs for the FedExCup and determines the final field of 30 for the TOUR Championship at East Lake Golf Club in Atlanta.

Event Title:BMW Championship
Date:September 6-11, 2016
Location:   Crooked Stick Golf Club, Carmel, Indiana
Purse:$8.5 million in prize money; $1.53 million to the winner
Field:70 finalists in the PGA TOUR Playoffs for the FedExCup
FedExCup Playoffs:Penultimate event, Top 70 players
Defending Champion:Jason Day (AUS)
Title Sponsor:   BMW of North America, LLC
Conducted By:Western Golf Association
Volunteers:Estimated 2,000-plus volunteers
Beneficiary:Charles "Chick" Evans Caddie Scholarships from the Evans Scholars Foundation