BMW Championship history: Past winners, records, other names, course rotation
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BMW Championship history: Past winners, records, other names, course rotation


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The BMW Championship (not to be confused with the European Tour's BMW PGA Championship) has been the third leg of the FedEx Cup playoffs since the concept was created in 2007. The 2016 edition will be played at Crooked Stick in Carmel, Ind., with Jason Day defending the title he won last year, while Rory McIlroy won the event the last time this venue hosted in 2012.

2016 BMW Championship facts

Field: Top 70 players in FedEx Cup points after the Deutsche Bank Championship
Cut: There is no cut
Purse: $8.5 million/$1.53 million winner's share

BMW Championship records

  • 72-hole: 262 -- Tiger Woods (2007), Jason Day (2015)
  • 18-hole: 59 -- Jim Furyk (2013, Conway Farms Golf Club)

BMW Championship other names

Western Open, Cialis Western Open, 100th Western Open presented by Golf Digest, Advil Western Open, Motorola Western Open, Sprint Western Open, Beatrice Western Open, Centel Western Open



BMW Championship course rotation

  • 2016: Crooked Stick Golf Club, Carmel, Ind.
  • 2017: Conway Farms Golf Club, Lake Forest, Ill.
  • 2018: Aronimink Golf Club, Newtown Square, Penn.
  • 2019: Medinah Country Club (No. 3), Medinah, Ill.

BMW Championship past winners since 1990

  • 1990 -- Wayne Levi
  • 1991 -- Russ Cochran
  • 1992 -- Ben Crenshaw
  • 1993 -- Nick Price
  • 1994 -- Nick Price
  • 1995 -- Billy Mayfair
  • 1996 -- Steve Stricker
  • 1997 -- Tiger Woods
  • 1998 -- Joe Durant
  • 1999 -- Tiger Woods
  • 2000 -- Robert Allenby
  • 2001 -- Scott Hoch
  • 2002 -- Jerry Kelly
  • 2003 -- Tiger Woods
  • 2004 -- Stephen Ames
  • 2005 -- Jim Furyk
  • 2006 -- Trevor Immelman
  • 2007 -- Tiger Woods
  • 2008 -- Camilo Villegas
  • 2009 -- Tiger Woods
  • 2010 -- Dustin Johnson
  • 2011 -- Justin Rose
  • 2012 -- Rory McIlroy
  • 2013 -- Zach Johnson
  • 2014 -- Billy Horschel
  • 2015 -- Jason Day

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