Vegas Odds: The 2017 BMW Championship will be held at Conway Farms in Lake Forest IL from 9-14 through 9-17. Conway Farms is a 7,200 yards par 71 course. We have made it halfway through the FedEx Cup. A quick recap, the Cup was born in 2007 and is a season long points competition. At the conclusion of the PGA Tour Season the top 125 players advance to the FedEx Cup playoffs which features progressive cuts. The second round advances 100 players and then the top 70 Golfers will compete in the 3rd tournament of the PGA Playoffs the BMW Championships.
Coming off a win at the Dell Technologies Championship in Norwood, MA, Justin Thomas #2 rank on the FedEx points standings is 24 years old and has 5 PGA Tour wins in the 2016-2017 Tour Season. Jordan Spieth who is ahead of Thomas in the point standings by just 27 point hopes that this will be his Championship. He finished both the Northern Trust and the Dell Technologies Championships in second place. Golf odds makers favorite is Jordan Spieth with 13/2 and +650.
The final tournament of the Cup will be held at East Lake in Atlanta, GA on 9-21 through 9-24.
Who will win the FedEx Cup Championship?
We have the obvious favorites in Justin Thomas, Jordan Spieth and Dustin Thomas, defending BMW Champion. Then there’s Jon Rahm with consecutive top 4 finishes in the playoffs and leads the FedEx Cup in strokes gained and Paul Casey with five top 5 FedEx Playoff finishes.
For the fantasy players out there, the DFS list Zack Johnson, Phil Mickelson and Patrick Reed as safe points makers.