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Leishman fends off Rose challenge to win BMW Championship — Golf

Leishman fends off Rose challenge to win BMW Championship — Golf

Something to keep in mind as your watch, listen to and/or read about the tournament, since Tiger Woods won the FedExCup without winning the TOUR Championship in 2009, which was the inaugural year of the first iteration of the current points structure, every champion at East Lake also captured the FedExCup. Currently sitting third in the FedEx Cup standings, he controls his own destiny at the Tour Championship this week. Perhaps a return to familiar bermuda greens will help him snap out of this funk. The PGA stated that it is trying to get a new contract with Quicken Loans for sponsorship purposes. Jutanugarn and New Zealand's Lydia Ko both missed out on the playoff as they each bogeyed the final hole to finish at 8-under for the tournament. There are 49 events on the schedule with $363 million in prize money up for grabs.

We were on the mark with Leishman last week; hope you were listening.

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The 33-year-old Australian bagged a wire-to-wire victory at the elite 70-man BMW Championship on Sunday, ensuring he has a red-hot chance at claiming the $US10 million ($17m) FedEx Cup bonus at the Tour Championship this week. I think the first few years, obviously, it was a little bit off, but I think it's very good now. It is the third event of the year. Malaysia's CIMB Classic, South Korea's CJ Cup, and Shanghai's WGC-HSBC Champions will kick off the season, combining for a three-tournament Asian stretch this October. It will be at the Corales Golf Club in Punta Cana, thus marking the first time the PGA Tour has held an event in the Dominican Republic. It will end a month later with the Tour Championship from East Lake in Atlanta from September 20-23. Rory McIlroy won last year as the No. 6 seed. Since then though Johnson has failed to challenge, tying for 18th at the Dell Technologies before settling for a share of 33rd at the BMW Championship last weekend.