Even the penultimate stop on the FedExCup playoffs gets underway this week in Medinah, Illinois at the BMW Championship. When it comes to chances lists, Brooks Koepka and Rory McIlroy will be the +800 co-favorites to go all of the way.
Koepka and McIlroy will be the +800 favorites in BetOnline, together with Jon Rahm (+1000), Dustin Johnson (+1400), Justin Rose (+1600), Justin Thomas (+1600), Patrick Cantlay (+2000), Webb Simpson (+2000), Patrick Reed (+2200) and Adam Scott (+2500) rounding out the top 10.
Just 30 spots are online for the Tour Championship at East Lake, therefore a solid performance at Medinah is vital. The last time reigning FedExCup champion Rose and 2016 winner McIlroy played with the course was in the 2012 Ryder Cup — a victory for Europe. The winner of the BMW Championship will receive 2,000 FedExCup points. No guy has defended his FedExCup name.
Last year at the tournament Keegan Bradley pulled off an improbable triumph to win for the first time in over five years once the occasion has been held at Aronimink Golf Club in Newton Square, Pennsylvania. It was the first time Bradley advanced into the Tour Championship because 2013. The American is a shot.
The program, a 7,657-yard level 72, has been a staple amongst American golfing dating all of the way back into the 1920s. The course has hosted the Ryder Cup (2012), three U.S. Opens (1949, 1975 and 1990), 2 PGA Championships (1999, 2006) and several different events at the pre-PGA Tour era.
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