Tournament Facts.

The BMW Championship at a glance.

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.

2016 BMW Championship

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Event Title: BMW Championship
Date:  September 6-11, 2016
Location: Crooked Stick Golf Club, Carmel, Illinois
Purse: $8,250,000 million in prize money; $1,485,000 million to the winner
Field: 70 finalists in the PGA TOUR Playoffs for the FedExCup
FedExCup Playoffs: 3rd leg, 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