The BMW Championship will mark the ending for one more round of golfers since the PGA Tour’s 2019 FedEx Cup playoffs area whittles down after again. Including Tiger Woods, who says he is feeling better after pulling from last week’s Northern Trust set will require a powerful weekend to make up soil and qualify to the last weekend of this year in Atlanta.
Following 18 holes at Medinah Country Club, a familiar name co-leads situation after shooting 7-under 65 in Round 1. Justin Thomas — winner of the 2017 FedEx Cup Playoffs — was greatest in his bogey-free showing at Medinah on Thursday and is looking for his first win of the calendar year.
Let’s dive right into his round — and also the manner the staying brief field played our Round 1 leaderboard recap. Be certain that you wait to Round two of these 2019 BMW championships. There are only eight rounds in the PGA Tour season and no more discounts to be generated. The top 70 in the FedEx Cup will tee it up at Medinah Country Club from Chicago this week, also there are a couple of terrific tee times in addition to bands.
Certainly, Tiger Woods — who is playing following his withdrawal per week — is clearly the headliner, and he’ll play the first two rounds with C.T. Pan (who is pumped) and Billy Horschel (who is self-deprecating). And some of the black horses to get this weekend late in the day when Matt Kuchar, Jon Rahm, and Patrick Cantlay go away from the day.
Woods is ranked 38th in points (1,003) – the smallest of golf 2019 big winners – and requires at 1,100 to decode the 30-player area. Points will also be given to players that finish in the top 16 – significance that is the threshold Woods should meet to get an opportunity to play.