Tour Officials Hopeful Of Completing BMW Monday In Rain-Drenched Philly

Newton Square, PA … PGA Tour officials remain sceptical of completing the final round after continuing rain ruined any chance of a start to play Sunday at the BMW Championship in suburban Philadelphia More than three inches of rain since late on Thursday night has drenched the host Aronimink course and it was still raining when at 2pm local time players were advised of the decision. The Tour will attempt to start the final round at 7am Monday local time with a two-tee start and the 69 remaining ...

PGA Tour Determined To Play Full 72 BMW C’ship Holes Including A Tuesday Finish

Aronimink GC, Newton Square, PA … The PGA Tour indicated they intend, if weather permits, to play the full 72-holes of the rain-affected BMW Championship on a very rain-softened Aronimink course in Newton Square, PA. And if necessary, the tournament will go into Tuessday to determine a winner of the $9m event. This was the advice of PGA Tour tournament director, Slugger White who also indicated some three inches of rain has fallen on the suburban Philadelphia course since overnight Thursday. “Clearly ...

McIlroy Produces PGA 54-Hole Career Low As BWM Victory Beckons.

Philadelphia, PA … Rory McIlroy has that ‘look’ again in his eyes.  The look that has earned him 23 victories around the globe including 14 on the PGA Tour. While McIlroy finished joint runner-up in this year’s Open Championship, it’s been too long since the golfer affectionately known as ‘Rors’ did some serious roaring. The current World No. 8 sounds excited and there’s enthusiasm not only in his eyes but in his manners and his speech in a rain-affected ...

Woods Reckons He Needs A BMW Closing 61 Or 62 For The ‘W’.

Philadephia, PA …. Tiger Woods reckons he is going to need a final round 61 or 62 if he is to claim victory in the BMW Championship here in suburban Philadelphia. Woods heads into the final round lying in a share of 11th place at 12-under par and trailing five shots behind management stablemate, Justin Rose. Woods produced his best start in the three days with back-to-back opening two hole birdies and move into double figures at 10-under par but the birdies dried-up on the rain-softened course ...

Rose Ripe To Deliver Europe Huge Boost Driving Away With BMW Success.

Philadelphia, PA …. Justin Rose is primed to snare a huge boost for Europe’s Ryder Cup cause in moving to World No.1 with victory in the rain-interrupted BMW Championship in suburban Philadelphia. Rose, 38 grabbed six birdies over his opening nine holes ahead of posting nine straight inward half pars in a round of 64 for a 17-under par leading tally on the Aronimink course. The Bahamas-based Brit is no stranger to winning in Philadelphia having capturing the 2010 AT & T National, ...

Schauffele Edges Closer To A France Take-Off With BMW Two-Shot Lead

Philadelphia, PA … Xander Schauffele edged closer to the double delight of not only of defending next fortnight’s Tour Championship crown but also securing the last place into the USA Ryder Cup team with a 64 for a two-shot lead on day two of the BMW Championship in Philadephia. Schauffele, 24 capped his round with four birdies in his opening seven holes for a 13-under par tally on the Aronimink course and with Tour officials opting for early tee-times ahead of predicted afternoon storms Schuaffele ...

Rose Rekindles His ‘City Of Brotherly Love’ Affair With A Blistering BMW 63.

Philadelphia, PA …. Justin Rose’s love affair with ‘The City of Brotherly Love’ continues after a rousing 63 on day two of the BMW Championship in Philadelphia. Rose stormed his way to second place at 11-under par thanks to seven birdies on the Aronimink course located some seven miles from where he captured the 2013 U.S. Open at Merion. Rose’s round is also his lowest Tour score in three years since two similar 63s late in his 2015 season. “I’m delighted with that,” said Rose. ...