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Power Rankings: BMW Championship

Unscheduled Monday finishes present a handful of challenges to everyone they touch, but if there’s a positive to the loss of one day between THE NORTHERN TRUST and this week’s scheduled Thursday start of the BMW Championship, it’s that the next host is as close to a neutral site as the field of 69 will tackle. (Patrick Reed, who is seeded 26th, withdrew due to a bout with pneumonia.
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Sleeper Picks: BMW Championship

Lucas Glover is 29th in the FedExCup standings entering the BMW Championship. (Dylan Buell/Getty Images) NOTE: For the three events determining who advances in the FedExCup Playoffs, Rob is focusing only on golfers outside the latest bubble. In this last installment, all five below enter the BMW Championship outside the top 30 in points.

Why Tony Finau didn't let 1,975 days between PGA Tour wins discourage him

Tony Finau first held up a trophy, victorious on the PGA Tour, in 2016 at the Puerto Rico Open at Coco Beach. Since that win, Finau has had 40 top-10 finishes, eight second-place finishes and five years without holding another trophy. Only Louis Oosthuizen has had more runner-up finishes (11)...
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10 simple pieces of golf advice from a top PGA Tour coach

He’s also a really good follow on Instagram — you can follow him right here — because he’s full of handy pieces of advice. On Monday, while traveling down to the next FedEx Cup event at Caves Valley in Maryland, he was dishing out some interesting and helpful pieces of advice rapid-fire via an Instagram Q&A. A quick roundup is below, and once again, check him out directly on Instagram right here.
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PGA DFS, BMW Championship 2021: Best DraftKings, FanDuel daily fantasy golf picks, advice, strategy

The 2021 FedEx Cup Playoffs continue on Thursday at the 2021 BMW Championship, which will be held at Caves Valley Golf Club in the Baltimore suburbs. Tony Finau is the new leader in the 2021 FedEx Cup standings after his win at the Northern Trust last week and he'll be an undoubtedly popular option for PGA DFS lineups. But with a strong field of 70 golfers who have all played well this season, it's a deep PGA DFS player pool and there will be no cut this week so golfers will accumulate points all weekend.
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Tony Finau back in win column at THE NORTHERN TRUST

He was a connoisseur of the close call, an object lesson in losing with dignity, and at odds with his putter. Golf gave Tony Finau ample reason to believe it just wasn’t meant to be. Not for him, and not on the PGA TOUR, the toughest tour in the land.
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Keith Mitchell finishes with three birdies to advance to BMW Championship

Keith Mitchell wasn’t exactly firing on all cylinders in the rain-delayed final round of THE NORTHERN TRUST at Liberty National on Monday. And yet he knew he couldn’t let wild tee shots on 14, 15 and 17 define his day. On the bubble all week for the second event of the FedExCup Playoffs, the top-70 BMW Championship, Mitchell knew he had no choice but to somehow find a way to survive and advance.
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Winner's Bag: Tony Finau, THE NORTHERN TRUST

Tony Finau ended his winless drought in a big way with a victory at THE NORTHERN TRUST. It took a playoff with Cameron Smith to decide things at Liberty National, with Finau prevailing on the first sudden-death hole. Check out the clubs he used to close out the win. Driver:...
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Patrick Reed hospitalized with pneumonia, withdraws from BMW Championship

Patrick Reed won THE NORTHERN TRUST the last time it was held at Liberty National, in 2019. This one, though, has been one to forget. First Reed pulled out of the tournament with an ankle injury. Then, as his fellow competitors were playing the rain-delayed final round Monday, he issued a statement that he’s been home in Houston battling double-pneumonia.

PGA Tour hopes to finish Northern Trust on Monday but it's not ruling out a Tuesday finish

JERSEY CITY, N.J. – The PGA Tour isn’t far from the bright lights of Broadway this week, and so as the saying goes, the show must go on. The final round of the Northern Trust at Liberty National Golf Club was postponed until Monday due to Henri, which flipped back and forth from Tropical Storm to category 1 Hurricane status before making landfall on Sunday near Rhode Island and bringing heavy rain and 40-mile-an-hour winds as it weakened.
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PGA Tour postseason heads to Caves Valley near Baltimore

Site: Owing Mills, Maryland. Course: Caves Valley GC. Yardage: 7,542. Par: 72. Prize money: $9.5 million. Winner's share: $1.71 million. Television: Thursday-Friday, 3-7 p.m. (Golf Channel); Saturday, noon to 3 p.m. (Golf Channel), 3-6 p.m. (NBC); Sunday, noon-2 p.m. (Golf Channel), 2-6 p.m. (NBC). Defending champion: Jon Rahm. FedEx Cup...
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Expert Picks: BMW Championship

How it works: Each week, our experts from PGATOUR.COM will make their selections in PGA TOUR Fantasy Golf. Each lineup consists of four starters and two bench players that can be rotated after each round. Adding to the challenge is that every golfer can be used only three times per each of four Segments. The first fantasy golf game to utilize live ShotLink data, PGA TOUR Fantasy Golf allows you to see scores update live during competition.
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A legendary life on the bag

Jimmy Johnson has been on the bag for some famous wins throughout his caddie career. (Keyur Khamar/PGA TOUR) Though it was his sense of adventure and a firm belief in his golf skills that led Jimmy Johnson out of Texas and onto the Sunshine Tour in South Africa in late 1979, it was something else that kept him there.
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PGA TOUR and European Tour announce details of historic Strategic Alliance

• As part of Strategic Alliance, Genesis Scottish Open, Barbasol Championship and Barracuda Championship will be included in both FedExCup and Race to Dubai, while Irish Open will see a significant increase in prize money. • PGA TOUR’s schedule of 48 events includes the move of the first FedExCup Playoffs...

Hear PGA Tour Caddie Scott Marino Do His Spot-On Impersonations

In this ‘Under the Strap’ podcast, John Rathouz welcomes longtime PGA Tour caddie Scott Marino and Caves Valley caddie Will Shriver. Marino does some incredible impersonations of PGA Tour players — the caddie version of Conor Moore, if you will. In the second half of the pod, Rathouz chats with Shriver about Caves Valley, host to this week’s BMW Championship, the second leg of the PGA Tour Playoffs for the FedExCup.