The BMW Championship returns to Conway Farms in Lake Forest in 2017 for the third of four FedEx Cup playoff events on the PGA Tour schedule. Previously known as the Western Open, the BMW Championship is run by The Western Golf Association. The event was named “Tournament of the Year in 2012, 2013 and 2014 by the PGA Tour.
Open to the top 70 PGA Tour golfers following the Dell Technologies Championship, the BMW Championship does not have a cut after two days. Following the tournament, the top 30 FedEx Cup points leaders will advance to The Tour Championship at East Lake Country Club, where the FedEx Cup Champion will be determined.