Keegan Bradley wins stirring BMW Championship in a play-off – Justin Rose moves to tip of universe rankings.

Posted on 11. Sep, 2018 by in BMW Canada

  • 2011 PGA Champion from a USA defeats 2013 U.S. Open
    Champion, Justin Rose (ENG), on initial play-off hole to win battle
    of a vital winners.
  • Second place during third Playoff contest on a PGA TOUR
    takes Rose to tip of universe rankings.
  • Record leader Tiger Woods and a world-class margin thrill
    golf fans in Philadelphia.
  • BMW Championship concludes on Monday following complicated rainfall.


Philadelphia. After a tip 70 players on a PGA TOUR were
incompetent to play their final turn on Sunday due to complicated rainfall at
Aronimink Golf Club, a BMW Championship finished in spectacular
conform one day after than scheduled. At a finish of a thrilling
final round, Bradley and Rose both finished one shot transparent of the
high-class field. Bradley (66, 64, 66, 64, 260, -20) came out on top
in a play-off to explain his initial PGA TOUR win for 6 years. Rose
(66, 63, 64, 67) narrowly missed out on his second feat during the
prestigious BMW Championship, that he had formerly won in 2011.
However, he did strech a miracle in his career: a 2016 Olympic
champion transposed Dustin Johnson (USA, T24, -11) during a tip of the
universe rankings.

The leaderboard on a stirring Monday review like a who is who of golf,
with 10 players still in row until good into a final round.
Bradley did conduct to lift usually transparent interjection to birdies on holes 16
and 17, though Rose was means to respond with birdies of his possess on the
same dual holes. When a Englishman’s standard putt unfortunately lipped
out on a final hole, it was play-off time. Rose pulled his tee shot
and could do no improved than a bogey, while Bradley hold his haughtiness to
standard a hole and hang adult his fourth pretension on a PGA TOUR. 2014 BMW
Championship leader Billy Horschel and “PGA TOUR Rookie of a Year
2017” Xander Schauffele (both USA, -19) finished tied in third place.

“This is usually incredible. It has been a tough highway back. we usually can’t
trust it,” pronounced Bradley. “The organisers got a small detrimental with
a weather. The conditions were soft, so a scores were lower. But
everybody desired a golf course. It was usually a fun to play. The fans
were good and it was a really, unequivocally fun week here.”

Stefan Richmann, Executive Vice President Finance BMW of North
America, said: “On interest of BMW of North America and a dealers and
partners, we would like to honour Keegan Bradley on his
hard-fought feat during a 2018 BMW Championship. we would also like to
appreciate a fans in Philadelphia who, by attending a event, have
upheld a Evans Scholars Foundation on a critical mission.” All
deduction from a BMW Championship go to a foundation, which
finances college scholarships for caddies. Since 2007, when BMW took
over as a pretension partner of a tournament, some-more than 27 million US
dollars have been lifted for this estimable cause.

As good as Rose, many other Ryder Cup players from Europe and a USA
were in glorious form forward of a showdown in Paris in 3 weeks’
time, during that BMW is “Official Partner”. Rory McIlroy (NIR, 5, -18)
was tied for a lead after turn one with 14-time vital leader Tiger
Woods (USA, T6, -17), who was named as a “Captain’s Pick” for the
Ryder Cup by US captain Jim Furyk on Tuesday. Tommy Fleetwood (ENG,
T8, -16) and Open leader Francesco Molinari (ITA, T8, -16) also
impressed, as did Webb Simpson (USA, T6, -17), Rickie Fowler (USA, T8,
-16) and fortifying FedExCup champion Justin Thomas (USA, T12, -15).

Another play played out during a BMW Championship was qualification
for a deteriorate finale, a TOUR Championship, during that usually a tip 30
players in a FedExCup ranking are entitled to play. Coming into the
BMW Championship, Bryson DeChambeau (USA, T19, -12) hold an
irrefutable lead. Rose, Tony Finau (USA, T15, -11), Dustin Johnson
(T33, -8) and Thomas finish a tip five, who are guaranteed to take
altogether feat should they win in Atlanta, regardless of other
results. In contrast, three-time vital leader Jordan Spieth (USA, T55,
-3) forsaken into a rude 31st  place in a FedExCup
ranking, definition he will skip a deteriorate culmination for a initial time in
his career.

Next year’s BMW Championship will be hold during Medinah Country Club in
Chicago – a same club, during that a European Ryder Cup group pulled
off a marvellous quip 6 years ago, snatching feat on the
final Sunday in what is now widely famous as a “Miracle of Medinah”.

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