A look at every player in the BMW Championship

A look at every player in the BMW Championship
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PlayerComment1. Dustin JohnsonHas the most wins (5, tied with Rory), top-5s (11) and top-10s (19) in Playoffs history.2. Justin ThomasDefending BMW champ is looking to regain his top spot in the standings.3. Webb SimpsonEnters BMW after a T3 at Wyndham and T6 at THE NORTHERN TRUST.4. Daniel BergerThird-place finish in Boston was his 6th top-5 in his past 8 starts.5. Collin MorikawaMC at NORTHERN TRUST was just the second of his pro career.6. Harris EnglishWas 149th in 2019 FedExCup, but headed to East Lake after runner-up in Boston.7. Bryson DeChambeauWas absolutely dominant in 2015 U.S. Amateur victory at Olympia Fields.8. Sungjae ImMC at NORTHERN TRUST but only fell three spots in the standings.9. Jon RahmFinished T6 at TPC Boston, his best finish since Memorial win.10. Patrick ReedWinner of WGC-Mexico is seeking 7th straight TOUR Championship berth.11. Xander SchauffeleWon the TOUR Championship in 2017 and was runner-up last year.12. Rory McIlroyWorse than 30th in 6 of 7 starts since the season restarted, including 0 top-10s.13. Brendon ToddWon twice this season after 4 straight seasons outside the top 180 in the FedExCup.14. Scottie SchefflerT4s at PGA and NORTHERN TRUST, including a 59, may have locked up Rookie of the Year.15. Lanto GriffinBreakout season included a win at Houston Open and 11 other top-25s.16. Sebastián MuñozSanderson Farms champ finished 117th and 153rd in previous 2 FedExCup seasons.17. Tyrrell HattonArnold Palmer Invitational champ ranks 4th in SG: Approach-the-Green.18. Hideki MatsuyamaIn 3-year winless drought, but has qualified for East Lake every year since 2014.19. Abraham AncerRapid progression in 1st 3 FedExCup seasons, from 190th to 60th to 21st.20. Marc Leishman2017 BMW champ hasn’t finished better than T40 since the restart.21. Kevin NaSeventh straight BMW start; has made East Lake in 4 of past 6 seasons.22. Ryan PalmerJumped 7 spots after T8 in Boston; seeking first start at East Lake since 2014.23. Kevin KisnerComing off consecutive top-5s at Wyndham (T3) and NORTHERN TRUST (T4).24. Viktor HovlandPuerto Rico Open champ jumped 4 spots with his T18 at TPC Boston.25. Cameron ChampWon at Olympia Fields in college and teamed with Scheffler in 2012 Jr. Ryder Cup there.26. Cameron SmithHe was +4 after 1st 2 holes of this year’s Sony Open but still went on to win.27. Adam LongTwo runners-up this season were proof of increased consistency.28. Kevin StreelmanTwo 2nds have him in position for first East Lake start since 2013.29. Tony FinauSeeking 4th straight start at East Lake, but on the bubble after MC in Boston.30. Billy HorschelFormer FedExCup champ (and 2014 BMW champ) is the bubble boy for East Lake.31. Joaquin NiemannSeason’s 1st FedExCup leader after Greenbrier win, but on outside looking in for East Lake.32. Tyler DuncanBeat Webb in a playoff at this season’s RSM Classic.33. Matthew WolffBig hitter has been contending more, including T4 at PGA and 2nd at Rocket Mortgage.34. Mark HubbardMoved up 8 spots thanks to his T29 at THE NORTHERN TRUST.35. Byeong Hun AnMC by 11 at TPC Boston to drop 4 spots in FedExCup.36. Mackenzie HughesFinished T13 at Boston to put first TOUR Championship start within reach.37. Patrick CantlayFourth straight East Lake start is in jeopardy after MC.38. Adam ScottGot his long-awaited Genesis win in February, but has played just 4 times since.39. Gary WoodlandHas made it to TOUR Championship in 7 of past 9 seasons.40. Nick TaylorAT&T Pebble Beach winner missed the cut by 2 at TPC Boston.41. Joel DahmenBogeys on 2 of final 4 holes led to a MC by 1 at THE NORTHERN TRUST.42. Danny LeeShot 73 on Sunday, but still finished T18 and moved up 11 spots.43. Tom HogeHaving career year after missing Playoffs in 4 of his previous 5 seasons.44. Richy WerenskiMissed last year’s Playoffs by 2 points but rebounded to get his 1st win at Barracuda.45. Brendan SteeleQualified for BMW from 2015-18 before dropping to 171st in FedExCup last year.46. Brian HarmanEntered Playoffs at 69th but clinched BMW spot with 64 on Sunday.47. Alex NorenJumped 31 spots with T8 in Boston, his 3rd top-10 in his past 4 starts.48. Harry HiggsJumped from 72nd to 48th in standings after T11 at TPC Boston.49. Adam HadwinStarted season with runner-up at Safeway and T4 at Shriners.50. Jason DayWon 2015 BMW to ascend to World No. 1, but coming off MC in Boston.51. Michael ThompsonVictory at 3M Open was his 2nd on TOUR and first since 2013.52. Talor GoochGooch, 28, is making BMW debut in 3rd PGA TOUR season.53. Andrew LandryWon this year’s American Express but has MC in more than half his starts.54. Corey ConnersIn top 25 of both Strokes Gained: Off-the-Tee and Approach, but struggles with short game.55. Matt KucharHas advanced to East Lake in 9 of last 10 seasons but has work to do to get back.56. Carlos OrtizAll 3 top-10s came in the fall: T2 at Mayakoba and two T4s.57. Tiger WoodsSunday 66 was promising but finished T58 in Boston.58. Bubba WatsonHad a chance to make big jump but Sunday 72 in Boston led to T18.59. Dylan FrittelliStarted season with T6 at Sanderson Farms and T7 at Safeway Open.60. Matthew FitzpatrickShot 77-66 to MC in Boston while playing with Tiger.61. Russell HenleyBirdied 4 of final 7 holes at TPC Boston to finish T8 and jump 40 spots in standings.62. Robby SheltonPlayed last 6 in -6 to shoot Sunday 63 and earn BMW berth.63. Jim HermanMC at TPC Boston after surprising win at Wyndham Championship.64. Paul CaseyStreak of 5 straight East Lake appearances will come to an end without big BMW finish.65. J.T. PostonBoth of this season’s top-10s were in the first 2 events of the Return to Golf.66. Jason KokrakEagled 72nd hole at TPC Boston to get in BMW Championship.67. Maverick McNealyWon Olympia Fields Intercollegiate in both 2014 and 2015.68. Max HomaBogeyed 36th hole in Boston to MC by 1 but still slipped into BMW.69. Charles Howell IIILike Kokrak, eagled 72nd hole at NORTHERN TRUST to get into BMW.70. Louis OosthuizenNabbed the final BMW berth with birdie at final hole in Boston.
Source: PGA tour

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