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BMW Championship - PGA Tour
September 12-17, 2017 | Conway Farms Golf Club, Lake Forest, IL

See the top golfers in the PGA right in your backyard in Lake County; The championship was awarded 'Tournament of the Year' from 2012-14.

For the third time in five years, the BMW Championship returns to Conway Farms Golf Club in Lake Forest. The tour's top 70 golfers compete for a share of the $8.75 million purse. The winner of this prestigious tournament earns $1.53 million and the J.K. Wadley Trophy.

Throughout the years, professional golf events have and continue to be drawn to the scenic Lake County. Some of these competitions include the PGA Rust-Oleum Championship, the LPGA UL Crown, the KPMG Women's PGA Championship in 2018 and many more. 

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BMW Championship at Conway Farms Golf Club in Lake Forest


Tournament Facts

  • Previously known as the Western Open, the BMW Championship is 108 years old.
  • This is Conway Farms third time hosting the BMW Tournament.
  • Conway Farms Golf Club opened in 1991.
  • Dustin Johnson is the defending 2016 BMW Champion.
  • Jason Day won the BMW Championship the last time Conway Farms hosted in 2015.
  • In 2015, Day tied Tiger Woods for the aggregate tournament record scoring 22-under-par 262.
  • Jim Furyk holds the Conway Farms single round record scoring a 12-under-par 59 in 2013. 


Conway Farms | Lake Forest, IL
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