Last Updated on August 26, 2020

It’s BMW Championship week! With the beginning of the FedEx Cup playoffs comes one of the most popular events of the season in the BMW Championship. The 2020 version of the event is certainly different given the coronavirus pandemic, as it will be played without fans. With that said, there is a full slate of golf set to be played with a full field of the best golfers in the world. This week’s event takes place in Illinois at the Olympia Fields Country Club, and will certainly be a fun event to wager on golf. With no cut, each golfer will likely play the full weekend. This allows for a full 72 holes of golf to decide a winner, which is a purse of $9.5M to the BMW Championship winner. Let’s take a look at the latest odds, course preview, betting history and more for the 2020 BMW Championship.

 

BMW Championship PGA Date and Time Info 2020

The FedEx Cup begins this week, which makes for a very fun stretch of golf. The 2020 BMW Championship takes place in Olympia Fields Golf Club, at the Olympia Fields North Course. This week will be a fun one for golf bettors, and we could see Tiger Woods again. Here is a look at the 2020 BMW Championship date and time.

Where: Olympia Fields Country Club, Olympia Fields, Illinois
When: Thursday, August 27 to Sunday, August 30, 2020
Watch: CBS, Golf Channel, PGA Tour
Radio: PGA Tour Radio
Purse: $9,500,000

 

BMW Championship Golf Course Preview – Olympia Fields North Course

Back to back huge events! Golf at the end of the summer has been a blast to enjoy, and this week on the PGA Tour schedule takes us to the 2020 BMW Championship, located in Olympia Fields, Illinois. The 2020 tournament takes place at the Olympia Fields Country Club at the “North Course”. It’s a long course, playing at 7,363 and is only a par 70. The course record is a 63, held both by Rickie Fowler and Vijay Singh. The course was designed in 1923 by Willie Park Jr, a former champion himself. Here are the features of the north course at Olympia Fields Country Club:

  • Two Par-5s
  • Four Par-3s
  • 12 Par-4s
  • Named as one of Golf Digest’s “Top 100 Greatest Courses”

 

Odds to Win the 2020 BMW Championship

Odds are released for the 2020 BMW Championship after the conclusion of The Northern Trust. Here is a full list of the top golfers and their odds to win the BMW Championship. For more odds, check out the 2020 Masters odds and 2020 US Open odds.

Golfer To win Top 5 Top 10
Dustin Johnson +850 +225 +100
Jon Rahm +1000 +250 +125
Justin Thomas +1200 +275 +138
Webb Simpson +1400 +300 +150
Bryson Dechambeau +1500 +350 +188
Xander Schauffele +1700 +400 +200
Daniel Berger +1800 +400 +200
Rory McIlroy +1900 +450 +200
Collin Morikawa +2600 +500 +250
Patrick Cantlay +3000 +550 +275
Scottie Scheffler +3000 +550 +275
Jason Day +3100 +550 +300
Tyrrell Hatton +3500 +750 +350
Patrick Reed +3500 +600 +300
Tiger Woods +3500 +750 +350
Harris English +4500 +750 +350
Tony Finau +4500 +800 +400
Viktor Hovland +4500 +750 +350
Hideki Matsuyama +4500 +750 +350
Paul Casey +5000 +800 +400
Billy Horschel +5000 +800 +400
Kevin Kisner +5000 +1000 +450
Adam Scott +5000 +900 +450
Matthew Fitzpatrick +5500 +900 +450
Matthew Wolff +5500 +900 +450
Matt Kuchar +7000 +1100 +450
Alexander Noren +7000 +1100 +500
Ryan Palmer +7000 +1200 +550
Gary Woodland +7000 +1100 +500
Russell Henley +7500 +1100 +500
Abraham Ancer +9000 +1400 +550
Kevin Na +9000 +1200 +550
Louis Oosthuizen +9000 +1400 +600
Sungjae Im +9000 +1200 +550
Corey Conners +10000 +1600 +750
Brian Harman +10000 +1600 +750
Jason Kokrak +10000 +1400 +600
Bubba Watson +10000 +1400 +600
Cameron Champ +11000 +1800 +750
Dylan Frittelli +11000 +1600 +750
Charles Howell III +11000 +1800 +750
Mark Hubbard +11000 +1800 +800
Brendan Steele +11000 +1800 +750
Brendon Todd +14000 +2200 +900
Talor Gooch +15000 +2000 +900
Adam Long +15000 +2200 +900
Kevin Streelman +15000 +2000 +900
Byeong Hun An +17500 +3300 +1100
Joel Dahmen +17500 +2500 +1000
Tyler Duncan +17500 +3300 +1200
Lanto Griffin +17500 +3300 +1100
Adam Hadwin +17500 +2200 +1000
Mackenzie Hughes +17500 +2500 +1000
Marc Leishman +17500 +2800 +1100
Sebastian Munoz +17500 +2800 +1100
Joaquin Niemann +17500 +2200 +900
J.T. Poston +17500 +3300 +1100
Cameron Smith +17500 +2500 +1000
Max Homa +20000 +3300 +1200
Danny Lee +22500 +4000 +1400
Maverick McNealy +22500 +4000 +1400
Richy Werenski +22500 +3300 +1200
Harry Higgs +30000 +4500 +1600
Carlos Ortiz +30000 +4000 +1600
Robby Shelton +30000 +5000 +1800
Nick Taylor +30000 +5000 +1800
Michael Thompson +30000 +5000 +1600
Jim Herman +40000 +8000 +3300
Tom Hoge +40000 +5500 +1800
Andrew Landry +40000 +5500 +1800

 

Bet on the PGA BMW Championship 

It’s FedEx Cup time! With the 2020 BMW Championship taking place this week, it is time to fire up some wagers at your favorite legal online sportsbooks in legal states in the US. There are a few top mobile betting apps that are legal and regulated in the US, where you can wager on professional golf. Here are the top books to bet on the 2020 BMW Championship, and each sportsbook has odds, props, outright winners, and other betting markets available.

 

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BMW Championship Golf Picks

The opening betting odds for the 2020 BMW Championship are released, and here are our favorite picks for outright winners, top 10 finishers, top 10, golf prop bets, Tiger Woods odds, and more. For instant action, check out the 2020 Masters and 2020 US Open pages.

Golf Betting Picks

Outright Winner

  • Jon Rahm (+1000)
  • Xander Schauffele (+1700)
  • Collin Morikawa (+1900)
  • Viktor Hovland (+4500)

Top 5

  • Viktor Hovland (+750)
  • Jon Rahm (+250)
  • Collin Morikawa (+450)

Top 10

  • Collin Morikawa (+200)
  • Viktor Hovland (+350)

 

Who is the Public Betting On? BMW Championship Trends

Each week, DraftKings Sportsbook provides public golf betting information for each event. Once released, we will analyze the public betting trends and information for the 2020 BMW Championship below, with provided data. For more, check out our golf odds.

BMW Championship Outright Winner Splits

Golfer

current odds

% Handle

% Bets

Jon Rahm

+1000

14%

4%

Rory McIlroy

+1700

11%

5%

Dustin Johnson

+800

11%

5%

Bryson Dechambeau

+1300

10%

5%

Justin Thomas

+1200

7%

6%

Daniel Berger

+1700

7%

6%

Collin Morikawa

+1700

7%

6%

Viktor Hovland

+4000

6%

5%

Matthew Wolff

+4500

5%

4%

Tony Finau

+3100

4%

4%

Tiger Woods

+3500

4%

4%

Adam Scott

+4500

4%

3%

Kevin Kisner

+3500

2%

3%

Provided by DraftKings Sportsbook

 

Thursday Tee Times

Time (CT) Tee Golfer 1 Golfer 2 Golfer 3
11:30 AM Tee #1 Richy Werenski Brendan Steele Brian Harman
11:30 AM Tee #10 Alex Noren Harry Higgs Adam Hadwin
11:41 AM Tee #1 Cameron Smith Adam Long Kevin Streelman
11:41 AM Tee #10 Tony Finau Billy Horschel Joaquin Niemann
11:52 AM Tee #1 Marc Leishman Kevin Na Ryan Palmer
11:52 AM Tee #10 Sungjae Im Jon Rahm Patrick Reed
12:03 PM Tee #1 Scottie Scheffler Lanto Griffin Sebastián Muñoz
12:03 PM Tee #10 Dustin Johnson Justin Thomas Daniel Berger
12:14 PM Tee #1 Dylan Frittelli Matthew Fitzpatrick Russell Henley
12:14 PM Tee #10 Carlos Ortiz Tiger Woods Bubba Watson
12:25 PM Tee #1 Robby Shelton Jim Herman Paul Casey
12:25 PM Tee #1 J.T. Poston Jason Kokrak Maverick McNealy
12:36 PM Tee #10 Adam Scott Gary Woodland Nick Taylor
12:36 PM Tee #1 Joel Dahmen Danny Lee Tom Hoge
12:47 PM Tee #10 Tyler Duncan Matthew Wolff Mark Hubbard
12:47 PM Tee #1 Byeong Hun An Mackenzie Hughes Patrick Cantlay
12:58 PM Tee #10 Xander Schauffele Rory McIlroy Brendon Todd
12:58 PM Tee #1 Kevin Kisner Viktor Hovland Cameron Champ
1:09 PM Tee #10 Collin Morikawa Harris English Bryson DeChambeau
1:09 PM Tee #10 Tyrrell Hatton Hideki Matsuyama Abraham Ancer
1:20 PM Tee #1 Jason Day Michael Thompson Talor Gooch
1:20 PM Tee #10 Andrew Landry Corey Conners Matt Kuchar
1:31 PM Tee #1 Max Homa Charles Howell III Louis Oosthuizen

Will Tiger Woods Play the 2020 BMW Championship?

With the 2020 BMW Championship being a FedEx Cup event, we expect Tiger Woods to play. Tiger Woods is listed in the field, so he is likely to play in the 2020 BMW Championship.

 

Tiger Woods Golf Odds: BMW Championship

Tiger Woods is all but confirmed to play in the 2020 BMW Championship. Here is a look at all of his betting odds, markets, and more. If you wish to bet on more Tiger Woods action, check out our golf odds page.

Tiger Woods DraftKings Golf BMW Championship Odds

  • Tiger Woods to Win the BMW Championship (+3500)
  • Tiger Woods to finish Top 5 (+750)
  • Tiger Woods to finish Top 10 (+350)
  • Tiger Woods to finish Top 20 (+163)
  • Tiger Woods to finish Top 30 (-175)
  • Matchups vs. Jason Day (+100)
  • To Win Group D (+350)

 

2020 BMW Championship Field of Players

Here is the full field of golfers playing in the 2020 BMW Championship. Keep in mind this is a FedEx Cup event, so there is a smaller field of around 70 golfers.

Golfer
Byeong Hun An
Abraham Ancer
Daniel Berger
Patrick Cantlay
Paul Casey
Cameron Champ
Corey Conners
Joel Dahmen
Jason Day
Bryson DeChambeau
Tyler Duncan
Harris English
Tony Finau
Matthew Fitzpatrick
Dylan Frittelli
Talor Gooch
Lanto Griffin
Adam Hadwin
Brian Harman
Tyrrell Hatton
Russell Henley
Jim Herman
Harry Higgs
Tom Hoge
Max Homa
Billy Horschel
Viktor Hovland
Charles Howell III
Mark Hubbard
Mackenzie Hughes
Sungjae Im
Dustin Johnson
Kevin Kisner
Jason Kokrak
Matt Kuchar
Andrew Landry
Danny Lee
Marc Leishman
Adam Long
Hideki Matsuyama
Rory McIlroy
Maverick McNealy
Collin Morikawa
Sebastián Muñoz
Kevin Na
Joaquin Niemann
Alex Noren
Louis Oosthuizen
Carlos Ortiz
Ryan Palmer
J.T. Poston
Jon Rahm
Patrick Reed
Xander Schauffele
Scottie Scheffler
Adam Scott
Robby Shelton
Webb Simpson
Cameron Smith
Brendan Steele
Kevin Streelman
Nick Taylor
Justin Thomas
Michael Thompson
Brendon Todd
Bubba Watson
Richy Werenski
Matthew Wolff
Gary Woodland
Tiger Woods

 

BMW Championship Betting History

The 2019 BMW Championship was a terrific event for golf bettors, as it is a non-cut event and all golfers play through the weekend unless they withdraw, of course. Here were the odds for the top five in terms of odds to win for the 2019 BMW Championship.

  • Brooks Koepka (+800)
  • Rory McIlroy (+800)
  • Jon Rahm (+1000)
  • Dustin Johnson (+1400)
  • Justin Thomas (+1400)

The winner of the 2019 BMW Championship was Justin Thomas, who closed at +1400 odds. This means a $10 wager would have resulted in a $140 payout for winning tickets.

 

BMW Championship Frequently Asked Questions

 

Can I bet on the BMW Championship legally in the US?

Yes. There are a handful of legal sports betting states that allow you to wager on PGA, and the BMW Championship in the United States.

 

When is the 2020 BMW Championship?

The 2020 BMW Championship will take place on Thursday, August 27th and last through Sunday, August 30th.

 

Who won the 2019 BMW Championship?

The winner of the 2019 BMW Championship was Justin Thomas, who shot 25-under par with a total score of 263.

 

What course is the 2020 BMW Championship played at?

The 2020 BMW Championship will be played at Olympia Fields Country Club, in Olympia Fields, Illinois.

 

Who is the favorite to win the 2020 BMW Championship?

The favorite to win the 2020 BMW Championship is Dustin Johnson at +850 on DraftKings Sportsbook.

 

Is Tiger Woods playing this week in the BMW Championship?

Tiger Woods will play in the 2020 BMW Championship, and he is +3500 to win on DraftKings Sportsbook.

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