Exclusively on PGA TOUR LIVE on ESPN+: FedExCup Playoffs Continue at BMW Championship


Exclusively on PGA TOUR LIVE on ESPN+: FedExCup Playoffs Continue at BMW Championship

  • Coverage starts tomorrow at 9 a.m. ET, continues through Final Round on Sunday, August 21
  • Marquee, Featured Groups include 8 of top 10 players in FedExCup standings: Will Zalatoris, Scottie Scheffler, Sam Burns, Tony Finau, Xander Schauffele, Patrick Cantlay, Sepp Straka, and Rory McIlroy
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Four-stream coverage of the FedExCup Playoffs on PGA TOUR LIVE on ESPN+ continue tomorrow at the BMW Championship at Wilmington Country Club in Delaware, exclusively for ESPN+ subscribers. A Main Feed covering the entire tournament field begins at 9 a.m. ET tomorrow, followed by Featured Holes and Marquee Group at 9:30 a.m. ET and Featured Groups at 9:10 a.m. ET. ESPN+ Bonus Coverage of other groups/holes will kick-off the coverage each day until the initial Marquee Group and Featured Groups start their rounds. The Featured Holes stream will showcase Wilmington Country Club’s par-3 Nos. 2, 7, 13 and 15.

The BMW Championship is the second of three events in the FedExCup Playoffs, with the top 70 players from the FedEx standings vying for the 30 spots at the TOUR Championship at East Lake Golf Club in Atlanta, August 25-28.

THURSDAY | August 18

Main Feed starts at 9 a.m. ET

Featured Holes coverage begins at 9:30 a.m. ET 

Marquee Group | 9:30 a.m. ET

  • Xander Schauffele – No. 6 in FedExCup standings, No. 6 in Official World Golf Rankings, Olympic Gold medalist, seven-time PGA TOUR winner, three wins in 2022 (Zurich Classic of New Orleans, Travelers Championship, Genesis Scottish Open)
  • Patrick Cantlay – Defending FedExCup champion, No. 7 in FedExCup standings, No. 4 in Official World Golf Rankings, seven-time TOUR winner, 2021 PGA TOUR Player of the Year

Featured Groups | 9:10 a.m. ET

  • Jordan Spieth – No. 17 in FedExCup standings, 2015 FedExCup champion, three-time major champion, 13-time PGA TOUR winner, No. 13 world ranking
  • Max Homa – No. 16 in FedExCup standings, 2022 Wells Fargo Championship winner, four-time TOUR winner


  • Sam Burns – No. 4 in FedExCup standings, four-time TOUR winner, two wins in 2022 (Valspar Championship, Charles Schwab Challenge), No. 12 world ranking
  • Tony Finau – No. 5 in FedExCup standings, No. 14 world ranking, wins in each of his last two starts (3M Open, Rocket Mortgage Classic), four-time TOUR winner

FRIDAY | August 19

Main Feed starts at 9 a.m. ET

Featured Holes coverage begins at 9:30 a.m. ET

Marquee Group | 9 a.m. ET

  • Scottie Scheffler – No. 2 in FedExCup standings, No. 1 world ranking, four wins in 2022 (WM Phoenix Open, Arnold Palmer Invitational, WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play, Masters)
  • Will Zalatoris – No. 1 in FedExCup standings, won last week’s FedEx St. Jude Championship, five top-10 major finishes, 2021 PGA TOUR Rookie of the Year, No. 9 world ranking

Featured Groups | 8:45 a.m. ET

  • Jon Rahm – No. 14 in FedExCup standings, No. 5 world ranking, 2021 U.S. Open champion, seven-time PGA TOUR winner
  • Hideki Matsuyama – No. 15 in FedExCup standings, eight-time TOUR champion, 2021 Masters champion, 2022 Sony Open in Hawaii winner, No. 16 world ranking


  • Rory McIlroy – No. 9 in FedExCup standings, No. 3 world ranking, two-time FedExCup champion, 21-time TOUR winner, four-time major champion, three-time PGA TOUR Player of the Year
  • Sepp Straka – No. 8 in FedExCup standings, four top-10 finishes during 2021-22 season

PGA TOUR LIVE on ESPN+ will follow similar schedules Saturday and Sunday, determined when post-cut pairings and tee times are announced. 

Four-Feed Coverage of the BMW Championship | Exclusively on PGA TOUR LIVE on ESPN+

Day Start Time (ET) Coverage

August 18

9 a.m. Main Feed Best action across the tournament field
9:10 a.m. Featured Groups Jordan Spieth / Max Homa

Tony Finau / Sam Burns

Bonus Coverage:

Harold Varner III / Alex Noren

9:30 a.m. Featured Holes Par 3 | Nos. 2, 7, 13, 15
9 a.m. Marquee Group Xander Schauffele / Patrick Cantlay

Bonus Coverage:

Par 4 | No. 1

3 p.m. Featured Group 1 Rory McIlroy / Sepp Straka
Featured Group 2 Scottie Scheffler / Will Zalatoris
Featured Holes Par 3 | No. 15
Par 3 | No. 13

Bonus Coverage:

Par 4 | No. 17


August 19

9 a.m. Main Feed Best action across the tournament field
9:30 a.m. Featured Holes Par 3 | Nos. 2, 7, 13, 15
9:10 a.m. Featured Groups Jon Rahm / Hideki Matsuyama

Rory McIlroy / Sepp Straka

Bonus Coverage:

Matt Kuchar / Brendan Steele

9:30 a.m. Marquee Group Scottie Scheffler / Will Zalatoris

Bonus Coverage:

Par 4 | No. 1

3 p.m. Featured Group 1 Jordan Spieth / Max Homa
Featured Group 2 Xander Schauffele / Patrick Cantlay
Featured Holes Par 3 | No. 15
Par 3 | No. 13

Bonus Coverage:

Par 4 | No. 17

The four feeds available on PGA TOUR LIVE on ESPN+ include:

  • Main Feed – The primary tournament coverage stream, showcasing the best action from across the course, with two dedicated booth announcers, a dedicated walking announcer and coverage drawn from all cameras at the event.
  • Marquee Group – Every shot from each player in the group, with two booth announcers and one walking announcer calling the action.
  • Featured Holes – Exclusive coverage of key par 3 holes and the course’s iconic, signature holes.
  • Featured Groups – Traditional PGA TOUR LIVE coverage following two concurrent featured groups, with two booth announcers and one walking announcer.


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