BMW Championship 2023 LIVE: UK tee times, field, format and how to follow as FedEx Cup play-offs heat up

The 2023 FedEx Cup play-offs will continue at the BMW Championship this week as the race to East Lake heats up.

Lucas Glover continued his superb form by claiming glory at the FedEx St Jude Championship on Sunday.

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The 2023 BMW Championship is coming up this week

Patrick Cantlay, Tommy Fleetwood and Rory McIlroy also enjoyed impressive weeks in Memphis as the PGA Tour’s best head to Olympia Fields for the BMW.

This tournament will see the top 50 in the FedEx Cup standings clash with the leading 30 players then making it into the season-ending Tour Championship next week.

Jon Rahm remains top in the race for FedEx Cup glory but is being chased down by Scottie Scheffler and defending champion McIlroy.

BMW Championship: Date and how to follow 

The tournament is being held from Thursday, August 17 to Sunday, August 20.

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It will take place at Olympia Fields Country Club in Chicago. The course is a par 70 and measures 7,366 yards in length.

Play for the opening two rounds will begin at 1pm UK time while the action will get underway at 4pm over the weekend. 

talkSPORT 2 will have live commentary of all the action on each day of the tournament.

To tune in to talkSPORT or talkSPORT 2 through the website, click HERE for the live stream.

You can also listen via the talkSPORT app, on DAB digital radio, through your smart speaker and on 1089 or 1053 AM.

Sky Sports Golf will also have live coverage of the action throughout the week here.

Masters champion Jon Rahm remains top in the race for FedEx Cup glory

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Masters champion Jon Rahm remains top in the race for FedEx Cup gloryCredit: Getty

BMW Championship: Field and tee times

The top 50 players in the FedEx Cup standings will make up the field in Chicago.

Rahm, Scheffler and McIlroy still make up the top three while Glover has jumped up to fourth following his wins at Wyndham Championship and the FedEx St Jude in the last two weeks.

Cantlay, who won the BMW Championship last season, is currently in fifth.

Nine of the world’s top ten players will tee it up at Olympia Fields and the race will be on to make the top 30 heading to next week’s Tour Championship.

The full field can be found here while the groupings and tee times for the opening two rounds will be confirmed on Tuesday.

FedEx Cup Top 10 Standings

1 Jon Rahm (Spa) 3,386

2 Scottie Scheffler (USA) 3,238

3 Rory McIlroy (NIrl) 2,954

4 Lucas Glover (USA) 2,885

5 Patrick Cantlay (USA) 2,643

6 Max Homa (USA) 2,451

7 Viktor Hovland (Nor) 2,024

8 Wyndham Clark (USA) 1,957

9 Brian Harman (USA) 1,919

10 Tommy Fleetwood (Eng) 1,834

Fleetwood is in great form but is still looking for his first PGA Tour win

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Fleetwood is in great form but is still looking for his first PGA Tour winCredit: Getty

BMW Championship: What has been said?

Following his incredible two week winning streak, Glover said: “If you told me this three months ago, I’d tell you you’re crazy.

“But at the same time, if you asked me legitimately did I think I was capable, I’d say yes, even then. It’s just one of those sad ways athletes are wired.

“We always believe in ourselves no matter how bad it is.”

Meanwhile, Fleetwood, who finished third in Memphsis, said: “It’s better than being nowhere near.

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“Of course it’s frustrating, but I think I have to look at it in a positive way, be proud of the golf I’m playing and the work that we’re doing.

“I haven’t done loads wrong, and I’m feeling very, very comfortable. It’s just trusting that it will happen and keep playing my game.”

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