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Jason Day Wins the 2015 BMW Championship at Conway Farms Golf Club.

Lake Forest, IL – September 20, 2015… BMW congratulates PGA TOUR Player Jason Day on winning the 2015 BMW Championship today at Conway Farms Golf Club in Lake Forest, IL. Jason finished with a final round of 22-under to capture the victory against one of the strongest fields in golf this year. With his win, Jason will be the #1 ranked golfer in the world as he heads into the TOUR Championship.

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Lake Forest, IL – September 20, 2015… BMW congratulates PGA TOUR Player Jason Day on winning the 2015 BMW Championship today at Conway Farms Golf Club in Lake Forest, IL. Jason finished with a final round of 22-under to capture the victory against one of the strongest fields in golf this year. With his win, Jason will be the #1 ranked golfer in the world as he heads into the TOUR Championship.

 

“The way I feel about my game, my confidence level is the highest it has ever been in my entire life,” said Jason Day. “It’s been an amazing run for me and today’s win tops it off being able to get to #1 in the world.”

 

“Congratulations to Jason Day on his brilliant performance this week,” said Ludwig Willisch, President & CEO, BMW of North America “Jason showed tremendous skill and determination and we are proud to present him with the J.K. Wadley and BMW Championship trophies.”

 

All net proceeds from the BMW Championship benefit the Evans Scholars Foundation, which grants full university housing and tuition to hardworking, young caddies. Since BMW became title sponsor in 2007, the tournament has raised more than $20 million for the Evans Scholars Foundation.

 

On Thursday, September 17, Jordan Spieth recorded a hole-in-one, resulting in the donation of another BMW Hole-In-One Scholarship, a full, four-year Evans Scholarship worth $100,000. Spieth aced the 2nd hole, his 11th hole of the day, with a 7-iron, from 184 yards. His hole-in-one marks the fourth time in the last five years that BMW has awarded a BMW Hole-in-One Scholarship.

 

For updates during The 2015 BMW Championship, follow the conversation with:

  • Facebook: www.facebook.com/BMWChampionship
  • Twitter: @BMWchamps, @PGATOUR, @WGAESF, @CFgolfclub
  • Instagram: @BMWChamps, @PGATOUR, @BMWUSA
  • Hashtags: #BMWChamps #BMWGolf #PGATOUR #FedExCup

 

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About the BMW Championship

The BMW Championship dates back to 1899 when it debuted as the Western Open, making it the third-oldest tournament on the PGA TOUR schedule, behind only the British Open and U.S. Open. BMW has sponsored the tournament since 2007 when it became the third of four Playoff events with the introduction of the PGA TOUR’s FedExCup Playoffs. Once it became the penultimate Playoff event, the tournament converted from a full field event to a field of 70 players to determine the final 30 players for the FedExCup finale at the TOUR Championship by Coca-Cola in Atlanta. All net proceeds from the BMW Championship benefit the Evans Scholars Foundation, which grants full college scholarships to deserving young caddies. Since BMW became title sponsor, the tournament has contributed more than $19.6 million to the Evans Scholars Foundation.

 

For more information about the BMW Championship, visit www.BMWChampionship.com.

 

About Western Golf Association/Evans Scholars Foundation

The Western Golf Association conducts four national golf championships and sponsors the nationally acclaimed Evans Scholars Foundation. Headquartered in Golf, Illinois, the organization was founded in 1899 by 11 Chicago-area golf clubs to promote their interests in golf.

 

The WGA conducts two prestigious amateur championships, the Western Amateur and the Western Junior, as well as the BMW Championship, the third of four PGA TOUR FedExCup Playoff events. In 2013, the WGA added a fourth tournament, the Hotel Fitness Championship, one of four newly-created Web.com Tour Finals events.

 

The WGA also champions education through golf in sponsoring the Evans Scholars Foundation. Established by famed amateur golfer Charles “Chick” Evans Jr., the program provides full housing and tuition scholarships to deserving caddies across the country. Currently, 910 caddies are attending college as Evans Scholars; there are more than 10,000 Evans Alumni across the country. Most Scholars attend one of the 14 universities where the Foundation owns and operates a Scholarship House.

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