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When the BMW Championship begins Thursday, several players with Illinois ties will feel right at home.
Mark Rolfing from NBC Sports and the Golf Channel previews the golf event headed for the North Shore next weekend.
Fans attending the BMW Championship who are interested in rooting for players not named Tiger Woods have plenty of choices this week.
A nine-hole exhibition hosted by Conway Farms as a preview to the BMW Championship raised $45,000 for the Evans Scholars Foundation.
The history of the FedExCup as part of the PGA Tour since 2007.
The top five highest scoring players going into the FedExCup BMW Championship