Right when it looked as though Justin Rose might blow a big lead, he chipped in for birdie on the 17th hole to secure a two-shot victory Sunday in the BMW Championship that sends him to East Lake for a shot at $10 million.
It’s not quite the “fifth major” for Justin Rose, though it’s a big deal. He spent last week at the “J.R. Challenge,” named after himself and involving seven of his best friends from childhood who meet each year for a week of golf.
For the first time, five-time champ Tiger Woods won’t be in the field of the BMW Championship. And, as CBS 2’s Megan Mawicke reports, that isn’t good news for a tournament that might be making its final appearance at Cog Hill.
If the players don’t like the changes at the new Cog Hill Country Club, in Chicago; then this could be the last time Cog Hill hosts a PGA Tour championship.
With temperatures hovering around the mid 20′s on Sunday, it couldn’t have been a better day for a round of golf.