BMW Championship R3

Dustin Johnson and Hideki Matsuyama tied for lead

August 27-30
Olympia Fields CC (North), Olympia Fields, Illinois
$9,500,000
Round 1, Round 2, Round 4


BMW Championship 2020 R3 - Dustin Johnson and Hideki Matsuyama tied for lead
Dustin Johnson. (AP Photo/Andy Clayton- King)


Dustin Johnson and Hideki Matsuyama both fired 69s and are tied for the lead after another tough day at Olympia Fields, the only players under par for the tournament.


Patrick Cantlay, who led with Rory McIlroy heading into the weekend, only hit five fairways and failed to make a birdie on Saturday to finish with a 75 that might cost him a spot in the Tour Championship.

McIlroy, who has been distracted by the impending birth of his first child, fired a 73, three shots back from the leaders.


“I’m just waiting for a phone call,” he said. “I was waiting for a phone call last week and it didn’t come, and then Harry [Diamond, his caddie] has been keeping his phone in his pocket just to make sure, but nothing as of yet.

“I’m going to play in many more Tour Championships, and it’s only going to be the birth of your first child once. That trumps anything else.”


The low round of the day went to Jon Rahm, who played a 66 but could have gone one lower if he had remembered to set a marker down when he picked up his ball on the fifth.

”I was thinking of somebody else or something else… and yeah, I just picked up the ball without marking it, simple as that. I can’t really give you an explanation. It’s one of those things that happen in golf. Never thought it would in my professional career, but here we are.”




Pos.
Player
To Par
R1
R2
R3
Total
T1
Dustin Johnson
-1
71
69
69
209
T1
Hideki Matsuyama
-1
67
73
69
209
T3
Mackenzie Hughes
1
69
73
69
211
T3
Joaquin Niemann
1
72
71
68
211
T3
Adam Scott
1
72
69
70
211
T6
Kevin Kisner
2
72
70
70
212
T6
Rory McIlroy
2
70
69
73
139
T6
Sebastián Muñoz
2
70
75
67
212
T6
Jon Rahm
2
75
71
66
212
T6
Brendon Todd
2
73
68
71
212
T6
Bubba Watson
2
72
70
70
212
T12
Matthew Fitzpatrick
3
70
75
68
213
T12
Lanto Griffin
3
70
73
70
213
T12
Russell Henley
3
74
69
70
213
T15
Abraham Ancer
4
70
74
70
214
T15
Patrick Cantlay
4
71
68
75
214
T15
Tony Finau
4
70
71
73
214
T15
Brian Harman
4
72
73
69
214
T15
Tyrrell Hatton
4
73
70
71
214
T15
Jason Kokrak
4
74
71
69
214
T21
Byeong Hun An
5
73
74
68
215
T21
Corey Conners
5
76
69
70
215
T21
Harris English
5
75
71
69
215
T21
Billy Horschel
5
70
71
74
215
T21
Louis Oosthuizen
5
72
69
74
215
T26
Daniel Berger
6
73
74
69
216
T26
Paul Casey
6
73
72
71
216
T26
Dylan Frittelli
6
72
75
69
216
T26
Jim Herman
6
71
72
73
216
T26
Max Homa
6
74
72
70
216
T26
Mark Hubbard
6
70
77
69
216
T26
Alex Noren
6
72
71
73
216
T26
Carlos Ortiz
6
70
74
72
216
T26
Patrick Reed
6
73
71
72
216
T26
Cameron Smith
6
75
73
68
216
T26
Richy Werenski
6
74
72
70
216
T37
Viktor Hovland
7
71
73
73
217
T37
Collin Morikawa
7
76
73
68
217
T37
Kevin Na
7
72
74
71
217
T37
Xander Schauffele
7
73
70
74
217
T37
Michael Thompson
7
72
73
72
217
T37
Matthew Wolff
7
72
71
74
217
T43
Bryson DeChambeau
8
73
70
75
218
T43
Robby Shelton
8
75
72
71
218
T43
Brendan Steele
8
72
71
75
218
T43
Justin Thomas
8
73
74
71
218
T47
Joel Dahmen
9
71
77
71
219
T47
Adam Hadwin
9
74
72
73
219
T47
Harry Higgs
9
70
74
75
219
T47
Tom Hoge
9
71
73
75
219
T47
Charles Howell III
9
75
75
69
219
T47
Danny Lee
9
73
72
74
219
T47
Scottie Scheffler
9
75
72
72
219
T47
Gary Woodland
9
75
70
74
219
T55
Matt Kuchar
10
75
76
69
220
T55
Maverick McNealy
10
77
70
73
220
T55
Nick Taylor
10
75
72
73
220
T55
Tiger Woods
10
73
75
72
220
T59
Cameron Champ
11
77
74
70
221
T59
Tyler Duncan
11
68
76
77
221
T59
Adam Long
11
72
77
72
221
T59
Ryan Palmer
11
71
76
74
221
T63
J.T. Poston
12
72
77
73
222
T63
Kevin Streelman
12
76
80
66
222
65
Sungjae Im
13
77
74
72
223
T66
Jason Day
16
76
74
76
226
T66
Talor Gooch
16
76
79
71
226
T66
Andrew Landry
16
77
75
74
226
69
Marc Leishman
27
80
78
79
237
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