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Spectator Information

Tournament Facts

BMW Championship Highlights.

Conducted by the Western Golf Association to benefit the Evans Scholars Foundation, the BMW Championship is the third of four events in the PGA TOUR Playoffs for the FedExCup and determines the final field of 30 for the TOUR Championship at East Lake Golf Club in Atlanta.

Event Title: BMW Championship
Date: September 4-9, 2018
Location:    Aronimink Golf Club, Newtown Square, Pennsylvania
Purse: $9 million in prize money; $1.62 million to the winner
Field: 70 finalists in the PGA TOUR Playoffs for the FedExCup
FedExCup Playoffs: Penultimate event, Top 70 players
Defending Champion: Marc Leishman
Title Sponsor:    BMW of North America, LLC
Conducted By: Western Golf Association
Volunteers: Estimated 2,000-plus volunteers
Beneficiary: Platt Evans Scholars

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Schedule of Events

Tournament Schedule.

Join in the excitement of the PGA TOUR Playoffs: the BMW Championship at Aronimink Golf Club, September 4-9, 2018.




September 4

8:00 a.m.


6:00 p.m.

Gates Open, Admissions Office Open 

Professional Practice Rounds 

Approximate Gates Closing 


September 5:  

6:30 a.m.
7:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
7:00 p.m.

Gates Open, Admissions Office Open 

Gardner-Heidrick Pro-Am A.M. Times 

Gardner-Heidrick Pro-Am P.M. Times 

Approximate Gates Closing 


September 6:

10:00 a.m.

11:19 a.m. – 1:20 p.m.*
2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Gates Open, Admissions Office Open 

BMW Championship Round 1 

Tee Times Holes #1 & 10 (3-somes) 

Coverage on Golf Channel 


September 7:

7:00 a.m.

7:00 a.m. – 9:01 a.m.*
2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Gates Open, Admissions Office Open 

BMW Championship Round 2 

Tee Times Hole #1 & 10 (3-somes) 

Coverage on Golf Channel 



September 8:

7:30 a.m.

8:35 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.*
12:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
3:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Gates Open, Admissions Office Open 

BMW Championship Round 3 

Tee Times Hole #1 (2-somes) 

Coverage on NBC 

Coverage on Golf Channel 



September 9:

7:30 a.m.

8:30 a.m. – 1:50 p.m.*
12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m.*

Gates Open, Admissions Office Open 

BMW Championship Final Round 

Tee Times Hole #1 (2-somes) 

Coverage on Golf Channel 

Coverage on NBC 

Awards Ceremony, #18 Green 

* All times are EDT and subject to change

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Transportation & Parking

Getting to the BMW Championship.

Golf fans have several options for transportation to and from Aronimink Golf Club. 

Pick-Up and Drop-Off (rideshare, taxi, and personal vehicles)
For the shortest shuttle ride, spectators are strongly encouraged to utilize the Pick-Up and Drop-Off location. Both private and hired vehicles dropping off and picking up spectators for the BMW Championship must do so at The Episcopal Academy located at 1785 Bishop White Drive, Newtown Square, PA 19073. Complimentary shuttle service will be provided to and from the BMW Championship from the designated location. Stopping or standing on surrounding roadways is not permitted. There is no parking or staging for vehicles at this location, so please coordinate pick-up times accordingly.

Complimentary Parking
Complimentary parking is located at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center, 100 Station Avenue, Oaks, Pa., 19456. Spectators parking in this lot must register here for a complimentary parking pass for each day they will be attending the Championship prior to arriving at the parking lot.

Upgraded Parking (Saturday and Sunday Only)
Upgraded parking is available for spectators on Saturday and Sunday at Delaware County Community College located at 901 Media Line Road, Media, Pa. Vehicles must have the appropriate parking pass to access this lot. Parking passes are $25 and must be purchased here in advance. There will be no on site sales for this lot.

BMW Owners’ Parking
A limited amount of parking is available for BMW Owners driving their BMW vehicles to the tournament. BMW Owners must have the appropriate parking pass to access this lot. Parking passes are complimentary to Owners and are available by registering here. Lot availability is limited, and available on a first come-first served basis. Unfortunately the BMW Owners’ Lot has hit capacity for Thursday, September 6th & Friday, September 7th. Please refer to the general parking lot website in order to reserve a parking spot. Or, please note we have a ride sharing service available that will take you to a location in close proximity to the golf course.

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Frequently Asked Questions.

I have questions about tickets, where can I learn more?
Visit the ticket page and view our ticket holder policy section at the bottom.

Are tickets needed for children?
Juniors 16 and under receive complimentary grounds admission when accompanied by an adult. No ticket is needed for juniors who should proceed to the main gate for tournament entry. There is a limit of 4 juniors for each ticketed adult. Juniors must have their own hospitality ticket to gain access to a hospitality venue* where complimentary food and beverages are offered. Juniors may enter the Trophy Club, or the BMW Owners' Pavilion without a ticket when accompanied by a properly ticketed adult.

*Includes 1899 Club, Donald Ross Club, and all corporate hospitality venues.

Are there Military Discounts?
Active Duty, Retirees, Active Reserve, and Veterans of any branch of service will receive complimentary admission each day of the tournament. Please see our Veterans Policy at the bottom of the tickets page for complete information.

Can I leave the tournament and then come back on the same day?
Re-entry is not permitted for any ticket holders.

Do you offer ticket refunds?
There are no refunds or exchanges. All sales are final.

What is the Trophy Club?
The Trophy Club is a hospitality pavilion located on the 14th hole. Upgraded food and beverages are available for purchase inside this area. The tent is climate controlled, and has open seating. Kids 16 and under do not need a ticket if accompanied by a ticketed adult.

Will tickets be available at the gate?
Yes, tickets will be available at the Main Entrance when gates are open Tuesday, September 4 – Sunday, September 9. To ensure you get the best pricing available, we strongly encourage purchasing your tickets online before the Championship starts.

Do BMW Owners have any added benefits at the Championship?
BMW Owners have several benefits both on and off site at the Championship. For full details, please visit the BMW Owner Information page.

Where will I be able to park for the Championship?
Please see our Transportation & Parking information, above, for details on parking.

When do shuttles run from the public parking lot?
Shuttles will begin operation when gates open. The last shuttle will leave the tournament 1 hour after play has completed.

Are there any prohibited items I should not bring to the Championship?
Yes, the following items will not be allowed on property at the Championship:
  • Select bags (see policy)
  • Computers or laptops
  • Video cameras
  • Weapons of any nature
  • Outside food & beverage

For a detailed list of prohibited items, please click here.

I am unfamiliar with the course, do you have a map?
Yes, a course map can be viewed here.

What is your bag policy?
The PGA TOUR’s bag policy is very similar to those you see at other major sporting events. Please click here to view an infographic that outlines the policy.

Are cameras permitted at the Championship?
Cameras will only be allowed during practice rounds, Tuesday & Wednesday of tournament week. They will not be permitted on tournament days Thursday-Sunday.

Are cell phones permitted at the Championship?
Yes. We do ask that all spectators follow the PGA TOUR’s Mobile Device Policy when on site.

Are wheelchairs allowed on-site at the Championship?
Wheelchairs and other motorized chairs are allowed on the tournament grounds should you like to bring them. Golf carts and other motorized vehicles will not be available to rent or use during the tournament week.

Are there handicap accessible viewing areas?
Wheelchair accessible viewing areas are located on the 18th Green, 17th Green, putting green, driving range, and the 11th tee.

Are strollers allowed on-site?
Child strollers will be permitted entry at the Championship, but fans in attendance are encouraged to keep in mind that the terrain may not be stroller-friendly throughout.

What happens if there is inclement weather during play?
If inclement weather should occur, play may be suspended or cancelled. In the event that lightning is detected at a distance from the course that threatens the safety of the individuals at the event, play is immediately suspended and the course is evacuated for safety precautions. For the most up to date information regarding weather warnings, please register at the bottom of the page by clicking the "Sign up to receive BMW Championship updates" blue bar.

What is the best way to get a PGA TOUR player autograph?
Players are akin to signing autographs during their practice rounds. During their competitive rounds, however, players will not sign autographs until their round is completed. The best place on property to seek autographs is at the dedicated Autograph Area adjacent to the practice putting green.

What players will be competing at the BMW Championship?
The top 70 players in the FedExCup Standings following the Dell Technologies Championship are eligible to play in BMW Championship.

Is there BMW Championship merchandise available?
Yes! At the Championship, spectators have access to a 9,000 square foot Merchandise Tent.

What forms of payment are accepted?
All concessions stands, the Merchandise Tent, and the Admissions Office accept all major credit and debit cards, as well as cash. There will be an ATM located at the Merchandise Tent.

Is there Will Call at the tournament?
Patrons are encouraged to transfer their tickets electronically to assist with any last minute ticketing needs.

Where will the BMW Championship be played in future years?
  • 2018 – Aronimink Golf Club – Newtown Square, PA
  • 2019 – Medinah Country Club – Medinah, IL

Can I smoke at the BMW Championship?

Smoking is permitted at the Championship. We ask that spectators stay 20 feet away from any permanent or temporary structures while smoking.

Is there a Lost and Found on site?
Yes, it is located at the Main Entrance at the Admissions trailer.

I have some additional questions about the 2018 BMW Championship. What is the best number to call for tournament information?
Please call 484-841-2399 if you have any questions regarding the 2018 BMW Championship.

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2018 Tickets

2018 Information

Aronimink Golf Club

Newtown Square, PA

The BMW Championship will make its inaugural visit to Aronimink Golf Club in September, 2018. Sign up now for our priority ticket program.

2019 Tickets

2019 Information

Medinah Country Club

Medinah, IL

The BMW Championship returns to Chicagoland making its first appearance at Medinah Country Club. Sign up now for our priority ticket program.


2018 Hospitality

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Aronimink Golf Club

Newtown Square, PA

The BMW Championship travels to Philadelphia in 2018. Reserve your hospitality package at Aronimink Golf Club today.


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2019 Hospitality

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Medinah Country Club

Medinah, IL

Medinah Country Club hosts the BMW Championship in 2019. Entertain your guests and prospective clients at this iconic venue.


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2018 Volunteers

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Aronimink Golf Club

Newtown Square, PA

Don't just watch the BMW Championship, help drive it. Volunteer registration for the 2018 BMW Championship is now open! 

2019 Volunteers

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Medinah Country Club

Medinah, IL

We are looking forward to working with more than 2,000 volunteers in 2019 at iconic Medinah Country Club. Sign up for more information.

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