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Tony Finau Climbs Towards Par On Day Three Of BMW Championship

Aug 19, 2023, 4:25 PM

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OLYMPIA FIELDS, ILLINOIS - AUGUST 19: Tony Finau of the United States lines up a putt on the ninth green during the third round of the BMW Championship at Olympia Fields Country Club on August 19, 2023 in Olympia Fields, Illinois. (Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images)

(Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images)

SALT LAKE CITY – Utahn and PGA Tour golfer Tony Finau finished one under par on day three to make his overall score +1 at the BMW Championship.

The BMW Championship is held at Olympia Fields Country Club in Olympia Fields, Illinois from August 17-20.

Finau’s score of +1 slots him in at 36th.

The front nine was kinder to Finau than the back nine in round three. After hole nine, Finau was at -3 on the day with three birdies. From holes 10 to 18, he recorded zero birdies and two bogeys.

If he could turn those bogeys into pars, he would be slotted ten spots higher at 26th.

Matt Fitzpatrick and Scottie Scheffler are tied for first with a score of -11. Brian Harman, Max Homa, and Rory McIlroy fill out the top five.

Other notable golfers ahead of Finau include Xander Schauffele, Wyndham Clark, Rickie Fowler, and Jordan Spieth.

BMW Championship Leaderboard: End of Day Three

T1. Matt Fitzpatrick (-11)

T1. Scottie Scheffler (-11)

3. Brian Harman (-10)

4. Max Homa (-9)

T5. Rory McIlroy (-8)

T5. Viktor Hovland (-8)

T7. Denny McCarthy (-7)

T7. Xander Schauffele (-7)

T7. Justin Rose (-7)

T7. Sam Burns (-7)

T11. Sungjae Im (-6)

T11. Corey Conners (-6)

T13. Wyndham Clark (-5)

T13. Adam Svensson (-5)

T15. Cameron Young (-4)

T15. Andrew Putnam (-4)

T15. Tommy Fleetwood (-4)

T15. Lucas Glover (-4)

T19. Sahith Theegala (-3)

T19. Chris Kirk (-3)

T19. Harris English (-3)

T19. Patrick Cantlay (-3)

T23. Eric Cole (-2)

T23. Rickie Fowler (-2)

T23. Russell Henley (-2)

T26. Adam Schenk (-1)

T26. Collin Morikawa (-1)

T26. Byeong Hun An (-1)

T26. Si Woo Kim (-1)

T30. J.T. Poston (E)

T30. Keegan Bradley (E)

T30. Tom Kim (E)

T30. Jordan Spieth (E)

T30. Tyrrell Hatton (E)

T30. Tom Hoge (E)

T36. Tony Finau (+1)

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Chandler Holt is a co-host for the Jazz Notes podcast and a Digital Sports Producer for KSLSports.com, specializing in all things basketball and football. Follow Chandler on Twitter @ChandlerHoltKSL or on Threads @chandlerho1t.

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Tony Finau Climbs Towards Par On Day Three Of BMW Championship