Brandt Snedeker was the talk of the 2013 BMW Championship headed into play on Friday, but by the time the last player had turned in his card, all the media attention was showered upon Jim Furyk and the historic 59 he shot. Despite Furyk’s rare PGA feat, there’s two more rounds of golf to play starting with round three on Saturday, and a chance to play for the FedEx Cup on the line. The first Saturday tee times start at 8:25am EST, and you will find BMW Championship free live online streaming instructions, the live leaderboard and TV schedule below.
After the cut at the close of Friday, 35 players remain eligible to play in the BMW Championship, led by Jim Furyk and Brandt Snedeker whom are tied at -11. Zach Johnson is the next closest player at -8, followed by Nick Watney at -6. Tiger Woods, having suffered a two-stroke penalty, dropped all the way down to a tie for 13th at -4, while Adam Scott is tied for 17th at -2.
Furyk’s run at scoring under 60 strokes looked to be in jeopardy when he bogeyed the 5th hole by three-putting from only 30 feet away. Then he did something no one else in the history of the PGA Tour had and broke 60 with a bogey on his card. The five other players to ever score a 59 scored a par or better on every hole. Furyk needed one more birdie on the last two holes to achieve the feat and pulled it off on his final putt.
Tiger Woods got off to a rocky start on Friday after shooting a double bogey on the first hole. Or at least he thought that’s what he shot. By the time Tiger finished his round and returned to the scoring area, he was notified that the ball was nudged while he was clearing twigs away from around it. By rule that meant a two-stroke penalty as Woods didn’t put the ball back, which would have been a one-stroke infraction.
The move of Woods’ ball didn’t seem to affect its positioning or give him a better shot. It was one of those unfortunate incidents that was captured by the PGA Tour Entertainment crew and relayed up the chain. Woods didn’t appear to maliciously move the ball or try to cheat, nor did he try to refute the penalty no matter how frustrating it must be to swallow.
On Saturday, Woods will be paired with Sergio Garcia and they will tee off at 12:50pm EST. The top pairing of Jim Furyk and Brandt Snedeker will tee off at 1:50pm EST, while Zach Johnson and Nick Watney will start 10 minutes earlier.
The TV schedule for Saturday’s third round of the BMW Championship golf tournament will get underway on Golf Channel in high definition (HD) at 1pm EST / 10am PST, then conclude at 3pm EST / 12pm PST. At that time, TV coverage shifts to NBC and will run three additional hours through to 6pm EST / 3pm PST. BMW Championship free live online streaming to watch can be found here at the official PGA Tour website.