Patrick Reed finished his winless skid with a triumph at the Northern Trust to vault him to second place at the FedEx Cup points set behind only Brooks Koepka. Fifty-five golfers had been cut out of the playoff then event, leaving only 70 vying for 30 places in the next week’s finale — that the Tour Championship. The BMW Championship this week (Aug. 22-25) is being contested at famed Medinah Country Club, site of Tiger Woods’ PGA Championship triumphs at 1999 and 2006, but it is going to host this tournament for the very first time ever, so past winners of the event do not necessarily possess class background to draw on. *Odds of 08/12/19. With his decorated career chalk-full of remarkable victories, it’s tough to think Jon Rahm is just 24 years old; but the Spaniard was enjoying red-hot golf and almost won a week’s Northern Trust prior to a pair of premature bogeys sunk his opportunities. His past six tournaments have led in four top-3 endings and nothing much worse than an 11th-place complete. While his +1100 chances don’t present amazing price, you’re still getting better chances than two golfers to get a player who’s as sexy as they are available from the world of golf at this time. Purchase Rahm with confidence this week. Last 5 championships have not been contested at Medinah Country Club Let’s have fun and keep it civil.