The BMW Championship resumes on Friday at Conway Farms, where the limited 70-player field will go out late in the morning for the second round. With only 70 players still remaining in the PGA Tour's postseason, Tour officials have a little luxury when it comes to sending players out on the Lake Forest layout and moving the field through 18 holes. On Friday, the players will once again be out in threesomes off split tees, with times condensed in a two-hour window so that the entire field is out on the course at the same time. It's rare to have that at a PGA Tour event, even during the limited-field WGC tournaments.
That allows for the PGA Tour's media partners to show as many shots from as many players as possible in the first two rounds, and Golf Channel will have the coverage again on Friday. The broadcast will run from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. ET, the customary second-round window on Golf Channel. Tiger Woods, who had just a handful of holes left when GC came on the air on Thursday, should still have most of his round ahead of him during the coverage window on Friday. Tiger tees off just before 1 p.m. ET, one group after 18-hole leader Brandt Snedeker. They should be finishing up their front nine when the broadcast goes live.
With NBC and Golf Channel carrying the coverage this week, there are no featured holes or featured groups streams, which are sometimes offered when CBS has the rights. But the Comcast sister networks will offer a simulcast stream of the TV coverage, through their LiveExtra stream. That won't be available until 3 p.m. Friday afternoon. Here are your media options for the second round:
Friday's BMW Championship 2nd round coverage
3 p.m. - 6 p.m. -- Golf Channel
3 p.m. - 6 p.m. -- Golf Channel simulcast stream
Noon - 6 p.m. -- PGA Tour Radio on Sirius-XM