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The event has raised more than $17 million for New England charities.

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DIVOTS: BMW of North America has extended its title sponsorship on the PGA Tour for five more years through 2015. The BMW Championship, the third of the FedEx Cup playoff events, will be played this year at Cherry Hills outside Denver. … Rick Singer, vice president of client executive marketing at IBM, has been appointed president and CEO of the Tiger Woods Foundation. Singer starts his job next week. He replaces Greg McLaughlin, who left after nearly two decades to become an executive with the PGA Tour. … Luke Donald’s wife went into labor a month early and delivered their third daughter, Georgina Campbell, last Friday. Donald was playing the BMWPGA Championship in England and could not get back to Chicago in time. He finished out the tournament and tied for third. … Jessica Korda’s victory in Alabama means Americans now have won seven of the 12 tournaments on the LPGA Tour this year.

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STAT OF THE WEEK: Adam Scott was the third player in the last 15 years to win the week after becoming No. 1 in the world for the first time. The others were Vijay Singh at the 2004 Canadian Open and David Duval at the 1999 BellSouth Classic.

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FINAL WORD: “We’re nearly halfway through the season. I feel like mine is just beginning.” - Rory McIlroy after his win in the BMWPGA Championship.