SPORTS

Johnson polishes off a dominant victory

  • Dustin Johnson tees off from the first tee box during the final round of the BMW Championship golf tournament at Crooked Stick Golf Club in Carmel, Ind., Sunday, Sept. 11, 2016. (AP Photo/Doug McSchooler)

    Dustin Johnson tees off from the first tee box during the final round of the BMW Championship golf tournament at Crooked Stick Golf Club in Carmel, Ind., Sunday, Sept. 11, 2016. (AP Photo/Doug McSchooler)  (The Associated Press)

  • Dustin Johnson hits his tee shot on the second hole in the final round of the BMW Championship golf tournament at Crooked Stick Golf Club in Carmel, Ind., Sunday, Sept. 11, 2016. (AP Photo/Doug McSchooler)

    Dustin Johnson hits his tee shot on the second hole in the final round of the BMW Championship golf tournament at Crooked Stick Golf Club in Carmel, Ind., Sunday, Sept. 11, 2016. (AP Photo/Doug McSchooler)  (The Associated Press)

  • Paul Casey, of England, tees off from the first tee box during the final round of the BMW Championship golf tournament at Crooked Stick Golf Club in Carmel, Ind., Sunday, Sept. 11, 2016. (AP Photo/Doug McSchooler)

    Paul Casey, of England, tees off from the first tee box during the final round of the BMW Championship golf tournament at Crooked Stick Golf Club in Carmel, Ind., Sunday, Sept. 11, 2016. (AP Photo/Doug McSchooler)  (The Associated Press)

Dustin Johnson was powerful off the tee and relentless with the putter, closing with a 5-under 67 to win the BMW Championship by three shots and move to the top of the FedEx Cup.

Paul Casey also closed with a 67 and it still wasn't enough. Casey made a 25-foot eagle putt on the 15th hole to briefly get within one shot, only for Johnson to make an 18-foot eagle on top of him.

Johnson won for the third time in his last eight tournaments, starting with his first major at the U.S. Open.

Charl Schwartzel closed with a 64 and got the 30th spot to advance to the FedEx Cup finale at the Tour Championship. Schwartzel knocked out Rickie Fowler by 0.57 points, the closest margin in 10 years.