As for how the FedEx Cup will play out, most things will stay the same but there are some big changes toward the end of the year as the players gear up for the playoffs. But it would make sense to stay sharp and tee it up at Quail Hollow. Billy Horschel 2,260 3,529 10. However, they would still be over 2400 points behind Bryson. Nick Watney +5 -4 +1 8. Xander Schauffele held on to win the tournament, but Justin Thomas took the FedEx Cup trophy to cap a breakout season. Bryson DeChambeau headed into the Tour Championship as the leader but has dug himself a hole in the first two days.
Sleepers Brooks Koepka, ranked seventh in the standings, could still claim the cup with a win this week. Bubba Watson Even -7 -7 4. Phil Mickelson 1,990 3,799 15. Jason Day -2 -10 -12 2. Webb Simpson 2,228 3,561 12.
Below is a closer look at which golfers are in the best position to capture the crown and how the FedEx Cup points system works. But bogeys on the 10th and 14th holes derailed his hopes and he ran out of holes, playing the back nine in 34. Gary Woodland 1,448 4,341 29. Chez Reavie +5 -4 +1 9. The 30th-placed player in the FedEx Cup receives a new total of 115 points ahead of the Tour Championship, which is done in order to give each of the 30 players the opportunity to win the FedEx Cup with a victory at East Lake. Dustin Johnson 3,425 2,364 5. Bryson DeChambeau 5,789 — 2.
Giving the points leader 10 free strokes is ridiculous, especially for a course like East Lake. Keegan Bradley 2,979 2,810 7. Knee surgery in June forced Tiger out of competition. Rose enters the week fresh off two straight runner-up finishes, while DeChambeau and Finau were recently picked for the U. I honestly hope and somewhat expect that they will display side-by-side scores throughout the whole tournament. For the new FedEx Cup standings click , and for the projected FedEx Cup standings click.
Bryson DeChambeau 5,789 — 2. Webb Simpson 2,228 3,561 12. The Puerto Rico Open is also back on the schedule after being cancelled this past season due to Hurricane Maria. Pan 1170 36 64 Peter Uihlein 843 37 31 Chez Reavie 1184 38 35 Andrew Landry 1145 39 34 Pat Perez 1167 40 44 Andrew Putnam 1063 41 36 Chesson Hadley 1144 42 52 Keegan Bradley 979 43 32 Brandt Snedeker 1174 44 49 Beau Hossler 1043 45 38 Brian Harman 1116 46 45 Ian Poulter 1061 47 37 Rafa Cabrera Bello 1121 48 40 Luke List 1111 49 39 Kevin Kisner 1111 50 55 Brian Gay 910 51 42 Austin Cook 1094 52 47 Adam Hadwin 1054 53 60 Henrik Stenson 881 54 48 Adam Scott 1052 55 62 J. Henrik Stenson -5 -6 -11 5.
Perhaps most important of all to Woods - the Tour Championship offers another chance for a victory, where he will need to defeat just 29 players. He ended up more than 12,000 points ahead of the No. Tiger Woods won't win a major this season. He did better the next week at the Dell Technologies Championship, as he tied for 24th. This is in addition to Woods winning the Tour Championship. The Northern Trust, which begins Thursday, marks the start of the four-week playoffs.
Got a photo you took on your phone of a swing with a mad crazy shaft flex? Tiger can get loose with a warm-up tournament before the Open. Gary Woodland -2 -3 -5 12. Coming into Atlanta, Woods needed a long list of things to happen to win the FedEx Cup,. In 2009, Tiger finished ahead of Phil Mickelson and Stricker. Rory McIlroy -8 -6 -14 5. The second portion is reseeded points based on where they are in the FedEx standings.
Valspar Championship Palm Harbor, Fla. Phil Mickelson 1,990 3,799 15. Brooks Koepka 2,723 3,066 8. The goal is to simplify things for fans so when you look at the leaderboard for the Tour Championship, you are looking at the final standings in real time. The win came after recent success.