Monthly Archives: July 2013

FedEx Cup Points Race Getting Tighter At The Top With Just 2 Events Until The Playoffs

FedEx CupThere are just two events remaining until the start of the 2013 FedEx Cup playoffs. It just so happens that two huge events stand between now and those playoffs, which could affect the standings quite a bit.

The WGC Bridgestone Invitational gets going on Thursday while next week the PGA Championship gets underway from Oak Hill. With the top players in the world participating in both, there is the potential for plenty of movement. Continue reading

Phil Mickelson Rising Even Further In The History Books Of Golf

Phil MickelsonThe ultimate measure of a golfer at the end of their careers are the performances in the Major Championships. But even within that, what can separate the great golfers from the greatest golfers of all-time are the well-rounded performances in Major Championships. In other words, not just how many Majors a player won, but of how many of the four Major Championships did they capture a victory. Continue reading

Players Have Just 6 Events Left to Get Inside Top-125 on FedEx Cup Points List

FedEx CupEntering the John Deere Classic this week there are just six event left for players to accumulate enough FedEx Cup points to get inside the top-125 to qualify for the first event on the playoff schedule.

But that is certainly enough time for players to get in and stamp their ticket. Just look at what winning the Greenbrier did for Jonas Blixt this past week. Blixt moved up 100 spots in the FedEx Cup standings from 139th to 39th. That would not only get in into the playoffs, but if he stayed there he would make it all the way to the second-to-last playoff event prior to the Tour Championship where the cut is the top-30. Continue reading