The 2013 PGA Tour season is in the books, capped off by the FedEx Cup championship won by Henrik Stenson, thanks to a win the Tour Championship. It was a great season for golf, which saw many of the game’s best rise to the occasion.
The second-to-last playoff event in the 2013 FedEx Cup playoffs get going this week, as players try to get themselves into position for the Tour Championship in Atlanta in two weeks.
The top-70 players in the FedEx Cup point standings are in the field this week, with more than half the field cut by the conclusion of Sunday at the BMW Championship. There will only be 30 players in the field at the Tour Championship, though every player in the field will have an opportunity to win the FedEx Cup if the right things fall into place. For the top-five, they would control their own destiny with a win at the Tour Championship giving them the FedEx Cup title. Continue reading →
Tiger Woods has held the lead in the FedEx Cup points standings for the majority of the season, but the win by Henrik Stenson at the Deutsche Bank Championship on Labor Day vaulted him into the No.1 position.
The players get a week off to rest, as the field will go from 100 players down to 70 players for the BMW Championship starting on September 12.
Of course, all that players are trying to move towards is a position in the top-five for the Tour Championship. Continue reading →