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.
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 →
Entering 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 →