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 →
There are several things to take away from the playing of the first FedEx Cup playoff event this past weekend at The Barclays. Obviously the first should be Adam Scott winning the event, getting his second victory of the season.
This win for Scott probably meant quite a bit, because while he has been in contention plenty since winning the Masters in April, he hasn’t been back in the winner’s circle. The victory is a nice complement to that Masters win in which he was moving on from the first Major championship win. Continue reading →
With his second win in four weeks, Rory McIlroy moved all the way up to No.1 in the latest edition of the FedEx Cup playoffs. But he and the rest of the top-70 in the standings do not get a break this week, going to Carmel, Indiana for the playing of the 2012 BMW Championship.
It’s the final stop in the playoffs before the field gets cut down to the top-30 for the Tour Championship in Atlanta. Continue reading →
It’s the first week of the 2012 FedEx Cup playoffs, as The Barclay’s moves to one of the most popular venues in the United States. That would be up in Farmingdale, NY at Bethpage Black, site of the 2002 and 2009 U.S Open.
Tiger Woods comes into the playoffs in the No.1 spot. Woods has won three times in 2012, but failed to win a Major despite contending in the last three. In a twist from the past, it was the performances on the weekend that prevented the 14-time Major winner from winning No.15. Continue reading →