Tag Archives: FedEx Cup

Aug
20
2014

 

The FedEx Cup playoffs create turmoil, and players who have had mediocre/bad seasons can turn it around with wins and high finishes. For example, the 2,500 points awarded to the winner at the Barclays would most likely bump no. 125, Robert Allenby, into the top-5 of the FedEx Cup standings.

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Aug
20
2014
By Bernie D'Amato under FedEx Cup

 

Rory McIlroy’s great play is garnering a lot of attention, but the interest factor is multiplied when Tiger Woods is around. That is exactly why their appearance on The Tonight Show was a hit, and why their Ice Bucket Challenge video was awesome too.

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Dec
7
2011

Brendon Todd won his card the old-fashioned way.

The powers that be are putting the finishing touches to the system they hope will make qualification for the PGA Tour that little bit fairer. Cynics– Lord knows there aren’t any in these parts– will probably brand it a needlessly convoluted attempt to win over late-season television audiences, but as a famous Irish saying proverb would have it, c’est la vie.

Doug Ferguson, of writing for the AP infamy, has the deets:

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Jun
29
2011

Bethpage Black hosted the US Open in 2002 and 2009

The PGA Tour announced on Wednesday that Barclays has signed a four-year extension as title sponsor of The Barclays, the first leg in the Tour’s “playoffs” for the FedEx Cup. Here’s the course rotation via the press release:

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Mar
14
2011
By Conor Nagle under General

A victorious Matthew with the 2009 Women's British Open trophy

At forty, Catriona Matthew’s veteran status on the LPGA Tour is beyond doubt. She’s played in five Solheim Cups and bagged her fair share of victories, including the 2009 Ladies British Open. Her fifteen-year career, in which she’s managed to amass somewhere in the region of $6m, has taught its fair share of lessons, a fact made abundantly clear in an interview with John Huggan from yesterday’s Scotsman.

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Nov
23
2010

Martin Kaymer: not in Tim Finchem's good books

The current Race to Dubai leader and US PGA champion, Martin Kaymer, has decided not to take up US PGA Tour membership next season. Speaking in the build-up to this week’s Race to Dubai finale (in Dubai, of all places), the 25-year-old made it clear that the European Tour will still be the circuit he calls home next year:

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