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Jul
30
2014

 

The WGC-Bridgestone Invitational will be Tiger Woods’ third event since returning to competition from back surgery. He has not played well in the previous two events, but he said the venue this week will give him confidence. Tiger owns Firestone Country Club with eight wins dating back to 1999, and said, “This golf course is just amazing. It’s very forward. It’s right in front of you.”

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Aug
26
2011
By Stephanie Wei under FedEx Cup

So, what's your plan to get out of here after we're done tomorrow?

With Hurricane Irene storming up the east coast Friday morning and expected to hit the New Jersey area overnight tomorrow, PGA Tour officials and Barclays representatives decided to shorten the first leg of the FedExCup playoffs from 72 holes to — hopefully pending Saturday morning’s weather — 54 holes.

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Aug
24
2011
By Will Leivenberg under FedEx Cup

PGA Champ Keegan Bradley is relishing his new status while sticking to what got him in the winners circle.

Keegan Bradley is having one heck of a rookie season, to say the least. In May he won the Byron Nelson Championship, and just a few weeks ago, he staged a thrilling comeback at the PGA Championship to take home the Wanamaker Trophy in his first start at a major.

When asked in a press conference Tuesday what had been the biggest change in his life in the past two weeks, Keegan responded with complete candor.

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Aug
24
2011
By Will Leivenberg under FedEx Cup

Despite Tiger Woods' two-year winless slump, Padraig Harrington believes Woods will win again, even if it's not in the way we are used to.

Over the last two years golf experts, commentators and fans have made an array of predictions about the future of Tiger Woods’ career, which range from complete collapse to total resurgence. In Tuesday’s press conference at The Barclays, the first leg of the FedExCup Playoffs, the public finally got a candid perception about Woods from a player, and not just any player, but three-time major champion Padraig Harrington.

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Aug
22
2011

There’s about as many positive things said about the FedExCup as there are about Tiger Woods’ 2011 season. Just after we were forced to come to terms with Woods’ unrecognizable (and mediocre) play, so too did we (re)learn how significant the seemingly arbitrary (though improved) design (earn a chance to win an inordinate, ridiculous and borderline disgusting prize of $10 million) of the FedExCup were last Sunday at the Wyndham Championship.

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Aug
21
2011
By Stephanie Wei under FedEx Cup

Hi, I think I'm going to win...finally!

As you may have noticed, there hasn’t been any new content published on WUP since Tuesday. My bad! I’ve been resting at my parents’ home in Seattle and recovering from post-WGC-major-fatigue disorder — which is a shame since the weather here has been absolutely perfect (high-70s, low-80s, no humidity). Plus, I obviously had to recharge my batteries before THE FEDEX CUP PLAYOFFS!

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Sep
2
2010
By Stephanie Wei under FedEx Cup

Jason Kidd is an excellent human being, an incredible athlete and an even better golfer.

This is the sign that greets people walking into the media center at the Deutsche Bank Championship at TPC Boston — it shows the FedEx Cup standings and Tiger Woods is at the very top, except it doesn’t show the players that are leading the race. Instead, the chart shows the ten guys starting with Woods at No. 65 to Josh Teater at No. 75 that are on the bubble of qualifying for the third event in the FedEx Cup playoffs. Of the 100 players in the field, only 70 advance to next week’s BMW Championship.

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Aug
18
2010
By Stephanie Wei under General

For some players the Wyndham Championship is their last shot at a strong finish to get into the FedEx Cup playoffs. For Ryan Moore, it’s his turn to defend his title at the Wyndham Championship, where he captured his break through victory last season in a three-way playoff. Moore kicked off the PGA Championship with a three-under 69 to find himself on the leaderboard. I spoke with him after his round and the Q&A is posted over at WSJ.com. I also talked with Ryan the other day about his feelings on defending — and the pilot cell phone program that’s in place this week.

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