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FedExCup Scenarios: TOUR Championship

Last Updated on Tuesday, 13 September 2016 18:55 Tuesday, 13 September 2016 18:49

FedExCup TrophyHere’s a quick look at what each player in the field at East Lake will need to do to claim the FedExCup. The trophy, and its $10 million prize, will be awarded at the conclusion of the TOUR Championship.

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Ogilvy Using Career Money Exemption To Get Through Bad Patch

Last Updated on Tuesday, 13 September 2016 18:42 Tuesday, 13 September 2016 18:24

Geoff OgilvyCanadian Press

(Doug Ferguson/AP) — Geoff Ogilvy, winner of a U.S. Open and three World Golf Championships, failed to qualify for the FedEx Cup playoffs just as his exemption from his eighth and most recent PGA Tour victory ran out.

He thought about playing the Web.com Tour Finals and hasn’t entirely ruled it out, though he skipped the first event and is not entered in the second. Instead, he plans to take a one-time exemption for top 50 on the career money list at age 39.

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Johnson Polishes Off A Dominant Victory

Last Updated on Monday, 12 September 2016 02:09 Monday, 12 September 2016 01:38

Dustin JohnsonCanadian Press

CARMEL, Indiana (Doug Ferguson/AP) — Dustin Johnson knows as well as anyone that no matter how good he is and how well he plays, something can always go wrong in golf.

Just not this week at the BMW Championship.

Not this year, really.

An awesome talent, Johnson is starting to pile up the victories to prove it. He ran off four birdies in a five-hole stretch to regain control Sunday, left Paul Casey feeling helpless by matching his eagle putt late in the round and sailed home to a 5-under 67 for a three-shot victory at Crooked Stick.

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McIlroy Rallies From 6 Behind To Win Deutsche Bank; Hearn Ties For 8th

Last Updated on Tuesday, 06 September 2016 19:12 Tuesday, 06 September 2016 19:03

Rory McIlroyCanadian Press

NORTON, Massachusetts (Doug Ferguson/AP) — Three holes into the Deutsche Bank Championship, Rory McIlroy had to make a 15-foot putt just to escape with triple bogey.

He already was 4-over-par and had every reason to believe this tournament was headed for an outcome that was becoming far too familiar for a player of his class. But there was one difference.

His head didn’t drop. His shoulders didn’t sag.

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This Week In Golf

Last Updated on Tuesday, 06 September 2016 18:54 Tuesday, 06 September 2016 18:35

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PGA TOUR

BMW CHAMPIONSHIP

Site: Carmel, Ind.

Course: Crooked Stick CC. Yardage: 7,516. Par: 72.

Purse: $8.5 million (First Prize: $1.53 million).

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