Playoffs Guidebook: Top 30 movers (2010)

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August 16, 2012
PGA TOUR staff

Martin Laird made the largest move up the FedExCup ranks in the 201 Playoffs. The Scot entered the Playoffs ranked No. 95 and finished 11th thanks to his runner-up finish at The Barclays.

Also making waves was Kevin Streelman -- the highest-ranked player at the Playoffs' outset to book a tee time at East Lake. Streelman entered the Playoffs at No. 102 in the standings and completed his run at No. 25 on the strength of two top-10 finishes (T3 at The Barclays and T9 at The TOUR Championship by Coca-Cola).

Biggest movers in the 2010 Playoffs
Player Rank to start
2010 playoffs
Rank to finish
2010 Playoffs
Change
Martin Laird 95 11 +84
Kevin Streelman 102 25 +77
Charley Hoffman 77 4 +73
Tiger Woods 112 42 +70
John Senden 99 50 +49
Andres Romero 115 69 +46
Tom Gillis 74 43 +31
Ryuji Imada 107 78 +29
Geoff Ogilvy 39 14 +25
J.P. Hayes 108 83 +25
Troy Matteson 114 91 +23
Michael Sim 67 45 +22
Angel Cabrera 83 61 +22
Paul Casey 27 6 +21
Jason Day 28 8 +20
Luke Donald 22 3 +19
K.J. Choi 34 15 +19
Charlie Wi 52 33 +19
Chris Couch 98 79 +19
Nick Watney 29 12 +17
D.J. Trahan 66 49 +17
Robert Garrigus 124 107 +17
Stewart Cink 54 38 +16
Davis Love III 96 80 +16
Kevin Na 41 26 +15
Retief Goosen 24 10 +14
Ryan Moore 35 21 +14
Tim Petrovic 80 66 +14
Adam Scott 32 19 +13
Greg Chalmers 69 56 +13

Also surging in 2010 was Deutsche Bank Champion Charley Hoffman, who began the Playoffs at No. 77 and finished the race at No. 4. Hoffman closed out his Playoffs with a sixth-place finish at The TOUR Championship to secure his best-career final FedExCup standing.

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