FedExCup update: Picture getting clearer
August 23, 2014
By Brian Wacker, PGATOUR.COM
- After making the cut at The Barclays, Boo Weekley is projected to move just inside the top 100 in the FedExCup standings. (Darren Carroll/Getty Images)
PARAMUS, N.J. -- Nine players were eliminated from the FedExCup Playoffs following Friday’s second round of The Barclays, where another six players were projected to move in, and out, of the top 100.
Among those already eliminated by missing the cut? Louis Oosthuizen and Brice Garnett, who followed an opening-round 72 with a 78 that included two double bogeys and a triple bogey in the middle of his round.
Geoff Ogilvy and Nick Watney also missed the cut. Both are projected to fall outside the top 100 but could slide back in depending what happens to other players over the next two day
Here’s a closer look at who was eliminated from the FedExCup Playoffs following Friday’s second round at The Barclays:
Player FEC rank entering The Barclays Score Result Aaron Baddeley 102 74 - 70 Missed cut Steve Stricker 103 Not Playing (injury) N/A Michael Thompson 106 78 - 71 Missed cut Justin Leonard 115 76 - 69 Missed cut Brice Garnett 117 72 - 78 Missed cut Sang-Moon Bae 120 72 - 75 Missed cut James Hahn 121 76 - 70 Missed cut Loois Oosthuizen 123 73 - 72 Missed cut Robert Allenby 125 72 - 74 Missed cut
Projected to move inside the top 100 after Round 2 at The Barlcays
Player FEC rank entering The Barclays Through 36 holes Projected FEC position Bo Van Pelt 104 T6 60th Troy Merritt 111 T39 97th Boo Weekly 113 T39 98th Danny Lee 116 T16 80th Paul Casey 118 T12 76th Gonzalo Fernández-Castaño 119 T27 91st
Projected to fall out of the top 100 after Round 2 at The Barclays
Player FEC rank entering The Barclays Through 36 holes Projected FEC position Geoff Ogilvy 90 MC 101st Jonas Blixt 92 MC 102nd Kevin Kisner 93 MC 104th Nick Watney 94 MC 105th Luke Guthrie 95 T68 107th Rory Sabbatini 97 MC 108th
Any player in the top 5 of the FedExCup standings entering the season-ending TOUR Championship presented by Coca-Cola would win the FedExCup by winning at East Lake. Here’s a look at the current projected all-important top 5 after the first round of The Barclays
Player Official FEC rank Projected FEC through 36 holes Projected Event Points Projected Total Adam Scott 15 1 2500 3979 Cameron Tringale 61 2 2500 3281 Rory McIlroy 1 3 193 2775 Jim Furyk 5 4 767 2617 Jimmy Walker 2 5 0 2493