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July 3 2013

3:58 PM

FedExCup notes

PGA TOUR staff

Last year at this point, Billy Horschel was ranked 191st in the FedExCup standings.

However, he's currently fifth in the standings entering week No. 27 marking the largest improvement by any player on TOUR from last year entering this week.

Largest Improvers in FedExCup (Entering Week #27)

Player
2012 Rank
2013 Rank
Improvement
Billy Horschel
191st
5th
+186
Scott Stallings
158th
27th
+131
Kevin Streelman
117th
8th
+109
Richard H. Lee
170th
71st
+99
Boo Weekley
106th
9th
+97
John Teater
132nd
44th
+88
Graham DeLaet
110th
23rd
+87
Ted Potter Jr.
173rd
87th
+86
Jason Day
96th
10th
+86
Chris Kirk
112th
28th
+84
Tim Clark
127th
48th
+79

Eleven of the top 30 finishers in the 2012 FedExCup are currently inside the top 30 of the standings entering Week 27.

Brandt Snedeker, Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson, Justin Rose, and Dustin Johnson are the only players who made the 2012 TOUR Championship by Coca-Cola and currently rank inside the top 10 of the standings.

Top 10 Finishers in FedExCup & Where they Currently Stand (2013 Rank)

2012 Finish Player 2013 Current Rank
1st Brandt Snedeker 3rd
2nd Rory McIlroy 45th
3rd Tiger Woods 1st
4th Nick Watney 61st
5th Phil Mickelson 4th
6th Justin Rose 6th
7th Louis Oosthuizen 144th
8th Dustin Johnson 20th
9th Luke Donald 50th
10th Lee Westwood 51st

Entering Week 27, only 34 points separate 120th to 130th in the standings. However, just four points separate the 125th position from the 126th position.

In 2012, it took 363 points to finish in the 125th position to get into the FedExCup Playoffs (Jason Bohn). Only two points separated Jason Bohn from Jhonottan Vegas, who was in the 126th position at 361 points.

Top 125 Bubble Entering Week #27

Rank Player Points
120 Ricky Barnes 287
121 Peter Hanson 285
122 Martin Kaymer 281
123 Daniel Summerhays 280
124 Brad Fritsch 276
125 Rory Sabbatini 269
126 Fabian Gomez 265
127 Doug LaBelle II 260
128 Tommy Gainey 257
129 Justin Bolli 257
130 Vijay Singh 253

 

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