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September 9 2012

8:00 PM

Watney hopes to stay in top 5

CARMEL, Ind. – Nick Watney didn’t make an impact on the leaderboard at the BMW Championship, but it appears his spot in the top five in FedExCup points is safe.

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Watney, winner of The Barclays two weeks ago, entered this week ranked second in points. He’s projected to fall to third, even after his 2-over 74 left him in a tie for 46th at 3 under for the week.

The top five in points going into the TOUR Championship by Coca-Cola are the only players who control their own destiny in regards to the FedExCup.

“If I stay in the top five, that would be great,” Watney said. “If not, that’s not too bad. Bill (Haas) showed last year that there’s always a chance.

“Hopefully I can control my own destiny, but if I go there and win, FedExCup hopefully will take care of itself.”

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