FEDEXCUP

FedExCup scenarios: How each of the top 30 can win

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The beat of the PGA TOUR Season heads into FedExCup Playoffs

Here'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. 

* = A possible tie for the FedExCup that would result in a sudden death playoff

1 Bryson DeChambeau

  • If he wins the TOUR Championship, he wins the FedExCup
  • Has a reasonable chance of winning with a top-6 finish
  • Can finish as low as a T-29 and still have a mathematical chance of winning

2 Justin Rose

  • If he wins the TOUR Championship, he wins the FedExCup
  • Has a reasonable chance of winning with a top-3 finish
  • Can finish as low as 9th and still have a mathematical chance of winning

3 Tony Finau

  • If he wins the TOUR Championship, he wins the FedExCup
  • Has a reasonable chance of winning with a T-2 place finish
  • Can finish as low as a 2-way tie for 3rd and still have a mathematical chance of winning

4 Dustin Johnson

  • If he wins the TOUR Championship, he wins the FedExCup
  • Has a reasonable chance of winning with a 2nd place finish
  • Can finish as low as a 3-way tie for 2nd and still have a mathematical chance of winning

5 Justin Thomas

  • If he wins the TOUR Championship, he wins the FedExCup
  • Can finish as low as a 2-way tie for 2nd and still have a mathematical chance of winning
  • Has a reasonable chance of winning with a 2nd place finish

6 Keegan Bradley

Wins the TOUR Championship AND

  • Bryson DeChambeau (#1) finishes T2 or worse
  • Can Finish 2nd and still have a mathematical chance of winning the FedExCup

7 Brooks Koepka

Wins the TOUR Championship AND

  • Bryson DeChambeau (#1) finishes in a 3-way tie for 2nd or worse
  • Justin Rose (#2) finishes T-2 or worse
  • Can Finish 2nd and still have a mathematical chance of winning the FedExCup

8 Bubba Watson

Wins the TOUR Championship AND

  • Bryson DeChambeau (#1) finishes 3rd or worse
  • Justin Rose (#2) finishes T-2 or worse

9 Billy Horschel

Wins the TOUR Championship AND

  • Bryson DeChambeau (#1) finishes in a 3-way tie for 3rd or worse
  • Justin Rose (#2) finishes in a 3-way tie for 2nd or worse
  • Tony Finau (#3) finishes T-2 or worse

10 Cameron Smith

Wins the TOUR Championship AND

  • Bryson DeChambeau (#1) finishes in a 3-way tie for 4th or worse
  • Justin Rose (#2) finishes T-3 or worse
  • Tony Finau (#3) finishes in a 3-way tie for 2nd or worse
  • Dustin Johnson (#4) finishes in T-2 or worse
  • Justin Thomas (#5) finishes 2nd* or worse

11 Webb Simpson

Wins the TOUR Championship AND

  • Bryson DeChambeau (#1) finishes T-6 or worse
  • Justin Rose (#2) finishes in a 3-way tie for 3rd or worse
  • Tony Finau (#3) finishes in a 3-way tie for 2nd or worse
  • Dustin Johnson (#4) finishes in a T-2 or worse
  • Justin Thomas (#5) finishes T-2 or worse

12 Jason Day

Wins the TOUR Championship AND

  • Bryson DeChambeau (#1) finishes in a 3-way tie for 6th or worse
  • Justin Rose (#2) finishes 4th or worse
  • Tony Finau (#3) finishes in a 3-way tie for 2nd or worse
  • Dustin Johnson (#4) finishes T-2 or worse
  • Justin Thomas (#5) finishes T-2 or worse

13 Francesco Molinari

Wins the TOUR Championship AND

  • Bryson DeChambeau (#1) finishes T-7 or worse
  • Justin Rose (#2) finishes 4th or worse
  • Tony Finau (#3) finishes 3rd or worse
  • Dustin Johnson (#4) finishes T-2 or worse
  • Justin Thomas (#5) finishes T-2 or worse

14 Phil Mickelson

Wins the TOUR Championship AND

  • Bryson DeChambeau (#1) finishes T-8 or worse
  • Justin Rose (#2) finishes T-4 or worse
  • Tony Finau (#3) finishes 3rd or worse
  • Dustin Johnson (#4) finishes T-2 or worse
  • Justin Thomas (#5) finishes T-2 or worse

15 Patrick Reed

Wins the TOUR Championship AND

  • Bryson DeChambeau (#1) finishes T-9 or worse
  • Justin Rose (#2) finishes T-4 or worse
  • Tony Finau (#3) finishes 3rd or worse
  • Dustin Johnson (#4) finishes T-2 or worse
  • Justin Thomas (#5) finishes T-2 or worse
  • Keegan Bradley (#6) finishes T-2 or worse

16 Patrick Cantlay

Wins the TOUR Championship AND

  • Bryson DeChambeau (#1) finishes T-10 or worse
  • Justin Rose (#2) finishes T-4 or worse
  • Tony Finau (#3) finishes 3rd or worse
  • Dustin Johnson (#4) finishes T-2 or worse
  • Justin Thomas (#5) finishes T-2 or worse
  • Keegan Bradley (#6) finishes T-2 or worse

17 Rory McIlroy

Win the TOUR Championship AND

  • Bryson DeChambeau (#1) finishes T-11 or worse
  • Justin Rose (#2) finishes in a 3-way tie for 4th or worse
  • Tony Finau (#3) finishes T-3 or worse
  • Dustin Johnson (#4) finishes in a 3-way tie for 2nd or worse
  • Justin Thomas (#5) finishes T-2 or worse
  • Keegan Bradley (#6) finishes T-2 or worse

18 Xander Schauffele

Wins the TOUR Championship AND

  • Bryson DeChambeau (#1) finishes T-12 or worse
  • Justin Rose (#2) finishes 5th or worse
  • Tony Finau (#3) finishes T-3 or worse
  • Dustin Johnson (#4) finishes in a 3-way tie for 2nd or worse
  • Justin Thomas (#5) finishes in a 3-way tie for 2nd or worse
  • Keegan Bradley (#6) finishes T-2 or worse

19 Tommy Fleetwood

Wins the TOUR Championship AND

  • Bryson DeChambeau (#1) finishes 3-way for 13th or worse
  • Justin Rose (#2) finishes T-5 or worse
  • Tony Finau (#3) finishes in a T-3 or worse
  • Dustin Johnson (#4) finishes in a 3-way tie for 2nd or worse
  • Justin Thomas (#5) finishes in a 3-way tie for 2nd or worse
  • Keegan Bradley (#6) finishes T-2 or worse

20 Tiger Woods

Wins the TOUR Championship AND

  • Bryson DeChambeau (#1) finishes T-15 or worse
  • Justin Rose (#2) finishes 3-way for 5th or worse
  • Tony Finau (#3) finishes T-3 or worse
  • Dustin Johnson (#4) finishes in a 3-way tie for 2nd or worse
  • Justin Thomas (#5) finishes in a 3-way tie for 2nd or worse
  • Keegan Bradley (#6) finishes T-2 or worse

21 Aaron Wise

Wins the TOUR Championship AND

  • Bryson DeChambeau (#1) finishes 3-way for 16th or worse
  • Justin Rose (#2) finishes 3-way for 5th or worse
  • Tony Finau (#3) finishes T-3 or worse
  • Dustin Johnson (#4) finishes in a 3-way tie for 2nd or worse
  • Justin Thomas (#5) finishes in a 3-way tie for 2nd or worse
  • Keegan Bradley (#6) finishes T-2 or worse

22 Kevin Na

Wins the TOUR Championship AND

  • Bryson DeChambeau (#1) finishes T-18 or worse
  • Justin Rose (#2) finishes T-6 or worse
  • Tony Finau (#3) finishes T-3 or worse
  • Dustin Johnson (#4) finishes in a 3-way tie for 2nd or worse
  • Justin Thomas (#5) finishes in a 3-way tie for 2nd or worse
  • Keegan Bradley (#6) finishes T-2 or worse

23 Rickie Fowler

Wins the TOUR Championship AND

  • Bryson DeChambeau (#1) finishes 3-way for 19th or worse
  • Justin Rose (#2) finishes T-6 or worse
  • Tony Finau (#3) finishes T-3 or worse
  • Dustin Johnson (#4) finishes in a 3-way tie for 2nd or worse
  • Justin Thomas (#5) finishes in a 3-way tie for 2nd or worse
  • Keegan Bradley (#6) finishes T-2 or worse

24 Jon Rahm

Wins the TOUR Championship AND

  • Bryson DeChambeau (#1) finishes T-21 or worse
  • Justin Rose (#2) finishes in a 3-way tie for 6th or worse
  • Tony Finau (#3) finishes 2-way T-3* or worse
  • Dustin Johnson (#4) finishes in a 3-way tie for 2nd or worse
  • Justin Thomas (#5) finishes in a 3-way tie for 2nd or worse
  • Keegan Bradley (#6) finishes T-2 or worse

25 Kyle Stanley

Wins the TOUR Championship AND

  • Bryson DeChambeau (#1) finishes T-22 or worse
  • Justin Rose (#2) finishes 7th or worse
  • Tony Finau (#3) finishes in a 3-way tie for 3rd worse
  • Dustin Johnson (#4) finishes in a 3-way tie for 2nd or worse
  • Justin Thomas (#5) finishes in a 3-way tie for 2nd or worse
  • Keegan Bradley (#6) finishes T-2 or worse

26 Paul Casey

Wins the TOUR Championship AND

  • Bryson DeChambeau (#1) finishes 3-way for 23rd or worse
  • Justin Rose (#2) finishes T-7 or worse
  • Tony Finau (#3) finishes in a 3-way tie for 3rd or worse
  • Dustin Johnson (#4) finishes in a 3-way tie for 2nd or worse
  • Justin Thomas (#5) finishes in a 3-way tie for 2nd or worse
  • Keegan Bradley (#6) finishes T-2 or worse
  • Brooks Koepka (#7) finishes T-2 or worse

27 Hideki Matsuyama

Wins the TOUR Championship AND

  • Bryson DeChambeau (#1) finishes 25th* or worse
  • Justin Rose (#2) finishes 3-way for 7th or worse
  • Tony Finau (#3) in a 3-way tie for 3rd or worse
  • Dustin Johnson (#4) finishes in a 3-way tie for 2nd or worse
  • Justin Thomas (#5) finishes in a 3-way tie for 2nd or worse
  • Keegan Bradley (#6) finishes T-2 or worse
  • Brooks Koepka (#7) finishes T-2 or worse

28 Gary Woodland

Wins the TOUR Championship AND

  • Bryson DeChambeau (#1) finishes 2-way T-26* or worse
  • Justin Rose (#2) finishes T-8 or worse
  • Tony Finau (#3) finishes in a 3-way tie for 3rd or worse
  • Dustin Johnson (#4) finishes in a 3-way tie for 2nd or worse
  • Justin Thomas (#5) finishes in a 3-way tie for 2nd or worse
  • Keegan Bradley (#6) finishes T-2 or worse
  • Brooks Koepka (#7) finishes T-2 or worse

29 Marc Leishman

Wins the TOUR Championship AND

  • Bryson DeChambeau (#1) finishes 28th* or worse
  • Justin Rose (#2) finishes 3-way for 8th or worse
  • Tony Finau (#3) finishes in a 3-way 3rd or worse
  • Dustin Johnson (#4) finishes 3rd or worse
  • Justin Thomas (#5) finishes in a 3-way tie for 2nd or worse
  • Keegan Bradley (#6) finishes T-2 or worse
  • Brooks Koepka (#7) finishes T-2 or worse

30 Patton Kizzire

Wins the TOUR Championship AND

  • Bryson DeChambeau (#1) finishes 2-way T-29* or worse
  • Justin Rose (#2) finishes T-9 or worse
  • Tony Finau (#3) in a 3-way tie for 3rd or worse
  • Dustin Johnson (#4) finishes 3rd or worse
  • Justin Thomas (#5) finishes in a 3-way tie for 2nd or worse
  • Keegan Bradley (#6) finishes T-2 or worse
  • Brooks Koepka (#7) finishes T-2 or worse

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