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FedEx Cup Playoffs - Tour Championship high spots and low points


It's all over. After the thrilling final back nine of the FedEx Cup, with the winning $10m bonus potentially going to any of Tiger Woods, Kenny Perry, Steve Stricker, Sean O'Hair or Phil Mickelson, here's how it played out for the top thirty players of the season.

Final FedEx ranking - (Previous ranking) - Player - Tour Ch. final round - Tour Ch. finish

1 (1) Tiger Woods 70 2nd
High spots: Made 34 1/2-foot birdie putt that helped clinch The Cup
Low points: No birdies for first 14 holes

2 (14) Phil Mickelson 65 1st
High spots: Bogey-free and had eight consecutive one-putts
Low points: Won the Tour Championship, not the FedEx Cup

3 (2) Steve Stricker 69 6th
High spots: Bogey-free 33 on the front nineLow points: Bogeys on 16 and 17 ended his Cup dreams

4 (3) Jim Furyk 67 T7th
High spots: Three birdies, no bogeys on back nine
Low points: Very little to be upset about, 0-for-1 on sand saves

5 (7) Sean O'Hair 69 3rd
High spots: Bogey-free for the first 16 holes
Low points: Hit just 5 of 14 fairways for the round

6 (4) Zach Johnson 67 T16th
High spots: 26 putts were his fewest for any round
Low points: Averaged just 268 yards per drive, lowest for any round

7 (6) Padraig Harrington 69 T4th
High spots: Three birdies in five holes on Nos. 11-15
Low points: 1-over on front nine put him too far behind

8 (5) Heath Slocum 73 T19th
High spots: Hit 11 fairways, 77 percent for the tourney
Low points: Three bogeys, no birdies on the back nine

9 (9) Kenny Perry 74 T4th
High spots: Not much to cheer about
Low points: Missed nine consecutive greens in regulation

10 (8) Scott Verplank 70 22nd
High spots: Had only nine putts on a bogey-free back nine
Low points: Hit just 7 of 18 greens in regulation

11 (10) Jason Dufner 72 T19th
High spots: 2-under on par-5 holes for the round
Low points: Two bogeys to open made for a tough start

12 (12) Nick Watney 71 T13th
High spots: 13 of 18 greens in regulation are the most for a round this week
Low points: Hit only six of 14 fairways

13 (13) Geoff Ogilvy 70 T16th
High spots: Back-to-back birdies on 12 and 13
Low points: Made double bogey on par-4 fifth

14 (11) Dustin Johnson 73 27th
High spots: 3 birdies in four-hole stretch (Nos. 8-11)
Low points: Hit just half of his greens in regulation

15 (25) Steve Marino 71 T7th
High spots: Bogey-free front nine (2 under)
Low points: Birdie-free back nine (3 over)

16 (22) Ernie Els 71 9th
High spots: Perfect on putts inside 10 feet
Low points: Only 2 for 5 on sand saves

17 (20) Lucas Glover 69 T10th
High spots: Bogey-free on final 10 holes
Low points: Only found five fairways all afternoon

18 (15) Retief Goosen 73 23rd
High spots: 2 of 2 on sand saves for the day
Low points: Double-bogey and bogey on 6 and 7 turned round sour

19 (19) David Toms 71 T13th
High spots: Hit nine fairways today, most for the week
Low points: 4-over on par-4 holes today

20 (16) Marc Leishman 78 T28th
High spots: Eagle on 15 was the only bright spot
Low points: 41 on front side made for a frustrating day

21 (17) Brian Gay 72 T28th
High spots: 24 putts on the day, only 11 on front nine
Low points: Hit just six greens in regulation

22 (29) Jerry Kelly 71 T10th
High spots: No bogeys on a nine-hole stretch (Nos. 8-16)
Low points: Only one birdie for the round, fewest for the week

23 (21) Y.E. Yang 71 18th
High spots: Three sand saves on the day
Low points: 33 putts were the most of any round

24 (30) John Senden 71 T10th
High spots: Hit all but two greens in regulation on front side
Low points: No putts made outside of 8 feet

25 (24) Angel Cabrera 72 T13th
High spots: Sank a 62-foot putt on 17 for birdie
Low points: Bogeyed four out of five holes on 5 through 9

26 (18) Kevin Na 75 30th
High spots: 2 under on par-5 holes for the day
Low points: Bogey, double bogey on 16 and 17 ended the day poorly

27 (23) Hunter Mahan 71 24th
High spots: Only 12 putts on the back nine
Low points: 5-over on holes 3 through 6

28 (26) Stewart Cink 75 T19th
High spots: 314 yards per drive average, highest of the week
Low points: Two bogeys and a double on Nos. 5-8 ended his chances

29 (27) Mike Weir 74 T25th
High spots: Sank a 33-foot putt for par on 8th hole
Low points: No birdies, three bogeys on the back nine

30 (28) Luke Donald 69 T25th
High spots: Perfect 3-for-3 on sand saves
Low points: Only hit half of his fairways (7 of 14)

September 28 , 2009




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