PGA Tour: Who qualified for the FedExCup qualifiers at the Wyndham Championship and who missed out?

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Justin Lower saw himself crash out of the FedEx Cup playoffs on the final hole of the Wyndham Championship and lose his PGA Tour card.

Justin Lower saw himself crash out of the FedEx Cup playoffs on the final hole of the Wyndham Championship and lose his PGA Tour card.

Who got a last-minute invite to the FedExCup Playoffs at the Wyndham Championship? Who are the players who failed to extend their seasons? Key Questions Ahead of the final three events of the PGA Tour campaign…

Who succeeded?

Joohyung Kim He had already locked up his PGA Tour ticket for the following season, but was initially ineligible to appear in the playoffs as he was not a full-time member of the PGA Tour, only to earn full player status with an impressive victory at the Wyndham Championship.

Joohyung Kim won his first PGA Tour win at the Wyndham Championship, winning by five shots.

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Joohyung Kim won his first PGA Tour win at the Wyndham Championship, winning by five shots.

Joohyung Kim won his first PGA Tour win at the Wyndham Championship, winning by five shots.

The 20-year-old recovered from a four-hole breakdown on the week to record a five-shot victory, making him the second-youngest PGA Tour winner since World War II, with a victory that moved him up to 34th. in the standings throughout the season.

“I would love to play three weeks in a row again,” Kim said after his win. “It will be my eighth week in a row if I make it to the Tour Championship. It’s a lot of golf, but I’m enjoying it and it’s an honor to play on the PGA Tour – it’s amazing.”

Highlights from the final round of the Wyndham Championship from Sedgefield Country Club in North Carolina.

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Highlights from the final round of the Wyndham Championship from Sedgefield Country Club in North Carolina.

Highlights from the final round of the Wyndham Championship from Sedgefield Country Club in North Carolina.

The only other player to book a playoff at the last minute Max McGreevy He started the week ranked 126th, but jumped 21 spots after a final 65 at Sedgefield Country Club that saw him finish in the top five for the week, securing him a spot in the FedExCup Playoffs in his rookie season.

“I think my goal was just to play good golf,” McGreevey said. “I wasn’t trying to get a certain number of points or finish in the top 30 or anything. I haven’t played good golf in a long time, so I just tried to play good golf and I think it can take care of itself.”

Members of LIV Golf suspended by the PGA Tour have been removed from the qualifying leaderboard, allowing many players previously outside the top 125 to move within the playoff positions.

Matthias Schwab, Patton Keizer else Web Simpson She was one of the players to benefit, despite not finishing last week’s meet in North Carolina Ricky Fowler He clung to the 125th position even after a missed cut.

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Who missed it?

Kim’s win and addition to the leaderboard meant that everyone without him dropped a place, leading to this Matt Wallace drop to 126 And missed out on a spot in the playoffs after missing the cut.

64 stealth-free have been uploaded in the past day Doc Redman tied for 21st but only 128th in the standings, while Justin Lower to tears after a final hole bogey saw him claim a 36th stake and finish the regular season in 127th.

USA Presidents Cup captain Davis Love III has hinted at a major player boycott if LIV golfers are allowed to return to the PGA Tour.

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USA Presidents Cup captain Davis Love III has hinted at a major player boycott if LIV golfers are allowed to return to the PGA Tour.

USA Presidents Cup captain Davis Love III has hinted at a major player boycott if LIV golfers are allowed to return to the PGA Tour.

Former Masters Champion Danny Willett A three-time PGA Tour winner Cameron Champ Both fell two places in the standings after missing the cut, ending the PGA Tour season, with the Ryder Cup leaders Zach Johnson else Luke Donald Among the others could not break into the top 125.

Who leads the FedEx Cup?

world number 1 Scotty Scheffler He heads into the playoffs atop the FedExCup standings after winning four times in six events earlier this season, including his first major win at The Masters, with Cameron Smith In second place after his narrow victory in the championship last month.

A look at how 2022 Masters champion Scottie Scheffler rose through the ranks to become world number one.

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A look at how 2022 Masters champion Scottie Scheffler rose through the ranks to become world number one.

A look at how 2022 Masters champion Scottie Scheffler rose through the ranks to become world number one.

Sam Burns else Xander Shaveli – Both three-time winners this season already – occupy the next two places, while FedExCup Champion Patrick Cantlie Turn out of the top five Rory McIlroy.

Tony Vinowho won back-to-back matches last month is seventh in the rankings and two-time PGA champion Justin Thomas is eighth, while Cameron Young else Sanjay M Round of the Top 10. US Open Champion Matt Fitzpatrick It sits in the fourteenth position.

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What is the FedExCup format?

All 125 players are eligible for the FedEx St Jude Championship, which begins Thursday in Memphis, where only the top 70 players in the season standings after that week advance to the BMW Championship.

The first two events award 2,000 points to the winner, quadrupling the amount on offer for a regular event, with the top 30 ranking heading to the second FedExCup playoff and then qualifying for the season-ending Tour Championship.

Highlights from the final round of the 2021 Tour Championship as Patrick Cantlay beat John Ram to win the FedExCup.

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Highlights from the final round of the 2021 Tour Championship as Patrick Cantlay beat John Ram to win the FedExCup.

Highlights from the final round of the 2021 Tour Championship as Patrick Cantlay beat John Ram to win the FedExCup.

Players are given a stroke advantage based on their position in the FedExCup Final Event standings, with the leader starting at 10-under and having a two-shot lead over second place.

The next three positions begin ranking based on seven, six and five on a course, with golfers dropping one shot for every five on the 30-player course and players in the bottom five starting at week 10 of speed.

Watch the August FedExCup Qualifiers live on Sky Sports. Live coverage begins with the FedEx St Jude Championship on Thursday from 1.15pm via the red button and 6pm on Sky Sports Golf.

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