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Rory McIlroy ranks the glory of winning the FedEx Cup for the first time above the £7.1m payday it would bring

“Anything other than a win here this week would be a disappointment,” McIlroy said. “Although if I came second or third and still ended up winning the whole thing, then that would be cool as well. But I want to win, because I only have to beat 28 other guys. It’s not like a regular […]

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Why Rory McIlroy, Rickie Fowler or Bubba Watson could win the FedEx Cup, and why Sergio Garcia won’t

Getty Images Rory McIlroy signs autographs during a practice round Wedensday at East Lake Country Club in Atlanta. Sergio Garcia seems too skittish and/or tired, and Ryan Palmer hasn’t shown enough with the putter this year. Morgan Hoffmann is just happy to have made it into the 2015 majors, and Jordan Spieth, wiser than his […]

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Rory McIlroy suffers FedEx Cup frustration at BMW Championship

The good news for McIlroy was that, in this the penultimate event of the play-offs, his two rivals at the top of the standings fared much, much worse. The pacesetting trio went out together in FedEx order and the leader, Chris Kirk, shot a 71 and Hunter Mahan, in third, struggled to a 74. On […]

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Rory McIlroy, Phil Mickelson and Zach Johnson are chasing unlikely FedEx Cup points leader Chris Kirk at Cherry Hills

CHERRY HILLS VILLAGE, Colo. — The FedEx Cup playoffs are all about sizzle, and money. The winner, to be determined after next week’s Tour Championship, takes home $ 10 million. The courtesy cars at this week’s BMW Championship at Cherry Hills feature not only an SUV and a sedan — the choice of most players […]

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Zach Johnson denies Jim Furyk to win BMW Championship as Luke Donald plays his way into FedEx Cup contention

In his final 11 holes, Donald reeled off six birdies. There was a great chip-in on the 13th, but his most admirable red number came on the 17th. A bogey on the 16th had stalled his run and he knew he essential a bounce-back birdie. Donald duly recorded a two on the par-3 17th and […]

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The Van Cyncial Column: How to fix the FedEx Cup and the largest surprises at the Tour Championship

That muffled thumping you hear is a ninja warrior administering kicks to a dead horse. In this case, the FedEx Cup scoring technique. Let’s dispense with my usual rant about how complicated and un-existing the FedEx Cup points program is. The only way Television can figure out the standings is to project the players’ finishes, […]

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English wins FedEx St. Jude Classic, topping Mickelson and Stallings

Getty Pictures Harris English won the FedEx St. Jude Classic by surviving a final round of six birdies and five bogeys. MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The help of a handful of old high school buddies, the calming influence of a veteran caddie and timely putting have been precisely what Harris English necessary to pull out his very first […]

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Johnson wins FedEx St. Jude Classic, second begin because return from injury

Getty Pictures Dustin Johnson’s win at the FedEx St. Jude Classic is the sixth of his profession, giving him a lot more wins than any other player in his 20s. MEMPHIS, Tenn. — For a man who could not swing a golf club for six weeks, Dustin Johnson confident knows how to return to winning form […]

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Johnson cracks best ten in world rank with victory in FedEx St. Jude Classic

Getty Images Dustin Johnson became the 17th various player to occupy a spot in the prime ten in the 23 weeks of 2012 so far. MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Dustin Johnson is far more than happy to worry about The Olympic Club and the U.S. Open once he arrives in San Francisco. For now, he’s pleased to […]

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McIlroy plays FedEx St. Jude Classic in need to have of tune-up ahead of US Open

Getty Images Defending U.S. Open champion Rory McIlroy is among 29 players in Memphis getting ready for the Open by competing, even even though no a single has won a PGA Tour event and then the U.S. Open the following week. MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Rory McIlroy tends not to play a tournament the week ahead of […]

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