2010 FedEx Cup Playoffs

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2010 FedEx Cup Playoffs
Tournament information
Dates August 26 – September 26, 2010
Location Ridgewood Country Club
TPC Boston
Cog Hill Golf & Country Club
East Lake Golf Club
Tour(s) PGA Tour
Statistics
Field 125 for The Barclays
100 for Deutsche Bank
70 for BMW Championship
30 for Tour Championship
Prize fund $35,000,000 bonus money
Winner's share $10,000,000 bonus money
Champion
United States Jim Furyk
2,980 points

The 2010 FedEx Cup Playoffs, the series of four golf tournaments that determined the season champion on the U.S.-based PGA Tour, began on August 26 and ended on September 26. It included the following four events:

These were the fourth FedEx Cup playoffs since their inception in 2007.

The point distributions can be seen here.

Regular season rankings[edit]

# Player Country Points Events
1 Ernie Els  South Africa 1,846 16
2 Steve Stricker  United States 1,697 15
3 Jim Furyk  United States 1,691 18
4 Phil Mickelson  United States 1,629 16
5 Justin Rose  England 1,593 18
6 Jeff Overton  United States 1,536 22
7 Hunter Mahan  United States 1,528 20
8 Bubba Watson  United States 1,498 18
9 Matt Kuchar  United States 1,437 21
10 Tim Clark  South Africa 1,409 19

The Barclays[edit]

The Barclays was played August 26–29. Of the 125 players eligible to play in the event, three did not enter: Paul Goydos (ranked 63),[1] Sergio García (101),[2] and Corey Pavin (110).[2] Jim Furyk was disqualified from the tournament for missing his pro-am tee time.[3] Of the 121 entrants, 72 made the second-round cut at even-par 141.

Matt Kuchar won by making a birdie on the first hole of a sudden-death playoff with Martin Laird and moved to first place in the standings.[4] The top 100 players in the points standings advanced to the Deutsche Bank Championship.

FedEx Cup rank
# Player Country Score To par Winnings ($) After Before
1 Matt Kuchar  United States 68-69-69-66=272 –12 1,350,000 1 9
2 Martin Laird  Scotland 69-67-65-71=272 810,000 3 95
T3 Kevin Streelman  United States 72-63-71-68=274 –10 435,000 18 102
Steve Stricker  United States 70-70-68-66=274 2 2
T5 Jason Day  Australia 67-67-70-71=275 –9 263,438 14 28
Ryan Palmer  United States 66-74-66-69=275 13 23
Rory Sabbatini  South Africa 68-74-69-64=275 33 60
Vaughn Taylor  United States 65-70-71-69=275 21 38
T9 Dustin Johnson  United States 71-69-64-72=276 –8 202,500 6 11
Adam Scott  Australia 66-71-68-71=276 19 32
Heath Slocum  United States 67-71-70-68=276 34 50

Deutsche Bank Championship[edit]

The Deutsche Bank Championship was played September 3–6. Of the 100 players eligible to play in the event, one did not enter: Kenny Perry.[5] Of the 99 entrants, 72 made the second-round cut at one-under-par, 141.

Charley Hoffman shot a final round 62 to win by five strokes and move to second place in the standings.[6] The top 70 players in the points standings advanced to the BMW Championship.

FedEx Cup rank
# Player Country Score To par Winnings ($) After Before
1 Charley Hoffman  United States 64-67-69-62=262 –22 1,350,000 2 59
T2 Jason Day  Australia 63-67-66-71=267 –17 560,000 4 14
Luke Donald  England 65-67-66-69=267 5 17
Geoff Ogilvy  Australia 64-72-65-66=267 9 52
T5 Tom Gillis  United States 67-71-65-65=268 –16 273,750 48 92
Adam Scott  Australia 67-69-65-67=268 15 19
Brandt Snedeker  United States 66-64-67-71=268 31 53
8 John Senden  Australia 66-68-69-67=270 –14 232,500 38 64
9 Steve Stricker  United States 65-68-67-71=271 –13 217,500 3 2
10 D. J. Trahan  United States 64-69-69-70=272 –12 202,500 36 51

BMW Championship[edit]

The BMW Championship was played September 9–12. All 70 players eligible to play in the event did so. There was no cut. The top 30 players in FedEx Cup points after this event advanced to the Tour Championship and also earned spots in the 2011 Masters, U.S. Open, and (British) Open Championship.

Dustin Johnson won the event by one stroke over Paul Casey and moved to second in the rankings.[7] Former FedEx Cup winners Tiger Woods (2007 and 2009) and Vijay Singh (2008) finished 42nd and 57th, respectively, on the points list and did not advance to The Tour Championship.

With the FedEx Cup points reset after the BMW Championship, all 30 remaining players had at least a mathematical chance to secure the season crown, and any of the top five players could claim the FedEx Cup with a win in The Tour Championship.

FedEx Cup rank
# Player Country Score To par Winnings ($) After Before
1 Dustin Johnson  United States 68-70-68-69=275 –9 1,350,000 2 16
2 Paul Casey  England 69-69-69-69=276 –8 810,000 5 21
T3 K. J. Choi  South Korea 71-69-69-69=278 –6 360,000 23 52
Kevin Na  South Korea 70-69-69-70=278 20 41
Matt Kuchar  United States 64-72-70-72=278 1 1
Ryan Moore  United States 65-74-66-73=278 26 58
7 Retief Goosen  South Africa 67-71-71-70=279 –5 251,250 17 20
T8 Phil Mickelson  United States 72-71-70-67=280 –4 217,500 10 14
Steve Stricker  United States 70-73-67-70=280 4 3
Charlie Wi  South Korea 67-69-70-74=280 33 37

Reset points[edit]

The points were reset after the BMW Championship.

# Player Country Points Reset points Events
1 Matt Kuchar  United States 4,935 2,500 24
2 Dustin Johnson  United States 4,299 2,250 22
3 Charley Hoffman  United States 3,449 2,000 22
4 Steve Stricker  United States 3,372 1,800 18
5 Paul Casey  England 3,015 1,600 16
6 Jason Day  Australia 2,633 1,400 23
7 Luke Donald  England 2,597 1,200 19
8 Ernie Els  South Africa 2,343 1,000 19
9 Martin Laird  Scotland 2,294 800 24
10 Phil Mickelson  United States 2,249 600 19

The Tour Championship[edit]

The Tour Championship was played September 23–26, after a one-week break. All 30 golfers who qualified for the tournament played, and there was no cut. Jim Furyk won the tournament and the FedEx Cup.[8]

FedEx Cup rank
# Player Country Score To par Winnings ($) After Before
1 Jim Furyk  United States 67-65-70-70=272 –8 1,350,000 1 11
2 Luke Donald  England 66-66-71-70=273 –7 810,000 3 7
3 Retief Goosen  South Africa 71-66-66-71=274 –6 517,500 10 17
T4 Paul Casey  England 66-71-69-69=275 –5 330,000 6 5
Nick Watney  United States 71-74-63-67=275 12 28
6 Charley Hoffman  United States 71-67-69-70=277 –3 270,000 4 3
T7 K. J. Choi  South Korea 68-68-74-68=278 –2 247,500 15 23
Ernie Els  South Africa 71-71-71-65=278 9 8
T9 Zach Johnson  United States 74-72-66-67=279 –1 208,125 17 19
Ryan Moore  United States 70-72-68-69=279 21 26
Kevin Streelman  United States 70-70-69-70=279 25 29
Camilo Villegas  Colombia 73-69-68-69=279 20 25

Final leaderboard[edit]

# Player Country Points Winnings ($)
1 Jim Furyk  United States 2,980.0 10,000,000
2 Matt Kuchar  United States 2,727.5 3,000,000
3 Luke Donald  England 2,700.0 2,000,000
4 Charley Hoffman  United States 2,500.0 1,500,000
5 Dustin Johnson  United States 2,492.5 1,000,000
6 Paul Casey  England 2,250.0 800,000
7 Steve Stricker  United States 2,027.5 700,000
8 Jason Day  Australia 1,660.0 600,000
9 Ernie Els  South Africa 1,437.5 550,000
10 Retief Goosen  South Africa 1,360.0 500,000

For the full list see here.

Table of qualifying players[edit]

Table key:

  Win
  Top-10 finish
  Did not advance to next tournament
  Played way into next tournament
Player Pre-Playoffs The Barclays Deutsche Bank BMW Champ. Reset
points
Tour Champ.
Points Rank Finish Rank after Finish Rank after Finish Rank after Finish Final rank
South Africa Els, ErnieErnie Els 1,846 1 71 5 T30 7 T13 8 1,000 T7 9
United States Stricker, SteveSteve Stricker 1,697 2 T3 2 9 3 T8 4 1,800 T25 7
United States Furyk, JimJim Furyk 1,691 3 DQ 8 T37 11 T15 11 480 1 1
United States Mickelson, PhilPhil Mickelson 1,629 4 CUT 10 T25 14 T8 10 600 T22 13
England Rose, JustinJustin Rose 1,593 5 T15 4 CUT 10 T21 13 440 T15 16
United States Overton, JeffJeff Overton 1,536 6 T56 12 CUT 19 T57 24 270 29 29
United States Mahan, HunterHunter Mahan 1,528 7 T31 7 T33 8 T37 15 400 T15 18
United States Watson, BubbaBubba Watson 1,498 8 T31 9 T37 12 T50 18 340 T17 22
United States Kuchar, MattMatt Kuchar 1,437 9 1 1 T11 1 T3 1 2,500 T25 2
South Africa Clark, TimTim Clark 1,409 10 CUT 16 T45 22 T21 21 300 T13 24
United States Johnson, DustinDustin Johnson 1,362 11 T9 6 T57 16 1 2 2,250 T22 5
United States Crane, BenBen Crane 1,304 12 T12 11 CUT 18 T45 22 290 T17 27
United States Van Pelt, BoBo Van Pelt 1,272 13 CUT 25 T25 23 T54 30 210 24 30
United States Kim, AnthonyAnthony Kim 1,216 14 CUT 27 CUT 34 T48 41 41
Colombia Villegas, CamiloCamilo Villegas 1,213 15 T64 26 T61 33 T11 25 260 T9 20
United States Johnson, ZachZach Johnson 1,191 16 T21 15 T30 17 T15 19 320 T9 17
Australia Allenby, RobertRobert Allenby 1,169 17 T47 24 T45 27 T24 27 240 T17 28
United States Holmes, J. B.J. B. Holmes 1,153 18 CUT 29 T11 24 T60 34 34
United States Fowler, RickieRickie Fowler 1,147 19 T36 22 T41 25 T45 32 32
Sweden Pettersson, CarlCarl Pettersson 1,142 20 CUT 30 CUT 39 T30 40 40
Northern Ireland McIlroy, RoryRory McIlroy 1,101 21 T56 28 T37 29 T37 36 36
England Donald, LukeLuke Donald 1,089 22 T15 17 T2 5 T37 7 1,200 2 3
United States Palmer, RyanRyan Palmer 1,071 23 T5 13 T11 13 T43 16 380 28 23
South Africa Goosen, RetiefRetief Goosen 1,068 24 T21 20 T25 20 7 17 360 3 10
Zimbabwe de Jonge, BrendonBrendon de Jonge 1,035 25 CUT 37 T45 40 T63 51 51
United States Haas, BillBill Haas 1,025 26 T47 31 T22 28 T30 31 31
England Casey, PaulPaul Casey 992 27 T12 23 T25 21 2 5 1,600 T4 6
Australia Day, JasonJason Day 988 28 T5 14 T2 4 T54 6 1,400 T17 8
United States Watney, NickNick Watney 984 29 T36 32 T33 30 T15 28 230 T4 12
Australia Appleby, StuartStuart Appleby 957 30 T52 36 T57 43 T60 52 52
United States Barnes, RickyRicky Barnes 947 31 CUT 41 T57 54 T67 64 64
Australia Scott, AdamAdam Scott 940 32 T9 19 T5 15 T15 14 420 27 19
United States Bohn, JasonJason Bohn 926 33 CUT 43 T41 46 69 62 62
South Korea Choi, K. J.K. J. Choi 922 34 CUT 44 T45 52 T3 23 280 T7 15
United States Moore, RyanRyan Moore 893 35 CUT 47 T67 58 T3 26 250 T9 21
United States O'Hair, SeanSean O'Hair 858 36 T31 35 CUT 50 T37 47 47
Sweden Jacobson, FreddieFreddie Jacobson 826 37 CUT 50 T37 55 T48 58 58
United States Taylor, VaughnVaughn Taylor 824 38 T5 21 CUT 32 T30 35 35
Australia Ogilvy, GeoffGeoff Ogilvy 815 39 CUT 52 T2 9 T24 12 460 T13 14
United States Snedeker, BrandtBrandt Snedeker 813 40 CUT 53 T5 31 T37 37 37
United States Na, KevinKevin Na 804 41 T36 39 T33 41 T3 20 310 T17 26
United States Verplank, ScottScott Verplank 786 42 T68 54 WD 70 T67 70 70
England Davis, BrianBrian Davis 781 43 T60 49 T22 47 T54 53 53
United States Toms, DavidDavid Toms 748 44 CUT 60 T45 67 T15 55 55
United States Molder, BryceBryce Molder 748 45 T36 46 CUT 60 T30 60 60
United States Howell CharlesCharles Howell III 746 46 CUT 62 T67 75 75
United States Glover, LucasLucas Glover 743 47 CUT 63 T65 74 74
Australia Leishman, MarcMarc Leishman 738 48 T36 48 T61 57 T11 44 44
England Poulter, IanIan Poulter 733 49 T15 38 T45 44 T13 39 39
United States Slocum, HeathHeath Slocum 722 50 T9 34 T65 42 T50 36 46
United States Gay, BrianBrian Gay 714 51 T21 40 CUT 56 T30 54 54
South Korea Wi, CharlieCharlie Wi 690 52 T27 45 T18 37 T8 33 33
South Korea Yang, Y. E.Y. E. Yang 678 53 T47 56 T45 61 T63 67 67
United States Cink, StewartStewart Cink 678 54 T15 42 T18 35 T21 38 38
Republic of Ireland Harrington, PádraigPádraig Harrington 662 55 T47 57 CUT 73 73
Australia Jones, MattMatt Jones 647 56 T60 70 T33 64 T37 63 63
United States Levin, SpencerSpencer Levin 646 57 T64 71 CUT 81 81
United States Marino, SteveSteve Marino 636 58 CUT 78 T41 72 72
United States Rollins, JohnJohn Rollins 634 59 CUT 79 T45 77 77
South Africa Sabbatini, RoryRory Sabbatini 618 60 T5 33 CUT 45 T50 48 48
United States Dufner, JasonJason Dufner 617 61 CUT 81 T18 65 T45 65 65
United States Henry, J. J.J. J. Henry 598 62 72 82 CUT 86 86
United States Goydos, PaulPaul Goydos 597 63 DNP 84 70 87 87
United States Micheel, ShaunShaun Micheel 595 64 CUT 85 71 88 88
Fiji Singh, VijayVijay Singh 588 65 CUT 86 T11 63 T24 57 57
United States Trahan, D. J.D. J. Trahan 577 66 T21 51 10 36 70 49 49
United States Sim, MichaelMichael Sim 573 67 T36 66 T11 53 T24 45 45
Australia Elkington, SteveSteve Elkington 571 68 CUT 89 CUT 92 92
Australia Chalmers, GregGreg Chalmers 558 69 T31 61 T41 62 T24 56 56
United States Leonard, JustinJustin Leonard 556 70 T36 68 T30 59 T30 59 59
United States Perry, KennyKenny Perry 555 71 T68 90 DNP 93 93
United States Walker, JimmyJimmy Walker 554 72 T52 77 CUT 84 84
United States Blanks, KrisKris Blanks 554 73 CUT 91 T22 71 71
United States Gillis, TomTom Gillis 554 74 CUT 92 T5 48 T24 43 43
United States Campbell, ChadChad Campbell 551 75 T60 83 DQ 89 89
Canada Ames, StephenStephen Ames 548 76 T36 69 T45 69 T57 68 68
United States Hoffman, CharleyCharley Hoffman 546 77 T27 59 1 2 T30 3 2,000 6 4
United States Points, D. A.D. A. Points 544 78 T47 74 CUT 82 82
United States Perez, PatPat Perez 534 79 T60 87 CUT 90 90
United States Petrovic, TimTim Petrovic 532 80 T21 58 T45 66 T57 66 66
United States Prugh, AlexAlex Prugh 526 81 CUT 95 CUT 97 97
United States Weekley, BooBoo Weekley 526 82 CUT 96 CUT 98 98
Argentina Cabrera, ÁngelÁngel Cabrera 524 83 T15 55 T18 49 T63 61 61
United States Willis, GarrettGarrett Willis 517 84 CUT 97 WD 99 99
United States Adams, BlakeBlake Adams 514 85 CUT 98 T61 95 95
United States Collins, ChadChad Collins 512 86 T64 94 CUT 96 96
United States Riley, ChrisChris Riley 512 87 CUT 99 CUT 100 100
United States Teater, JoshJosh Teater 502 88 T36 75 T45 76 76
United States Sutherland, KevinKevin Sutherland 499 89 CUT 101 101
United States Kelly, JerryJerry Kelly 493 90 CUT 102 102
Germany Cejka, AlexAlex Čejka 489 91 CUT 103 103
United States Lamely, DerekDerek Lamely 487 92 CUT 104 104
Australia Baddeley, AaronAaron Baddeley 481 93 T56 93 69 94 94
United States Simpson, WebbWebb Simpson 478 94 T36 80 CUT 85 85
Scotland Laird, MartinMartin Laird 477 95 2 3 T25 6 T50 9 800 30 11
United States Love DavisDavis Love III 475 96 T31 72 T61 80 80
United States Bettencourt, MattMatt Bettencourt 472 97 CUT 106 106
United States Couch, ChrisChris Couch 472 98 T21 67 CUT 79 79
Australia Senden, JohnJohn Senden 467 99 T15 64 8 38 T63 50 50
United States Maggert, JeffJeff Maggert 463 100 WD 108 108
Spain García, SergioSergio García 461 101 DNP 109 109
United States Streelman, KevinKevin Streelman 460 102 T3 18 T45 26 T43 29 220 T9 25
United States Baird, BrinyBriny Baird 458 103 CUT 111 111
United States Ogilvie, JoeJoe Ogilvie 454 104 CUT 112 112
United States Merrick, JohnJohn Merrick 449 105 T68 110 110
United States Lunde, BillBill Lunde 449 106 CUT 113 113
Japan Imada, RyujiRyuji Imada 445 107 T27 73 T57 78 78
United States Hayes, J. P.J. P. Hayes 439 108 T27 76 CUT 83 83
United States Wilson, DeanDean Wilson 434 109 CUT 114 114
United States Pavin, CoreyCorey Pavin 433 110 DNP 115 115
United States Estes, BobBob Estes 432 111 CUT 116 116
United States Woods, TigerTiger Woods 431 112 T12 65 T11 51 T15 42 42
United States Beckman, CameronCameron Beckman 427 113 CUT 118 118
United States Matteson, TroyTroy Matteson 425 114 T36 88 CUT 91 91
Argentina Romero, AndrésAndrés Romero 418 115 T52 100 T11 68 T60 69 69
United States Curtis, BenBen Curtis 416 116 CUT 119 119
United States Byrd, JonathanJonathan Byrd 415 117 T56 105 105
United States Letzig, MichaelMichael Letzig 415 118 CUT 120 120
Australia Green, NathanNathan Green 414 119 CUT 121 121
United States Duval, DavidDavid Duval 404 120 T64 117 117
United States Stadler, KevinKevin Stadler 394 121 CUT 122 122
United States Austin, WoodyWoody Austin 394 122 CUT 123 123
Canada DeLaet, GrahamGraham DeLaet 393 123 CUT 124 124
United States Garrigus, RobertRobert Garrigus 382 124 T52 107 107
United States Piercy, ScottScott Piercy 380 125 CUT 125 125

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