FedEx Cup Report: Sean O’Hair Jumps 93 Spots In Rankings

With the FedEx Cup Report we highlight the biggest movers in the season long FedEx Cup Race. This week 99 of the Top-100 in the FedEx Cup standings are teeing up in Boston at the Deutsche Bank Championship.

The Top-70, following the conclusion of this week’s Boston event will make their way to Crooked Stick Golf Club, just outside of Carmel, Indiana, for the BMW Championship.

Notes From The Barclays

• Coming in to the Playoffs as the highest ranked player in the FedEx Cup standings without a win this season, Patrick Reed finally got his big W this Sunday. He now ranks No. 1 in the standings.

Sean O’Hair made the biggest jump at The Barclays. O’Hair began the week ranked 108th, shot a final round 66 (-5) to finish runner-up and now ranks 15th in the standings. He jumped up 93 spots.
Sung Kang started the final round in the 67th position, but made a big move with a 64 (-7), tying the tournament record in the process. Kang leapfrogged from 122nd to 88th in the standings.
• 2014 FedEx Cup Champion Billy Horschel made a move up as well. His T-13 finish moved him from 72nd to 51st in the standings.
John Huh was another player to move into the Top-100 at The Barclays. Huh finished T-31 for the week and now ranks 90th in the FedEx Cup standings.

Emiliano Grillo jumped up 26 spots and moved to 6th in the FedEx Cup standings, following his runner-up finish. He is the best ranked Rookie on Tour this year and has guaranteed himself a place in the Tour Championship.
Derek Fathauer sneaked himself into the Top-100 with his T-31 finish. Fathauer jumped up 19 spots last week and now ranks 99th in the standings.
Tyrone Van Aswegen finished T-41and also moved into the Top-100. He now ranks 93rd in the standings.

Who’s OUT

As five players moved into the Top-100, five other found themselves moving out and were eliminated from the Playoffs.
• Shane Lowry (87 to 102)
• Peter Malnati (93 to 104)
• Robert Streb (95 to 105)
• Lucas Glover (96 to 106)
• Jonas Blixt (100 to 107)

Last year at the Deutsche Bank Championship, four players jumped into the Top 70

• Hunter Mahan (91 to 52)
• Keegan Bradley (71 to 63)
• Jerry Kelly (94 to 65)
• William McGirt (88 to 68)

Players to Watch at the Deutsche Bank Championship

There are plenty of familiar names who rank outside the Top-70 entering this week.
• Marc Leishman
• Alex Cejka
• Webb Simpson
• Billy Hurley III
• John Senden
• Freddie Jacobson
• KJ Choi
• Jim Furyk
• Danny Le
• Vijay Singh
• Steve Stricker

Saurav Ghosh

Saurav is Pro Golf Weekly's Statistics Content Editor.


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