After five years and an up and down 2011 season, Ernie Els missed the cut for the Tour Championship. Now he will play in some other tournaments before he heads to Australia to help Greg Norman in the Presidents Cup.
Mark Wilson was on track for a good year at the start of the season, but fell off quickly. Now needs to come back from a bad round at the BMW Championship in hopes of making the U.S. Presidents Cup.
After a breakthrough 2010 season, Justin Rose was expected to compete for many title this season. However that was not case, but he can make up for all that with a win at the BMW Championship.
After a really bad 2011 season, Justin Rose finally found his game and shot an -8 under to lead the first round of the BMW Championship.
Jim Furyk and Geoff Ogilvy will have to play some of their best golf in hopes of advancing to the Tour Championship and being selected to play in the Presidents Cup.
Despite being projected as a future PGA star, winning on the PGA Tour this year has helped Webb Simpson focus on the task at hand; a FedEx Cup championship and a $10 million check.
If the players don’t like the changes at the new Cog Hill Country Club, in Chicago; then this could be the last time Cog Hill hosts a PGA Tour championship.
After his great finish at the Deutsche Bank Championship, Jim Furyk now only needs to move up 5 spots to make it into the Tour Championship and make it a successful season.
Although the PGA is on a break this weekend, that doesn’t mean there is no golf being played. Across the pond in Scotland, the best American amateur golfers will go head-to-head against amateurs from England and Ireland.
Jonathan Byrd can play conservatively and assure himself a spot in the Tour Championship, but that is not his style. He will continue to play aggressive at BMW Championship next weekend.