So with the pressure of winning the Tour Championship and FedEx Cup behind him, Henrik Stenson can breathe easily, right? Not quite, because while he basks in the glory of his achievement, there is the matter of finding four Coca-Cola machines. That’s right, four.
Not since Tiger Woods has an American so seamlessly moved from college/amateur golf to the big leagues, and Phil Mickelson – who previously set the bar for such a transition back in 1992 – joins a long parade of those who are duly impressed with Jordan Spieth’s game.
Henrik Stenson, the hottest golfer on the planet since the Open Championship, led the field in greens in regulation in three of the four FedEx Cup events en route to taking the PGA Tour's season title.
His ball-striking off, Tiger Woods hit five of 14 fairways for the second day in a row and 11 greens in regulation Saturday, his low for the week en route to a 69 that left him T-26 in the Tour Championship.
While Henrik Stenson pulled away from the field Friday and Tiger Woods climbed only to fall at the Tour Championship, Phil Mickelson rose into view and Jordan Spieth moved into third. Here are 5 Things to Know.
Just like that, Tiger Woods went from 5 under par on his first 13 holes to 6 over on the last five, from charging to tied for third-to-last place at the Tour Championship in Atlanta – one of the more remarkable events in his career.
Henrik Stenson shone early at the Tour Championship, taking the lead early and finishing the day in the lead a shot ahead of Adam Scott -- while Tiger Woods struggled. Recap the first round in Atlanta right here.
In case you were wondering, Adam Scott brought his Masters green jacket with him to Atlanta for this week’s Tour Championship. “It comes pretty much everywhere,” he said. “I wear it in my hotel room all the time just by myself.”
Peter Jacobsen is known just as much for his comedic wit as for his golf game. On Tuesday at the Tour Championship, Jacobsen’s on- and off-course traits were recognized with the prestigious Payne Stewart Award.
Each year as home to the FedEx Cup finals, East Lake has been the scene of a dramatic outcome. That’s attributable in part to the enduring challenge posed by Bobby Jones' home course of old in Atlanta.
Jim Furyk went from 59 Friday to solo leader Saturday at the BMW Championship while Tiger Woods surged ahead. As the PGA Tour rolls into the final 90 holes of the FedEx Cup, we'll keep you up with Sunday's final-round highlights right here!
Leader Jim Furyk will be paired with Steve Stricker for the final round of the BMW Championship, while second-round co-leader Brandt Snedeker moves to the group ahead alongside Zach Johnson and Tiger Woods will play alongside Charl Schwartzel.
On the heels of a dramatic second round Friday, the no-cut BMW Championship rolls into the final 108 holes of the FedEx Cup's playoffs. We'll keep you up with Saturday's third-round highlights right here!
Tiger Woods was penalized two shots after his BMW Championship second round -- officials ruled that his ball moved as he moved nearby loose impediments before his third shot on Conway Farms’ first hole.
The approach shot that set up Jim Furyk's 59 Friday was so close that a fan broke the silence and screamed, “Jimmy, I’ll give it to ya.” Even Furyk, who had been his usual stoic self on the course, cracked a smile and laughed.
After not arriving until late Wednesday night after dealing with a personal matter at home, Phil Mickelson started sluggishly Thursday at the BMW Championship but managed to grind out a 1-under 70 with a solid final nine holes.
It’s hard for Tiger Woods to say of his first round, “I didn’t get anything out of it.” After all, Woods was tied for third when he walked off with a 66. But he certainly wasted shots in finishing three back of the lead.
Check out the action and emotion from Monday's finish of the final round at the BMW Championship, the third event of the 2013 FedEx Cup playoffs on PGA Tour, from Conway Farms near Chicago. Zach Johnson won by two shots.
Round two is complete and round three is on pace to finish Saturday, getting The Barclays back on schedule for a normal Sunday in the first event of the 2013 FedEx Cup playoffs. See images from the PGA Tour action right here.
The opening round of The Barclays concluded Friday and the second round got started as the first event in the 2013 FedEx Cup playoffs tried to get back on schedule. Here are images from the day's action.