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Former Georgia Bulldogs golfer Bubba Watson fell three spots in the FedEx Cup standings to No. 10 after the Deutsche Bank Championship this past weekend. The top 70 golfers in the FedEx Cup standings are eligible to participate in the BMW Championship starting Thursday Sept. 6 at Crooked Stick Golf Club in Carmel, In.
Other golfers with ties to Atlanta who are eligible for the BMW Championship include St. Simmons Island, Ga. resident Matt Kuchar at No. 13, down two spots from before the tournament. Former Georgia Tech golfer Bryce Molder, finishing ninth at the Deutsche Bank Championship, shot up to No. 45 from No. 93.
Another St. Simmons Island resident, Brian Harmon, is at No. 51 and Alpharetta, Ga. native Troy Matteson is at No. 59 after starting the tournament at No. 78. Chris Kirk, also of St. Simmons Island, is at No. 66 in the standings after starting the last tournament at No. 81.
The top 30 golfers in the FedEx Cup standings after the BMW Championship will participate in the Tour Championship beginning at East Lake Golf Club in Atlanta.
Rory McIlroy rallied to win the 2012 Deutsche Bank Championship at TPC Boston on Monday, winning $1.44 million in the process. Louis Oosthuizen missed a birdie putt on the 18th hole that would have forced a playoff, but he can cheer himself up with the $864,000 he won for finishing alone in second place.
Tiger Woods won $544,000 for finishing third and also became the first PGA Tour golfer to surpass $100 million in career earnings. Here's how the payouts for the rest of the top 10 shake out:
T4. Phil Mickelson ($352,000)
T4. Dustin Johnson ($352,000)
6. Brandt Snedeker ($288,000)
T7. Adam Scott ($258,000)
T7. Jeff Overton ($258,000)
9. Bryce Molder ($232,000)
T10. Kevin Stadler ($208,000)
T10. Ryan Moore ($208,000)
Head over to Golf.com for the complete tournament results.
It came down to the 18th hole, but Rory McIlroy was able to hold onto his one-stroke lead over Louis Oosthuizen and claim the 2012 Deutsche Bank Championship at TPC Boston on Monday. McIlroy shot a 67 in the final round and finished the tournament 20 strokes under par.
McIlroy took that one-shot lead into the 18th and had a chance to win the tournament with a birdie putt, but it settled just slightly to the side, leaving a tap-in for par. Oosthuizen then had a birdie putt to force a playoff, but it missed, giving McIlroy the tournament.
Tiger Woods finished alone in third place, three strokes behind McIlroy. Phil Mickelson finished fourth, while Brandt Snedeker and Dustin Johnson finished in a tie for fifth.
Georgia Tech alum Matt Kuchar finished in a tie for 35th at -4. The complete leaderboard can be found at Golf.com.
Former Georgia Tech golfer Bryce Molder has just started his final round at the Deutsche Bank Championship at TPC Boston. Molder enters the final round at 11-under for the tournament, tied for fifth with Ryan Moore. Both golfers are eight strokes behind current leader Louis Oosthuizen, who tees off shortly.
Other golfers with ties to Atlanta include Atlanta native Roberto Castro, who finished with an even 71 on the day to finish even for the tournament. Matt Kuchar, of St. Simmons Island, Ga. is currently three-under through 16 holes, improving his tournament score to four under. Fellow St. Simmons Island resident Chris Kirk is two-over through seven holes, his tournament score at three-under. Brian Harman, also of St. Simmons Island, finished his round at four-over with a seven-over for the tournament.
Alpharetta, Ga. native Troy Matteson is even through eight holes, with a tournament score of four-under. Swainsboro resident Blake Adams finished his tournament even for the round and three-over overall. Harris English, born in Valdosta and residing in Sea Island, Ga., finished at six-over for the tournament with a three-over final round.
Final round coverage of the Detsche Bank Championship will be broadcast on the Golf Channel.
Scores continued to drop on Sunday in the third round of the 2012 Deutsche Bank Championship, as the remaining golfers in the FedEx Cup chase played over the holiday weekend. More of the same will be expected Monday, as current leader Louis Oosthuizen's 8-under, 63 on Sunday brought his tournament score to 19-under with a round still to go.
Rory McIlroy is three shots back of Oosthuizen while Tigers Woods and Dustin Johnson sit six back with a round to go in the holiday weekend tournament. Click here for a complete leaderboard.
Final round tee times for twosomes tomorrow are as follows:
|7:40 AM||McDowell, Graeme||Harrington, Padraig|
|7:49 AM||Wilson, Mark||Bae, Sang-Moon|
|7:58 AM||Byrd, Jonathan||Stallings, Scott|
|8:07 AM||Pettersson, Carl||Na, Kevin|
|8:16 AM||Adams, Blake||de Jonge, Brendon|
|8:25 AM||English, Harris||Flores, Martin|
|8:34 AM||Walker, Jimmy||Harman, Brian|
|8:43 AM||Fowler, Rickie||Piercy, Scott|
|8:52 AM||Henry, J.J.||Ogilvy, Geoff|
|9:01 AM||Estes, Bob||Poulter, Ian|
|9:10 AM||Summerhays, Daniel||McNeill, George|
|9:20 AM||Gainey, Tommy||Day, Jason|
|9:30 AM||Leishman, Marc||Teater, Josh|
|9:40 AM||Castro, Roberto||Huh, John|
|9:50 AM||Schwartzel, Charl||O'Hair, Sean|
|10:00 AM||Cauley, Bud||Johnson, Zach|
|10:10 AM||Kuchar, Matt||Baddeley, Aaron|
|10:20 AM||Stanley, Kyle||Garrigus, Robert|
|10:30 AM||Chalmers, Greg||Haas, Bill|
|10:40 AM||Mahan, Hunter||Blixt, Jonas|
|10:50 AM||Perez, Pat||Van Pelt, Bo|
|11:00 AM||McGirt, William||Holmes, J.B.|
|11:10 AM||Pride, Dicky||Wagner, Johnson|
|11:20 AM||Potter, Jr., Ted||Singh, Vijay|
|11:30 AM||Gillis, Tom||Els, Ernie|
|11:40 AM||Donald, Luke||Matteson, Troy|
|11:50 AM||Kirk, Chris||Noh, Seung-Yul|
|12:00 PM||Westwood, Lee||Stadler, Kevin|
|12:10 PM||Every, Matt||Merrick, John|
|12:20 PM||Bradley, Keegan||Watney, Nick|
|12:30 PM||Stricker, Steve||Scott, Adam|
|12:40 PM||Senden, John||Furyk, Jim|
|12:50 PM||Points, D.A.||Simpson, Webb|
|1:00 PM||Mickelson, Phil||Overton, Jeff|
|1:10 PM||Snedeker, Brandt||Hearn, David|
|1:20 PM||Hoffman, Charley||Dufner, Jason|
|1:30 PM||Molder, Bryce||Moore, Ryan|
|1:40 PM||Johnson, Dustin||Woods, Tiger|
|1:50 PM||Oosthuizen, Louis||McIlroy, Rory|
You can see final round action coverage on the Golf Channel.
Louis Oosthuizen fired an 8-under, 63 on Sunday to take the lead after three rounds of the 2012 Deutsche Bank Golf Championship. Oosthuizen absolutely annihilated the front nine of the course, recording seven birdies in the nine holes. Oosthuizen is 19-under for the tournament and holds a three-shot lead over the field entering Monday's final round.
Rory McIlroy began the third round as the tournament leader but a 4-under, 67 wasn't enough on Sunday to keep pace with Oosthuizen. McIlroy is at 16-under and three shots off the lead. Dustin Johnson and Tiger Woods are currently tied for third place at 13-under. Woods shot his second straight round of 68 on Sunday.
Bryce Molder and Ryan Moore round out the top five at 11-under and are eight shots back of Oosthuizen for the tournament lead.
Deutsche Bank Championship leader Rory McIlroy, who sits at 12-under through two rounds, tees off his third round Sunday at 1:45 p.m. ET. While he and 11-under Louis Oosthuizen waited to tee off, Keegan Bradley shot an 8-under 63 to move to 6-under for the tournament, six shots off the pace.
Former Georgia Tech golfer Roberto Castro also made a move Sunday, shooting a 2-under 69 and moving to even par for the tournament.
Bryce Molder, also a former Georgia Tech golfer, tees off at 1:05 p.m. ET tied for 10th at 10-under. Former University of Georgia golfer Chris Kirk is at 9-under, and he tees off at 1:15 p.m. ET in a group with 2011 Masters champion Charl Schwartzel.
Former Georgia Southern University golfer Blake Adams shot 74 on Sunday and is 3-over for the tournament.
Live coverage of the Deutshce Bank Championship can be found on Golf Channel from 1-3 p.m. ET and on NBC from 3-6 p.m.
Rory McIlroy's 6-under 65 in Saturday's second round at TPC Boston means the Northern Irishman will take a one-shot lead into Sunday's third round at the Deutsche Bank Championship. Louis Oosthuizen, who also fired a 65 Saturday, sits one stroke back.
Former University of Georgia golfer Chris Kirk is just three shots back, at 9-under. He was only one shot off the lead after a first-round 63 but carded a 70 on Saturday to fall off the pace a bit.
McIlroy and Oosthuizen will be the final group Sunday, teeing off at 1:45 p.m. ET. Tiger Woods and Ryan Moore, who both are at 10-under par, form the penultimate pair and will get underway at 1:35 p.m.
The Golf Channel gets coverage underway from 1-3 p.m. ET before NBC takes over from 3-6 p.m.
Here are the pairings and tee times for Sunday's third round:
7:25 am - Graeme McDowell and Sean O'Hair
7:35 - Padraig Harrington and Jimmy Walker
7:45 - Roberto Castro and Kevin Na
7:55 - Keegan Bradley and John Huh
8:05 - Brian Harman and Matt Kuchar
8:15 - Jonathan Byrd and Mark Wilson
8:25 - Harris English and Scott Stallings
8:35 - Bill Haas and Martin Flores
8:45 - Marc Leishman and Rickie Fowler
8:55 - Blake Adams and Brendon de Jonge
9:05 - Vijay Singh and Aaron Baddeley
9:15 - J.J. Henry and Josh Teater
9:25 - Scott Piercy and Tommy Gainey
9:35 - Dicky Pride and Jason Day
9:45 - Johnson Wagner and Nick Watney
9:55 - Carl Pettersson and Bud Cauley
10:05 - Geoff Ogilvy and William McGirt
10:15 - Sang-Moon Bae and Daniel Summerhays
10:25 - Zach Johnson and George McNeill
10:35 - J.B. Holmes and Jim Furyk
10:45 - John Merrick and Pat Perez
10:55 - Bob Estes and Bo Van Pelt
11:05 - Kyle Stanley and Hunter Mahan
11:15 - Matt Ever and Jonas Blixt
11:25 - Brandt Snedeker and Webb Simpson
11:35 - Luke Donald and Lee Westwood
11:45 - Kevin Stadler and Troy Matteson
11:55 - Steve Stricker and Adam Scott
12:05 pm - Robert Garrigus and Ian Poulter
12:15 - Tom Gillis and Ernie Els
12:25 - Greg Chalmers and Ted Potter, Jr.
12:35 - David Hearn and Phil Mickelson
12:45 - Dustin Johnson and Jeff Overton
12:55 - Charley Hoffman and John Senden
1:05 - D.A. Points and Bryce Molder
1:15 - Chris Kirk and Charl Schwartzel
1:25 - Seung-Yul Noh and Jason Dufner
1:35 - Ryan Moore and Tiger Woods
1:45 - Rory McIlroy and Louis Oosthuizen
PGA Champion Rory McIlroy leads the field after two days at the Deutsche Bank Championship at TPC Boston with a score of -12.
Behind him by one stroke is South African star Louis Oosthuizen. Americans Ryan Moore and Tiger Woods are tied for third with -10.
The most notable risers on the day were Charl Schwartzel and D.A. Points, both of whom rose from 17th to 5th overall after shooting six under on the day to improve to nine under. Australian golfer Jason Day took one of the more notable tumbles on the day, dropping 21 spots into a tie for 38th with a two over on Saturday.
Former Universiy of Georgia standout and reigning Masters champion Bubba Watson missed the cut after the end of the day, finishing fiver over through two days at the event.
Louis Oosthuizen is one stroke off of Rory McIlroy's lead at the Deutsche Bank Championship at TPC Boston, as the South African has shot 6-under through 15 holes on the second day of the event.
Earlier today, McIlroy took the overall lead from Seung-Yul Noh, after shooting 6-under par on the day to improve to 12-under on the weekend.
Oosthuizen has had a very successful Saturday, shooting five birdies, an eagle, and a bogey to jump from eighth to second overall.
Also shooting 6-under on the day are Charl Schwartzel and D.A. Points. They, along with Noh, Tiger Woods, Chris Kirk and Jason Dufner, are tied for fourth.
Of that group, Woods still has a few holes of left to play today, as he is through 15. A good finish to his Saturday could put Woods himself in a tie with Oosthuizen or McIlroy.
For a full leaderboard, visit Golf.com.
Tiger Woods started his second round at the Deutsche Bank Championship with two birdies to move to 9-under and within three strokes of leader Rory McIlroy's lead. Woods then bogeyed the third hole and is now four strokes back of the lead at 8-under.
Woods finished with a 6-under par 64 in the first round on Friday and trailed Seung-yul Noh by three shots entering the second round of play. Noh shot even par on Saturday and is one stroke ahead of Woods, tied with Jason Dufner and Chris Kirk in third place.
McIlroy has finished with matching 6-under performances on each of the first two days of the tournament and holds a two stroke lead over second place Ryan Moore, who finished 7-under on Friday and 3-under on Saturday and is now 10-under for the tournament.
Bryce Molder, Louis Oosthuizen and Jeff Overton are in a four-way tie at 8-under with Woods.
The second round of the 2012 Deutsche Bank Championship continues on Saturday afternoon and Rory McIlroy is now atop the leaderboard and in sole possession of first place.
McIlroy is looking to continue a strong season that includes a first place finish at the PGA Championship two weeks ago. McIlroy started off the day on fire, as he tallied four birdies and an eagle in the first ten holes.
After bogeying consecutive holes, he rebounded and made his fifth and sixth birdies of the day to move to minus-6 through 14 holes in the second round. McIlroy now sits alone atop the leaderboard at minus-12 for the tournament.
Ryan Moore, the leader through 10 holes today at minus-11, is now in second place at minus-10 and through 17 holes. Seung-yul Noh is in third place at minus-9 after a double-bogey on his 17th hole of the day.
Tiger Woods currently sits five strokes back of McIlroy's lead at minus-7. Woods is scheduled to tee off at 1:10 p.m.
For a full leaderboard, be sure to visit Golf.com.
The second round of the 2012 Deutsche Bank Championship is underway and Ryan Moore is the leader of the event. On Saturday, Moore was 4-under par through his first 10 holes, putting him at 11-under for the weekend and two shots ahead for the lead.
Seung-Yul Noh is right behind Moore at 9-under for the weekend, and even-par for the day. Rory McIlroy also has a 9-under par score, but he is -3 for the day through the first seven holes. Tiger Woods has yet to tee off on Saturday, but he is in the hunt at 7-under, along with three other golfers (Chris Kirk, Bryce Molder and Jeff Overton).
Moore is easily having the best day of the field so far, but lots of players are still waiting to get started.
The action continues with Round 2 at the 2012 Deutsche Bank Championship, and the tee times and pairings contain some interesting matchups. Once again the field is staggered, with half teeing off from Tee 1 and half from Tee 10. Current leader Seung-Yul Noh is paired with Ryan Moore and J.B. Holmes, teeing off from Tee 10 at 7:52 a.m. ET. Tiger Woods will start from Tee 1, paired with Nick Watney and Brandt Snedeker, and teeing off at 1:10 p.m.
University of Georgia alum Bubba Watson tees off at 12:58 p.m., and Swainsboro, GA resident Blake Adams hits the links at 1:34 p.m.
Complete tee times for Round 2 at the 2012 Deutsche Bank Championship:
TPC Boston Tee 10
12:10 pm Estes, Bob, English, Harris and Teater, Josh
12:22 pm Singh, Vijay, Duke, Ken and Stallings, Scott
12:34 pm DeLaet, Graham, Walker, Jimmy and McGirt, William
12:46 pm Senden, John, McDowell, Graeme and Scott, Adam
12:58 pm Cauley, Bud, Westwood, Lee and Wagner, Johnson
1:10 pm Simpson, Webb, Oosthuizen, Louis and Van Pelt, Bo
1:22 pm Overton, Jeff, Potter, Jr., Ted and Baddeley, Aaron
1:34 pm Hoffman, Charley, Adams, Blake and Day, Jason
TPC Boston Tee 1
12:10 pm Schwartzel, Charl, Points, D.A. and Henry, J.J.
12:22 pm Poulter, Ian, Na, Kevin and Crane, Ben
12:34 pm Wi, Charlie, Harrington, Padraig and Ogilvy, Geoff
12:46 pm Donald, Luke, Rose, Justin and Stricker, Steve
12:58 pm Watson, Bubba, Johnson, Dustin and Pettersson, Carl
1:10 pm Watney, Nick, Snedeker, Brandt and Woods, Tiger
1:22 pm O'Hair, Sean, Every, Matt and Owen, Greg
1:34 pm Pride, Dicky, Blixt, Jonas and Merrick, John
TPC Boston Tee 10
7:40 am Howell III, Charles Byrd, Jonathan and Davis, Brian
7:52 am Moore, Ryan, Noh, Seung-Yul and Holmes, J.B.
8:04 am Harman, Brian, Palmer, Ryan and Stadler, Kevin
8:16 am Mickelson, Phil, Els, Ernie and Fowler, Rickie
8:28 am Kuchar, Matt, Mahan, Hunter and Bradley, Keegan
8:40 am McIlroy, Rory, Johnson, Zach and Dufner, Jason
8:52 am Barnes, Ricky, Matteson, Troy and Tringale, Cameron
9:04 am Molder, Bryce, Sabbatini, Rory and Choi, K.J.
9:16 am Summerhays, Daniel and Flores, Martin
TPC Boston Tee 1
7:40 am Perez, Pat, Levin, Spencer and Hearn, David
7:52 am de Jonge, Brendon, Gillis, Tom and Rollins, John
8:04 am Chalmers, Greg, Wilson, Mark and Laird, Martin
8:16 am Clark, Tim, Leishman, Marc and Curtis, Ben
8:28 am Haas, Bill, Stanley, Kyle and Garrigus, Robert
8:40 am Piercy, Scott, Huh, John and Furyk, Jim
8:52 am Castro, Roberto, Kirk, Chris and Thompson, Michael
9:04 am McNeill, George, Gainey, Tommy and Bae, Sang-Moon
Seung-Yul Noh is in first place after the first round at the 2012 Deutsche Bank Championship, 9-under par and just ahead of Chris Kirk and Tiger Woods, who sit at 8-under and 7-under, respectively.
It's another strong opening for Woods, who has repeatedly played well in tournament opening rounds this year, before strugging on the third and fourth days. Noh has only one top-10 in his career, a ninth-place finish in the 2012 Wells Fargo Championship back in May.
The Georgia area's representatives in the field had mixed results on the day. Swainsboro, Ga. resident Blake Adams currently sits tied for 27th place at 2-under par, while University of Georgia alum Bubba Watson finished 4-over par, leaving him tied for 94th. He'll need a strong Round 2 if he wants to avoid the cut.
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The 2012 Deutsch Bank Championship begins Friday at TPC Boston and runs through labor day. The top 100 players in the FedEx Cup standings are eligible for this tournament. The top 70 after this tournament will be eligible for next week's tournament.
Golfers with ties to the Georgia area that are participating in this tournament include Bubba Watson, teeing off at 8:28 a.m. from No. 10, who attended the University of Georgia. Blake Adams, who resides in Swainsboro, GA, tees off at 9:04 a.m. from No. 1. Also teeing off at No. 1 include Bryce Molder (1:34 p.m.), Cameron Tringale (1:22 p.m.) and Charles Howell III (12:10 p.m.). For a complete list of tee times and groupings, check out the Deutsche Bank Championship's official website.
Fans can watch the first round of the tournament live streaming on the PGA Tour's official website starting at 12:30 p.m. Television coverage of the tournament will be provided by the Golf Channel starting at 12:30 p.m.
Check out the preview for Labor Day weekend's Deutsche Bank Championship.
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