Jordan Spieth won’t be getting a Tour Championship invite but he will be getting a slap on the wrist. The 25-year-old will miss the final event of the FedEx Cup playoffs for the first time in his career next week after just barely falling short of finishing in the top 30 in the FedEx Cup standings — and in the process will be violating a Tour rule.
Woods was ahead of his time when it came to emphasizing fitness and strength. This February he recounted his legendary workout routines of old. “Well I used to get up in the morning run four miles” Woods said at the Valspar. “Then I’d go to the gym do my lift.
The reasoning behind it is. The idea is to bolster the strength of fields across the season. That’s good for the Tour as a whole. If Spieth gets dinged it’s not because he didn’t have plenty of opportunities to meet the minimum requirements this season.
For Bradley who was a fiery presence on two U.S. teams the Ryder Cup has been a defining piece of his career. He spoke to the struggles he has faced since his last win (2012) and last national team appearance (2014). “It’s tough to go from being on Ryder Cup teams being on Presidents Cup teams to not even — to outside the top 100 in the world. That was difficult” he said.
“We’ve had a lot of rain so there’s not a lot of roll” Broadie says. “And unless I’m getting roll I can’t reach the green in two. But I try to get my second shot close for an easy up and down.”