BMW Championship (Golf, for those that do not follow the PGA)

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Aug 16, 2012
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So, in case you missed it, Matthew Wolff's T-71st showing at the Northern Trust last week played him out of the next leg of the FedEx Cup playoff, this week's BMW Championship. Was sitting in 70th going into the tournament with the top 70 moving on to this week, and last weekend dropped him four places, out of the playoff.

Rickie fell from 13th to 17th, firmly in the BMW and next week's Tour Championship (top 30).

CHIII also fell, from 15th to 23rd. A solid finish in the BMW should secure him a spot in the TC next week.

KTway is in 40th. A solid showing this week and he has an outside shot at moving on to the TC. A few big names between him and the top 30 including Tiger Woods (38th), J.T. Poston (36) who won the Wyndham two weeks ago, Francesco Molinari (34) who won the Arnold Palmer Invitational and The Open Championship within the past year, in addition to Ian Poulter, Jordan Spieth, Rory Sabbatini, Phil Mickelson and Jason Day stacked up in the 10 spots behind him. He will have to play well to move on.

Wyndham Clark made a HUGE jump last week, 90th to 68th. Barring a similar jump, this is probably his last weekend for the season.

Viktor Hovland is playing this weekend in the Nationwide Children's Hospital Championship. In order to get his card for next year, he had to finish either in the Top 25 of regular season earnings on the Korn Ferry Tour (which he passed on participating the past two weeks), or finish in the top 25 in the 3-tournament KFT championship. This week's Nationwide Children's Hospital Championship is the first of those three events.

If you missed it, Kristoff Ventura did finish the KFT regular season in the Top 25 so he earned his card for next year. He is also playing in the KFT playoff this week alongside Hovland.

Peter Uihlein is also teeing it up this weekend for the KFT playoff but I do not know what his tour status is for next year without doing a bit of research. Regardless, finish in the top 25 over the next three weeks and he is in regardless.
 
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Peter Uihlein is also teeing it up this weekend for the KFT playoff but I do not know what his tour status is for next year without doing a bit of research. Regardless, finish in the top 25 over the next three weeks and he is in regardless.
Uihlein finished No. 130 on the points list. He'll need to earn his card by placing in the top 25 on the KFT Finals.

It looks like Mahan is also playing for his card the next few weeks on the KFT as well. He's five years removed from his last PGA Tour win at the Barclays so think that route for PGA membership is gone.

PGA Tour website says Morgan Hoffman has a special medical exemption for the KFT finals. I don't know exactly what that means.