GolfWRX is live this week from the first event in the 2014 FedEx Cup Playoffs – The Barclays at Ridgewood Country Club in Paramus, N.J. The course will play as a par 71, measuring 7,319 yards for the event.
The top 125 players on the FedEx Cup points list qualified for this week’s event, and the top 100 will move on to the Deutsche Bank Championship, the next leg of the FedEx Cup Playoffs. Leading the points list are Rory McIlroy (No. 1 in FedEx Cup points), Jimmy Walker (No. 2), Bubba Watson (No. 3), Matt Kuchar (No. 4) and Jim Furyk (No. 5).
McIlroy, the world’s No. 1 ranked player according to the Official World Golf Rankings in addition to FedEx Cup points leader, is looking to win his fourth straight appearance, which includes two major championships (The Open, PGA Championship).
Adam Scott, ranked No. 2 in the OWGR and No. 14 in the FedEx Cup points standings, comes into this week as the defending champion, having held off Tiger Woods and Justin Rose at The Barclays last year at Liberty National. Although Scott won The Barclays, Henrik Stenson went onto win the FedEx Cup Playoffs, and the $10 million prize.
Check out our photos from The Barclays, the first event at the 2014 FedEx Cup Playoffs.
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