ATLANTA – A PGA Tour official approached Paul Casey, the 54-hole leader at the Tour Championship, following his Saturday 65 and began running through the various scenarios that could end with him winning the FedExCup. “I said it's all irrelevant if I don't get the job done,” said Casey, who leads Kevin Kisner and Xander Schauffele by two strokes. Casey’s competitive blinders aside, the scenarios that lead to the Englishman hoisting the $10 million check are much more complicated. Casey can win the Tour Championship and be crowned the season-long champion if points-leader Jordan Spieth, who is currently tied for 13th place, finishes fifth or worse. At second on the points list, if Justin Thomas,
The Presidents Cup has never quite roused the passion of golf's Ryder Cup, but Rickie Fowler thinks this might change when the biennial event between U.S. and International teams hits the Big Apple this week. With New York's vociferous fans sure to amp up the atmosphere, and the International team desperate to end a six-event losing streak dating back to 2005, Fowler is hoping for a competitive week. "The Presidents Cup has a little bit more of a laid back feel, but I think this one will have more of a Ryder Cup feel,” Fowler, who will be playing on the American team, said in a telephone interview.
Meghan Maclaren is making a move on Sunday at the Ladies Spanish Open, and she pitched in for birdie on the par-3 15th.