LAKE FOREST, Ill. – Armed with a little extra momentum and the No. 1 seed, Jordan Spieth now sets his sights on East Lake – and potentially muddying the Player of the Year race. Spieth had bookend rounds of 6-under 65 this week at the BMW Championship, where he finished the week in a tie for seventh. Only Justin Thomas and Dustin Johnson had a mathematical chance of passing him in the season-long points race entering the third postseason event, and after both failed to keep pace at Conway Farms Golf Club, it’ll be Spieth with the top seed at the Tour Championship. “Obviously the best position to be in for the best scenarios in order to win the FedExCup,” Spieth said. “That was kind of my goal
Add finding a sponsor for the former Quicken Loans National to the PGA Tour's to-do list this offseason. The Washington, D.C.-based tournament, which is often played at Congressional Country Club, will not be played there in 2018 or 2020, according to a report. It was slated to be played at Congressional in both of those years with a stop at a yet-to-be-determined location in 2019. The event is hosted by the Tiger Woods Foundation, which also hosts the Northern Trust Open in Los Angeles, and it apparently cannot find a title sponsor, thus the cutting of ties with Congressional. Rex Hoggard reported for Golf Channel that Congressional was told of the ending of the relationship via letter. The
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