Harry Higgs through the closing spherical of the Waste Administration Open in February.

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Two former Masters champions. A former PGA Championship winner. A former world No. 1. An Olympic silver medalist. And one of many wildest moments of this, or maybe a star of any golf yr.

all gone. For now a minimum of.

This could all get a bit of complicated, so we’ll attempt to assist. To begin, because the final occasion of the PGA Tour common season, this week’s Wyndham Championship was the final regular-season alternative for gamers to lock in Tour playing cards for the next season. By means of the season-long FedEx Cup competitors, the highest 125 gamers each transfer on to subsequent week’s playoffs and safe the privilege of taking part in – whereas those that don’t start to look the opposite manner for 2022-’23.

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Johyung Kim scored 8 runs. He then made PGA Tour historical past on the Wyndham Championships.


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Harris, for instance, completed 186th within the English standings, however has run for subsequent season due to his win final yr. Different persons are not as fortunate and have work to do.

For some individuals, the simplest step will probably be to unlock the Profession Cash Record exemption. Others must play – those that completed 126th to 2 hundredth within the FedEx Cup standings qualify for the Korn Ferry Tour Finals, a three-tournament sequence that sees that group of 75 end the highest 75 from this yr’s Korn Ferry Tour. The season factors record, and 25 PGA Tour playing cards, will probably be assigned to the highest 25 gamers on the finish of that sequence.

So for some, like those under, there’s nonetheless an opportunity that each one might return as common PGA Tour cardholders in brief order. Listed below are 10 gamers who’ve misplaced all their standing, a minimum of for now.

10 gamers who misplaced their PGA Tour playing cards on Sunday

Matt Wallace (126th) – He was ranked a hundred and twenty fifth till Johyung Kim received on Sunday. On his Instagram account, he has already indicated that he’ll play within the Korn Ferry Tour Finals.

Danny Willett (a hundred and thirtieth) – The exemption given to the Englishman to win the Masters in 2016 has ended. That victory was his just one acknowledged by the PGA Tour; He has received seven occasions on the now-named DP World Tour, together with thrice since his victory on the Augusta Nationals.

Harry Higgs (136th) – Higgs had three prime 25s this season, however missed the reduce 17. However he’ll at all times be remembered for his equalizer on the sixteenth gap through the closing spherical of the Waste Administration Open, the place he lifted his shirt and celebrated with an arena-like gallery.

Harry Higgs and Joel Dehmann brought a different look to the 16th hole.

Shirtless PGA Tour Execs?! Harry Higgs, Joel Dahman 16. however go wild


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Zack Johnson (a hundred and fortieth) – The subsequent US Ryder Cup captain, Masters champion and Open Championship winner can use the exemption because the 14th all-time riches winner. He had 4 High 25s this season.

Rory Sabbatini (141st) – The Olympic silver medalist was taking part in on his all-time money-winning low cost. This season, he completed third in his second occasion, the Shriners Kids’s Open, however was adopted by just one different prime 25.

Charlie Hoffman (a hundred and fiftieth) – Hoffman certified for the FedEx Cup playoffs for all of his 15 years. He’s exempted because the thirty third all-time riches winner.

Invoice Haas (154th) – The 2011 Tour Championship winner used his all-time cash winner exemption this season, and he had two prime 25s.

Luke Donald (159th) – The subsequent European Ryder Cup captain and former world No. 1 has used each his all-time money-winning low cost. This season, he performed 21 occasions and made 10 cuts.

Brandt Snedecker (171st) – The nine-time Tour winner is exempt because the twenty second all-time riches winner. He had two prime 25s this season.

Jimmy Walker (one hundred and ninetieth) – His exemption to win the 2016 PGA Championship is over. This season, he performed 14 occasions and made six cuts.

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Nick Piastowski is Senior Editor at Golf.com and Golf Journal. In his position, he’s chargeable for enhancing, writing and creating tales within the golf area. And when he isn’t writing about methods to hit the golf ball additional and additional, the Milwaukee native might be taking part in the sport, hitting the ball left, proper, and quick, and attempting to scrub up his rating. Ingesting a chilly beer. You possibly can contact them about any of those subjects – their tales, their video games or their beers – at nick.piastowski@golf.com.

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