Someone messed up an Excel formula.
OK, maybe it's not that simple, but the PGA Tour made a correction to the Presidents Cup standings on Wednesday which significantly shifts the points just weeks before 10 players automatically qualify for the American team.
The PGA Tour said the standings had been reflecting that it was awarding double points for every FedEx Cup point earned in all events in the 2014-15 season instead of doing so, as stipulated, just for events in 2015. The player most affected -- at least negativley -- by the change is Robert Streb, who went from 11th to 16th. Streb won the McGladrey Classic and had another pair of top-10 finishes in the 2014 portion of the schedule. Charley Hoffman dropped from 12th to 15th.
After the Deutsche Bank Championship on Sept. 7, the top 10 players in the standings make Jay Haas' team, which will be filled out with a pair of wild-card picks.
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