2017 FedEx Cup: Tour Championship scenarios to win the FedEx Cup
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2017 FedEx Cup: Tour Championship scenarios to win the FedEx Cup



The 30-player 2017 Tour Championship field tees off on Thursday at East Lake Golf Club in Atlanta. All 30 players have a mathematical chance to win the FedEx Cup and its $10 million bounty.

Here's a look at the scenarios for each player in the field in order to take the FedEx Cup.

2017 FedEx Cup: Tour Championship scenarios to win the FedEx Cup

No. 1 Jordan Spieth
• If he wins the Tour Championship he wins the Cup
• Has a reasonable chance of winning with a top-5 finish
• Can finish as low as 29th and still have a mathematical chance of winning



No. 2 Justin Thomas
• If he wins the Tour Championship he wins the Cup
• Has a reasonable chance of winning with a top-3 finish
• Can finish as low as a 2-way tie for 6th and still have a mathematical chance of winning

No. 3 Dustin Johnson
• If he wins the Tour Championship, he wins the Cup
• Has a reasonable chance of winning with a 2nd-place finish
• Can finish as low as T-4th and still have a mathematical chance of winning

No. 4 Marc Leishman
• If he wins the Tour Championship, he wins the Cup
• Has a reasonable chance of winning with a 2nd-place finish
• Can finish as low as T-3rd and still have a mathematical chance of winning

No. 5 Jon Rahm
• If he wins the Tour Championship, he wins the Cup
• Can finish as low as a two-way tie for 2nd and still have a mathematical chance of winning

No. 6 Rickie Fowler
• Wins the Tour Championship
And ...
• No. 1 (Jordan Spieth) finishes T-2 or worse
• Can finish 2nd and still have a mathematical chance of winning

No. 7 Hideki Matsuyama
• Wins the Tour Championship
And ...
• No. 1 (Jordan Spieth) finishes in a three-way tie for 2nd or worse
• No. 2 (Justin Thomas) finishes T-2 or worse

No. 8 Justin Rose
• Wins the Tour Championship
And ...
• No. 1 (Jordan Spieth) finishes 3rd* or worse
• No. 2 (Justin Thomas) finishes T-2* or worse
• No. 3 (Dustin Johnson) finishes 2nd* or worse

No. 9 Brooks Koepka
• Wins the Tour Championship
And ...
• No. 1 (Jordan Spieth) finishes in a three-way tie for 3rd or worse
• No. 2 (Justin Thomas) finishes 3rd or worse
• No. 3 (Dustin Johnson) finishes T-2 or worse
• No. 4 (Marc Leishman) finishes 2nd* or worse

No. 10 Paul Casey
• Wins the Tour Championship
And ...
• No. 1 (Jordan Spieth) finishes 5th or worse
• No. 2 (Justin Thomas) finishes in a three-way tie for 3rd or worse
• No. 3 (Dustin Johnson) finishes in a three-way tie for 2nd or worse
• No. 4 (Marc Leishman) finishes T-2 or worse
• No. 5 (Jon Rahm) finishes 2nd* or worse

No. 11 Pat Perez
• Wins the Tour Championship
And ...
• No. 1 (Jordan Spieth) finishes T-6 or worse
• No. 2 (Justin Thomas) finishes T-4 or worse
• No. 3 (Dustin Johnson) finishes T-3 or worse
• No. 4 (Marc Leishman) finishes in a three-way tie for 2nd or worse
• No. 5 (Jon Rahm) finishes T-2 or worse

No. 12 Matt Kuchar
• Wins the Tour Championship
And ...
• No. 1 (Jordan Spieth) finishes in a three-way tie for 6th or worse
• No. 2 (Justin Thomas) finishes T-4 or worse
• No. 3 (Dustin Johnson) finishes T-3 or worse
• No. 4 (Marc Leishman) finishes in a three-way tie for 2nd or worse
• No. 5 (Jon Rahm) finishes T-2 or worse

No. 13 Charley Hoffman
• Wins the Tour Championship
And ...
• No. 1 (Jordan Spieth) finishes T-7 or worse
• No. 2 (Justin Thomas) finishes T-4 or worse
• No. 3 (Dustin Johnson) finishes T-3 or worse
• No. 4 (Marc Leishman) finishes in a three-way tie for 2nd or worse
• No. 5 (Jon Rahm) finishes T-2 or worse

No. 14 Daniel Berger
• Wins the Tour Championship
And ...
• No. 1 (Jordan Spieth) finishes T-8 or worse
• No. 2 (Justin Thomas) finishes T-4 or worse
• No. 3 (Dustin Johnson) finishes T-3 or worse
• No. 4 (Marc Leishman) finishes in a three-way tie for 2nd or worse
• No. 5 (Jon Rahm) finishes T-2 or worse

No. 15 Jason Day
• Wins the Tour Championship
And ...
• No. 1 (Jordan Spieth) finishes 9th* or worse
• No. 2 (Justin Thomas) finishes T-4* or worse
• No. 3 (Dustin Johnson) finishes T-3 or worse
• No. 4 (Marc Leishman) finishes in a three-way tie for 2nd or worse
• No. 5 (Jon Rahm) finishes T-2 or worse

No. 16 Webb Simpson
• Wins the Tour Championship
And ...
• No. 1 (Jordan Spieth) finishes in a three-way tie for 9th or worse
• No. 2 (Justin Thomas) finishes in a three-way tie for 4th or worse
• No. 3 (Dustin Johnson) finishes T-3 or worse
• No. 4 (Marc Leishman) finishes 3rd or worse
• No. 5 (Jon Rahm) finishes T-2 or worse

No. 17 Jhonattan Vegas
• Wins the Tour Championship
And ...
• No. 1 (Jordan Spieth) finishes in a three-way tie for 10th or worse
• No. 2 (Justin Thomas) finishes in a three-way tie for 4th or worse
• No. 3 (Dustin Johnson) finishes in a three-way tie for 3rd or worse
• No. 4 (Marc Leishman) finishes 3rd or worse
• No. 5 (Jon Rahm) finishes T-2 or worse

No. 18 Kevin Kisner
• Wins the Tour Championship
And ...
• No. 1 (Jordan Spieth) finishes T-11 or worse
• No. 2 (Justin Thomas) finishes 5th or worse
• No. 3 (Dustin Johnson) finishes in a three-way tie for 3rd or worse
• No. 4 (Marc Leishman) finishes 3rd or worse
• No. 5 (Jon Rahm) finishes in a three-way tie for 2nd or worse

No. 19 Kevin Chappell
• Wins the Tour Championship
And ...
• No. 1 (Jordan Spieth) finishes T-12 or worse
• No. 2 (Justin Thomas) finishes 5th or worse
• No. 3 (Dustin Johnson) finishes in a three-way tie for 3rd or worse
• No. 4 (Marc Leishman) finishes 3rd or worse
• No. 5 (Jon Rahm) finishes in a three-way tie for 2nd or worse
• No. 6 (Rickie Fowler) finishes T-2 or worse

No. 20 Brian Harman
• Wins the Tour Championship
And ...
• No. 1 (Jordan Spieth) finishes in a three-way tie for 12th or worse
• No. 2 (Justin Thomas) finishes 5th or worse
• No. 3 (Dustin Johnson) finishes in a three-way tie for 3rd or worse
• No. 4 (Marc Leishman) finishes 3rd or worse
• No. 5 (Jon Rahm) finishes in a three-way tie for 2nd or worse
• No. 6 (Rickie Fowler) finishes T-2 or worse

No. 21 Adam Hadwin
• Wins the Tour Championship
And ...
• No. 1 (Jordan Spieth) finishes 13th* or worse
• No. 2 (Justin Thomas) finishes 5th* or worse
• No. 3 (Dustin Johnson) finishes in a three-way tie for 3rd or worse
• No. 4 (Marc Leishman) finishes 3rd* or worse
• No. 5 (Jon Rahm) finishes in a three-way tie for 2nd or worse
• No. 6 (Rickie Fowler) finishes T-2 or worse

No. 22 Kyle Stanley
• Wins the Tour Championship
And ...
• No. 1 (Jordan Spieth) finishes in a three-way tie for 13th or worse
• No. 2 (Justin Thomas) finishes T-5 or worse
• No. 3 (Dustin Johnson) finishes in a three-way tie for 3rd or worse
• No. 4 (Marc Leishman) finishes T-3 or worse
• No. 5 (Jon Rahm) finishes in a three-way tie for 2nd or worse
• No. 6 (Rickie Fowler) finishes T-2 or worse

No. 23 Patrick Reed
• Wins the Tour Championship
And ...
• No. 1 (Jordan Spieth) finishes 15th* or worse
• No. 2 (Justin Thomas) finishes T-5 or worse
• No. 3 (Dustin Johnson) finishes in a three-way tie for 3rd or worse
• No. 4 (Marc Leishman) finishes T-3 or worse
• No. 5 (Jon Rahm) finishes in a three-way tie for 2nd or worse
• No. 6 (Rickie Fowler) finishes T-2 or worse

No. 24 Tony Finau
• Wins the Tour Championship
And ...
• No. 1 (Jordan Spieth) finishes 17th* or worse
• No. 2 (Justin Thomas) finishes in a three-way tie for 5th or worse
• No. 3 (Dustin Johnson) finishes in a three-way tie for 3rd or worse
• No. 4 (Marc Leishman) finishes T-3 or worse
• No. 5 (Jon Rahm) finishes in a three-way tie for 2nd or worse
• No. 6 (Rickie Fowler) finishes T-2 or worse

No. 25 Sergio Garcia
• Wins the Tour Championship
And ...
• No. 1 (Jordan Spieth) finishes 19th* or worse
• No. 2 (Justin Thomas) finishes in a three-way tie for 5th or worse
• No. 3 (Dustin Johnson) finishes 4th or worse
• No. 4 (Marc Leishman) finishes T-3 or worse
• No. 5 (Jon Rahm) finishes in a three-way tie for 2nd or worse
• No. 6 (Rickie Fowler) finishes T-2 or worse

No. 26 Xander Schauffele
• Wins the Tour Championship
And ...
• No. 1 (Jordan Spieth) finishes 21st* or worse
• No. 2 (Justin Thomas) finishes 6th* or worse
• No. 3 (Dustin Johnson) finishes 4th* or worse
• No. 4 (Marc Leishman) finishes T-3 or worse
• No. 5 (Jon Rahm) finishes in a three-way tie for 2nd or worse
• No. 6 (Rickie Fowler) finishes T-2 or worse

No. 27 Russell Henley
• Wins the Tour Championship
And ...
• No. 1 (Jordan Spieth) finishes 23rd* or worse
• No. 2 (Justin Thomas) finishes T-6 or worse
• No. 3 (Dustin Johnson) finishes T-4 or worse
• No. 4 (Marc Leishman) finishes T-3 or worse
• No. 5 (Jon Rahm) finishes in a three-way tie for 2nd or worse
• No. 6 (Rickie Fowler) finishes T-2 or worse

No. 28 Gary Woodland
• Wins the Tour Championship
And ...
• No. 1 (Jordan Spieth) finishes 25th* or worse
• No. 2 (Justin Thomas) finishes T-6 or worse
• No. 3 (Dustin Johnson) finishes T-4 or worse
• No. 4 (Marc Leishman) finishes T-3 or worse
• No. 5 (Jon Rahm) finishes in a three-way tie for 2nd or worse
• No. 6 (Rickie Fowler) finishes T-2 or worse

No. 29 Patrick Cantlay
• Wins the Tour Championship
And ...
• No. 1 (Jordan Spieth) finishes 27th* or worse
• No. 2 (Justin Thomas) finishes in a three-way tie for 6th or worse
• No. 3 (Dustin Johnson) finishes T-4 or worse
• No. 4 (Marc Leishman) finishes T-3 or worse
• No. 5 (Jon Rahm) finishes in a three-way tie for 2nd or worse
• No. 6 (Rickie Fowler) finishes T-2 or worse

No. 30 Jason Dufner
• Wins the Tour Championship
And ...
• No. 1 (Jordan Spieth) finishes 29th* or worse
• No. 2 (Justin Thomas) finishes in a three-way tie for 6th or worse
• No. 3 (Dustin Johnson) finishes T-4 or worse
• No. 4 (Marc Leishman) finishes T-3 or worse
• No. 5 (Jon Rahm) finishes in a three-way tie for 2nd or worse
• No. 6 (Rickie Fowler) finishes T-2 or worse

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