4   +   6   =  

FedExCup Points: 2000 | Purse: $9,000,000 | TPC Boston Par/Yards: 36-35—71/7,342

 

Final-Round Leaderboard:

Bryson DeChambeau 70-68-63-67—268 (-16)
Justin Rose 65-67-70-68—270 (-14)
Cameron Smith 69-66-67-69—271 (-13)
Hideki Matsuyama 71-69-67-65—272 (-12)
C.T. Pan 69-68-69-66—272 (-12)
Tony Finau 69-68-67-68—272 (-12)

Eight Things To Know

  • Bryson DeChambeau becomes the sixth player to win back-to-back Playoffs events and the first to win in consecutive weeks on TOUR since Justin Thomas
  • DeChambeau maintains No. 1 position in FedExCup, 2,328 points ahead of Dustin Johnson • Cameron Smith was one of five players to post four sub-70 rounds
  • Phil Mickelson becomes only player to advance to every BMW Championship in FedExCup Playoffs history while shooting his lowest 18-hole score of the season
  • 54-hole leader Abraham Ancer advances to the BMW Championship (No. 56) after final-round 73
  • Defending champion Justin Thomas posts two eagles in final-round 65 to finish T24 at 7-under
  • Dustin Johnson fires final-round 64 to maintain No. 1 position in Official World Golf Ranking
  • The top-70 players advance to the BMW Championship Third-Round Lead Notes In the FedExCup era (since 2007),
  • Steve Stricker (2009) and Justin Thomas (2017) are the only 54-hole leaders/co-leaders who went on to win the Dell Technologies Championship


Third-Round Lead Notes

In the FedExCup era (since 2007),  Steve Stricker (2009) and Justin Thomas (2017) are the only 54-hole leaders/co-leaders who went on to win the Dell Technologies Championship

Bryson DeChambeau (Photo by Jim Smith)


Bryson DeChambeau
(-16/1st)
Age: 24 (September 16, 1993)
Joined TOUR: 2016

After the week
#1:     FedExCup
2:       Starts at Dell Technologies Championship
70:     PGA TOUR starts
4:       PGA TOUR victories
24:     PGA TOUR starts in 2017-18
9:       Top-10s in 2017-18

PGA TOUR Victories: (4) 2017 John Deere Classic, 2018 the Memorial Tournament presented by Nationwide, THE NORTHERN TRUST, Dell Technologies Championship

• Won his fourth PGA TOUR event, second consecutive and third of the season, in his 70th start aged 24 years, 11 months, 18 days
• Earned 2,000 FedExCup points to extend his lead in the No. 1 position, 2,328 points ahead of Dustin Johnson
• Earned 550 points toward the 2019 U.S. Presidents Cup Team
• Became the sixth player to win back-to-back FedExCup Playoffs events and first since Billy Horschel in 2014 (BMW Championship, TOUR Championship)
• Becomes first to win in consecutive weeks since Justin Thomas (2017 Sentry Tournament of Champions, Sony Open in Hawaii)
• Joined Vijay Singh (2008) as the only players to win THE NORTHERN TRUST and Dell Technologies Championship in the same season
• Joined Justin Thomas, Bubba Watson and Dustin Johnson as three-time winners this season
• Was making his second start in the Dell Technologies Championship (T30/2017)
• Third-round 63 matched last week’s third-round 63 at THE NORTHERN TRUST as career low on the PGA TOUR
• Projected to move inside the top-10 of the Official World Golf Ranking


Justin Rose (-14/2nd)

• In his 14th start at the Dell Technologies Championship, posted four bogeys in a front-nine 37 (+1) before storming home with a back-nine 31 (-4) to shoot 68 for a runner-up finish at 14-under, two back of winner DeChambeau
• Dell Technologies Championship top-10 finishes: 3rd/2003, T4/2006, T10/2017, 2nd/2018
• In addition to his two wins this season, finished inside the top 10 seven times (nine total)
• Dating to his first professional start on the PGA TOUR in 1999, had never amassed more than eight top-10 finishes in a season (four times). He now has a career-record nine top-10s in the 2017-18 season
• Following rounds of 72-74, missed last week’s cut at THE NORTHERN TRUST – his first missed cut in 18 starts
• Lone victory in 38 FedExCup Playoffs starts came at the 2011 BMW Championship
• In the FedExCup era (2007), has advanced to the TOUR Championship 8/11 times


Cameron Smith (-13/3rd)

• In only other start in the Dell Technologies Championship, missed the cut in 2017
• Has collected seven top-10 finishes in 22 starts this season, highlighted by third-place showings at THE CJ CUP @ NINE BRIDGES, last week’s THE NORTHERN TRUST (T3) and this week’s Dell Technologies Championship (3rd)
• Through eight rounds in the 2018 FedExCup Playoffs, is now 26-under par. Highest score in that stretch is a 69
• One of five players in the field to card four sub-70 rounds
• Earned 30.40 Official World Ranking points toward the 2019 International Presidents Cup team in the first week that points are available. The 2019 Presidents Cup will be contested at Royal Melbourne Golf Club in his native Australia


Hideki Matsuyama (-12/T4)

• Final-round 6-under 65 included a stretch of seven birdies in eight holes with five in-a-row (Nos. 3-7) and matched his low round at TPC Boston (R2/2015)
• T4 is best finish in five appearances at Dell Technologies Championship and first top-10 on TOUR since T4 at 2018 Sentry Tournament of Champions in January
• Ranked No. 1 in Putts Made Distance for the week with 479 feet and 7 inches of putts made
• Moves from No. 58 to No. 28 in FedExCup

C.T. Pan (Photo by Jim Smith)


C.T. Pan (-12/T4)

• Final-round 66 contributed to a move from No. 72 to No. 33 in the FedExCup
• Two bogeys in the final round both occurred at par-3 holes (Nos. 3 and 11)
• Hit 13/14 fairways and 43/56 for the week to rank T4 in Driving Accuracy
• Dating to a T17 at the Quicken Loans National, 18 of his last 24 scores in have been below par (does not include Barracuda Championship in Modified Stableford Scoring format/T11)
• Best finish of the 2017-18 season came at the Wyndham Championship with a T2 in the final event before the FedExCup Playoffs
• For the second time in his PGA TOUR career, posted four rounds in the 60s in a single event (2018 Wyndham Championship)


Tony Finau (-12/T4)

• Four rounds in the 60s earned a T4 finish, remaining at No. 4 in the FedExCup
• Recorded his best finish in four starts at TPC Boston (MC/2015, T24/2016, T65/2017, T4/2018)
• Earned his 10th top-10 finish this season and 25th of his PGA TOUR career. Three top-10s came in major championships and his T4 this week was his second consecutive top-10 in the FedExCup Playoffs after a runner-up at THE NORTHERN TRUST


Phil Mickelson (-10/T12)

• Final-round 8-under 63 (9 birdies, 1 bogey) matched his low round at TPC Boston (R1/2013, R3/2011)
• Hit 9 of 14 fairways, 12 of 18 greens and needed 22 putts while holing 128’ 9” of putts in final round
• 63 marked his lowest round this season (79 rounds, previous low – 64/R3/2018 Wells Fargo Championship)
• Last 63 on TOUR was opening round at The Open Championship in 2016
• At No. 9, is the only player to advance to the BMW Championship every year in FedExCup history

 

Tiger Woods (Photo by Kristen H. Brault)

Tiger Woods (-7/T24)

• 2006 Dell Technologies Championship winner posted final-round 71 (E) which included a double bogey at the par-3 16th hole to finish T24
• In nine starts in the event before this week, finished 11th or better seven times
• Hit 10/14 fairways in regulation, 15/18 greens, was 1/3 when scrambling and needed 33 putts in final round

 

Miscellaneous Notes

All nine past champions in the field made the cut: Adam Scott (2003) – -3/T49, Tiger Woods (2006) – -7/T24, Phil Mickelson (2007) – -10/T12, Charley Hoffman (2010) – +4/74th, Webb Simpson (2011) – -3/T49, Rory McIlroy (2012 & 2016) – -10/T12, Henrik Stenson (2013) – +1/T69, Chris Kirk (2014) – -5/T35, Justin Thomas (2017) – -7/T24

Bubba Watson and Justin Thomas both recorded two eagles in the final round. Watson, who also eagled No. 18 in round three, shared the most eagles (3) for the week with Bronson Burgoon.

Peter Uihlein, from New Bedford, Massachusetts posted 24 birdies at TPC Boston, to lead that category for the week. First-round leader Justin Rose finished runner-up, while second-round leader Webb Simpson was T49. Abraham Ancer, the 54-hole leader, closed with a 2-over 73 to finish T7.

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