Golf Rankings for Deutsche Bank Championship
Webb Simpson [Yahoo Class A] - World Ranking: #42
Simpson is looking to end the month of August with his fifth straight top-25 finish. He won at TPC Boston in 2011 and placed T18 a year ago. Simpson is ninth in scoring average and 17th in All-Around Ranking.
Brandt Snedeker [Yahoo Class B] - World Ranking: #61
Snedeker has missed two straight cuts and placed outside of the top 30 in four straight appearances since winning the RBC Canadian Open. He’s played TPC Boston each of the last six years with a solo sixth, T3 and T5 coming in the last three. Snedeker is still good for 10th in scoring average and seventh in All-Around Ranking.
Hunter Mahan [Yahoo Class B] - World Ranking: #23
Since leaving the RBC Canadian Open with the lead after two rounds, Mahan has finished T57 in the PGA Championship and T25 last week at The Barclays. He has played TPC Boston each of the last 10 years. Mahan scored a T8 in 2011, but only managed a T39 last year.
Keegan Bradley [Yahoo Class C] - World Ranking: #31
Bradley shot a 63 in the second round of The Barclays, but left with a T33. Last year he placed T13 in his second career start at TPC Boston thanks to stellar play over the weekend. Bradley is currently 11th in scoring average, sixth in total driving and third in All-Around Ranking.
Steve Stricker [Yahoo Class A] - World Ranking: #46
Stricker has only made four starts since June, but they’ve all resulted in finishes inside the top 15. Since 2006 he’s recorded six finishes of 13th or better at TPC Boston, highlighted by a victory in 2009.
Bubba Watson [Yahoo Class A] - World Ranking: #4
Since 2007, Watson has only finished inside the top 30 at TPC Boston once and missed two cuts. He missed the cut at the PGA Championship and landed T13 last week at The Barclays, Bubba’s best performance since a solo fourth back in late June at TPC River Highlands.
Jordan Spieth [Yahoo Class B] - World Ranking: #9
Spieth is among the 14 players competing at TPC Boston for the first time. He overcame a missed cut in the PGA Championship to fall just short of winning at Sedgefield and blew a top-10 last week in The Barclays. Spieth ranks eighth in total driving, 14th in scoring average and second in All-Around ranking.
Lee Westwood [Yahoo Class B] - World Ranking: #28
Westwood recorded a T13 at TPC Boston last year, his first career start at the site. He is coming off a T25 at The Barclays. On Tour, Westwood ranks 16th in scoring average and 18th in total driving.
Charl Schwartzel [Yahoo Class C] - World Ranking: #25
Schwartzel was leading after two rounds at TPC Boston in 2011, but would finish T21. Last year he was fifth at the midway point only to fall outside of the top 45. Over his last seven starts Schwartzel has recorded five top-25 finishes. He’s currently fifth in both birdie average and scoring average.
Bill Haas [Yahoo Class A] - World Ranking: #41
Haas has made four straight cuts all resulting in top-25 finishes. He finished T15 at TPC Boston back in 2009, but has only managed a single top-30 since. Haas ranks 17th in scoring average.
Luke Donald [Yahoo Class A] - World Ranking: #34
Over his last five starts Donald has missed three cuts and only put together one top-40. Since 2010 he has finished T2, T3 and T26 at TPC Boston. Donald is 12th in scoring average, but just T59 in All-Around Ranking.
Rickie Fowler [Yahoo Class B] - World Ranking: #10
Fowler is coming off a T9 at The Barclays, his first top-10 since the U.S. Open Championship back in mid-June. He has finished outside of the top 40 in all three career starts at TPC Boston. However, in 2011 Fowler was in position for a top-15 after three rounds. Fowler is currently 18th in All-Around Ranking.