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With the Deutsche Bank Championship coming to a close on Monday, the field for this week's event is cut down to the top 70 players left in the FedExCup playoffs.
Chris Kirk made three big putts and captured the biggest win of his career Monday in the Deutsche Bank Championship. Whether that was enough for U.S. captain Tom Watson to add him to the Ryder Cup team was the least of his concerns.
Austin Ernst, who parred the first playoff hole to defeat I.K. Kim and win the Portland Classic on Sunday, jumped 71 spots in this week's world rankings.
When three of Europe's biggest names failed to automatically qualify for the Ryder Cup team, the equation appeared simple for captain Paul McGinley as he prepared to select his three wild cards.
Russell Henley either was playing down his chances or looking at Rory McIlroy's name high on the leaderboard in the Deutsche Bank Championship.
Russell Henley made five birdies in a seven-hole stretch Sunday on his way to a 6-under 65, giving him a one-shot lead in the Deutsche Bank Championship going into a Labor Day finish loaded with possibilities.
Fred Couples fired a course-record 61 in the final round on Sunday, then birdied the first playoff hole to beat Billy Andrade to win the Shaw Charity Classic.
Austin Ernst won the LPGA Tour's Portland Classic on Sunday with a par on the first hole of a playoff against South Korea's I.K. Kim.
Russell Henley fired a 6-under 65 on Sunday and took a 1-stroke lead after 54 holes of the Deutsche Bank Championship.
Fred Couples won the Champions Tour's Shaw Charity Classic on Sunday, chipping in for eagle for a course-record 9-under 61 and beating Billy Andrade with a tap-in birdie on the first hole of a playoff.