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Comment from: Mike [Visitor] Email
Tiger pretty much crushed the field for this FedEx cup! It was fun to watch. Even after Zach pops out a 60, Tiger doesn't even blink!
09/18/07 @ 12:25
Comment from: Richard [Visitor] Email
I don't think that is fair for Tiger to win the season, win the first three Fexex events and lose everything in the tour championship. You have to give the advantage to the players who play well during the season and during the fedex tournaments, but it would make it more exciting if they gave twice the points for the tour championship
09/18/07 @ 15:18
Comment from: JJ [Visitor]
Why not make it winner take all in the Tour Championship but give the points leaders an advantage? For example, #1 in points starts the tournament at -4, Nos. 2 through 5 at -3; Nos 6 through 10 at -2 and Nos. 11 through 15 at -1. This way, anyone could winner but those at the bottom of the field would need to beat Tiger by 5.
09/18/07 @ 16:44
Comment from: Andy Brown [Visitor] Email
It's quite clear that the FedEx Cup format needs to be tweaked around and quite a bit at that. Tim Finchem has already earmarked three clear areas he needs to work on to improve the FedEx Cup.

The most intriguing and fascinating of his ideas according to me was his want to improve the enthusiasm of the golfers towards the tournament. That according to me is quite a frank and candid admission and a clear realisation of the fact that the inaugural fedex cup did not have the blessing of some of the big players.

I still maintain what I have been saying for quite a while now, for all the complicated number crunching, the biggest loophole in the system is the payout mechanism. There are statisticians and statisticians and even more statisticians to work out all the possible scenarios to tell us what has to be done and by whom to make their way up the leaderboard.

Therefore I have no grouse with the points system for however complicated it maybe I am sure there are people out there capable enough to tell us who needs to do what to win the cup.

Get rid of the annuity, hand over the $10 Million check to the winner on the final day of the final playoff, create a sensation and see enthusiasm levels rise. Otherwise I am afraid Mr Finchem, you will have to stage a lonely battle defending the merits of the FedEx Cup.

Andy Brown
09/22/07 @ 00:03

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