FedEx Cup places up for grabs at Wyndham Championship

<div class="news_article"><p>There is plenty at stake for golfers at this week's Wyndham Championship, the final event before the first leg of the PGA Tour's FedEx Cup playoffs.</p><p><div class="getty embed image" style="background-color:#fff;display:inline-block;font-family:'Helvetica Neue',Helvetica,Arial,sans-serif;color:#a7a7a7;font-size:11px;width:100%;max-width:594px;"><div style="padding:0;margin:0;text-align:left;"><a href="http://www.gettyimages.com/detail/485034408" target="_blank" style="color:#a7a7a7;text-decoration:none;font-weight:normal !important;border:none;display:inline-block;">Embed from Getty Images</a></div><div style="overflow:hidden;position:relative;height:0;padding:68.181818% 0 0 0;width:100%;"><iframe src="//embed.gettyimages.com/embed/485034408?et=VooNuFTVTyB_E_3iExgmMA&viewMoreLink=off&sig=OgRFxYorQmZN_gHm6Nq1BlS1fheHhK8c-tLp4POwigw=&caption=true" width="594" height="405" scrolling="no" frameborder="0" style="display:inline-block;position:absolute;top:0;left:0;width:100%;height:100%;margin:0;"></iframe></div><p style="margin:0;"></p></div></p><p></p><p>Incentives include a $1 million check to the winner and a chance for lower-ranked players to reposition themselves in the standings before the start of the playoffs at The Barclays tournament next week.</p><p>The top 125 players in the FedEx Cup Standings will earn spots into The Barclays, which is why all but three players ranked 100-150 are in the field this week at the Greensboro, North Carolina event.</p><p>Sitting on the magic number is South Korean Kim Whee at No. 125.</p><p>The US Ryder Cup captain Davis Love has won three Wyndham events -- last year at 19-under -- but will not defend his title this week.</p><p>Ryan Moore, who is coming off a victory at the John Deere Classic last week, posted four rounds in the 60s to finish in a tie for 10th in last year's Wyndham.</p><p>&quot;I like this golf course a lot,&quot; said Moore, who won the event in 2009.</p><p>&quot;I think it's a great course, a lot of character. You've got to hit a lot of different shots off the tees, into the greens, a lot of different clubs.&quot;</p><p>There are several former winners at the Sedgefield Country Club course, including Brandt Snedeker, who enters as No. 6 in the FedEx Cup standings, making him the highest-ranked player in the standings in the field this week.</p><p>Other former winners include Carl Pettersson, Arjun Atwal and Webb Simpson, who earned his first Tour victory at Sedgefield in 2011.</p><p>Other top names in the field this week include Patrick Reed, Justin Thomas, Kevin Na and Kevin Kisner.</p></div>