Rahm soars to the top at Dell Technologies

"When you win, you're playing well, so it gives you a lot of confidence", he said. And it has been five years since Woods has played. Like Rahm, he is a big fan of TPC Boston. The fairways are wide, the greens are relatively small with excellent, fast putting surfaces, and the course offers up quite a bit of variety; reachable Par 5's, drivable Par 4's, long Par 4's, long Par 5's.

Scott missed the opening playoffs event in NY last week to be with his wife in Australia for the birth of their second child, son Byron.

"You can tell it's a ball-striker's course because on every green, there's little sections for the pin to be at", Rahm said. The field for the TPC Boston is at 96 players after Brandt Snedeker, Scott Piercy, J.B. Holmes and Henrik Stenson withdrew.

World number one Dustin Johnson leads the FedExCup standings after winning the series opener, the Northern Trust, in Old Westbury, New York on Sunday.

Former world No.1 Jason Day will battle two-time victor Jordan Spieth at this year's Australian Open in Sydney, organisers said yesterday. Bubba Watson moved into the top 100 at No. 72, making him among eight players who have reached the second round of the playoffs all 11 years of the FedExCup.

Rose heads into the third round on five under, a score matched by a charging Jordan Spieth late in the day after The Open champion, who was three over after seven holes on day one, continued his fine recovery with seven birdies and a lone dropped shot.

Where does a player go when he's achieved his goals for the year with spring only just ceding its way to summer? Like has been so often been true for Rahm this season, as basically a Tour rookie, it is once again his first time playing in this event.

LPGA rookie Sung Hyun Park won last week in Canada, which put her in range of catching So Yeon Ryu in the points race to win LPGA player of the year. "I'm feeling good, so I think that's a big key for me". His play over the last two days is a promising sign after missing the cut in three of his previous five starts. "It took me some time to adjust to what I had done".

The LPGA Tour heads west to the Cambia Portland Classic, while a number of PGA Tour players who were not in the FedEx Cup playoffs have gone to OH to try to save their jobs in the start of the Web.com Tour Finals.

The four-time major victor will play the remaining three FedEx Cup play-off events - assuming he qualifies for the 30-man Tour Championship - and the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship with his father Gerry from October 5-8 before calling time on his season in a bid to get fully fit for the new campaign.

"Well, he needs to do what's best for the team". He's registered eight top-10 finishes in 20 PGA Tour starts, including his first professional victory in January's Farmers Insurance Open. I feel like the things I've been working on, they are back to working ...

  • Jon Douglas