Cape City – This week in golf can be an important one for gamers hoping to safe a spot within the Masters subject who have not managed to take action so far.
A stable efficiency on the WGC-Match Play in Austin this week might show sufficient to see a participant on the cusp of the High 50 on the earth rankings earn an invite to Augusta Nationwide.
The one different technique to nonetheless safe a ticket to Augusta can be carry out effectively on the Match Play occasion or the Texas Open the next week.
After all, it might additionally work the opposite means, which means gamers at the moment contained in the High 50 might discover themselves robbed of a Masters spot in the event that they carry out poorly.
The gamers at the moment on the bubble are Shane Lowry (48), Justin Harding (49), Byeong Hun An (51), Andrew Putnam (53), Jim Furyk (54), Chez Reavie (57), Sungjae Im (59) and Abraham Ancer (61).
Furyk lately made an enormous transfer up the rankings following his runner-up end on the Gamers Championship, though he nonetheless hasn’t finished fairly sufficient to get to Augusta.
In the meantime, three gamers have joined the sphere because of wins on the PGA Tour this yr: Adam Lengthy (Desert Traditional), J.B. Holmes (Genesis Open) and Keith Mitchell (Honda Traditional).
Jason Kokrak in all probability seems set to overlook out regardless of his runner-up end to Paul Casey on the Valspar Championship. Whereas that efficiency lifted him 22 spots up the world rating to 68, he’s not within the Match Play subject, so he might want to win the Texas Open with a purpose to get to the Masters.