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Summerhays Hopes for Better Results in This Year’s FedEx Cup
(This article by Kurt Kragthorpe appeared in the Salt Lake Tribune and can be seen in its entirety at http://www.sltrib.com/csp/cms/sites/sltrib/pages/printerfriendly.csp?id=58311957
By Kurt Kragthorpe
The Salt Lake Tribune
Daniel Summerhays thrived in last year’s FedEx Cup Playoffs, and now he’s hoping to play in this year’s full series of postseason tournaments.
The former Davis High School and BYU golfer tees off Thursday in The Barclays, the first playoff event, in New Jersey. Summerhays stands 49th on the FedEx Cup points list. He’s in good position to qualify for at least the two next two events, as the fields are reduced from 125 players this week to 100 for the Deutsche Bank Championship in Massachusetts and 70 for the BMW Championship in Colorado.
But he’ll have to play well in all three events to make the 30-player field for the Tour Championship.
Starting from a lower position last year, Summerhays finished in the top 30