PGA Tour

Louis, Charl miss out on FedEx Cup finale

2017-09-18 13:44
Louis Oosthuizen (Supplied)

Cape Town - South Africans Louis Oosthuizen and Charl Schwartzel have both failed to qualify for the final tournament in the FedEx Cup race for glory - and $10 million.

Only 30 golfers will tee it up at this week's Tour Championship at East Lake after the conclusion of the penultimate tournament, the BMW Championship, on Sunday.

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Oosthuizen lay 24th in the standings leading into the BMW Championship, but his even-par finish wasn't enough to secure him a spot in the coveted last 30-man field.

Oosthuizen, the 2010 Open Championship winner, had a poor start, opening with rounds of 77 and 74 to sit 9-over par heading into the weekend.

But in typical Oosthuizen fashion, he fought his way back up the leaderboard with rounds of 66 and 67.

Oosthuizen wound up 31st in the FedEx Cup standings and missed out on the final 30 spots by 0.001 points.

Meanwhile, Schwartzel finished at 9-under-par at Conway Farms, but his tied 27th finish wasn't good enough to seal his spot at the Tour Championship as the 2011 Masters champion ended 44th in the FedEx Cup standings.

Oosthuizen and Schwartzel, along with compatriot Branden Grace will now prepare to represent the International Team at the Presidents Cup taking place at Liberty National Golf Club in New Jersey, starting on Thursday, September 28.

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