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Best bets as FedEx Cup playoffs begin

By Wes Reynolds  (VSiN.com) 

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Kevin Kisner birdied the second playoff hole and emerged from a six-way playoff to win the Wyndham Championship at 55-1 for his fourth career PGA Tour victory and his first in almost two and a half years. Kevin Na, Branden Grace, Si Woo Kim, Adam Scott and Roger Sloan shared the runner-up position. Our tip Russell Henley looked like he was going to go wire to wire as he held the 18-, 36- and 54-hole leads plus had a two-stroke lead on the back nine before a missed two-foot putt on No. 11 let a host of players back into the tournament. Henley could have made it a PGA Tour-record seven-man playoff but missed a six-foot comebacker for par on No. 18 and settled for finishing tied for seventh. 
In all, three players played their way in to the Top 125 in the FedEx Cup Playoffs point standings, including Sloan (131 to 92), Scott Piercy (126 to 116) and Chesson Hadley (132-125), who shot the low Sunday round of 62, including an ace on No. 16, but still needed a three-putt from Justin Rose on the 18th to get the last spot in the Cup playoffs. Those falling out of the Top 125 and now having to play the Korn Ferry Tour Finals to keep their PGA Tour playing privileges include Ryan Armour (122 to 126), Patrick Rodgers (123 to 128) and Bo Hoag (125 to 129). 
A field of 124 players will tee it up this week in New Jersey for the Northern Trust, the first event of three in the FedEx Cup Playoffs. Louis Oosthuizen, who withdrew from the Wyndham last week citing a neck injury, is eighth in the FedEx Cup standings and is likely safe to advance to the Top 30 for the Tour Championship. He won’t play this week's event. 
 
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