Before the BMW Championship, only Tiger Woods (1st) and Charl Schwartzel (29th) had spots inside the Top 30. On the outside of the Top 30 were:
Kevin Chappell (33rd)
Nick Watney (34th)
Rory McIlroy (41st)
Russell Henley (43rd)
After some weather delays and a Monday finish, Nick Watney and Charl Schwartzel each put up a Top 10 in a big weekend to make their way to East Lake and the Top 30 overall.
Nick Watney finished 2nd, after a final round 64 that left him 2 shots back of Zach Johnson.
Charl Schwartzel finished tied for 8th after an opening 66 and shooting 70-69-69 as a model of consistency that he always is.
Tiger finished 11th and held onto the 1st spot, while Russell Henley finished 39th, Rory finished T-59 and Kevin Chappell T-62.
Here are the final scores from Chicago:
And here are the standings going into East Lake:
Tiger Woods – 1st
Nick Watney – 12th
Charl Schwartzel – 23rd