WHAT IF THE FEDEX CUP WAS DONE BY SCORING AVERAGE?

With Tiger finishing 43rd, I wondered how different it might have been if scoring average in relation to the field was used by the PGA Tour for the Fed Ex Cup instead of their phony points system.

I used my rankings and weighted them similarly to the PGA Tour. For example, a playoff event is worth five times as much as an average tournament, a major is double and the Tour Championship is effectively half the season. So, if I was to wait until next week the ranking would be 50-percent Tour Championship, 36.3-percent regular season(with Majors counted twice) and 13.6 percent playoffs.

So, with those weights, I got this ranking among players who played at least 30 rounds during the regular season:

PLAYER REG SEA PLAYOFFS ROUNDS AVG
Phil Mickelson -0.726 -0.235 78 -0.264
Ernie Els -0.663 -0.252 68 -0.241
Matt Kuchar -0.655 -1.057 89 -0.238
Steve Stricker -0.599 -0.966 72 -0.218
Paul Casey -0.579 -0.766 56 -0.211
Tiger Woods -0.547 -0.625 49 -0.199
Rory McIlroy -0.545 -0.033 52 -0.198
Dustin Johnson -0.542 -0.620 82 -0.197
J.B. Holmes -0.528 -0.288 86 -0.192
Retief Goosen -0.508 -0.618 71 -0.185
Bubba Watson -0.506 -0.263 67 -0.184
Nick Watney -0.501 -0.272 84 -0.182
Anthony Kim -0.494 0.488 42 -0.180
Jim Furyk -0.483 -0.384 74 -0.176
K.J. Choi -0.468 -0.332 82 -0.170
Bo Van Pelt -0.464 -0.142 94 -0.169
Robert Allenby -0.449 -0.167 66 -0.163
Sean O’Hair -0.447 0.100 79 -0.162
Luke Donald -0.430 -0.941 64 -0.156
Justin Rose -0.404 -0.420 68 -0.147
Ben Crane -0.398 -0.103 80 -0.145
Bryce Molder -0.396 0.053 74 -0.144
Hunter Mahan -0.389 -0.344 78 -0.142
Adam Scott -0.383 -0.890 66 -0.139
Tim Clark -0.380 -0.250 79 -0.138
Padraig Harrington -0.376 0.147 60 -0.137
Camilo Villegas -0.365 -0.046 72 -0.133
Steve Elkington -0.355 0.592 70 -0.129
Ricky Barnes -0.351 0.352 99 -0.128
Shaun Micheel -0.340 0.840 60 -0.124
Jeff Overton -0.324 0.268 83 -0.118
Fredrik Jacobson -0.319 0.057 67 -0.116
Heath Slocum -0.317 -0.109 87 -0.115
Brendon de Jonge -0.312 0.098 100 -0.113
Stewart Cink -0.312 -0.533 78 -0.113
Bill Haas -0.306 -0.403 75 -0.111
Jason Day -0.302 -0.727 74 -0.110
Brandt Snedeker -0.298 -0.371 87 -0.108
Ryan Moore -0.296 -0.289 79 -0.108
David Toms -0.282 -0.179 79 -0.103
Lucas Glover -0.281 0.358 80 -0.102
Charles Howell III -0.264 0.273 85 -0.096
Kevin Na -0.249 -0.486 85 -0.090
Carl Pettersson -0.248 0.470 89 -0.090
Zach Johnson -0.243 -0.605 87 -0.088
Kenny Perry -0.243 0.414 76 -0.088
Rickie Fowler -0.240 -0.153 82 -0.087
Jason Bohn -0.239 0.316 68 -0.087
Geoff Ogilvy -0.235 -0.543 56 -0.085
Vijay Singh -0.233 -0.338 74 -0.085
Angel Cabrera -0.229 -0.133 63 -0.083
Charley Hoffman -0.212 -0.767 67 -0.077
Pat Perez -0.205 0.439 68 -0.075
Steve Marino -0.199 -0.086 79 -0.072
Charlie Wi -0.198 -0.734 69 -0.072
Kevin Sutherland -0.197 0.119 72 -0.072
Y.E. Yang -0.196 0.034 70 -0.071
Scott Verplank -0.193 0.557 78 -0.070
Stephen Ames -0.191 0.104 63 -0.069
D.J. Trahan -0.191 -0.210 74 -0.069
Justin Leonard -0.189 -0.187 78 -0.069
Spencer Levin -0.189 0.388 88 -0.069
D.A. Points -0.188 0.182 80 -0.068
Chris Riley -0.187 0.569 57 -0.068
Tom Gillis -0.184 -0.485 75 -0.067
John Rollins -0.183 0.141 71 -0.067
Matt Jones -0.161 -0.155 73 -0.058
Vaughn Taylor -0.157 -0.378 71 -0.057
Greg Chalmers -0.152 -0.434 75 -0.055
Jason Dufner -0.147 0.040 91 -0.054
Chad Collins -0.135 0.396 77 -0.049
Jonathan Byrd -0.128 0.160 65 -0.047
Ben Curtis -0.124 0.518 72 -0.045
Marc Leishman -0.117 -0.298 83 -0.042
Briny Baird -0.107 0.142 69 -0.039
Davis Love III -0.106 -0.070 69 -0.038
Boo Weekley -0.105 0.390 80 -0.038
Chris Couch -0.104 -0.053 58 -0.038
J.P. Hayes -0.103 -0.049 61 -0.038
Chad Campbell -0.099 0.445 82 -0.036
J.J. Henry -0.096 0.593 88 -0.035
Dean Wilson -0.090 0.142 36 -0.033
John Senden -0.087 -0.386 85 -0.032
Brian Gay -0.084 -0.259 83 -0.031
Stuart Appleby -0.075 0.046 91 -0.027
Blake Adams -0.075 0.726 60 -0.027
Tim Petrovic -0.072 -0.240 79 -0.026
Troy Matteson -0.069 0.253 68 -0.025
Garrett Willis -0.069 0.789 68 -0.025
Ryuji Imada -0.067 -0.175 70 -0.025
Jimmy Walker -0.052 0.276 74 -0.019
Alex Prugh -0.051 0.577 76 -0.018
Andres Romero -0.050 -0.085 53 -0.018
Ryan Palmer -0.048 -0.634 66 -0.017
Ian Poulter -0.047 -0.570 52 -0.017
Jerry Kelly -0.046 0.861 89 -0.017
Alex Cejka -0.045 0.872 77 -0.016
Webb Simpson -0.042 0.288 74 -0.015
Rory Sabbatini -0.019 -0.174 66 -0.007
John Merrick -0.015 0.422 95 -0.006
Kevin Streelman -0.015 -0.337 70 -0.006
Michael Sim -0.012 -0.430 57 -0.004
Aaron Baddeley -0.001 0.245 70 0.000
Martin Laird -0.001 -0.668 77 0.000
Bob Estes 0.007 0.484 67 0.002
Graham Delaet 0.016 1.049 70 0.006
Kevin Stadler 0.031 1.049 72 0.011
Joe Ogilvie 0.031 1.745 85 0.011
Kris Blanks 0.034 0.193 77 0.012
Brian Davis 0.039 0.006 79 0.014
Woody Austin 0.043 0.484 75 0.016
Michael Letzig 0.045 0.319 65 0.016
Jeff Maggert 0.058 2.947 61 0.021
Josh Teater 0.070 -0.103 81 0.025
Paul Goydos 0.074 0.577 72 0.027
Scott Piercy 0.091 0.187 66 0.033
Nathan Green 0.110 1.260 76 0.040
Matt Bettencourt 0.147 1.237 83 0.054
Bill Lunde 0.196 1.425 71 0.071
Robert Garrigus 0.196 0.063 51 0.071
Derek Lamely 0.218 0.484 73 0.079
David Duval 0.225 0.374 63 0.082
Cameron Beckman 0.288 0.142 56 0.105
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