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The Latest News on the US PGA Tour

The 2021 Northern Trust just concluded in New Jersey, and we have the winners list. Formerly known as The Barclays, the Northern Trust is a PGA tour golf tournament revolving around New York City and Boston states. Since 2007, the tournament has been coming first in the FedEx Cup playoffs.

Now let’s look at the latest news developments in the world of golf.

Tony Finau wins the Northern Trust PGA Tour Tournament.

Finau recorded a dramatic finish during the 2021 Northern Trust golf tournament in New Jersey after defeating Cameron Smith in the playoffs on Monday. According to reports, this is the first PGA Tour win since 2016. The success will see Finau proceed to the next tournament of the BMW Golf Championships in Caves Valley Golf Club in Owings Mills, Maryland.

Here is how it went down. Finau had made three shots out of the lead before running off a birdie to an eagle then a birdie again. He then made a 30-putt across the 14th green and closed with a 6-under 65.

On the other hand, Smith had a fantastic run before missing a 25-foot birdie. He also missed out on round 59 at The Northern Trust to finish the tournament with a 67.

Patrick Reed to Miss the BMW Championship due to Pneumonia

In other news, Patrick Reed is expected to miss out on the coming 2021 BMW Championship tournament in Caves Valley Golf Club. The BMW Championship is the second event of the FedExCup Playoffs, which is scheduled to begin on Monday. According to reports, Reeds has been having health issues recently.

The star won the 2019 Northern Trust tournament at Liberty National, New Jersey. But in this year’s tournament, Reed has faced health challenges ranging from an ankle injury to Pneumonia. Further, during the rain-delayed round on Monday, Reed stated that he was at home battling double Pneumonia.

As a result, the golfer has officially withdrawn from the coming BMW Championships tournament 2021. According to his socials’ statement, his ankle is fine, but the bad news is that he is in the hospital battling bilateral Pneumonia. However, he also added that he was looking forward to returning to the 2021 BMW Championships tour.

During the 2021 golf summer, Reed has made it through several and demanding travel schedules. The player has transitted between Rockets Mortgage Classic, The Open Championship, the 3M Open, and the Tokyo Olympic Games.

Reed has been phenomenal in Golf Tour Championships since 2013: He has never missed the top-30 position during those past events. In this year’s Northern Trust Tournament, he is ranked at position 22 according to FedECup standings. The star is also ranked at position nine according to the U.S Ryder Cup standings.

This year’s BMW Championship will be his third consecutive event to miss due to health issues.

Keith Mitchell Proceeds to the BMW Championship

Keith Mitchell has made it through the rain-delayed final round on Monday to proceed to the BMW Championship.

Mitchel had to survive the wild tee shots on holes 14, 15, and 17. In the Northern Trust event, he missed the green but made a par on 15. Further, he made three closing birdies and shot 69 to finish T8 at 13 par.

As a result, Mitchell moved from position 101 to the 63rd position to proceed to the next FedEx tournament in Caves Valley.

Top 10 2021 Northern Trust Finalists and rewards

1 Tony Finau 1,710,00
P2 Cameron Smith $1,035,500
3 Jon Rahm $655,500
T4 Alex Noren $399,792
T4 Tom Hoge $399,792
T4 Justin Thomas $399,792
T8 Kevin Na $277,875
T8 Keith Mitchell $277,875
T8 Corey Conners $277,875
T11 Patrick Cantlay $203,775
T11 Keegan Bradley $203,775
T11 Harold Varner III $203,775
T11 Hudson Swafford $203,775
T11 Shane Lowry $203,775
T16 Harry Higgs $144,875
T16 Robert Streb $144,875
T16 Sungjae Im $144,875
T16 Pat Perez $144,875
T16 Xander Schauffele $144,875
T21 Sebastián Muñoz $95,792
T21 Stewart Cink $95,792
T21 Aaron Wise $95,792
T21 Charley Hoffman $95,792
T21 Cameron Tringale $95,792
T21 Sam Burns $95,792
T27 Mackenzie Hughes $69,350
T27 Cameron Champ $69,350
T27 Maverick McNealy $69,350
T27 Lee Westwood $69,350
T31 Billy Horschel $48,925
T31 Talor Gooch $48,925
T31 Adam Schenk $48,925
T31 Cam Davis $48,925
T31 Joel Dahmen $48,925
T31 Seamus Power $48,925
T31 Harris English $48,925
T31 Doug Ghim $48,925
T31 Chez Reavie $48,925
T31 Bryson DeChambeau $48,925
T31 Ian Poulter $48,925
T31 Brooks Koepka $48,925
T43 Rory McIlroy $32,775
T43 Scottie Scheffler $31,825
T43 Hideki Matsuyama $31,825
T43 Viktor Hovland $31,825
T47 Zach Johnson $24,331
T47 Joaquin Niemann $24,331
T47 Carlos Ortiz $24,331
T47 Brandt Snedeker $24,331
T47 Marc Leishman $24,331
T47 K.H. Lee $24,331
T47 Peter Malnati $24,331
T47 Webb Simpson $24,331
T47 Max Homa $24,331
T56 Patton Kizzire $21,470
T56 Daniel Berger $21,470
T56 Chris Kirk $21,470
T56 Kramer Hickok $21,470
T56 Anirban Lahiri $21,470
T56 Russell Henley $21,470
T56 Andrew Putnam $21,470
T56 Dylan Frittelli $21,470
T64 Paul Casey $20,140
T64 Garrick Higgo $20,140
T64 Abraham Ancer $20,140
T64 Kevin Streelman $20,140
T64 Lanto Griffin $20,140
T64 Scott Piercy $20,140
70 Luke List $19,475
T71 James Hahn $19,190
T71 Denny McCarthy $19,190
73 Jordan Spieth $18,905
74 Gary Woodland $18,715
75 Brian Harman $18,525