Sergio Garcia was among the players to see his PGA Tour season end at the Northern Trust, as Jordan Spieth kept his FedExCup hopes alive.

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The top-125 in the FedExCup standings got to tee it up at Liberty National for the first of three Play-Off events, with only the top-70 after the event then qualifying for the BMW Championship.

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Garcia was one of four players to drop out of the top-70 after missing the cut in New Jersey, slipping from 65th to 72nd in the standings, with Danny Lee, Kevin Streelman and Matthew Wolff the others to fall below the cut-off mark.

Garcia posted back-to-back 73s to miss the cut by five strokes Garcia posted back-to-back 73s to miss the cut by five strokes Garcia posted back-to-back 73s to miss the cut by five strokes

A career-best tied-third finish for Harold Varner III saw the American make the biggest move of the week, up 73 places to 29th, with a tied-12th finish for Troy Merritt taking him to 59th and a top-20 for Wyndham Clark lifting him 22 spots to 68th in the standings.

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Joaquin Niemann was the other to sneak through after a final-round 66 took him from 74th to 70th, as 2015 FedExCup champion Spieth posted a fourth top-10 finish of the season to jump 25 spots and up into 44th position.

A final-round 75 from Danny Willett left the former Masters champion in tied-24th and end the campaign in 85th spot, while Bubba Watson (81st) and Tyrrell Hatton (79th) were also unable to extend their seasons.

Willett posted two top-10s on the PGA Tour in 2019 Willett posted two top-10s on the PGA Tour in 2019 Willett posted two top-10s on the PGA Tour in 2019

Patrick Reed’s one-shot victory took him to second in the season-long standings and within 216 points of FedExCup leader Brooks Koepka, with a tied-sixth finish knocking Rory McIlroy back into third spot.