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How I would make the Fed Ex Cup exciting

First of all there would be no cuts in any of the tournaments. All qualified players play four days which gives everyone a chance:

Week one: Top 144 players enter. After 4 days only 72 move on. The others pack their bags and go home.

Week two: 72 players play 4 rounds and top 36 move on.

Week three: 36 players play 4 rounds with top 18 going to player championship.

Week 4: 18 guys battle it out with the winner taking home the 10 million dollar check.

Easy. Breezy! Everyone fights for their life every week, nobody gets to take a tournament off and the end result is determined on the final day of the Tour Championship.

If you have your own ideas I’d love to see them.

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Robert Thompson

A bestselling author and award-winning columnist, Robert Thompson has been writing about business and sports, and particularly golf, for almost two decades. His reporting and commentary on golf has appeared in Golf Magazine, the Globe and Mail, T&L Golf and many other media outlets. Currently Robert is a columnist with Global Golf Post, golf analyst for Global News and Shaw Communications, and Senior Writer to ScoreGolf. The Going for the Green blog was launched in 2004.

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