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The Reshuffle List: That's A Wrap

Jeremy Schilling

Schilling covers golf for RotoWire, focusing on young and up-and-coming players. He was a finalist for the FSWA's Golf Writer of the Year award. He also contributes to PGA Magazine and hosts the popular podcast "Teeing It Up" on BlogTalkRadio.

That's a wrap folks, and with Davis Love III's stunning victory at the Wyndham Championship, the 2014-15 PGA Tour regular season is complete. So with that in mind, here's which Reshuffle List players made the playoffs, which are going to the Web.com Tour Finals, who will have to wait until next year, and who was saved by the money.

2014-15 Tour Card Winners


These players secured their PGA Tour cards and made the FedEx Cup Playoffs. It took just over 459 FedEx Cup points to clinch a card.

Justin Thomas - 1006.898 FedEx Cup Points
Tony Finau - 984.905 points
Daniel Berger - 899.183
Sean O'Hair - 719.289
Scott Pinckney - 644.503
Colt Knost - 628.166
Kyle Reifers - 626.040
Jim Herman - 609.582
Greg Owen - 607.714
John Peterson - 587.940
Jason Gore - 564.420
Hudson Swafford - 553.740
Jon Curran - 539.930
Zac Blair - 538.174
Steve Wheatcroft - 535.920
Andres Gonzales - 531.080
Chad Collins - 503.594

Only Gore moved into the "clinch" category since our last update, buoyed by that stellar performance at the Wyndham Championship, finishing second and earning 300 points.
Reifers wound up being safely in as well, with a playoff loss at the Barracuda Championship giving him job security for 2015-2016.

Web.com Tour Finals

The following players will go to the Web.com Tour Finals (it took 103.490 points to qualify):

Tom Hoge - 441.023 FedEx Cup Points
Alex Prugh - 433.000
S.J. Park - 425.500
Sam Saunders - 413.400
Tom Gillis - 391.150
Cameron Percy - 360.773
Max Homa - 277.524
Mark Hubbard - 273.970
Steven Alker - 216.140
Jonathan Randolph - 208.860
Andrew Putnam - 191.950
Oscar Fraustro - 171.333
Eric Axley - 152.470
Tyrone Van Aswegen - 141.930
Ryan Armour - 122.750
Bill Lunde - 116.895
Roger Sloan - 103.490

Hoge's emergence onto the scene at the Wyndham, where he was paired with Tiger Woods on Saturday, gave him a shot at clinching his card without needing the Web.com Tour Finals but ultimately came up short as he backed up a bit over the weekend, eventually finishing T38 (he went 72-71 over the last two rounds). By the way, his 441 points would have been good enough to clinch a card last year, but the addition of the Barbasol Championship made that number too close for comfort and ultimately was 17 points short.

Failed to Qualify

These players missed the Web.com Tour Finals and will have to find status elsewhere next season, presumably on the Web.com Tour.

Byron Smith - 96.250 FedEx Cup Points
Zack Sucher - 69.990
Heath Slocum - 61.972
Carlos Sainz - Jr. 59.250
Richard Sterne - 29.000
Bud Cauley - 0.000

Cauley indeed will be the Nothing Man for this season, his shoulder injury preventing him from getting any starts on the PGA Tour (he'll be likely claiming a major medical exemption), and only five "rehab" starts on the Web.com Tour, where he missed four cuts and tied for 28th in his only time playing the weekend.

Saved By the Money

One saving grace for some players is that the top 125 on the PGA Tour money list still get to keep their cards, even if they failed to finish in the Top 125 in FedEx Cup Points.

Whee Kim, Blayne Barber - They finished the regular season 141st and 145th, respectively, in FedEx Cup points and will keep their PGA Tour cards because they ranked 122nd and 121st on the PGA Tour money list. This is huge for these guys especially, both young players with growing careers, as it ensures their exemption category for next season is much higher than if they would have had to go through the Web.com Tour Finals to fight for their card, with an uncertain outcome.

Jamie Donaldson - 130th on Fedex Cup Points list, 104th on money list
Will MacKenzie - 126th, 113th
Charlie Beljan - 149th, 118th
David Toms - 144th, 125th

Non-Members Earning Cards

On the PGA Tour, non-members who earn the equivalent FedEx Cup Points or money to No. 125 on the respective lists, also earn a card for the following season.

Non-Member FedEx Cup Points List:

Branden Grace
Patrick Rodgers
Danny Willett

Rodgers is in a really weird spot at the moment. He earned enough points to qualify for the Playoffs but is currently on an unscheduled seven-week vacation, essentially. He can't participate in the FedEx Cup Playoffs because non-members are not eligible to do so, and can't participate in the Web.com Tour Finals (even though he qualified for it via the Web.com Tour money list), because once you earn special temporary membership on the PGA Tour (which he did earlier this year), you are instantly inelgibile.

The inability to play in the Playoffs means he'll be in the category 21 next year on the PGA Tour, below those who are official members who kept their cards via points but above those who will come off the Web.com Tour. The biggest impact, though, may be the unexpected seven-week vacation.

Non-Member PGA Tour Money List:

Cameron Smith

Some might remember Smith as the OTHER guy in a blue Under Armour shirt who made waves on Sunday at the U.S. Open. That was Smith, who nearly made an albatross on the 72nd hole at Chambers Bay. He's now got a PGA Tour card to play with, and a very bright future ahead of him if he gets off to a good start next season.

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