You Oughta Know: A tale of two Kims


GREENSBORO, N.C. – The PGA Tour’s 10-month regular season is down to its final round. Here’s what You Oughta Know heading into the final day at the Wyndham Championship, where Si Woo Kim holds a four-shot lead:

• Kim, 21, is in search of his first PGA Tour victory. His best prior finish came at this year’s Barbasol Championship, where he lost in a playoff to Aaron Baddeley.

• This is Kim’s first career 54-hole lead. He set a tournament scoring record with a 10-under 60 during the second round.

• The top 125 on the FedEx Cup points list at week’s end will qualify for The Barclays. Based on projections through 54 holes, Shawn Stefani and Kyle Stanley would move inside the top 125, while Matt Jones and Whee Kim would be bumped outside the number.

• Stefani entered the week at No. 133 but is currently projected at No. 125 after a third-round 66 that included a hole-in-one. At 8 under, he is tied for 25th – a standing that projects him a single FedEx Cup point ahead of Jones.

Tim Wilkinson, who entered the week at No. 139, is T-14 at 10 under. That standing means he is projected to move to No. 129, but the Kiwi could still move inside the bubble with a strong final round.

• Kim’s closest pursuer is Rafael Cabrera Bello, four shots back at 14 under. Cabrera-Bello will make his Ryder Cup debut next month but as a PGA Tour non-member, he would qualify for the FedEx Cup Playoffs only with a win.

Luke Donald is tied for third, five shots behind Kim. His lone top-10 finish this season is a runner-up at the RBC Heritage, and his last PGA Tour win came at the 2012 Valspar Championship.

Jim Furyk is tied for third alongside Donald. In his first start since shooting a 58 at the Travelers Championship, he is in contention for what would be just his second win since the 2010 Tour Championship.

Patrick Reed (T-18) and Brandt Snedeker (T-6) are both projected to pass J.B. Holmes in the U.S. Ryder Cup standings, a turn of events that would bump Holmes from No. 7 to No. 9 in the standings. Only the top eight players after The Barclays earn automatic bids.

Kevin Na is tied for third despite a double bogey on his final hole Saturday. Na’s lone PGA Tour win came at the 2011 Shriners Hospitals for Children Open.