Day joins world No 1 chase as Harrington exits Playoffs; Pieters wins as McGrane shows form

Day joins world No 1 chase as Harrington exits Playoffs; Pieters wins as McGrane shows form

Padraig Harrington —cut on Friday but unsure of his destiny until last night—was eliminated from the FedEx Cup playoffs as Jason Day shot 61 to win The Barclays by six and put himself in position to win the $10m bonus and challenge Rory McIlroy for the world No 1 spot.

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Round-up: Harrington teeters on the brink; Irish fall back in Czech Republic

Round-up: Harrington teeters on the brink; Irish fall back in Czech Republic

PGA Tour — Pádraig Harrington is facing an early exit from the FedEx Cup playoffs after Saturday’s third round results had him projected to fall to 101st and miss out on the Top 100 who qualify for Boston by just four points.

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Spieth hands world No 1 spot back to McIlroy as Harrington awaits FedEx Cup fate

Spieth hands world No 1 spot back to McIlroy as Harrington awaits FedEx Cup fate

Jordan Spieth missed the cut by three shots in The Barclays, which means that Rory McIlroy will return to the top of the world rankings for the second FedEx Cup playoff event in Boston. What's unclear is whether or not Pádraig Harrington will join them there.

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Amateurs: Brilliant bounce back for Gleeson; Major prize for Mehaffey; Mulligan suffers defeats

Amateurs: Brilliant bounce back for Gleeson; Major prize for Mehaffey; Mulligan suffers defeats

Castle and UCD's Alex Gleeson bounced back from last week's  defeat to Tiarnan McLarnon in the AIG Irish Amateur Close final when he claimed the Irish Youths and helped UCD win the Irish College Invitational Tournament at Moyola Park.

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