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Scenarios: What the top 10 players need to win the FedEx Cup
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What are the scenarios in play to win the FedEx Cup? We've got each of the top ten players listed along with what they need to do during this weekend's Tour Championship in order to win.

1 - Tiger Woods
If he wins the Tour Championship, he wins the Cup. He has a reasonable chance of winning the Cup with a top-five finish this weekend. He can finish as low as 29th and still have a mathematical chance of winning the Cup.

2 - Henrik Stenson
If he wins the Tour Championship, he wins the Cup. He has a reasonable chance of winning with a top-three finish this weekend. He can finish as low as a two-way tie for 6th and still have a mathematical chance of winning the Cup.

3 - Adam Scott
If he wins the Tour Championship, he wins the Cup. He has a reasonable chance of winning with a 2nd place finish. He can finish as low as tied for 4th and still have a mathematical chance of winning.

4 - Zach Johnson
If he wins the Tour Championship, he wins the Cup. He has a reasonable chance of winning with a2nd place finish. He can finish as low as tied for 3rd and still have a mathematical chance of winning.

5 - Matt Kuchar
If he wins the Tour Championship, he wins the Cup. He can finish as low as a two-way tie for 2nd and still have a mathematical chance of winning.

6 - Steve Stricker
To win the Cup, he has to win the Tour Championship -- AND -- Tiger Woods has to finish tied for 2nd or worse. If Stricker finishes 2nd, he still has a mathematical chance of winning.

7 - Graham DeLaet
To win the Cup, he has to win the Tour Championship -- AND -- Tiger Woods has to finish in a 3-way tie for 2nd or worse, PLUS Henrik Stenson has to finish tied for 2nd or worse.

8 - Phil Mickelson
To win the Cup, he has to win the Tour Championship -- AND -- Tiger Woods has to finish 3rd or worse, Henrik Stenson finishes tied for 2nd or worse, and Adam Scott finishes 2nd or worse.

9 - Justin Rose
To win the Cup, he has to win the Tour Championship -- AND -- Tiger Woods finishes in a three-way tie for 3rd or worse, Henrik Stenson finishes 3rd or worse, Adam Scott finishes tied for 2nd or worse and Zach Johnson finishes 2nd or worse.

10 - Brandt Snedeker
To win the Cup, he has to win the Tour Championship -- AND -- Tiger Woods finishes 5th or worse, Henrik Stenson finishes in a three-way tie for 3rd or worse, Adam Scott finishes in a three-way tie for 2nd or worse, Zach Johnson finishes tied for 2nd or worse, and Matt Kuchar finishes 2nd or worse.

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