Duke golf: Kevin Streelman, Adam Long fail to make Tour Championship

Former Duke golf standouts Kevin Streelman and Adam Long did not qualify for the Tour Championship.

Kevin Streelman and Adam Long controlled their own fate in terms of reaching the Tour Championship, but neither player put together a good week at Olympia Fields to keep his spot inside the Top-30 of the Fed-Ex Cup Standings.

Streelman entered the BMW Championship at No. 28 in the Fed-Ex Championship, but after his 11-over par, he dropped to No. 32 and was on the outside looking in for the Tour Championship.

The former Blue Devil posted a six-over in Round One and then carded the highest score on the course on Friday in Round Two with a 10-over.

Typically, in a normal tournament, Streelman would have been cut from the event. But since this was a Fed-Ex Cup Playoff event, there was no cut line, and each player played four rounds unless an injury caused a withdrawal.

Streelman’s Third Round was one of the best on the course, but it was too little, too late after his four-under on Saturday.

Sunday was a decent round for the 41-year-old with a one-under, which all adds up to an 11-over par, which tied him in the tournament with Tiger Woods, Kevin Na, Nick Taylor, and Mark Hubbard.

As for his Round One and Round Two playing partner and fellow Blue Devil Adam Long, his fate of making the Tour Championship went down to the last shot of the weekend as Long’s poor play forced him to the bubble, but he still had a chance to qualify if Cameron Smith bogeyed No. 18.

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Unfortunately for Long, Smith stepped up to his ball and sank a par putt on No. 18, which jumped him to No. 30 in the Fed-Ex Cup Standings and dropped Long to No. 31.

Adam Long finished the BMW Championship at 12-over par, following a two-over in Round One, seven-over in Round Two, two-over in Round Three, and one-over in Round Four.

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The Tour Championship begins on Friday afternoon from East Lake Golf Club in Atlanta, Georgia. Coverage can be seen all weekend on the Golf Channel and NBC.

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