Rookie Bud Cauley and Marco Dawson each shot an 8-under 62 Thursday that left them sharing the lead after one round of the McGladrey Classic.
Swede Jonas Blixt moved up 40 spots in the world golf rankings after his victory in the Frys.com Open in San Martin, Calif.
Martin Kaymer's win over Steve Stricker Sunday capped a rally in which Europe erased a four-point deficit to snatch the Ryder Cup from the United States.
Jim Furyk and Brandt Snedeker keyed the United States' dominance in foursomes Saturday, helping the Americans post a 10-6 lead over Europe in the Ryder Cup.
Phil Mickelson and Keegan Bradley combined to win two matches Friday in pacing the United States to a 2-point lead after the opening day of the Ryder Cup.
World No. 10-ranked golfer Steve Stricker was among four players added Tuesday to the U.S. team for the 2012 Ryder Cup.
Nicolas Colsaerts and Ian Poulter were added Monday to the European team for the 2012 Ryder Cup.
Padraig Harrington, hoping to grab a spot on the European Ryder Cup team, shot a 7-under 64 Thursday that put him one shot in front at The Barclays.
The PGA Tour playoffs begin Thursday with newly crowned world No. 1 Rory McIlroy set for a head-to-head battle with Tiger Woods.
Adam Scott, seeking his first major championship, will carry a four-shot lead into the final round of the British Open after posting a 2-under 68 Saturday.