The game within the game at the Barclays is following the names near the bottom of the points list, to see which players will advance to next week’s Deutsche Bank Championship.
Only the top 100 qualify for the second of four PGA Tour playoff events, held at TPC Boston. But there were 123 at Liberty National Golf Club for the Barclays, which means nearly two dozen will have their playoff run end early.
Aaron Baddeley is trying to be one of the few that jumps from outside the top 100 into the Deutsche Bank Championship. Baddeley, No. 119 at the start of the Barclays, is projected to be No. 74 after shooting a third-round 66. Full story for BostonGlobe.com subscribers.
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