Adam Scott on East Lake today, where he is 10th. Image: Getty
Adam Scott & # 39; s chance to win the $ 15 million Fedex Cup wealth slid a bit further away at East Lake today, but some of the best players in the world float about the prize.
Scott had a mixed day in Atlanta, ran two birdie putts of more than 20 meters on the 10th and 17th, but also threw five bogeys in his second round 70, even-par for the day.
At five-under overall, he is 10th, eight shots from the leader, world number 1 Brooks Koepka at 13-under after a second straight 67 today.
A big league confrontation will follow during the weekend, with world No. 5 Justin Thomas and world No. 3 Rory McIlroy both at 12-under, just one shot back, and Xander Schaffele makes eagle on 18th to also get into the mix .
Marc Leishman is well back in the field, 28th tied.
The winner of the Tour Championship earns $ US15 million, but a total of $ US $ 60 million is offered.
MEANWHILE on the Korn Ferry Tour, a bunch of Australians are fighting for playing rights on the US PGA Tour for next season, while Sydney Cameron Davis and Perth & Curtis Luck move well at the Boise Open.
Luck seems to have secured his rights by making the cut, and he is expected to be 17 of the 25 players of the secondary tour who will receive their playing cards next week.
Davis is five under par and in 33rd place, projected on the 45th but still looking for a map. The tour championship is next week.
IN EUROPE Jason Scrivener came into discussion with the Scandinavian Invitation, fourth after a brilliant second round 63. There are two Australians in the mix, with Wade Ormsby, the first round leader, who today a 71 card to be tied sixth.