Darren Clarke got an extra week to start mulling over his three captain's picks for Europe in the Ryder Cup because the top nine already are set. Matthew Fitzpatrick finished fifth in the Czech Masters and locked up no worse than the final spot.
Former Boise State golfers Troy Merritt and Graham DeLaet finished in the top 125 during the regular season on the PGA Tour, securing spots on tour for 2016-17. Tyler Aldridge of Nampa finished 140th, which gives him limited status on tour for next season and a spot in the Web.com Tour Finals. The Albertsons Boise Open is part of the finals.
Brock Mackenzie won the National Capital Open in the longest playoff in the Mackenzie Tour's PGA Tour Canada-era Sunday, beating Spain's Samuel Del Val with a birdie on the seventh extra hole at rainy and windy Hylands Golf Club.