By Gethin Coolbaugh, The Sports Xchange
Patrick Reed's win at The Barclays gave him control of his own destiny entering the Deutsche Bank Championship in Norton, Mass., but history suggests that isn't the best spot to be in.
While Reed sits atop the FedExCup standings (3,575 points), only one Barclays winner has gone on to hoist the FedExCup (Fiji's Vijay Singh in 2008) in FedExCup Playoffs history.
"I believe in myself and how I'm playing right now that I have the opportunity to make a run," said Reed, who is paired with top-ranked Jason Day of Australia and world No. 2 Dustin Johnson for Friday's first round.