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Early Risers

Dec. 09, 2013
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Early Risers

By Sal JohnSON

The calendar may say it's 2013, but with six events in the books, the 2014 PGA Tour season is well under way. Here are three journeymen who have already gone a long way toward securing their Tour cards for 2015.

This is an article from the Dec. 9, 2013 issue

JASON BOHN

FedEx Cup Rank: 7th

The Skinny: Two-time Tour winner, healthy again, has all but locked up his card, thanks to a T2 at the Shriners and a T3 at Mayakoba

BRINY BAIRD(above)

FedEx Cup Rank: 11th

The Skinny: Has made 366 starts on Tour without a win, but the holidays will be a little merrier after a T2 at the McGladrey and strong play at the Frys.com Open (26th) and the Shriners (36th)

CHRIS STROUD

FedEx Cup Rank: 14th

The Skinny: He made the cut in only two of four starts, but both were T3s, at the CIMB Classic and at Mayakoba

PHOTOSAM GREENWOOD/GETTY IMAGESALMOST FAMOUS Six times a runner-up since 2001, Baird, 41, has won more than $13 million on Tour.