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And if someone does play well enough, he could knock out No. 125
"I really don't want to miss out on those big events," Els, currently 126th, wrote in his weekly PGATour.com blog. "This really is last-chance saloon, as they say."
Els could get in simply by outperforming Villegas; both have 320 points, but the Colombian holds a tiebreak edge. Harrington (130th) faces only a four-point deficit, while Cabrera (150th) needs a top-eight finish to have any shot.
Montgomerie has extended an exemption into next week's
"Tiger looks like he's going to have nowhere to play for nearly three months," Montgomerie told Britain's Daily Mirror. "It would be superb if he accepted.
"I know he has his children to think about, and all that sort of stuff that goes with family commitments, but wouldn't it be great if he did say yes to any of our European Tour events? If you don't ask, you don't get, so it's worth a go."