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Who's in

NO. 123, PAT BATES, $496,978: Entered this week at No. 124, maintained position inside the top 125 with a tie for 53rd, earning $11,059.

NO. 124, GLEN HNATIUK, $488,429: Moved from 130th into the promised land with $11,976 earned from a tie for 49th.

NO. 125, ESTEBAN TOLEDO, $487,495: The luckiest player in golf, he came in at No. 123, missed the cut yet did not fall out.

Who's out

NO. 126, PER-ULRIK JOHANSSON, $484,577: Came to Palm Harbor in the 125th spot and missed the cut.

NO. 128, MARK WILSON, $482,502: Finished in a tie for 65th, but needed to make about $5,000 more on the Copperhead.

NO. 130, OLIN BROWNE, $479,592: Appeared poised to move into top 125 until final-round 75 dropped him into a tie for 53rd; $11,059 was not enough.

At stake

TOP 20: For players not already exempt for next summer's U.S. and British opens, finishing among the top 20 money winners can do the job.

TOP 30: Qualifies a player for the Tour Championship, the $6-million, no-cut season-ending event.

TOP 40: For players not already invited to the Masters next spring, finishing among the top 40 money winners is another way to join the party.

TOP 70: Assures players a spot in the specialty events such as the Bay Hill Invitational, Colonial and Memorial.

TOP 125: In order to be fully exempt next season and gain entry into any full-field event, a player must finish among the top 125 money winners.

TOP 150: Players get a pass to the finals of the PGA Tour Qualifying Tournament, where they can try to earn one of 35 tour cards and improve their position.

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