How many FedEx Cup playoff events are there this year?
Three FedEx Cup playoff events will be played (instead of what had been four). The FedEx Cup playoff events whittle a field of 125 down to 30 for the final event at the Tour Championship. The points are increased by a factor of four from the regular season events, with a winner picking up 2,000 FedEx Cup points in the first two playoff events.
How are FedEx Cup points awarded to PGA Tour players?
All season long, players are awarded FedEx Cup points based on their performance in official PGA Tour events (for example, a regular Tour event typically awards 500 points to the winner.)
What happens to the FedExCup standings after the BMW Championship?
The top 30 in the FedExCup standings following the BMW Championship will advance to the TOUR Championship, where the final leaderboard will represent the final FedExCup standings for the top 30 players. Stroke play will be used to determine the champion of the PGA TOUR’s season-long points race.
How do you qualify for the FedEx Cup playoffs?
At the conclusion of the regular season, the top 125 players in the FedEx Cup standings qualify for the first playoff event, the FedEx St. Jude Championship. The top 70 in the standings after the FedEx St. Jude Championship qualify for next week’s BMW Championship.