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Thursday, August 19, 2021

2021 FedEx Cup Playoffs: Everything You need to know in Golf postseason

FedEx Cup Playoffs 2021: Standings, schedule, format, Strokes, Prize money, Venues, Last winner.




The PGA Tour 2020-21 regular season is over. 


Now, It’s time for the Postseason.  The FedEx Cup Playoffs consist of three events, capped off by the Tour Championship, Tour postseason Playoff golf is here again as everyone is positioning themselves for the $15 million grand prize money at the end.



 After 47 events of 2020-21 PGA Tour season (including six major champ's), the longest regular season in PGA Tour history has ended and the three-week postseason is here. 

The FedEx Cup Playoffs start this week with The Northern Trust, followed by the BMW Championship and big-money Tour Championship at East Lake, which wraps up the entire 50-event season.


The idea behind the FedEx Cup playoffs when they began in 2007 was for players to be at their best during the postseason chase for a cash bonanza — $10 million for the winner back then, $15 million now, rising to $18 million next year.




FedEx Cup Playoff 2021: All Three Events, schedule dates, Venues, Players Fields..




 This year marks the 15th season of the playoffs. PGA Tour players battled through 50 events during the 2020-21 “super season” with only the top 125 in FedEx Cup points making the postseason.




Aug. 19-22 -- The Northern Trust at Liberty National Golf Club 

Venue:  (Jersey City, New Jersey)

Fields:  Top 125 players  



Aug. 26-29 -- BMW Championship at Caves Valley Golf Club 

Venue:   (Owings Mills, Maryland)

Field:   Top 70 players


Sept. 2-5 -- Tour Championship at East Lake Golf Club 

Venue:   (Atlanta, Georgia)

Field:   Top 30 Players







2021 FedEx Cup Playoffs: Starting strokes.




No. 1: 10 under

No. 2: 8 under

No. 3: 7 under

No. 4: 6 under

No. 5: 5 under

Nos. 6-10: 4 under

Nos. 11-15: 3 under

Nos. 16-20: 2 under

Nos. 21-25: 1 under

Nos. 26-30: Even





2021 FedEx Cup Playoffs Prize money: Bonuses payout, purse, winners share.



  There is a total of $60 million in bonus money up for grabs at East Lake.

 The winner of the Tour Championship is declared the FedEx Cup champion and takes home a first-place prize of $15 million in bonus money. 


. If you make it to the Tour Championship, you're guaranteed $395,000. 

Everyone who makes it to the BMW Championship is guaranteed at least $140,000. Heck, everyone who finished in the top 125 is guaranteed at least $101,000. And all of this is on top of what the tournaments themselves pay out. 

Add it all up, and FedEx is giving out $60 million in bonus funds to the best players in the world.




1st: $15 million

2nd: $5 million

3rd: $4 million

4th: $3 million

5th: $2.5 million

6th: $1.9 million

7th: $1.3 million

8th: $1.1 million

9th: $950K

10th $830K



11. $750,000,       12. $705,000,       13. $660,000


14. $620,000,       15. $595,000,       16. $570,000


17. $550,000,      18. $535,000,       19. $520,000


20. $505,000,     21. $490,000,     22. $478,000


23. $466,000,      24. $456,000,    25. $445,000


26. $435,000,      27. $425,000,     28. $415,000

29. $405,000,       30. $395,000   ...





Who won the most titles at East Lack along with 2020 FedEx Cup title ...




Dustin Johnson has won the 2020 FedEx Cup title. 

 Only two golfers have won multiple FedEx Cup titles: Tiger Woods in 2007 and 2009, and Rory McIlroy in 2016 and 2019.

Dustin Johnson has six victories in the FedEx Cup Playoffs, the most all-time in the 14 seasons of the playoffs.

Tiger Woods in 2007 and Spieth in 2015 are the only players who started the postseason as the No. 1 seed and won the FedEx Cup.




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