In accordance with a series of structural revamps, The PGA Tour has announced to increase the total FedEx Cup prize money to $60 million with an increase of $25 million.
PGA Tour, organisers of professional golf tours in the US and North America, have announced a major structural revamp of the post-season FedEx Cup including the increase of the prize money to $60 million, rewards for regular-season performance and a simplified scoring system.
The official organiser of professional golf tours in the US and North America, PGA Tour have mulled to bring in a major structural revamp of the post-season FedEx Cup along with an increase of the prize sum to $60 million, rewards fixed for regular-season performance and a simplified scoring system.
The decision of increasing the prize sum has been taken in an attempt to elevate the whole FedExCup season. According to the PGA tour commissioner Jay Monahan who believes that the move will take the repute of FedExCup from the regular season through the FedExCup Playoffs and finally, at the Playoffs Finale, the PGA Tour Championship.
With the new changes, there will be a simplified scoring system at the TOIR Championship that will determine the FedExCup Championship and a new $10 million programme for the FedExCup Regular Season sponsored by Wyndham Rewards: the “Wyndham Rewards Top 10.”
The FedExCup Playoffs will feature fields of 125 for THE NORTHERN TRUST, 70 for the BMW Championship and 30 for the Tour Championship, where the FedExCup Champion will be determined.