Fedex Cup

ATLANTA | FedEx Cup to offer $15 million to winner next year

ATLANTA  — The bonus pool for the PGA Tour postseason doubles next year to $70 million in a revamped system that gives a head start to top players at the Tour Championship and pays $15 million to the FedEx Cup champion. PGA Tour Commissioner Jay Monahan said Tuesday the changes were designed to make the … Continue reading ATLANTA | FedEx Cup to offer $15 million to winner next year

Els invited to Augusta National, but not to play Masters

/December 26,2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) — Ernie Els says he received an invitation to Augusta National for the first week in April. It just wasn’t an invitation to play in the Masters. Els had to clarify a tweet from Sunday that said: “Thank you for a Great Xmas present! @TheMasters Can’t wait!” That led several media sites … Continue reading Els invited to Augusta National, but not to play Masters

Leishman wins BMW Championship and sets sight on $10 million

LAKE FOREST, Ill./September 18, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — BMW Championship:  Marc Leishman put the finishing touches on his best year in golf and already was looking ahead to make it even better. With his wire-to-wire, five-shot victory in the BMW Championship — his first tournament after losing a two-shot lead on the back nine at the … Continue reading Leishman wins BMW Championship and sets sight on $10 million

PGA playoff fever, and all the math that comes with it

OLD WESTBURY, N.Y./August 24, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — PGA: The Northern Trust might be one tournament that can change a player’s season without even having to win. Sean O’Hair fits into that category. A year ago at the FedEx Cup playoffs opener, O’Hair closed with a 66 at Bethpage Black and wound up in a tie … Continue reading PGA playoff fever, and all the math that comes with it