FedExCup

O'Connell's Corner: Playoffs?

by Andrew O'Connell
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The PGA Tour needs to come to grips with a few realities, and its needs to do so soon.

A few years back, the Tour acknowledged that golf often slips from the mind of the casual fan following the last of the four major tournaments by establishing the FedExCup, a season long, 10 million dollar prize capped by a five week playoff tournament following the PGA Championship. Now, the Tour must admit that the FedExCup needs fixing if the PGA does not wish to see the Playoffs become an afterthought in the mind of the general public.