The amount of money at stake — $45 million split between 30 golfers — dwarfs every other prize pool in golf, and while winning that trophy is prestigious, capturing the $15 million that comes with it can be life-changing for several golfers in this field.
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September 2-5, 2021 The TOUR Championship is the culminating event of the PGA TOUR Playoffs for the FedEx Cup , with only the top 30 players on the points list qualifying each year . The 2020 TOUR Championship and FedEx Cup Champion is Dustin Johnson.
June 18-21 —RBC Heritage, Harbour Town GL, Hilton Head Island, S.C. June 25-28 — Travelers Championship, TPC River Highlands, Cromwell, Conn. July 2-5 — Rocket Mortgage Classic, Detroit GC, Detroit, Mich. July 9-12 — John Deere Classic, TPC Deere Run, Silvis, Ill.
Well, their tax preparers do , anyway. Golf pros compete for prizemoney in multiple states, and those states expect to take their cut in taxes . Most states these days make tournaments withhold state taxes from players’ winnings , says Jim Palsa, a CPA who handles taxes for a US Tour professional .
If you won a regular-season PGA Tour stop, you earned 500 points. For a playoff win, you get 1,500 points. Similarly, all players earn three times the points for their performances in playoff events compared to regular-season tournaments.
At the TOUR Championship , the player with the lowest aggregate score over 72 holes when combined with his FedExCup Starting Strokes will win the TOUR Championship and also be crowned FedExCup Champion .
With a cable subscription, you can watch all four rounds of the 2020 Tour Championship on TV. Golf Channel will have the action for the first and second rounds, and will also provide early coverage for the final two rounds. Primary coverage of the third and final rounds on Sunday and Monday will be broadcast on NBC.
Playoff rewards As of 2019, the player with the most points after the Tour Championship wins the FedEx Cup itself and $15 million of a $70 million bonus fund. The runner-up gets $5 million, 3rd place $4 million, 4th place $3 million, 5th place $2.5 million, and so on down to $70,000 for 126th through 150th place.
Here’s where all 30 players will start the Tour Championship at East Lake 10 under: Dustin Johnson. 8 under: Jon Rahm. 7 under: Justin Thomas. 6 under: Webb Simpson. 5 under: Collin Morikawa. 4 under: Daniel Berger, Harris English, Bryson DeChambeau, Sungjae Im, Hideki Matsuyama.
– The PGA Tour has reversed course and announced the cancellation of The Players as well as the next three events on the schedule because of the coronavirus outbreak.
We are disappointed to announce that the 2020 PGA Professional Championship , July 19-22 at the Fazio Foothills and Coore Crenshaw Cliffside courses at Omni Barton Creek Resort & Spa in Austin, Texas, has been cancelled .
|ZOZO Championship (T72)||October 22 – 25, 2020||Sherwood Country Club, Thousand Oaks, CA|
|The Masters (T38)||November 12 – 15, 2020||Augusta National Golf Club, Augusta, GA|
|PNC Championship (7)||December 17 – 20, 2020||The Ritz-Carlton Golf Club, Orlando, FL|