PGA Tour playoffs: 2017 FedExCup standings, rankings, money list

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Here are the latest FedExCup standings, rankings and money list entering the 2017 Tour Championship at East Lake Golf Club.

PGA Tour playoffs: 2017 FedExCup standings, rankings, money list

Here are the latest FedExCup standings, rankings and money list entering the 2017 Tour Championship at East Lake Golf Club.

The lowest score wins in golf, but the highest number of points wins the PGA Tour's FedExCup playoffs.

After wrapping up golf's final major, the PGA Championship, the PGA Tour schedule shifts to a survive-and-advance style of play to crown the FedExCup champion. The winner of the FedExCup signifies the seasonlong PGA Tour champ.

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Here's everything you need to know about the PGA Tour standings, rankings and money list entering the Tour Championship, the final event of the FedExCup playoffs.

2017 PGA Tour standings, rankings

The top five PGA Tour players in points heading into the Tour Championship are: Jordan Spieth, Justin Thomas, Dustin Johnson, Marc Leishman and Jon Rahm.

The points are reset to create drama with the final playoff event. This levels the playing field and brings guys like Spieth, Thomas and Johnson, who are way out in front with points, down to level things out.

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After the points were reset following the BMW Championship, anyone in the top five who wins the Tour Championship this weekend can win the FedExCup and take home part of the Tour's largest purse at $10 million.

Players at the bottom of the top-30 standings would need to win the Tour Championship and have the rest of the field finish in the opposite order of their ranking. For No. 30 Jason Dufner, he would need to win East Lake and have No. 1 Spieth finish last. As you can see, the odds are slim, but it still gives the rest of the field a chance.

FedExCup standings

RANK

GOLFER

POINTS

BEHIND

RESET

1

Jordan Spieth

5,421

-

2,000

2

Justin Thomas

5,081

340

1,800

3

Dustin Johnson

4,730

691

1,520

4

Marc Leishman

4,084

1,337

1,296

5

Jon Rahm

3,314

2,107

1,280

6

Rickie Fowler

3,197

2,224

1,120

7

Hideki Matsuyama

3,058

2,363

960

8

Justin Rose

2,514

2,907

800

9

Brooks Koepka

2,170

3,251

640

10

Paul Casey

2,145

3,276

480

11

Pat Perez

2,112

3,309

384

12

Matt Kuchar

1,951

3,470

368

13

Charley Hoffman

1,844

3,577

352

14

Daniel Berger

1,815

3,606

336

15

Jason Day

1,781

3,640

314

16

Webb Simpson

1,722

3,699

293

17

Jhonattan Vegas

1,705

3,716

272

18

Kevin Kisner

1,674

3,747

251

19

Kevin Chappell

1,664

3,757

231

20

Brian Harman

1,630

3,791

219

21

Adam Hadwin

1,626

3,795

206

22

Kyle Stanley

1,504

3,917

194

23

Patrick Reed

1,431

3,990

182

24

Tony Finau

1,411

4,010

170

25

Sergio Garcia

1,380

4,041

161

26

Xander Schauffele

1,367

4,054

151

27th

130

26

Francesco Molinari

21

$2,875,850

0

27

Russell Henley

1,351

4,070

142

28

Gary Woodland

1,351

4,070

133

29

Patrick Cantlay

1,347

4,074

124

30

Jason Dufner

1,322

4,099

115

Tour Championship point distributions

Here are the FedExCup points each golfer would win depending on his finish at the Tour Championship.

1st

2,000

2nd

1,200

3rd

760

4th

540

5th

440

6th

400

7th

360

8th

340

9th

320

10th

300

11th

280

12th

260

13th

240

14th

228

15th

220

16th

212

17th

204

18th

196

19th

188

20th

180

21st

172

22nd

164

23rd

156

24th

148

25th

142

26th

136

26

Xander Schauffele

1,367

4,054

151

27th

130

26

Francesco Molinari

21

$2,875,850

0

28th

124

29th

118

30th

112

2017 PGA Tour money list

Below are the top 50 in winnings for 2017, but this list will change drastically following the Tour Championship, which will decide the FedExCup champion who takes home $10 million.

RANK

GOLFER

EVENTS

2017 MONEY

WINS

1

Jordan Spieth

22

$9,153,033

3

2

Justin Thomas

24

$8,976,560

5

3

Dustin Johnson

19

$8,555,443

4

4

Hideki Matsuyama

21

$8,234,445

3

5

Rickie Fowler

20

$5,937,072

1

6

Jon Rahm

22

$5,843,248

1

7

Marc Leishman

24

$5,714,141

2

8

Brooks Koepka

23

$5,297,397

1

9

Kevin Kisner

27

$4,255,061

1

10

Brian Harman

29

$4,244,220

1

11

Pat Perez

25

$4,175,900

1

12

Daniel Berger

25

$4,094,661

1

13

Matt Kuchar

25

$4,046,239

0

14

Charley Hoffman

30

$4,018,383

0

15

Justin Rose

17

$4,009,058

0

16

Paul Casey

23

$3,556,974

0

17

Adam Hadwin

27

$3,297,512

1

18

Sergio Garcia

16

$3,286,226

1

19

Kyle Stanley

28

$3,237,606

1

20

Jason Dufner

23

$3,145,841

1

21

Louis Oosthuizen

18

$3,105,422

0

22

Kevin Chappell

26

$3,006,990

1

23

Webb Simpson

27

$3,001,396

0

24

Brendan Steele

25

$2,907,095

1

25

Russell Henley

26

$2,902,001

1

26

Xander Schauffele

1,367

4,054

151

27th

130

26

Francesco Molinari

21

$2,875,850

0

27

Patrick Reed

28

$2,846,861

0

28

Bill Haas

25

$2,842,173

0

29

Gary Woodland

25

$2,808,725

0

30

Jhonattan Vegas

28

$2,804,738

1

31

Jason Day

19

$2,801,431

0

32

Henrik Stenson

15

$2,769,771

1

33

Xander Schauffele

27

$2,737,674

1

34

Billy Horschel

28

$2,697,960

1

35

Si Woo Kim

30

$2,681,177

1

36

Charles Howell III

23

$2,606,383

0

37

Tony Finau

28

$2,558,629

0

38

Wesley Bryan

28

$2,495,751

1

39

Rory McIlroy

14

$2,430,182

0

40

Zach Johnson

23

$2,362,968

0

41

Mackenzie Hughes

31

$2,355,553

1

42

Hudson Swafford

28

$2,246,090

1

43

Charl Schwartzel

18

$2,156,036

0

44

Cameron Smith

26

$2,123,216

1

45

Phil Mickelson

22

$2,102,599

0

46

Ian Poulter

20

$2,098,346

0

47

Lucas Glover

26

$1,955,822

0

48

Anirban Lahiri

22

$1,944,289

0

49

Sung Kang

32

$1,943,309

0

50

Keegan Bradley

29

$1,940,478

0

PGA Tour schedule: FedExCup playoffs

The four playoff tournaments are the final collection of PGA Tour events before the Presidents Cup. The playoffs began with the The Northern Trust (Aug. 24). Next was the Dell Technologies Championship (Sept. 1) and BMW Championship (Sept. 14). The FedExCup ends with the TOUR Championship (Sept. 24).

Aug. 24-27: The Northern Trust at Glen Oaks Club (top 125 players), winner: Dustin Johnson

Sept. 1-4: Dell Technologies Championship at TPC Boston (top 100 players), winner: Justin Thomas

Sept. 14-17: BMW Championship at Conway Farms (top 70 players), winner: Marc Leishman

Sept. 21-24: Tour Championship at East Lake Golf Club (top 30 players)

FedExCup playoff rules, cuts

The top 125 golfers in the FedExCup standings will compete for the Sam Snead Trophy. Golfers also have the chance to collect $32 million in prize money, meaning a total of $67 million is on the line during the playoffs.

The top 125 players are selected based on the number of points they have accumulated during the PGA Tour season through event wins and high finishes. The four FedExCup events are also worth more points than normal PGA events. The better the finish, the more points one receives. Dustin Johnson was the winner of the first event in a playoff against Jordan Spieth on Aug. 27.

Justin Thomas captured the second trophy of the playoffs at the Dell Technologies Championship, winning by three strokes over Spieth. Spieth moves into the top spot in FedExCup season points after his two second place finishes in playoff events.

Marc Leishman moved into the top five after winning the BMW Championship by a record score of 23-under.

26 Xander Schauffele 1,367 4,054 151 27th 130 26 Francesco Molinari 21 $2,875,850 0

The top five players in points after the BMW Championship are: Spieth (5,421), Thomas (5,081), Johnson (4,730), Leishman (4,084 ) and Jon Rahm (3,314). However the points reset before the final event to give everyone in the field an opportunity to win the FedExCup if they win at East Lake. The points for the top five after the reset are: Spieth (2,000), Thomas (1,800), Johnson (1,520), Leishman (1,296) and Rahm (1,280).

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The top 30 players in points have advanced to the final weekend in Atlanta. The Northern Trust started with a field of 125, but the group decreased each week and that's where it gets interesting. The Dell Technologies Championship had 100 players, the BMW Championship had 70 and the Tour Championship will host the final top 30 players who will compete for first place that also includes a $10 million payoff.

Tiger Woods is the only golfer to win the FedExCup more than once, with wins in 2007, the inaugural year, and 2009. Other previous FedExCup champions include: Rory McIlroy (2016), Spieth (2015), Billy Horschel (2014), Henrik Stenson (2013), Brandt Snedeker (2012), Bill Haas (2011), Jim Furyk (2010) and Vijay Singh (2008).

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