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FedExCup Playoffs Finale

The TOUR Championship is an official PGA TOUR tournament that serves as the final event in FedExCup Playoffs and crowns the season-long FedExCup champion. 

The FedExCup Playoffs begin with the top 70 qualifying for the first event at the FedEx St. Jude Championship in Memphis, Tennessee. The top 50 move on to the BMW Championship in Chicago before the top 30 advance to the TOUR Championship.

The TOUR Championship has been held 22 times since it first arrived in Atlanta in 1998. The FedExCup Playoffs were introduced in 2007, with every champion being crowned at historic East Lake Golf Club

The Moment of Truth

Every year, it all comes down to the TOUR Championship and the finale of the FedExCup Playoffs, where the PGA TOUR’s best 30 players earn a coveted ticket to East Lake to compete for the season-long title. What awaits them is a high-stakes, pressure-packed sprint to the finish with one player emerging as FedExCup Champion.

Unique Format

The TOUR Championship institutes a strokes-based bonus system related to the FedExCup standings through the BMW Championship. The FedExCup points leader after the first two Playoffs events will begin the TOUR Championship at 10-under par. The next four players will start at 8-under through 5-under, respectively. The next five will begin at 4-under, regressing by one stroke per five players until those ranked Nos. 26-30 start at even par.

In 2022, Rory McIlroy made a triple bogey at the opening hole and sat 10 strokes behind Scottie Scheffler before going on to win his third FedExCup.

30 players | Four-day, 72-hole stroke-play competition | No cut

The PGA TOUR’s Ultimate Prize

At the TOUR Championship, players compete for a $75 million purse, with the FedExCup champion taking home $18 million as the PGA TOUR season champion. Rory McIlroy claimed the FedExCup for a record third time in 2022.

East Lake Golf Club

The property known as East Lake was purchased in 1904, and the golf course designed by Tom Bendelow opened July 4, 1908. In 1913, famed golf course architect Donald Ross redesigned the Bendelow course at East Lake. In 1994, Rees Jones restored Donald Ross’ golf course layout. In 2016, the tournament reversed the nines which resulted in an exciting and dramatic conclusion on the now par-5 finishing hole.

East Lake was the home of legendary golfer Bobby Jones, who famously won the Grand Slam in 1930 after winning all four major championships. East Lake Golf Club is filled with mementos of Jones’ legacy, as it was the course he played his first and last round of golf.  

What’s New?

Food Partners!

The TOUR Championship is always looking to provide fans with new local options to enjoy while at East Lake Golf Club. This year, there are three:

NEW: Farm Burger

Making their debut at the TOUR Championship, Atlanta-based Farm Burger will be the focal point of the all-new ATL Grove at the 6th Green, where fans can pair views of the city skyline with this exciting par 5. Be sure to try Farm Burger’s signature “Grove Burger,” created specifically for the TOUR Championship. And to drink? Meiomi will be serving their signature wines as well as some special sangria to keep everyone cool.

Location: ATL Grove – 6th Green

NEW: Local Green

We love supporting our small businesses at the TOUR Championship, and we’re excited to welcome Local Green to East Lake. Stop by the 8th fairway for some healthy and delicious options made with the freshest ingredients around.  

Location: Peachtree Porch presented by Mastercard – 8th Fairway

NEW: Kayla’s Italian Ice

Italian Ice in the summer? It’s a match made in heaven. This mother-daughter duo will keep fans cool and refreshed as they walk the grounds of East Lake Golf Club sampling the unique flavors from Kayla’s Italian Ice.

Peachtree Porch presented by Mastercard – 8th Fairway

1st Tee Experience – Starter Lounge

When fans arrive at the TOUR Championship, they will be greeted by a reimagined 1st Tee experience at East Lake Golf Club that will create an environment to match the intense drama of the PGA TOUR’s season finale. From guests of the brand-new Starter Lounge presented by NetJets to the Daily Grounds ticketholder to the TOUR’s top 30 players themselves, the 1st Tee will offer an elevated experience as the battle for the FedExCup reaches its climax.

The primary enhancement of the 1st Tee experience is the Starter Lounge presented by NetJets, an upscale, shared hospitality experience that will create a heightened level of anticipation for each tee time by giving guests a one-of-a-kind vantage point as players pass through the venue during their pressure-packed walk to the tee to begin their round at East Lake Golf Club. With food and beverage included, the Starter Lounge presented by NetJets offers the optimal experience to watch every group tee off from this ground-level venue.

Daily Grounds ticketholders can also take in the action and enjoy shaded seating in all open-to-the-public areas at the 1st Tee. Fans will have access to a new beverage concession area at the top of the grandstand to make it easier to refresh and get back to the competition.

The ATL Grove

Situated on the 6th Hole at Atlanta’s historic East Lake Golf Club, The ATL Grove will offer signature and specialty burgers from the sustainable restaurant Farm Burger alongside Meiomi Wine pairings and picturesque views of the Atlanta skyline.

Founded in 2010, Farm Burger is a better burger restaurant group committed to serving 100% grassfed, grass-finished beef burgers. Founded in Atlanta by farmer and rancher Jason Mann and restaurateur George Frangos, Farm Burger aims to bring communities together through creative menus and locally-sourced ingredients in its locations across the southeast.

Those who visit The ATL Grove can expect to sample Farm Burger’s signature burgers as well as a specialty burger just for the tournament dubbed The Grove Burger. Flights of sliders paired with Meiomi wine samplings and sangria will also be available.

Schedule of Events

Monday, August 21

Golf Course Closed to Public

Tuesday, August 22

Golf Course Closed to Public

Practice Round for Professionals

9 a.m.                                     PGA TOUR Commissioner Jay Monahan Press Conference

7 – 8 p.m.                           Payne Stewart Award Ceremony

Wednesday, August 23                

Gates Open at 9 a.m.                                   

Practice Round for Professionals                                                                                       

TBD                                      Player Press Conferences

11 a.m. – 2 p.m. GSGA Putting Experience supported by PGA TOUR Superstore

Thursday, August 24

Gates Open at 10 a.m.                                                                                                            

10:50 a.m.          HOPE Tee Shot Ceremony

11:20 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.   First Round of Competition – Tee Times (Approximate)

1 – 4 p.m. GSGA Putting Experience supported by PGA TOUR Superstore

1 – 6 p.m.                           GOLF Channel Broadcast (Live)

Friday, August 25

Gates Open at 10 a.m.  

11:20 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.   Second Round of Competition – Tee Times (Approximate)

1 – 4 p.m. GSGA Putting Experience supported by PGA TOUR Superstore

1 – 6 p.m.                           GOLF Channel Broadcast (Live)

Saturday, August 26

Gates Open at 10 a.m.  

12:20 – 3 p.m.         Third Round of Competition – Tee Times (Approximate)

1 – 3 p.m.            GOLF Channel Broadcast (Live)

1 – 4 p.m. GSGA Putting Experience supported by PGA TOUR Superstore

3 – 7 p.m.                CBS Broadcast (Live)

Sunday, August 27

Gates Open at 10 a.m.

10 a.m. PGA TOUR Superstores GSGA Junior Skills Challenge

11:20 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.   Final Round of Competition – Tee Times (Approximate)

12 – 1:30 p.m.                GOLF Channel Broadcast (Live)

1 – 4 p.m. GSGA Putting Experience supported by PGA TOUR Superstore

1:30 – 6 p.m.                 CBS Broadcast (Live)

6 p.m.                            Closing Ceremony – 18th Green