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As announced on June 22, the qualification criteria for the FedExCup Playoff competitions have been revised starting in 2023, with only 70 players starting in the first qualifying event, the FedEx St. The TOUR Championship field remained at 30 players.
Next season’s schedule includes record prize money and eight invites scattered throughout with players vying for high wallets ranging from $15 to $25 million. Total rewards totaling $145 million includes $75 million for FedExCup, $20 million for Comcast Business TOUR TOP 10 and $50 million for Player Impact.
“We’ve heard from our fans and the feeling has been that they want more consequences for both the FedExCup regular season and play-off matches, and to promote events that have traditionally feature top players competing head-to-head,” said the PGA TOUR commissioner. Jay Monahan. “We feel strongly that we have achieved all of these goals and more, creating a rhythm of compelling drama for each championship throughout the season. Each week has its own identity and purpose, and we are ready for an exciting 2022-23 campaign as we move into a calendar season in 2024 that will feature a number of new and innovative competitive aspects. In the fall “.
The 70 players who qualified for the first qualifying event will be completely disqualified for the following season as TOUR moves into the calendar year season beginning in 2024 with the core portion of the FedExCup competing from January to August. After the primary FedExCup season, official PGA TOUR events will take place in the fall, when all players with status in the 2022-23 FedExCup season will be eligible to compete. Those outside the top 70 will compete for FedExCup points in a convincing final stretch and slate to secure status for 2024.
Following the fall events, TOUR will present a series of international events that include the 50 best FedExCup Points finalists, the fall’s best performing players and additional eligibility as part of an indefinite field format. More details about the fall events and the global series are expected to be announced later this year.
Highlights of the 2022-23 PGA Tour season:
The 17th edition of FedExCup Playoffs includes three events, all carried by network partner CBS in 2023.
• FedEx St. Championship. Jude (August 7-13) at TPC Southwind in Memphis, Tennessee, with a 70-player stadium.
• BMW Championship (14-20 August) at Olympia Fields Country Club in Olympia Fields, Illinois, with a 50-player stadium. o FedEx St. Jude Championship and BMW Championship with significant increases in prize money, from $15 million to $20 million
• Powered by Proud Partners Accenture, Coca-Cola and Southern Company, the TOUR (August 21-27) at East Lake Golf Club in Atlanta will feature the top 30 players in the FedExCup standings.
• With only 70 players securing a spot in the first FedExCup Playoffs event, the Wyndham Championship (July 31 – August 6) will play an even more important role in determining who qualifies for the playoffs. The Wyndham Championship will also be the final event on the Comcast Business TOUR TOP 10, where the top 10 artists earn extra money for performing in the regular season.
In addition to the two playoff events, six players will see significant increases in handbag sizes in 2023:
Starting the 2023 segment of the season, the Sentry Tournament of Champions (January 2-8) will have a $15 million purse, up from $8.2 million in 2022. Only the winning event will drive 2024 when TOUR moves into the calendar season.
• Three invitations hosted by players, The Genesis Invitational (February 13-19) hosted by Tiger Woods, Arnold Palmer Invitational presented by Mastercard (February 27 – March 5) and Memorial Tournament presented by Workday (May 29 – June 4) hosted by Jack Nicklaus will see portfolios increase from $12 million to $20 million.
• Backed by Proud Partners Grant Thornton, Morgan Stanley and Optum, the tour’s main event, the THE PLAYERS Championship (6-12 March), includes a record PGA TOUR portfolio of $25 million, up from $20 million in 2022.
• The World Golf Championship – Dell Technologies Match Play (March 20-26) will once again feature 64 of the world’s best players vying for $20 million from $12 million.
• After successfully debuting as a jointly approved event, the Genesis Scottish Open (July 10-16) will be shown in both the PGA TOUR and DP World Tour schedule prior to the Open Championship (17-23 July) at Royal Liverpool. In addition, the PGA TOUR Barbassol Championships (July 10-16) and the Barracuda Championship (July 17-23) will provide access to DP World Tour members for the second year in a row.
• The 2022-23 season will begin again with the Fortinet Championships (September 12-18) in Napa, California, one of nine official FedExCup events that will take place during the fall.
• After the Fortinet, it will be the 14th game of the Presidents Cup (September 19-25) at the Quail Hollow Club in Charlotte, North Carolina. The three global partners of the Presidents Cup are Citi, Cognizant and Rolex.
• It was announced earlier this summer, that CJ CUP has moved from Korea to Congaree Golf Club in Ridgeland, South Carolina, and changed its name to THE CJ CUP in South Carolina (October 17-23).
• Also, with the WGC-HSBC Champions cancelled, the Butterfield Bermuda Championship (October 24-30) has a standalone date with full FedExCup points awarded.
• Additional dates for 2022 include the Sanderson Farms Championship (September 26 – October 2), Shriners Children’s Open (October 3–9), ZOZO CHAMPIONSHIP (October 10–16) in Japan, World Wide Technology • Mayakoba Championship (October 31 – November 6) ), the Cadence Bank Houston Open (November 7-13) and the RSM Classic (November 14-20) to wrap up the fall calendar.
• Following the Sentry Tournament of Champions (January 2-8) and Sony Open in Hawaii (January 9-15) – celebrating Sony’s 25th anniversary as title sponsor – launching calendar year 2023, TOUR heads to California for The American Express (from January 16 to 22) in Pro-am format in La Quinta.
• With a packed weekend sports calendar, the Farmers Insurance Open (January 23-29) in San Diego will feature a conclusion on Saturday (January 28) for the second year in a row.
• The tour then heads up the coast to the Monterey Peninsula for the celebrity-laden AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am Championship (January 30 – February 5) followed by the WM Phoenix Open (February 6-12) at TPC Scottsdale. The WM Phoenix Open will be played the same week as the NFL Super Bowl, which will also take place in the Phoenix area.
• The Florida Swing includes five events, with four events in the Florida and Puerto Rico Open (February 27 – March 5) played alongside Mastercard’s Arnold Palmer Invitational. The Honda Classic (Feb 20-26), the Players Championship (March 6-12) and the Valspar Championship (March 13-19) concluded the Florida events.
• Now in its second season as an official event on the PGA TOUR schedule, preceding the Mexico Open in Vedanta (April 24-30) a team of players formed from the Zurich Classic in New Orleans (17-23 April) and followed by the Wells Fargo Championship (1-7 May) ), which belongs to North Carolina and the Quail Hollow Club.
• There are five official FedExCup events in Texas throughout the 2022-23 PGA Tour season: The Cadence Bank Championship in Houston (November 7-13), played for the third consecutive year at Memorial Park Golf Course; The WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play (March 20-26) was played in Austin concurrently with the Corales Puntacana Championship in the Dominican Republic; the Valero Texas Open (March 27 – April 2) in San Antonio prior to the Masters Tournament; AT&T Byron Nelson (May 8-14) and Charles Schwab (May 22-28) challenge to book the PGA Championship (May 15-21), which will take place at Oak Hill Country Club in Rochester, New York, one of two events held in the Northeast to Travelers Championship side (June 19-25) in Cromwell, Connecticut.
• RBC serves as title sponsor for two events, RBC Heritage (April 10-16), held the week after the Masters Tournament, and the RBC Canadian Open (June 5-11), to be played for the first time at Oakdale Golf & Country Club in Toronto, the week prior to the Championship US Open (12-18 June) in Los Angeles.
• Notable changes in history include the Rocket Mortgage Classic (June 26 – July 2) that goes from late July to late June, and the 3M Open (July 24-30) which will slip one week into the calendar as the penultimate event in the FedExCup regular season . The tour’s long-running Midwest event, the John Deere Classic (July 3-9), will once again precede the Genesis Scottish Open (10-16 July).