||Seeking his third FedExCup title (2007, 2009) after five wins in 2013.
||Seeking fourth straight TOUR Championship appearance after two wins in 2013.
||On pace to become the first FedExCup champion to play following year’s TOUR Championship.
||Open Championship winner has made every TOUR Championship since 2007.
||TOUR leader in top-10s is seeking to join Woods as only two-time FedExCup winners.
||Zurich Classic champion is making his first FedExCup Playoffs appearance.
||U.S. Open champion finished fifth in 2011 FedExCup after winning BMW Championship.
||Turned pro in December and became eligible for the FedExCup with John Deere win at age 19.
||Top-3s at Open Championship, PGA and Bridgestone put TOUR Championship in his sight.
||Hasn’t won yet in 2013, but is on pace for third straight TOUR Championship start.
||Masters champion has made TOUR Championship every year since 2010.
||Crowne Plaza winner made last TOUR Championship appearance in 2007.
||Tampa Bay winner had never started Playoffs ranked higher than 71st.
||Finished in the top 10 in three majors, including 3rd at Masters and T-2 at U.S. Open.
||Jumped from 62nd to 14th in FedExCup after win at PGA Championship.
||Hyundai ToC winner has made TOUR Championship every year since 2009.
||Former U.S. Open champ has finished in top 25 in more than half his starts this year.
||Former Masters champ holds East Lake course record (60, 2007).
||FedEx St. Jude champ advanced to Deutsche Bank Championship in rookie year of 2012.
||Only scheduled to play Deutsche Bank and BMW as part of condensed 2013 schedule.
||Along with Mickelson and Stricker, one of three to make every TOUR Championship since 2007.
||Enters Playoffs with three consecutive top-10s, including Wyndham win.
||The 2010 FedExCup champ jumped from 46th to 21st in standings with PGA runner-up.
||Hometown of Macon, Ga., is about 90 minutes from East Lake, site of TOUR Championship.
||Shell Houston Open winner has never made TOUR Championship.
||Has advanced to past two BMW Championships, but never made it to East Lake.
||Charles Howell III
||Advancing to East Lake would earn Augusta native a Masters bid after missing this year's event.
||RBC Heritage champion is seeking his first TOUR Championship appearance.
||Two top-10s in 2013: Win at The Greenbrier and fourth-place at PGA Championship.
||Northern Trust Open winner has only advanced past Deutsche Bank once (2008, BMW).
||University of Georgia product has advanced to BMW Championship past two years.
||44-year-old won first TOUR title at this year’s Travelers Championship.
||Former Masters winner has two third-place finishes this year.
||Canadian’s breakout season is highlighted by five top-10s.
||Englishman made his first TOUR Championship appearance last year.
||Won first TOUR title at this year’s HP Byron Nelson Championship.
||Was No. 79 in standings before posting three top-10s in past four events.
||Four-time TOUR winner has finished no better than fourth this year.
||First TOUR win (Honda) gives him chance to advance past Deutsche Bank for first time.
||Playoff loss at the Masters was one of two top-10s this season.
||Advanced to Deutsche Bank Championship last year in first Playoffs appearance.
||Has made TOUR Championship once (2012) in three Playoffs appearances.
||Withdrew from last week’s Wyndham Championship with back injury, but will play Barclays.
||Valero Texas Open winner made his only TOUR Championship appearance in 2010.
||The rookie had runners-up at the Humana Challenge and PLAYERS Championship.
||Three-time TOUR winner advanced to TOUR Championship in 2010.
||Playoff loss at Travelers Championship was best career finish in 189 starts.
||2010 Deutsche Bank champion has advanced at least to BMW in all six years of FedExCup.
||Will hope he can regain form that led to wins at Deutsche Bank and BMW in 2012.
||Made first TOUR Championship appearance last year after winning RBC Canadian Open.
||Brendon de Jonge
||Has made three consecutive BMW appearances, but has yet to make it to East Lake.
||Has not cracked the top 50 in FedExCup since finishing career-best 21st in 2009.
||Playoff loss at John Deere Classic was his best finish in 110 career starts.
||PGA TOUR rookie lost playoff at Wells Fargo Championship and was T-4 at Honda.
||Trying to extend streak of four consecutive TOUR Championship appearances.
||Has made TOUR Championship three times (2010, ’08, ’07) in FedExCup era.
||Made his only TOUR Championship appearance in 2007; hasn’t cracked top 70 since 2009.
||Finished 84th and 114th in FedExCup in two previous PGA TOUR seasons.
||Last year’s TOUR Championship appearance was his first since 2008.
||Reno-Tahoe Open win was first since 2011, when he advanced to TOUR Championship.
||Best FedExCup finish in three Playoffs appearances is 73rd (2012).
||Has finished in FedExCup’s top 15 four times, with a career-best fifth in 2007.
||Defending Barclays champ recently started working with instructor Todd Anderson.
||Final-round 75 at 2012 BMW Championship left him 31st in FedExCup standings.
||Advanced to TOUR Championship in 2012 to earn Rookie of the Year award.
||The 2011 TOUR Championship participant hasn’t had top-10 since three in a row in February.
||Qualified for FedExCup Playoffs in past two years, finishing 63rd and 90th.
||Qualified for TOUR Championship in 2010 and 2012, finishing T-3 at East Lake last year.
||Named 2009 rookie of the year after T-2 at BMW led to TOUR Championship appearance.
||Winner of two WGCs has never qualified for TOUR Championship in FedExCup era.
||Finished a career-high 39th in the FedExCup in 2011.
||TOUR rookie hopes to qualify for BMW in his home state of Illinois.
||Made TOUR Championship for first time in 2012 thanks to T-4 at BMW Championship.
||Rookie’s win at Wells Fargo Championship is only top-25 of season.
||Three consecutive top-10s in July have him on pace for his best FedExCup finish.
||Will be making FedExCup Playoffs debut after winning Puerto Rico Open.
||Finished a career-best 41st in the FedExCup in 2008.
||The 30-year-old has posted a career-high four top-10 finishes in 2013.
||Made TOUR Championship once in FedExCup era, finishing 22nd in 2009 FedExCup.
||Enters Playoffs off career-best T-3 at Wyndham that jumped him 35 spots in FedExCup.
||Fourth-place finish in Reno helped Steele crack top 100, ensure first Playoffs start since 2011.
||Four-time major winner only missed TOUR Championship in 2011 in FedExCup era.
||Last made the TOUR Championship in 2009, the same year he won The Open Championship.
||Richard H. Lee
||Made the cut in 16 of 22 starts in 2013, including two top-10s.
||Advanced to lone TOUR Championship in 2007, and made BMW in 2008-11.
||Career-best T-4 at John Deere Classic was one of two top-10s this year.
||Season was highlighted by T-3 finish at AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am.
||Advanced to BMW Championship last year in FedExCup Playoffs debut.
||Has advanced to BMW Championship three times (2007, 2009, 2012).
||Bo Van Pelt
||Has made the TOUR Championship in each of the past three seasons.
||Former Open Championship and PLAYERS winner making first Playoffs appearance since 2010.
||Made BMW Championship for first time in 2012 after T-10 at The Barclays.
||Massachusetts native has never advanced to Deutsche Bank Championship in his home state.
||Entered last year's Playoffs at No. 103, but T-10 at The Barclays helped him advance to BMW.
||Long hitter making Playoffs debut after missing out as TOUR rookie last year.
||Ted Potter Jr.
||Advanced to Deutsche Bank as rookie in 2012 after winning The Greenbrier Classic.
||Has advanced to Deutsche Bank every year of FedExCup, but has never qualified for BMW.
||Made cut in 14 of 21 cuts this season, including seven top-25s.
||Made BMW in every year of FedExCup, including four TOUR Championship appearances.
||Has two top-10s this season; has had at least three top-10s every season since 2007.
||Rookie's two top-10s both came in home state of California (T-4, Humana; T-3, Pebble Beach)
||Illinois native has qualified for BMW five times, making lone TOUR Championship in 2011.
||The 2010 PGA champ and former world No. 1 is making his FedExCup Playoffs debut.
||Playoff loss at Northern Trust Open was one of two top-25s this season.
||Will have to get hot in Playoffs to make third consecutive TOUR Championship.
||Was 144th in FedExCup until top-10s at Sanderson Farms (T-9) and Canadian Open (T-2).
||Playing with broken toe, which he injured last week while checking on infant daughter.
||Maggert has qualified for the Playoffs four times, but has never made it past Deutsche Bank.
||38-year-old will be making his Playoffs debut.
||Is one of seven players to win multiple FedExCup Playoffs events, both in 2008.
||Playoffs debut comes at Barclays in home state of New Jersey.
||Made lone TOUR Championship appearance after runner-up at 2011 Deutsche Bank.
||Has advanced to at least BMW in each of last three years, making TOUR Championship last year.
||Q-School medalist had three top-10s, including a T-3 at AT&T National.
||Was 167th in standings before making six straight cuts, including runner-up at Reno-Tahoe Open.
||Has advanced to BMW in each of past two seasons, winning an event in both seasons.
||A career-best T-4 at The Honda Classic was Compton's lone top-10 of the season.
||Has advanced to BMW Championship in four of six years, but never the TOUR Championship.
||Was runner-up and medalist in 1998 U.S. Junior at BMW site Conway Farms.
||Entered Wyndham Championship at No. 125 but made cut there with second-round 66.
||The two-time PGA TOUR winner made his lone BMW Championship appearance in 2011.
||Advanced to BMW Championship in two of past three years; has two top-10s this season.
||He was 140th in the rankings after missing Greenbrier Classic, but has made his past five cuts.
||Opened his rookie season with third-place finish at Sony Open, his only top-10 of the year.
||Hampered much of season by back injury, but had top-10s at PLAYERS and Houston.