At the conclusion of the season, the top 125 players in points plus ties will be eligible to play in the FedExCup Playoffs. At that point, each player will carry all points earned through the FedExCup competition through the first three playoff events. The first three events of the FedExCup Playoffs will award 2,500 points to the player finishing first with remaining points distributed as shown below.
|FedExCup Playoffs point distribution|
The top 125 players from the PGA TOUR Season, after the Wyndham Championship, will be eligible to play in the FedExCup Playoffs. In the event that one of those players is unable or chooses not to play in the opening Playoff event, the field will be shortened and no alternates will be added.
The FedExCup Playoffs will feature a progressive cut through the first three events to determine the final 30 players who qualify for the TOUR Championship by Coca-Cola. The Barclays opens the FedExCup Playoffs with 125 players and ties, followed by the Deutsche Bank Championship with 100 players and ties and the BMW Championship with 70 players and ties.
The top 30 players earning points through the BMW Championship will be eligible to play in TOUR Championship by Coca-Cola. In the event any of the 30 eligible players is unable or chooses not to play in TOUR Championship, alternates will not be added to fill the field. Points from the missing positions will not be awarded.