FedEx Cup Playoffs 2023
The PGA season concludes with a whirlwind through Memphis, Chicago, and Atlanta
As the PGA Tour’s season-long points race, the FedEx Cup promises a thrilling showdown to end the 2023 season. This year, the world’s best-ranked golfers will jockey for last-minute points and playoff positioning across three incredible cities: Memphis, Chicago, and Atlanta. This event marks the pinnacle of the PGA Tour season. The stakes are higher than ever and the drama is guaranteed.
Each tournament ramps up the intensity level. The 2023 FedEx Cup Playoffs will deliver nail-biting drama, awe-inspiring shots, and unforgettable moments that captivate fans worldwide. Whether you plan to attend one, two, or all three playoff events, Global Air Charters will ensure that your flights are as enjoyable and memorable as the time you spend on the course.
FedEx St. Jude Championship, Memphis, August 7–13 (125-player field)
The top 125 players in the FedEx Cup standings at the end of the season will head to the vibrant city of Memphis, Tennessee, for the St. Jude Championship. The tournament is held at the legendary TPC Southwind. It is a challenging layout featuring narrow fairways and well-guarded greens that demand precision and strategic shot-making from the players.
The event’s partnership with St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital adds a charitable dimension to this captivating tournament, highlighting the PGA Tour’s commitment to making a positive impact beyond the greens.
BMW Championship, Chicago, August 14–20 (70-player field)
From Memphis, the FedEx Cup Playoffs move to the Windy City, where the BMW Championship takes center stage. This tournament was known for years before the FedEx Cup as The Western Open and was often played in Illinois.
Now, the modern BMW Championship varies its venue every year. However, 2023 brings the tourney back to Chicagoland at Olympia Fields Country Club, in a suburb about 25 miles south of The Loop. The course has hosted four major championships, the most recent of which being the 2003 U.S. Open.
The top 70 players in the FedEx Cup standings will compete, creating an atmosphere of intense drama as players battle it out for a coveted spot in the Tour Championship. Chicago’s passionate golf fans will fill the galleries. creating an electrifying ambiance that fuels the players’ performances.
Tour Championship, Atlanta, August 21–27 (30-player field)
The FedEx Cup Playoffs conclude in Atlanta, Georgia, with the Tour Championship. After the BMW Championship, the top 30 players in the standings qualify to play for the FedEx Cup and its $18 million in first-place prize money.
What sets the Tour Championship apart is its unique scoring system is the FedEx Cup Starting Strokes. It provides a head start based on a player’s position in the standings. The leader in the standings begins the Tour Championship at -10 strokes to par, while those 26th–30th in the standings start at even par.
This creates exciting scenarios where players fight to overcome deficits or maintain their leads throughout the tournament. More importantly, it ensures that the winner of The Tour Championship is the ultimate winner of the FedEx Cup.
With its picturesque fairways and challenging layout, East Lake Golf Club serves as the perfect backdrop for this thrilling conclusion to the PGA Tour season. The Tour Championship represents the culmination of a year-long battle. It rewards the player who best exhibits consistency, resilience, and mastery of the game.
Experience the 2023 FedEx Cup Playoffs
The FedEx Cup Playoffs epitomize the spirit of professional golf. The sport’s finest talents are in an adrenaline-fueled journey across three iconic cities. From Memphis to Chicago to Atlanta, each tournament provides challenges and moments of brilliance.
As the season reaches its crescendo, fans can’t help but be captivated by the drama, skill, and determination displayed throughout these championship events. Contact your flight broker today to schedule your itinerary for the FedEx Cup Playoffs in Memphis, Chicago, and Atlanta this August.