What You Need To Know About The 2012 PGA Tour Championship

2012 TOUR Championship by Coca-Cola Pre-Tournament Important Info2012 Tour Championship

• Dates: September 20 – 23, 2012
• Where: East Lake Golf Club, Atlanta, GA
• Par/Yards: 35-35—70/7,319 yards
• Field: 30 2011 champion: Bill Haas
• Purse: $8,000,000/$1,400,000 (winner)
• FedExCup: 2,500 points to the winner
• Format: 72-hole stroke-play
• Twitter name: @playofffinale
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Tour Championship Television Coverage 2012
U.S. TV Coverage (EDT)
9/20, 1:00. – 6:00 p.m. GOLF
9/,21 1:00 – 6:00 p.m. GOLF
9/22, 12:00 – 2:00 p.m. GOLF
2:00 – 6:00 p.m. NBC
9/23, 11:30.-1:30 p.m. GOLF
1:30 – 6:00 p.m. NBC
SiriusXM PGA TOUR Radio (EDT)
9/20, 12:00 – 6:00 p.m.
9/21, 12:00 – 6:00 p.m.
9/22, 10:00 – 4:00 p.m.
9/23, 12:00 – 6:00 p.m.

 

FedExCup Champions since 2007FedEx Cup

• 2007 – Tiger Woods
• 2008 – Vijay Singh
• 2009 – Tiger Woods
• 2010 – Jim Furyk
• 2011 – Bill Haas
• Defending TOUR Championship and FedExCup winner Bill Haas (No. 32) failed to qualify this year.

 

Road to the TOUR Championship

The TOUR Championship is the culmination of the PGA TOUR’s FedExCup season and the final of four FedExCup Playoff events. Road to the TOUR Championship info:
• The top 125 players on the Regular Season FedExCup points list qualified for The Barclays (won by Nick Watney).
• The top 100 players on the FedExCup points list following The Barclays qualified for the Deutsche Bank Championship (won by Rory McIlroy).
• The top 70 players on the points list following the Deutsche Bank Championship qualified for the BMW Championship (won by Rory McIlroy).
• The top 30 players following the BMW Championship advance to the TOUR Championship.
• Each Playoff event offers 2,500 FedExCup points to the winner.
• A points reset took place following the BMW Championship giving all 30 players in the field at the TOUR Championship a mathematical chance to win the FedExCup.

 

The Top Five

The top five players in the FedExCup standings entering the TOUR Championship will win the FedExCup title should they go on to victory at East Lake.

No. 1 – Rory McIlroy

No. 2 – Tiger Woods

No. 3 – Nick Watney

No. 4 – Phil Mickelson

No. 5 – Brandt Snedeker

 
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