Pro Golf's Inaugural Playoffs Under Way The first ever playoffs in professional golf are under way. There's a $10 million annuity for the winner of the FedEx Cup series, which has four tournaments. Most of golf's big names are there, but not the biggest name: Tiger Woods is sitting out.
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Pro Golf's Inaugural Playoffs Under Way

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Pro Golf's Inaugural Playoffs Under Way

Pro Golf's Inaugural Playoffs Under Way

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The first ever playoffs in professional golf are under way. The FedEx Cup series has begun with the Barclays tournament at Westchester Country Club in New York.

It's the first of four tournaments that will make up golf's inaugural post-season. There's a $10 million annuity for the winner — and most of golf's big names are there, but not the biggest name. Tiger Woods is sitting out.

Wall Street Journal sports reporter Stefan Fatsis talks with Robert Siegel.

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