2021 FedEx Cup Playoffs: Standings, schedule, format and everything to know as postseason golf begins

After 47 events (including six major championships), the longest regular season in PGA Tour history has ended and the three-week postseason is here. The FedEx Cup Playoffs start this week with The Northern Trust, followed by the BMW Championship and big-money Tour Championship at East Lake, which wraps up the entire 50-event season.

Here’s a breakdown (and reminder!) of how the FedEx Cup Playoffs work, what to expect and how everything will play out over the next several weeks as the best in the world make one final push toward the finale.

Events

Aug. 19-22 — The Northern Trust at