Dustin Johnson and Jordan Spieth staged an exciting duel at The Northern Trust, the first of four tournaments in the FedExCup Playoffs. Now it’s on to Boston and the Dell Technologies Championship, which features a Friday start and Monday finish on Labor Day. Here’s the key info for the second playoff event.
Golf course: TPC Boston in Norton, Mass., was opened in 2002 and designed by Arnold Palmer. The course was redesigned in 2007 by Gil Hanse, Jim Wagner and Brad Faxon. The course will play as a par 71 at 7,342 yards.
Purse: $8.75 million; winner get $1,575,000 (2,000 FedExCup points)
TV schedule (All times Eastern): Friday, 2:30-6:30 p.m. on Golf Channel; Saturday, 3-6:30 p.m. on Golf Channel; Sunday, 1-3 p.m. on Golf Channel, 3-6 p.m. on NBC; Monday, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. on Golf Channel, 1:30 p.m.-6 p.m. on NBC
Live streaming: Friday, 2:30-6:30 p.m. at golfchannel.com; Saturday, 3-6:30 p.m. at golfchannel.com; Sunday, 1-6 p.m. at golfchannel.com; Monday, 11:30 a.m.-6 p.m. at golfchannel.com.
Notable tee times: Dustin Johnson, Jordan Spieth, Justin Thomas at 9:15 a.m. Friday, 1:40 p.m. Saturday; Si Woo Kim, Ollie Schniederjans, Rory McIlroy at 1:04 p.m. Friday, 8:39 a.m. Saturday; Jason Day, Sergio Garcia, Billy Horschel at 1:28 p.m. Friday, 9:03 a.m. Saturday; Hideki Matsuyama, Jon Rahm, Rickie Fowler at 1:40 p.m. Friday, 9:15 a.m. Saturday (Click here for more tee times)
Defending champion: Rory McIlroy closed in 66-65 for a two-shot victory over Paul Casey, sparking his run to the overall FedExCup title.
Notables in the field: The field has been cut to the top 100 in FedExCup points, with the top 70 after this event advancing to the third tournament. A pair of notables currently outside the top 70 are Bubba Watson (72) and Adam Scott (73). Click here for the full points list.
• McIlroy is 56 under in this event over the last five years, 10 shots better than anyone else
• Adam Scott has a 68.7 scoring average at TPC Boston (best in this week’s field; min. 25 rounds)
• Only two of the last six FedExCup champions were inside the top 10 entering the second playoff event
• Three players, previously not qualified, played their way into this event: Harold Varner III, Bubba Watson, David Lingmerth
• Only four players have ever advanced to the Tour Championship when starting the playoffs outside the top 100
• Four different players have won at least three times this season on Tour: Thomas, Johnson, Spieth, Matsuyama
• Last time that happened was 2003, when five players won at least three times, led by Tiger Woods (5)
(Stats and information provided by the Golf Channel editorial research unit)