FedExCup points leader Chris Kirk has, for the most part, been happy to fly under the radar during his four full seasons on the PGA Tour but says he has relished being in the spotlight the past three weeks.
In-form American Billy Horschel has a great deal on his mind at this week`s Tour Championship, where a staggering playoff bonus of $10 million is up for grabs while he also prepares for the arrival of his first child.
Six days after Jason Day pulled out of the BMW Championship with a back complaint, his caddie was forced to withdraw from the opening round of the elite Tour Championship on Thursday because of a back issue.
Playing consistently good tournament golf has allowed "worn down" Jim Furyk to cut back on his practice time in a bid to conserve mental energy during the most hectic stretch of the 2013-14 PGA Tour season.
World number one Rory McIlroy said on Wednesday that he will be "disappointed" unless he can cap his banner year by capturing FedExCup honours and the eye-popping $10 million bonus given to the playoff winner.
Television evidence has played an increasingly significant role in deciding rules violations on the PGA Tour and Tiger Woods, the most scrutinized player of his era, believes further discussions are needed over its use.