The PGA Tour kicks off its annual FedExCup Playoffs this week with The Northern Trust at TPC Boston. The top 125 golfers in the world square off, with the top 70 advancing to next week’s BMW Championship.
Tiger Woods is ranked No. 49 on the FedExCup points leaderboard and will be competing for his record third FedExCup Championship. He finished tied for 37th two weeks ago at the PGA Championship, putting together a -1 for the San Francisco tournament. If he can advance through the Playoffs, it will mark the first time this year he’ll play three straight weeks.
The tournament tees off at 7:20 a.m. ET on Thursday, and Woods will get underway at 8:37 a.m. at Hole No. 10. His partners for the first two rounds are Dylan Frittelli and Matthew Fitzpatrick. On Friday, they will tee off at Hole No. 1 at 1:17 p.m. Saturday and Sunday groups will be determined by results after 36 holes and after 54 holes.
The Northern Trust will air on Golf Channel and CBS this week. Golf Channel will have coverage from 3-7 p.m. on Thursday and Friday, 1-3 p.m. on Saturday, and 12:30-2:30 p.m. on Sunday. CBS will pick up coverage on Saturday from 3-6 p.m. and on Sunday from 2:30-6:30 p.m. PGA Tour Live will offer a live stream all four days of the featured groups and holes. The featured groups have not been announced yet.