Course: East Lake Golf Club (7,307 yards, par 70)
Purse: $8 million (winner's share: $1.44 million)
TV: Golf Channel (Thursday-Friday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.; Saturday, 7-9 a.m.; Sunday, 9-10 a.m.) and NBC (Saturday, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.)
Last year: Brandt Snedeker won the event and the FedEx Cup. He earned $11.44 million, receiving $1.44 for the tournament victory and $10 million for the FedEx Cup title.
Last week: Zach Johnson won the rain-delayed BMW Championship on Monday at Conway Farms (Ill.), closing with a 6-under 65 for a two-shot victory over Nick Watney. Jim Furyk became the sixth player in tour history to shoot 59, accomplishing that in the second round.
Notes: The top 30 in the FedEx Cup standings qualified for the season-ending event. ... The top five -- Tiger Woods is No. 1, followed by Henrik Stenson, Adam Scott, Johnson and Matt Kuchar -- can take the $10 million FedEx Cup prize with a win. The others have a chance to win the playoff title with a victory but need help from the players at the top of the standings. ... Scott opened the four-event playoffs with a victory in The Barclays at Liberty National (N.Y.), and Stenson won the Deutsche Bank Championship at TPC Boston. ... Snedeker, 10th in the standings, is the first FedEx Cup champion to return to East Lake the year after winning the points race.
Site: Kapolei, Hawaii
Course: Kapolei Golf Course (7,001 yards, par 72)
Purse: $1.8 million (winner's share: $270,000)
TV: Golf Channel (Friday, 3:30-5:30 p.m.; Saturday, 3:30-6 p.m.; Sunday, 4-6 p.m.)
Defending champion: Willie Wood
-- ASSOCIATED PRESS