110 of the 144-man field have won on the PGA Tour, a record in the FedEx Cup era
110: Number of PGA Tour winners who will be competing at this week’s Players Championship, the most in the FedEx Cup era, which dates to 2007. Play in the 144-man event begins Thursday at TPC Sawgrass’ Stadium Course in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. The winner will receive $2.7 million from the $15 million purse, the richest in golf. Forty-seven of the top-50-ranked players in the Official World Golf Ranking are entered, including all of the top 10, led by No. 1 Rory McIlroy, the defending champion (tee times).
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