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FedEx Cup to offer $15 million to winner next year

The bonus pool for the PGA Tour postseason doubles next year to $70 million in a revamped system that gives a head start to top players at the Tour Championship and pays $15 million to the FedEx Cup champion.

PGA Tour Commissioner Jay Monahan said Tuesday the changes were designed to make the FedEx Cup finale easier for fans to understand and to avoid the potential for separate winners of the Tour Championship and the FedEx Cup.

"You take these changes and you combine them with the new and improved schedule, and we think this is a significant step forward," Monahan said.

The changes include a more compact schedule next season that ends Aug. 25, a week...

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