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Rory McIlroy Enjoying Current FedEx Cup Playoff System

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The final leg of the PGA Tour season gets underway this evening.

The PGA's season ending Tour Championship gets underway in Atlanta later on. 

Rory McIlroy will be on the first tee around ten to six this evening. 

The format means that he will begin his challenge eight shots adrift of the leader Patrick Cantlay as players are given a mark based on their ranking in the top 30 heading into the event. 

The player ranked number one starting on -10 and it works downwards in a staggered manner. 

The Down man says the current playoff system is the best iteration to date:

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