Site: Paramus, New Jersey.
Course: Ridgewood Country Club (7,319 yards, par 71).
Purse: $8 million. Winner’s share: $1.44 million.
Television: Golf Channel (Today, 2-6 p.m., 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; Friday, 2-6 p.m., 10:30 p.m.-2:30 a.m.; Saturday, 1-2:30 p.m., 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m.; Sunday, noon-1:30 p.m., 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m.) and CBS (Saturday, 3-6 p.m.; Sunday, 2-6 p.m.).
Last year: Adam Scott won the playoff opener at Liberty National in Jersey City, topping Tiger Woods, Gary Woodland, Justin Rose and Graham DeLaet by a stroke.
Last week: Camilo Villegas won the Wyndham Championship in Greensboro, North Carolina, closing with a 7-under 63 for a 1-stroke victory.
Notes: The top 125 in the regular-season standings qualified for the tournament. The top 100 after the event will be eligible for the Deutsche Bank next week at TPC Boston in Massachusetts. The field will be cut to 70 for the BMW Championship at Cherry Hills in Colorado and to 30 for the Tour Championship at East Lake in Atlanta. … Points leader Rory McIlroy is coming off consecutive victories in the British Open, Bridgestone Invitational and PGA Championship. … The FedEx Cup winner will receive $10 million. Henrik Stenson won last year and also took the European Tour’s Race to Dubai. He won the Deutsche Bank and Tour Championship. … Vijay Singh won in 2008 at Ridgewood and Matt Kuchar took the 2010 title on the A.W. Tillinghast-designed course. … The 2015 tournament will be played at Plainfield in Edison, New Jersey, and the 2016 event is set for Bethpage Black in Farmingdale, New York.