The new-fangled FedExCup play-offs are upon us, which means you can pretty much forget everything else that's come before on the US PGA Tour this year.
But if you're among the majority with not a clue how the corporate-driven, mega-bucks conclusion to the US season will unfold, here's a quick rundown.
Following the non-event that was the Wyndham Championship in Greensboro, the top 125 players on the FedExCup points standings were invited to The Barclays in New Jersey.
These points were distributed based on finishes at sanctioned US Tour events, with 500 awarded for a regulation win and bonus points on offer at WGC tournaments and the Majors.
Heading to New Jersey, Tiger Woods leads the pack with 3,431 points - achieved courtesy of five wins from a total of 11 top 10s. And you thought he was on the slide.
But here's the twist. The four FedExCup play-off events offer quintuple points, which means you get 2,500 for a win (which is more than Steve Stricker has accrued all year and he's second in the standings) and just about anybody inside the top 125 has a shot at the $10 million bounty at the end of the rainbow.
After The Barclays, 25 players will go home, and the top 100 on the points standings will move on to the Deutsche Bank Championship in Boston - where once again quintuple points are on offer.
The 100 are cut to 75 for the BMW Championship in Illinois, before the top 30 move on to the season-ending Tour Championship.
This is where the US Tour gets creative. After the anticlimax of last season, when Vijay Singh needed only to avoid disqualification to be crowned FedExCup champion, the powers that be have decided to make the finale a virtual free-for-all.
So they will toy with the points to ensure all 30 players have a chance of taking home the $10m jackpot. The leaders will still have a big advantage, but effectively a journeyman (say, for example, Steve Flesch) who scrapes into the play-offs and gets hot could take it home.
Is this a fair way to decide the best player on the US Tour? Clearly not, but money talks and money has decreed the US Tour gets the most American of climaxes.
Bad news for the consistent golfer. Good news for TV ratings.
FIRST PUBLISHED AUGUST 2009