ATLANTA — Problems remain.
A player could win the FedExCup and its $10 million bonus without winning a single tournament on the PGA Tour during the year.
See Paul Casey.
Another player could win the first three playoff events and lose in a playoff in The Tour Championship at venerable East Lake Golf Club, the postseason finale, and still not be crowned the FedExCup champion.
And the mega-powers that are the NFL and college football, along with the playoff runs in MLB, zap a huge portion of the attention this time of the year.
But as the Tour celebrates the 10th edition of the money-spinning extravaganza that rewards players for year-long excellence and postseason brilliance, commissioner Tim Finchem’s brainchild to make golf relevant in the final stages of the season has grown in standing.
“It’s just going to get stronger and stronger, and it’s going to mean more and more each year. It means more and more to have your name on that trophy,” 2013 FedExCup champion Henrik Stenson said. “It’s…