The biggest change is for the Tour Championship to crown the FedEx champion from a field of the top 30 players.
The Associated Press reported on the format changes for the Tour Championship three weeks ago, and players have been mulling over them.
Live coverage will begin from 6.30pm over the first two days on Sky Sports Golf, with coverage getting underway from 5.30pm on Saturday and 5pm for the final round.
Keegan Bradley, the victor of the BMW Championship two weeks ago who enters this week ranked sixth on the FedEx Cup point line, said, "It will make for interesting viewing for sure".
"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.
"We're just going to kind of see how it unfolds, and hopefully it turns out well".
Cape Town - Bryson DeChambeau will start as favourite in the season-ending Tour Championship when it gets underway in Atlanta on Thursday. "And, of course, the players will know exactly where they stand at all times while in play, which will ratchet up the drama, effect and volatility of the competition down the stretch".
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Pazder said the tour applied the new model to the previous 11 years and the same player won every FedEx Cup except for 2011. The leader will earn $2 million, followed by $1.5 million for the runner-up with the 10th-place finisher earning $500,000. "Season-long success is tantamount to qualifying for and advancing through the FedExCup Playoffs, and this is an exciting way to reward the best of the best and provide an added layer of drama for our fans in each market and around the world".
The top player on the postseason points list will begin the finale at 10-under par.
The bottom line is that PGA Tour members are playing for even more money.
Justin Thomas has played down an injury scare ahead of next week's Ryder Cup as he tries to become the first player to win back-to-back FedEx Cup titles.
The top 125 players after the Wyndham Championship will compete in The Northern Trust, with 70 qualifying for the BMW Championship and the traditional top 30 contesting the title-deciding Tour Championship. DeChambeau was a prospect who many figured could make into the game's elite class. Thomas, the reigning FedEx Cup champion, has an Official World Golf Ranking of No. 4 and is No. 5 in the FedEx Cup standings.