Justin Rose’s birdie at the ultimate hollow Sunday of the Excursion Championship gave him the FedEx Cup and the $10 million bonus that is going with it.
Rose completed in a three-way tie for fourth at East Lake, securing his spot atop the season-long FedEx Cup standings.
“I used to be more or less looking ahead to a wreck all day, looking ahead to a putt to drop or one thing excellent to occur, and it simply wasn’t truly taking place throughout the again 9,” Rose stated. “So it was once great to catch that wreck proper on the finish.”
With out Rose’s birdie, Tiger Woods would have received his 3rd FedEx Cup name after beginning at No. 20 going into the Excursion Championship.
“Congrats, Rosie,” Woods advised him. “Hell of a season.”
Rose began the day 3 again of Woods however could not mount a rate.
“The double trophy would have supposed so much,” Rose stated, “however on the finish of the day, like I stated, Plan B was once a lovely vital one.
“That is season-long. Everybody could have a sizzling week. I have had sizzling weeks and also you win, however — you’ll be able to be in the course of moderate play, however this comes thru consistency for me. That is what this represents for me is the consistency that I have had this 12 months, the quantity of height 10s that I have had, the power — the truth that I used to be in a position to a minimum of stay that shape going throughout the playoffs, clearly completing with 3 top-5s.”
It’s the second one consecutive 12 months the Excursion Championship winner didn’t additionally win the FedEx Cup.
The highest 5 within the FedEx Cup all get a minimum of $1 million in bonus cash.
Woods completed proper in the back of Rose at No. 2 within the FedEx Cup standings. Woods will take house $three million on height of the $1.6 million he received for profitable at East Lake.
Bryson DeChambeau, who started the week main the FedEx Cup standings, completed 19th on the Excursion Championship and fell to 3rd within the standings. That earned him $2 million.
Dustin Johnson, at No. four, received $1.five million. Billy Horschel, No. five, received $1 million.