ATLANTA, GA - SEPTEMBER 23: Brandt Snedeker poses with the FedExCup and TOUR Championship trophies after his three stroke victory clinched the cup during the final round of the TOUR Championship by Coca-Cola at East Lake Golf Club on September 23, 2012 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)

2012 Tour Championship: Brandt Snedeker Wins, Claims FedEx Cup Title

Brandt Snedeker shot a 2-under 68 in the final round to earn a three-stroke victory over Justin Rose at East Lake Golf Club. The win clinched the FedEx Cup title for Snedeker, which comes with a $10 million payday.

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2012 FedEx Cup Standings: Brandt Snedeker Captures Title

The 2012 FedEx Cup came to a conclusion on Sunday, and it was Brandt Snedeker, not Tiger Woods or Rory McIlroy, who captured the title.

Snedeker shot 10-under par for the Tour Championship, giving him a three stroke win over runner-up Justin Rose. The win clinched the FedEx Cup for Snedeker, who was fifth in the FedEx Cup standings headed into the tournament. Woods finished the tournament at 2-under par, while McIlroy finished at 1-under -- both well off Snedeker's pace.

McIlroy, who sat atop the standings headed into the tournament, finished second in the FedEx Cup. Tiger Woods, Nick Watney and Phil Mickelson rounded out the top five. Rose moved up from No. 24 to No. 6 with his runner-up finish at the Tour Championship.

Hunter Mahan, who resides in Colleyville, Texas, finished 19th in the standings.

A full breakdown of the standings can be found at the PGA Tour's official website.

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2012 Tour Championship Purse: Brandt Snedeker Adds $1.44 Million To His Earnings

Brandt Snedeker took home $1.44 million for winning the 2012 Tour Championship at East Lake Golf Course in Atlanta, Ga. That represents a nice bonus to the $10 million that he earned by winning the FedEx Cup.

Justin Rose's sole possession of the runner-up spot earned him $864,000, while Luke Donald and Ryan Moore each pocketed $468,000 by tying for third place. Webb Simpson and Bubba Watson, who each netted $304,000, round out the top five.

Colleyville, Texas resident Hunter Mahan is $248,000 richer after finishing in a tie for eighth place with 100 million dollar man Tiger Woods. Mahan has now earned over $1 million in the past two years at the Tour Championship, as his runner-up finish at last year's event resulted in over $800,000 in winnings.

The total purse for the tournament was $8 million.

By winning on Sunday, Snedeker increased his 2012 earnings to just under $15 million, including his prize for winning the FedEx Cup.

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The Tour Championship 2012: Brandt Snedeker Wins, Claims FedEx Cup Title

Brandt Snedeker shot a 2-under 68 in Sunday's final round to win The TOUR Championship, played at East Lake Golf Club in Atlanta. Snedeker finished the tournament at 10-under par, three shots ahead of Justin Rose.

The win gives Snedeker the FedEx Cup title and its $10 million payday. He finished ahead of Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods to win the PGA's season championship. In addition to Sunday's win in Atlanta, Snedeker won the Farmers Insurance Open in January.

Woods finished The TOUR Championship tied for eighth with Hunter Mahan at 2-under. McIlroy tied for 10th with four other golfers at 1-under. Phil Mickelson was 1-under on Sunday and finished at 1-over, good for 15th place.

Luke Donald and Ryan Moore tied for third at 6-under. Webb Simpson and Bubba Watson were 5-under and tied for fifth place.

Snedeker rallied on Saturday to get into contention. He shot a 6-under 64 to pull even with Rose at the top of the leaderboard. Rose shot a 1-over 71 on Sunday.

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2012 TOUR Championship: TV Schedule, Tee Times, Pairings For Sunday

Brandt Snedeker and Justin Rose enter the final round of the 2012 TOUR Championship tied for the lead at 8-under par, with four golfers within three shots of the lead. Ryan Moore sits alone in third place at 6-under for the tournament, with Rory McIlroy, Bubba Watson and Jim Furyk three shots off the leaders at 5-under par.

Texas native Hunter Mahan is tied for 20th, 10 shots off the lead.

Here is a list of the tee times for Sunday's final round. All times are Eastern.

11:30 a.m. - Nick Watney, Lee Westwood
11:40 a.m. - John Huh, Ernie Els
11:50 a.m. - John Senden, Carl Pettersson
12:00 p.m. - Keegan Bradley, Steve Stricker
12:10 p.m. - Phil Mickelson, Sergio Garcia
12:20 p.m. - Rickie Fowler, Hunter Mahan
12:30 p.m. - Scott Piercy, Jason Dufner
12:40 p.m. - Louis Oosthuizen, Adam Scott
12:50 p.m. - Webb Simpson, Dustin Johnson
1:00 p.m. - Luke Donald, Zach Johnson
1:10 p.m. - Matt Kuchar, Bo Van Pelt
1:20 p.m. - Tiger Woods, Robert Garrigus
1:30 p.m. - Bubba Watson, Jim Furyk
1:40 p.m. - Ryan Moore, Rory McIlroy
1:50 p.m. - Brandt Snedeker, Justin Rose

The Golf Channel will begin coverage of Sunday's round at 10:30 a.m. CT, with NBC jumping in at 12:30 p.m. CT.

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Tour Championship Leaderboard: Snedeker, Rose Lead After 3 Rounds

Brandt Snedeker shot 6-under par in the third round of the 2012 PGA Tour Championship, propelling him into a tie for first place entering the fourth and final day of play. Snedeker now sits at 8-under for the tournament, tied with Justin Rose. Rose led the tournament after the first round, and was in second after two rounds of play. Although he's lacked the breakout day many of his competitors have experienced, Rose has played consistently well to remain in contention.

Ryan Moore's 5-under day put him at 6-under overall, good for sole possession of third place entering the final round. Rory McIlroy, the current leader in the chase for the FedEx cup, is tied for fourth with second-round leader Jim Furyk and Bubba Watson.

Tiger Woods shot 3-under for the day, recovering from a nightmare of a round on Friday, and putting him just one stroke behind McIlroy, Furyk, and Watson.

The final round Sunday and the chase for the FedEx Cup are wide open, with a wide variety of scenarios that could play out.

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2012 Tour Championship: Jim Furyk Leads By A Stroke After A Stellar Second Round

The second round of the 2012 Tour Championship at East Lake Golf Club is in the books, and Jim Furyk finds himself atop the leaderboard after a 6-under 64 on Friday afternoon in Atlanta.

Furyk, who shot an opening round 69 (1-under), came out of the gates on fire on Friday, with seven birdies through his first 10 holes. He faltered a bit on the back nine as he bogeyed three of his final six holes. He leads Justin Rose by a single stroke, while Bo Van Pelt and Bubba Watson are tied for third place at 5-under.

FedEx Cup points leader Rory McIlroy, who can lock up the Cup with a win at East Lake, fired a 2-under 68 to tie him for seventh place on the leaderboard. Tiger Woods, who can also win the cup with a tournament win, struggled Friday afternoon and posted a 3-over 73.

Texas native Hunter Mahan struggled in the second round, shooting a 3-over 73 that has him stuck tied for 22nd place in the field of 30 golfers.

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The Tour Championship 2012: Jim Furyk Takes Lead At East Lake

Jim Furyk has come out firing in the second round with an amazing start to vault to the top of the leaderboard at The Tour Championship. He is eight-under in the middle of the second round, two shots ahead of Matt Kuchar and four shots ahead of a four-man group tied for third place that includes Tiger Woods.

Furyk birdied seven of his first 10 holes to take the lead. East Lake Golf Club has proven to be a fair test for the rest of the field, but Furyk has made minced meat of it today.

Kuchar is having a solid round at three-under and he has yet to make the turn. Woods got off to a rough start with a bogey on the first hole, but got that back at number three and is even for his round after six holes.

Colleyville, TX resident Hunter Mahan is spraying the ball around with three bogeys and two birdies on the front nine. He is seven shots off the lead at one-under.

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2012 Tour Championship: TV Schedule, Tee Times, Pairings For Friday

Day 2 of the PGA Tour Championship at East Lake Golf Club in Atlanta, Ga. will start with Tiger Woods atop the leaderboard, tied with Justin Rose at 4-under. Woods will pair up with Rose on Thursday at 2:05 p.m., one of the top pairings of the day. Lots of eyes will also be on the pairing of Phil Mickelson and Rory McIlroy.

Texas resident Hunter Mahan, currently 2-under and in a tie for seventh place, will pair up with Adam Scott at 1:35 p.m.

Here's the full list of tee times for Friday:

11:45 am Huh, John Watney, Nick
11:55 am Els, Ernie Westwood, Lee
12:05 pm Donald, Luke Senden, John
12:15 pm Simpson, Webb Pettersson, Carl
12:25 pm Oosthuizen, Louis Fowler, Rickie
12:35 pm Bradley, Keegan Dufner, Jason
12:45 pm Mickelson, Phil McIlroy, Rory
12:55 pm Garcia, Sergio Johnson, Dustin
1:05 pm Furyk, Jim Watson, Bubba
1:15 pm Snedeker, Brandt Moore, Ryan
1:25 pm Garrigus, Robert Johnson, Zach
1:35 pm Mahan, Hunter Scott, Adam
1:45 pm Kuchar, Matt Stricker, Steve
1:55 pm Piercy, Scott Van Pelt, Bo
2:05 pm Rose, Justin Woods, Tiger


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Tour Championship 2012 Leaderboard: Tiger Woods, Justin Rose Hold Lead After First Day

Tigers Woods and Justin Rose both finished at 4-under, tied for the lead after the first day of the Tour Championship at East Lake Golf Course in Atlanta, Ga. Woods shot six birdies along with two bogeys to finish his round at 66.

Woods, along with Rory McIlroy, Nick Watney and Phil Mickelson, is in the running for the Fed Ex Cup, and could earn points this weekend in Atlanta.

Scott Piercy, Bo Van Pelt, Matt Kuchar and Steve Stricker all tied for third place at 3-under.

Texas native Hunter Mahan shot 2-under to start the Tour Championship, tying him for seventh place with Adam Scott, Robert Garrigus, Zach Johnson and Brandt Snedeker.

For a complete list of the leaderboard, check out Golf.com.

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The Tour Championship 2012: Justin Rose Leads, Tiger Woods Lurks In Second

First round play at the 2012 Tour Championship is winding down at East Lake Golf Club in Atlanta, and Justin Scott leads the field by one-stroke after shooting a 66 on Thursday afternoon.

Tiger Woods, who still has five holes to play, headlines a group of five golfers who are currently in second place at 3-under, including Scott Piercy, Bo Van Pelt, Steve Stricker and Matt Kuchar, who are all in the clubhouse with opening round 67s.

The FedEx Cup is up for grabs as four golfers; Woods, Rory McIlroy, Nick Watney and Phil Mickelson each have an opportunity to win the points title with a tournament victory in Atlanta.

Texas native Hunter Mahan finished the day tied for seventh place with a 2-under 68 to begin his Tour Championship.

For the complete Tour Championship leaderboard, head over to Golf.com.

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2012 Tour Championship: Scott Piercy Leads By 2 Strokes In Opening Round Play

The opening round at the 2012 Tour Championship is underway at East Lake Golf Club, and Scott Piercy is out to an early lead as he's 5-under after 16 holes of play.

Bo Van Pelt is sitting alone in second place at the moment with a 3-under through 13 holes.

Justin Rose, Jim Furyk and Matt Kuchar are all knotted in a three-way tie for second place at 2-under, while Tiger Woods finds himself tied for sixth place at 1-under through five holes, and FedExCup points leader and winner of the PGA, Deutsche Bank, and BMW Championship Rory McIlroy is currently at even-par through five holes.

Texas resident Hunter Mahan is currently at even-par through 14 holes.

For an updated leader board, visit Golf.com.

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2012 TOUR Championship: TV Schedule, Tee Times, Pairings For Thursday

Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy begin the final leg of the quest for the 2012 FedExCup on Thursday, with the 2012 TOUR Championship.

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The Tour Championship 2012 Preview: Rory McIlroy, Tiger Woods Vie For FedEx Cup

Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy headline The Tour Championship, the FedEx Cup's final leg, which gets under way this Thursday in Atlanta.

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