Viktor Hovland secured back-to-back wins to finish the season in style and claim his first FedExCup. After a victory earlier this year at the Memorial Tournament presented by Workday, the Norwegian wrote himself into the PGA TOUR history books during the FedExCup Playoffs, carding a final-round 61 at Olympia Fields to win the BMW Championship. That momentum propelled the Oklahoma State alum at East Lake, where he cruised to a five-stroke victory at the TOUR Championship and etched his name on the FedExCup.
Rory McIlroy completed an epic six-shot comeback to edge out Scottie Scheffler and Sungjae Im at the TOUR Championship to win his third FedExCup. He becomes the first player to win three FedExCup titles. It's McIlroy's 22nd TOUR title and third victory of the season following wins at THE CJ CUP @ SUMMIT and the RBC Canadian Open
Patrick Cantlay closed out the 2020-2021 FedExCup Playoffs with an epic run. He beat out Bryson DeChambeau in a memorable playoff at the BMW Championship, then edged out Jon Rahm to win the TOUR Championship in Atlanta. It's the first FedExCup trophy for Cantlay, who notched his fourth win of the season.
Dustin Johnson was dominant in the 2019-2020 FedExCup Playoffs, winning THE NORTHERN TRUST, finishing second in a playoff to Jon Rahm in an epic showdown at the BMW Championship and then winning the TOUR Championship in Atlanta. It's the first FedExCup trophy for Johnson, who notched his 23rd PGA TOUR win.
McIlroy finished off a spectacular season with his second FedExCup title. He won three times over the course of the 2018-19 season, including THE PLAYERS Championship, the RBC Canadian Open, where he shot a final-round 61, and the TOUR Championship, where he picked up a four-shot victory. With his triumph at East Lake, he became the second player to win multiple FedExCup titles and recorded his 14th top-10 finish of the year, capping a remarkably consistent season.
Rose capped off a stellar season which included two victories (WGC-HSBC Champions, Fort Worth Invitational), two second-place finishes in the FedExCup Playoffs and a T4 at the TOUR Championship, which included a clutch birdie on the final hole to clinch the FedExCup. Rose had 11 top-10 finishes in 18 starts, showing his amazing consistency this season.
Thomas capped off an incredible season, one that included five victories -- including his first major at the PGA Championship -- and a career-best 59 at the Sony Open in Hawaii, with the FedExCup. He finished second at East Lake and outlasted his pal Jordan Spieth (T7) for the top prize. In his five wins this season, Thomas broke 70 in the final round each time, shooting 64, 69, 65, 68 and 66. He also won by two or more shots all five times.
Rory McIlroy had been close before. He won two Playoffs events in a four-win 2012 that saw him finish second in the FedExCup chase. In 2014, he won three consecutive summer starts (including two majors) before finishing third in the FedExCup standings. It looked like golf’s richest prize would elude McIlroy once more until a stellar Sunday 64 at East Lake got him into a three-man playoff that he won on the fourth hole to claim both the TOUR Championship and the FedExCup.
With two majors, five TOUR titles and the FedExCup, Jordan Spieth's 2014-15 campaign may have been the best season by a player not named Tiger Woods in the last 20 years. Spieth first took the FedExCup lead after winning his first major at Augusta National and held the top spot through the PGA TOUR Season. After falling behind Jason Day, who won two Playoffs events, Spieth roared to a four-shot triumph at East Lake.
Billy Horschel became the fifth consecutive winner of the TOUR Championship by Coca-Cola to also claim the FedExCup in 2014. He became the first since Tiger Woods (2007) to win the final two Playoff events en route to claiming the FedExCup, and the first to win golf's richest prize after starting the Playoffs outside the top 30 in the standings.
Golf's hottest player for the final month of the PGA TOUR Season and the FedExCup Playoffs, Henrik Stenson finished atop the golf world when he earned the seventh FedExCup title. Stenson, the first European winner of the FedExCup, became the second in as many years to start the TOUR Championship by Coca-Cola inside the top 5 and win to lock up the FedExCup. Stenson closed his 2013 campaign with five top-3 finishes in his final seven starts to leave no doubt about who was golf's top player when the stakes were highest. Here's a look at Stenson's season and how he won the FedExCup.
Brandt Snedeker won as a frontrunner for the first time and earned his first Playoffs victory at East Lake to claim the sixth FedExCup. Snedeker won the TOUR Championshib by Coca-Cola to become the first player inside the FedExCup top 5 to claim the cup sinceTiger Woods in 2009. The Tennessee native, who was born and raised less than 250 miles northwest of Atlanta, earned two other top-10 finishes in the Playoffs to put him in position to control his own destiny in the Playoffs finale. Here's a look at Snedeker's season and how he won the FedExCup.
The 2011 PGA TOUR Playoffs for the FedExCup came to a thrilling conclusion with the first-ever sudden death playoff for the FedExCup. With a trio of pars, including a brilliant save out of a greenside water hazard on the second playoff hole, Bill Haas defeated Hunter Mahan to win the TOUR Championship by Coca-Cola and the FedExCup. Haas, who had lost two playoffs earlier in the season, broke through to claim his first win of 2011 on the TOUR's most pressure-packed stage. Haas started the week at No. 25 in the standings and left a FedExCup champion.
The 2010 season saw the most dramatic Sunday finale at East Lake in the four-year history of the FedExCup. Jim Furyk got up-and-down out of a greenside bunker on the par-3 18th to win THE TOUR Championship presented by Coca-Cola and the FedExCup. Furyk had finished 11th, 5th and 4th in the three previous FedExCup seasons. THE TOUR Championship victory was the third of the season for Furyk, who had gone the previous two seasons without a win.
For the second time in the three-year history of the PGA TOUR Playoffs for the FedExCup, Tiger Woods has claimed the title. His second-place finish at THE TOUR Championship presented by Coca-Cola gave him a 1,080-point win over Phil Mickelson, who won the tournament but finished second in FedExCup points.
Vijay Singh altered his swing after the 2007 season, then suffered through tendinitis in his left arm and a balky putter for much of 2008. But somewhere near the end of a long year, Vijay Singh found something. As a result, he became the second name on the FedExCup trophy next to inaugural winner Tiger Woods' name.
In the inaugural PGA TOUR Playoffs for the FedExCup, it seemed only fitting that the world's top-ranked golfer would claim the TOUR's biggest prize, as Tiger Woods rolled through the Playoffs with two tournament wins and a second-place finish, earning the $10 million bonus with a record-setting performance at THE TOUR Championship presented by Coca-Cola.