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Stenson wins Tour Championship, FedExCup

11:31 PM, Sep 22, 2013   |    comments
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Atlanta, GA (Sports Network) - Henrik Stenson led by nine shots in the middle of Saturday's third round. With four holes to go in Sunday's final round, that lead was down to one.

Stenson then birdied the 15th and cruised home with three straight pars to win The Tour Championship by three strokes. He shot 2-under 68 in the final round for his fourth straight round in the 60s

The Swede finished his fourth PGA Tour title at 13-under-par 267. He also won the FedExCup, moving ahead of two-time FedExCup champion Tiger Woods.

Stenson became the first European to win both the FedExCup and The Tour Championship.

Jordan Spieth fired a 6-under 64 for the second-best score of the day, despite a bogey at the 17th. That helped him jump into second place at minus-10. Spieth was joined there by Steve Stricker, who closed with a 65 at East Lake.

Webb Simpson had the low round of the day, a 7-under 63, which helped him grab fourth place at 9-under-par 271. Dustin Johnson birdied three of the last four holes, but wrapped them around a triple bogey at the 17th. He managed a 1- under 69 to end in fifth at minus-8.

U.S. Open champion Justin Rose carded a 3-under 67 to end in sixth at minus-7. Zach Johnson and Billy Horschel both closed with 68s to share seventh at 6- under 274.

Woods carded a 3-under 67 and shared 22nd at even-par 280.

Brandt Snedeker, last year's Tour Champion and FedExCup winner, shot 2-under 68 to tie Hunter Mahan for 20th at 1-under 279.

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