Snedeker was among five players, including 14-time major winner Tiger Woods and World No 1 Rory McIlroy, who led in playoff points and could have claimed the playoff crown and bonus money simply with a victory in the 30-man showdown.
USA’s Brandt Snedeker poses with the FedExCup in Atlanta. Pic/AFP
“I had complete confidence in what I was doing out there,” Snedeker said. “I putted great all week and made big putts when I needed to.”
In addition to the richest prize in golf, Snedeker won the $1.44 million top prize for winning the Tour Championship, the final event of the season for most of the tour’s top stars.
The total payoff was more than Snedeker had earned in his career before this year.
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