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Thomas Wins FEDEX Championship

Justin Thomas (Source: NBC) Justin Thomas (Source: NBC)

    
ATLANTA (AP) - Xander Schauffele ended his rookie season by winning the Tour Championship. Justin Thomas ended the best season with the FedEx Cup.
    
Schauffele, a 23-year-old worried about keeping his PGA Tour card just over three months ago, swirled in a 3-foot birdie putt on the final hole Sunday for a 2-under 68 to beat Thomas by one shot and become the first rookie to win the Tour Championship.
    
Thomas had plenty of reasons to celebrate his runner-up finish. He capped off a season of five victories and his first major championship by claiming the $10 million bonus. He closed with a 66 after he narrowly missed a 25-foot birdie putt on the 18th.
    
It was the first time since 2009 that the Tour Championship and FedEx Cup were won by different players.

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