Jordan Spieth earns £7.5m with Tour Championship victory


America’s Jordan Spieth hit a final-round 69 to win the Tour Championship in Atlanta, earning £7.5m by also securing victory in the FedEx Cup.

The 22-year-old finished on nine under to claim a cheque for £977,000 to add to his £6.5m bonus for winning the end-of-season play-off championship.

Spieth has earned more than £14m this season and is the new world number one.

He beat New Zealand’s Danny Lee, England’s Justin Rose and Swede Henrik Stenson by four shots at East Lake.

Englishman Paul Casey was among those a shot further back on four under.

Northern Ireland’s Rory McIlroy finished on one over after a final-round 74, while Australia’s Jason Day ended tied 10th on two under.

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