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Having taken the lead with birdies on five of six holes starting at the ninth, Bryson DeChambeau finally had to settle for second place.

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HOW PATRICK REED WON Patrick Reed one-putted five of the first six holes of the final round, four of them par saves after missing the green, then got his ball-striking together for a birdie burst on the back nine that delivered the title. One-under through 12 holes, Reed birdied Nos. 12, 15, 16 and 17 before a bogey on 18 that cut his victory margin to one stroke. Bryson DeChambeau had taken the lead with birdies on five of six holes starting at the ninth, ultimately shooting a 65 and settling for second place. Reed nearly drove the green on the par-4 12th and was just off the green in two on the par-5 15th, making up-and-down birdies. He added an approach to three feet to set up birdie on the 16th and made an 18foot birdie putt on the 17th.  Reed led the field in fewest putts with 98, including 23, 24 and 25 in the last three rounds. He led the field in Strokes Gained: Putting at 2.956 per round.  Reed was third in Scrambling, saving par on 78.57 percent of his missed greens and fourth in Strokes Gained: Around the Green at .798 per round.  Reed had four straight birdies on the front nine in shooting a 63 in the second round. W W W.P GAT OUR.COM

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LEADERBOARD 2020 Player

Pos

1

2

3

4

Total Score

FedExCup

Earnings

Patrick Reed

1

69

63

67

67

266/-18

550

$1,820,000

Bryson DeChambeau

2

68

63

71

65

267/-17

315

$1,115,000

Jon Rahm

T3

72

69

61

67

269/-15

170

$600,000

Erik van Rooyen

T3

70

62

67

70

269/-15

$600,000

Rory McIlroy

5

65

69

68

68

270/-14

115

$430,000

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