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2017 PGA TOUR Championship
Xander Schauffele
Walking Standard Bearers for Schauffele and Thomas
Justin Thomas
Schauffele wins, Thomas claims the FedExCup at the TOUR Championship
Justin Thomas finished second at East Lake but took home the No. 1 spot in the FedExCup standings. It was Xander Schauffele who topped the leaderboard  and  Became the first PGA TOUR rookie to win the TOUR Championship since it began in 1987. It was the first time in eight years that two players celebrated at East Lake. Tiger Woods won the FedExCup and Phil Mickelson won the TOUR Championship in 2009.
Rookie Celebrates Win
In the final round of the 2017 TOUR Championship, Xander Schauffele edges Justin Thomas by one stroke to win his second-career tournament
Standard Bearers
Standard Bearers accompany each group of professionals during play and display their scores in relation to par on a cumulative basis.  Standard Bearers consists mostly of  young adults, ages 13 - 18.
Thomas Family Affair
Justin Thomas celebrates with his parents Jani and Mike on the 18th green after winning the FedExCup and second in the TOUR Championship during the final round at East Lake Golf Club in Atlanta.

The PGA Tour’s top 30 players return each year to East Lake Golf Club, the home course of Bobby Jones. Last Year Rory Mcllroy captured the FEDExCup as well as the Tour Championship trophy.


In the past 15 Tour Championship tournaments in Atlanta, more than $25 million has been raised for Atlanta charities, which primarily benefit the East Lake Foundatition and The First Tee. The First Tee develops affordable golf learning facilities that provide young people of all backgrounds an opportunity to develop through golf and character education values such as honesty, integrity and sportsmanship.


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