The 29-year-old American sealed victory by beating compatriot Hunter Mahan in a sudden-death playoff but he did not realise he had also scooped the season-long playoff jackpot of $10 million until the trophy presentation.
Chinese Taipei's Chan Yih-shin is hoping that his winning run will continue when he tees off at the Asia Pacific Panasonic Open in Japan.
This week's Tour Championship offers a plethora of winning scenarios for the prestigious FedExCup where the lucrative jackpot for the overall champion has certainly got the attention of the players.
China's most promising golfers will slug it out in the season-ending showdown of the China Amateur Golf Futures Tour (GFT).
The 16-year-old Thompson showed she measures up on the course with a five-stroke victory Sunday in the Navistar LPGA Classic.
Chan Yih-shin of Chinese Taipei recovered from an opening double bogey to win his second Asian Tour title by three shots in the $750,000 Macao Open.
Pan Yanghong fired a seven-under 65 on Sunday to overcome a seven-shot deficit and win the $50,000 Wenzhou Orient Yangyi Challenge in Zhejiang.
You can't win an Olympic medal if you don't start young. That's why China's been pouring money into junior golf.
Volvo China Open will be in Tianjin next year as event looks to gain prestige.
Long-hitting Spaniard Alvaro Quiros has pulled out of this week's Seve Trophy because of a wrist injury.
World number two Lee Westwood said his game had reached a plateau this year.
American J.B. Holmes had successful brain surgery last week and plans to return to the PGA Tour next year, his manager said on Tuesday.