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Rory McIlroy Celebrates 2022 FedEx Cup Win After Epic Final-Round Comeback

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Rory McIlroy was all smiles when receiving the FedEx Cup trophy Sunday:

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Rory McIlroy is offered his historic third #FedExCup trophy, becoming the initial golfer to ever receive that honor.

The superstar even got emotional when discussing the significance of the victory amid the ongoing feud between your PGA Tour and LIV Golf.

“This means a lot,” McIlroy told the crowd. “I really believe in golf. I really believe in this tour. I really believe in the players with this tour. Its the best place in the planet to play golf. Bar none.”

The win does mean an $18 million prize for first invest the FedEx Cup standings. There is $75 million altogether payouts for the Tour Championship, with Scottie Scheffler and Sungjae Im each earning $5.75 million after tying for second place, one stroke behind McIlroy.

The 33-year-old trailed by six strokes entering the ultimate round at East Lake DRIVER in Atlanta, but a final-round score of 66 was enough to complete at the top.

It is the third FedEx Cup title for McIlroy, even though latest win represents the biggest payout in PGA Tour history.

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