Final Money, Points: 2018 Players Championship

Webb Simpson Wins PLAYERS Championship
Webb Simpson poses with the trophy with his caddie Paul Tresori after his victory at THE PLAYERS Championship on the Stadium Course at TPC Sawgrass on May 13, 2018 in Ponte Vedra Beach, FL. Photo by David Cannon/Getty Images

Webb Simpson posted a final-round 73, but thanks to a seven-stroke lead after 54 holes it was good enough to win the PLAYERS Championship.

Simpson finished his final day at TPC Sawgrass with three birdies against two bogeys, along with a meaningless final-hole double bogey.

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The win earned the 32-year old Simpson $1,980,000 and 600 FedExCup points, which moves him to No. 8 in the standings. He also picked up a hefty 80 Official World Golf Rankings points which will bump him to No. 20 (from 41) – his highest ranking since 2013.

Charl Schwartzel, Jimmy Walker, and Xander Schauffele tied for second and each took home a check for $821,333, along with 230 FedExCup points, and 35 OWGR points.

Finally, Justin Thomas fired a final-round 66 to jump to T11 and claim the world No. 1 ranking for the first time in his young career. The 25-year old Kentucky native holds a 9.18 average to Dustin Johnson’s 8.93. And despite a tough final hole for Jordan Spieth, the young star, and friend of Thomas, is now No. 3, swapping spots with another young superstar in Jon Rahm.


FINAL MONEY: THE PLAYERS

TPC Sawgrass | Ponte Vedra, FL | May 13, 2018


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