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Dustin Johnson holds five-shot lead with 18 holes remaining in TOUR Championship

After a flawless 64 on Sunday, the #1 player in golf is a single loop from $15 million.

Dustin Johnson of the United States bumps fists with his caddie and brother Austin Johnson on the 18th green during the third round of the TOUR Championship at East Lake Golf Club on September 06, 2020 in Atlanta, Georgia. Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images

It might be all academic on Monday for the TOUR Championship at East Lake Golf Club, as Dustin Johnson sits on a five shot lead after three rounds. He’ll just need to avoid a blowup tomorrow to take home the biggest cash prize in the sport, a $15 million check as the FedEx Cup champion.

Johnson entered at -10, two shots clear of the #2 player Jon Rahm who was at -8. The bottom five players in the field were given no extra strokes, so it was a nice advantage for the top players before the tournament began. But then Johnson went and shot the low round of the day on Saturday (alongside Daniel Berger) with a -6 64. And with that, it might be over.

There will be some knee-knockers tomorrow down the field as well, as the difference between second place and third place is what the winner makes in an average week on the PGA Tour, $1 million. DJ is at -19, and will play with Xander Schauffele who checks in at -14. Justin Thomas will also tee off at -14 in the group behind, with Jon Rahm at -13 with him. With this much cash on the line, every shot will be pressure packed for the players involved.

Here is the leaderboard for the final round of the 2020 TOUR Championship at East Lake Golf Club in Atlanta.

2020 TOUR Championship Tee Times, final round

Golfer Adjusted Score TOUR Championship Only Score
Golfer Adjusted Score TOUR Championship Only Score
Dustin Johnson -19 -9
Xander Schauffele -14 -11
Justin Thomas -14 -7
Jon Rahm -13 -5
Collin Morikawa -12 -7
Daniel Berger -10 -6
Sungjae Im -10 -6
Scottie Scheffler -9 -7
Rory McIlroy -8 -5
Brendon Todd -8 -5
Tyrrell Hatton -8 -6
Tony Finau -7 -5
Hideki Matsuyama -7 -3
Webb Simpson -7 -1
Abraham Ancer -7 -6
Lanto Griffin -7 -5
Sebastián Muñoz -7 -4
Harris English -6 -2
Patrick Reed -6 -3
Mackenzie Hughes -5 -5
Viktor Hovland -4 -4
Bryson DeChambeau -4 E
Kevin Kisner -2 -1
Joaquin Niemann -1 +1
Cameron Champ -1 -1
Kevin Na -1 E
Cameron Smith -1 -1
Ryan Palmer 3 +4
Marc Leishman 3 +4
Billy Horschel 4 +4