Jupiter, FL (PRWEB) September 25, 2012
While Brandt Snedeker ended up with the silver FedExCup trophy, the crystal TOUR Championship sculpture, $1.44 million in prize money and a $10 million bonus, South Florida’s contingent of professional golfers showed their competitive mettle at the tournament in Atlanta.
Luke Donald, who practices at The Bear’s Club in Jupiter, tied for third place with a six-under-par, final-round score of 67. Donald, 34, shared the spot with Ryan Moore.
Tiger Woods, of Jupiter Island, tied Hunter Mahan for an eighth-place finish. Woods, 36, whose property on Jupiter Island includes a three-hole golf course, finished at two under par with a final-round score of 72.
Dustin Johnson, also a member of The Bear’s Club, where Waterfront Properties and Club Communities specializes in home sales, tied for 10th place, finishing at one under par and shooting a 70 in the final round. Johnson, 28, tied Matt Kuchar, Bo Van Pelt, Robert Garrigus and Rory McIlroy.
McIlroy, another club member, entered the tournament as the top-ranked player. The No. 1 seed won the final two FedExCup Playoff events – the Deutsche Bank Championship and the BMW Championship – in addition to three out of four of his most-recent tournaments. The 23-year-old shot a one under par and a final-round score of 74.
Keegan Bradley, 26, of Jupiter, finished the day in 23rd place at seven over par, shooting a 74 in the final round. Bradley tied Rickie Fowler, also a Jupiter resident, and Louis Oosthuizen.
Fowler, 23, finished at seven over par and shot a 76 in the final round.
Ernie Els, yet another homeowner in the golf-friendly town of Jupiter, came in 27th place at nine over par. Els, 42, shot a 71 in the final round.
Jupiter has become known nationwide as a golfing mecca not only because of the droves of Tour players who call the area home, but also because of its unparalleled golf courses, club amenities and weather.