With the win, the 37-year-old Swede clinched the FedEx Cup and its $10 million bonus. Stenson also earned $1.44 million for winning the tournament.
It was the 11th time that Woods won PGA player of the year, and ninth time he won the Vardon.
Stenson made four bogeys in the rain on the back nine at East Lake and shot a 1-under 69 for a four-shot lead over Dustin Johnson.
Henrik Stenson looked like he couldn’t miss Thursday in the Tour Championship. Tiger Woods didn’t make a thing.
The PGA announced Tuesday that Bethpage Black will host the rowdy Ryder Cup 2024. The public course on Long Island with a reputation of loud and boisterous fans also will get the 2019 PGA Championship.
Furyk had a one-shot lead over Steve Stricker. He was about three hours from even teeing off when play was stopped.
No one expected another round like that from him — though Matt Kuchar had a 61 in the morning when conditions were calm.
Scott played bogey-free and closed with a 5-under 66. He finished an hour before the final group.
Kuchar caught up by playing bogey-free on the back nine with three birdies, starting with a superb shot on the 10th to 3 feet.
From an operations standpoint, there is ample space in the state park for hospitality and other structures that have turned the Ryder Cup into the biggest show in golf.
The red shirt on Sunday and the size of the galleries were the same. So, too, in an odd sort of way, was the early departure.
Dufner bogeyed the final two holes Sunday for a 2-under 68 that was good enough to hold off 2003 U.S. Open champion Jim Furyk.
Let the Final Round begin! And what a packed leaderboard it is! Picking a winner won’t be easy.
Jason Dufner, the 36-hole leader, followed a record-tying 63 with a 71 to drop a stroke off the pace.
Adam Scott, Jim Furyk and Matt Kuchar were the closest pursuers, while eight other players were lurking within five shots of the lead.