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2012 Tour Championship: Brandt Snedeker Takes Home Tournament, 2012 FedEx Cup

Brandt Snedeker took home the 2012 Tour Championship and the FedEx Cup with a 2-under par round of 68 on Sunday, besting Justin Rose by three shots.

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FedEx Cup Standings 2012: Brandt Snedeker Wins, Tiger Woods Finishes Third

The 2012 FedEx Cup circuit has wrapped up after four terrific playoff events. Brandt Snedeker capped off a terrific year with a win at the Tour Championship on Sunday, which propelled him four spots in the FedEx Cup standings to secure the first title of his career. Snedeker finished with 4,100 points, beating out Rory McIlroy by 1,273.

Tiger Woods placed third with 2,663 points, which is impressive considering his struggles earlier in the year. Nick Watney took fourth with 2,215 points, while Phil Mickelson was fifth at 2,073.

Following a strong showing over the weekend at the Tour Championship, Justin Rose jumped up 18 spots from 24th to sixth. He ended his FedEx Cup tour with 1,770 points. Louis Oosthuizen was right behind Rose with 1,635 points. Dustin Johnson (1,527), Luke Donald (1,275) and Lee Westwood (1,205) rounded out the top-10 standings.

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2012 Tour Championship: Brandt Snedeker Wins Tournament And 2012 FedEx Cup

Brandt Snedeker had a highly productive Sunday at the 2012 Tour Championship, shooting a 2-under par round of 68 to capture not only the tournament title but also the 2012 FedEx Cup. Snedeker captured a cool $1.44 million for winning the Tour Championship, and he added $10 million in winnings for nabbing the FedEx Cup. It was Snedeker's second title win on tour this year.

Snedeker finished three shots ahead of Justin Rose. Rose carded a 1-over par final round of 71 to finish at 7-under par for the tournament, trailing only Snedeker's 10-under. Luke Donald and Ryan Moore finished tied for third at 6-under par.

Tiger Woods finished eighth, and third in the FedEx Cup standings, after shooting a final round, 2-over par 72. Rory McIlroy, the winner of three of his past four events, placed 10th in the Tour Championship and finished second in the FedEx Cup standings.

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The Tour Championship 2012: Brandt Snedeker, Justin Rose Lead After 3 Rounds Of Play

Brandt Snedeker shot a fantastic 6-under par for the third round of the Tour Championship, which vaulted him all the way to the top of the leaderboard.

Snedeker finished the third round at 8-under par for the tournament, which has him tied with Justin Rose for the lead entering the final round. Rose shot a 2-under par on Saturday.

Ryan Moore also moved up the leaderboard on Saturday, with his 5-under round leaving him at 6-under with one round to go. That score has Moore alone in third place after three rounds of play. Second-round leader Jim Furyk, Rory McIlroy and Bubba Watson are all tied for fourth place, sitting a single stroke behind Moore entering the final round of play.

Tiger Woods shot 3-under for the third round, bouncing back from a Friday that saw him shoot a 73. Woods is tied with a trio of other golfers at 4-under entering Sunday's play. Phil Mickelson went the other way on Saturday, as his 2-over par round saw him drop into a tie for 20th place.

Sunday's final round will be an interesting one, as several golfers could potentially come out on top of the FedEx Cup standings. The projected standings can be found here.

This story originally appeared on SBNation.com.

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2012 Tour Championship: Saturday Tee Times, TV Schedule, And Pairings

The 2012 Tour Championship moves into the third round on Saturday with Jim Furyk at the top of the leaderboard. Furyk shot a 64 on Friday to grab the lead at 7-under. He is one stroke ahead of Justin Rose, who is alone in second.

Furyk and Rose will be the last pairing to take the course. The two are set to tee off at 2 p.m. ET.

After playing with the final group on the first two days, Tiger Woods had a rough Friday and fell to a tie for 12th. Woods is paired with England's Luke Donald. Both will be six shots behind the leader when they start their rounds at 12:50 p.m. ET.

Rory McIlroy still projects to finish at the top of the FedEx Cup Standings after two rounds. He is tied for seventh, four shots back, and will be playing with Robert Garrigus at 1:30 p.m. ET.

The TV coverage will be split on Saturday, with the Golf Channel broadcasting from noon to 2 p.m. ET and NBC picking it up the rest of the way.

For live-updated scoring, check out Golf.com's Tour Championship leaderboard.

Full list of Saturday's tee times (all times Eastern):

11:40 am Els, Ernie and Watney, Nick

11:50 am Huh, John and Westwood, Lee

12:00 pm Garcia, Sergio and Bradley, Keegan

12:10 pm Mahan, Hunter and Scott, Adam

12:20 pm Piercy, Scott and Oosthuizen, Louis

12:30 pm Mickelson, Phil and Stricker, Steve

12:40 pm Senden, John and Dufner, Jason

12:50 pm Woods, Tiger and Donald, Luke

1:00 pm Fowler, Rickie and Moore, Ryan

1:10 pm Snedeker, Brandt and Simpson, Webb

1:20 pm Johnson, Zach and Pettersson, Carl

1:30 pm McIlroy, Rory and Garrigus, Robert

1:40 pm Johnson, Dustin and Kuchar, Matt

1:50 pm Watson, Bubba and Van Pelt, Bo

2:00 pm Furyk, Jim and Rose, Justin

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2012 Tour Championship Leaderboard: Jim Furyk Takes The Lead

Jim Furyk made a charge on the second day of the 2012 Tour Championship, shooting a 64 to take a one-stroke lead at East Lake Golf Club in Atlanta. Furyk shot Friday's best round to head into the weekend as the leader.

Second place belongs to Justin Rose, as he moved to 6-under with a second-round 68. Rose recovered from a 1-over front nine to finish 2-under on the day.

Bubba Watson and Bo Van Pelt are tied for third at 5-under, but the two finished their Friday rounds very differently. Watson shot four birdies on the back nine, while Van Pelt bogeyed three of the last four holes after spending time in the lead.

Tiger Woods began the day in a tie for first, but finished in a tie for 12th after a 73. Woods struggled on the back nine, making just one birdie and four bogeys.

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2012 TOUR Championship: TV Schedule, Tee Times, Pairings For Friday

For the second straight day at East Lake Golf Club in Atlanta, Tiger Woods will play in the final pairing of the 2012 TOUR Championship. The Tour typically keeps players with the same partners through the first two days, but with only the top 30 in the FedExCup Standings in action, they have adjusted and are sending groups off according to first-round scores. Woods will be paired with Justin Rose, who set the low number early in the day with a 66. At 4-under, both Woods and Rose are one shot clear of a quartet of players.

Golf Channel will once again carry the broadcast on Friday, with coverage scheduled from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. ET. Aside from Woods, the other superstar pairing will feature Rory McIlroy and Phil Mickelson. They are two of five players who control their own destiny in Atlanta, and are three shots back at 1-under. Here's a complete schedule of pairings, with all times Eastern:

11:45 a.m. John Huh Nick Watney
11:55 a.m. Ernie Els Lee Westwood
12:05 p.m. Luke Donald John Senden
12:15 p.m. Webb Simpson Carl Pettersson
12:25 p.m. Louis Oosthuizen Rickie Fowler
12:35 p.m. Keegan Bradley Jason Dufner
12:45 p.m. Phil Mickelson Rory McIlroy
12:55 p.m. Sergio Garcia Dustin Johnson
1:05 p.m. Jim Furyk Bubba Watson
1:15 p.m. Brandt Snedeker Ryan Moore
1:25 p.m. Robert Garrigus Zach Johnson
1:35 p.m. Hunter Mahan Adam Scott
1:45 p.m. Matt Kuchar Steve Stricker
1:55 p.m. Scott Piercy Bo Van Pelt
2:05 p.m. Justin Rose Tiger Woods

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2012 Tour Championship Leaderboard: Tiger Woods Leads

Tiger Woods and Justin Rose are in the lead after one day at the 2012 Tour Championship.

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