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The man who stands to pick up the lion's share of that money, $15m to be precise, and the honour of FedEx Cup champion, is Dustin Johnson.


Despite the fact that DJ holds a solid record when possessing the 54-hole lead, converting nine from 20, and he has been by and large imperious over the three-week Playoff stretch, there is some hope for a chasing pack led by Schauffele and Justin Thomas, who sit five shots back.


Finally of course as noted already Johnson has not been the best player on display this week and while his third round of 64, which saw him hit 11 of 14 fairways and gain over three strokes from tee to green, was an ominous sign for the rest of the field, he struggled over days one and two particularly with his long-game.


In addition he will have firmly entrenched in his memory banks the fact that all four of his PGA Tour wins to date came when he was trailing going in to Sunday with the most recent at Kapalua seeing him overturn a five-shot deficit on day four.


As we know though it is often difficult for a player to keep their hot putter going under the pressure of day four and from that point of view if I was looking to take on Johnson my preference would be for Thomas, who tees off in the penultimate group.


Morikawa has taken to East Lake as he does to most courses, like a duck to water, following up an opening 71 with rounds of 65 and 67 and ranking third in approach play for the week as his irons continue to impress.






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