Spieth dueling with Stenson at TOUR Championship

Final round Update — PGA Tour — FedEx Cup Playoffs — TOUR Championship — Spieth eyes 7th worldwide win of seasonEast Lake Golf Club — Atlanta, Georgia —

Jordan Spieth continues to lead the TOUR Championship in Atlanta.

Spieth, 22, started the final round with a one-shot advantage after his putter awoke late Saturday in round three play draining a couple of bombs at key points to overtake Henrik Stenson for the 54-hole lead.

Spieth opened a two-shot lead early Sunday int he final round of the season-finale of the FedEx Cup Playoffs. But, he has given up one shot since then and continues to lead by a stroke mid-way through the front nine at East Lake Golf Club.

Danny Lee, J.B. Holmes and Justin Rose have made early moves Sunday. All three are TOUR Championship by CocaColanow T-3 at 4-under overall. But, this is appears to be a two-horse race with the eventual winner between Spieth and Stenson collecting both the TOUR Championship and the FedEx Cup.

Spieth’s last victory was mid-July at the John Deere Classic. This would be his 5th PGA Tour title of 2015 and 7th worldwide triumph (Australian Open and Hero World Challenge) of the season.

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