McIlroy wins Deutsche Bank Title

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NORTON, MA (TheSpread) – Rory McIlroy took over the lead in the 2012 FedEx Cup Playoffs on Monday, as he won the Deutsche Bank Championship.

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McIlroy posted a 4-under 67 on Monday to finish the tournament at -20 overall, one shot ahead of Louis Oosthuizen. Oosthuizen shot a 71 on Monday to finish at -19 overall after holding a two-shot lead entering the final round.

Tiger Woods came in third place for the tournament at -18 overall. Woods carded a 5-under 66 on Monday.

According to oddsmakers, McIlroy had 10/1 odds to win this event to begin the week, which means a wager of $100 will pay out an additional $1,000.

McIlroy now leads Nick Watney by over 1,300 points for first in the FedEx Cup standings. Woods is just 51 points behind Watney for second with two tournaments remaining.

For top 5 results from the 2012 PGA Deutsche Bank Championship, see below

PGA Deutsche Bank Championship Top 5 Results

1 Rory McIlroy -20 (264)

2 Louis Oosthuizen -19 (265)

3 Tiger Woods -18 (266)

T4 Phil Mickelson -14 (270)

T4 Dustin Johnson -14 (270)

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