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Koepka birdies 18th for 1-shot Tour lead

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ATLANTA (AP) A storm delay at the Tour Championship slowed the momentum of Brooks Koepka and Justin Thomas, right when they were starting to pull ahead in the chase for the $15 million FedEx Cup.

The final hour Friday showed how quickly it can change - and for Rory McIlroy, why no one is holding back in the season finale.

Koepka didn't make a birdie on the back nine until the par-5 18th when he hit 5-iron from 239 yards to 8 feet behind the hole. He had to settle for a two-putt birdie, a 3-under 67 and a one-shot lead. Because he started the tournament at 7-under par as the No. 3 seed, he was at 13 under going to the weekend.

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Money Leaders: PGA Tour
Rank Player Earnings
1 Brooks Koepka $9,684,006
2 Rory McIlroy $7,785,286
3 Matt Kuchar $6,294,690
4 Patrick Cantlay $6,121,488
5 Gary Woodland $5,690,965
6 Xander Schauffele $5,609,456
7 Dustin Johnson $5,534,619
8 Justin Thomas $5,013,084
9 Jon Rahm $4,990,110
10 Webb Simpson $4,690,572
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