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Scott delivers as rivals crash

AUSSIE Adam Scott kept his head when all around him were losing theirs to win the first FedEx Cup play-off event, The Barclays, and rise to a career-high No.2 in the world.

The Masters champion (pictured) started the final round five shots behind leader Matt Kuchar, but his bogey-free round of five-under par 66 took him to 11-under for a one-shot win from Englishman Justin Rose, Canadian Graham DeLaet and Americans Tigers Woods and Gary Woodland.

After watching his challengers blow their chances, Scott said: "I can't believe it, to be honest. I really didn't think I had a chance."

What helped was Kuchar imploding with a final round seven-over par 78, Rose missing his chance to win with a birdie on the 18th, instead three-putting for bogey, and Woodland missing birdie attempts from inside 3m on each of the final three holes.

Woods was also stiff - literally. Starting the event with a sore back and neck, he suffered a back spasm on the 13th, dropping shots on that hole and the 15th to fall agonisingly short.



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