Paul Casey has his best chance at finally having something to show for his great play in the FedEx Cup playoffs.
And the payoff could be enormous.
Sloppy at the turn, Casey kept a clean card on the back nine at East Lake and holed a 40-foot birdie putt on the 17th hole for some separation in the Tour Championship. He shot a five-under-par 65 to build a two-shot lead, leaving him one round away from his first PGA Tour victory in eight years and 144 events.
His last victory was the Houston Open in 2009, though he has won five times around the world since then.
Different about this opportunity is the $10-million bonus if he were to win the FedEx Cup, and the...