Billy Horschel celebrates with the "gator chomp" after winning the Tour Championship at East Lake Golf Club in 2014. Photo: Kevin C. Cox, Getty Images
Photo: Kevin C. Cox, Getty Images
Two things stand out from Billy Horschel’s unlikely triumph in the 2014 FedEx Cup playoffs – the garish plaid pants he wore on Sunday when he sealed the title by winning the Tour Championship at East Lake and the “gator chomp” he did on the 18th green to celebrate his biggest career success.
It’s enough to make one wonder how Horschel might respond if he can win the European Tour’s Race to Dubai on Sunday.
Only Henrik Stenson and Rory McIlroy have won both the FedEx Cup and the Race to Dubai (Stenson won both in his extraordinary 2013). Horschel can make it a threesome with a big finish this week beneath the Dubai skyscrapers.
Horschel starts the final event – the DP World Tour Championship – in second place behind fellow American Collin Morikawa in the season-long race. World No. 1 Jon Rahm, third in points, announced he will bypass the ...
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