Rory McIlroy didn't have to check his bank account to know that his FedEx Cup bonus had been deposited.
His caddie, J.P. Fitzgerald, informed him with a text message.
"I think his words were, 'A tsunami just hit my bank account, so thank you very much,'" McIlroy said Wednesday on the eve of the HSBC Champions. "J.P. got a nice percentage of that, so I knew at that point it was already there."
No payoff is greater than Sunday at East Lake. For the last seven years, the winner of the Tour Championship also has won the FedEx Cup and its $10 million bonus. The player receives $9 million in cash, and $1 million is deferred into a retirement account....