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Bought and Paid For

Spike McRoy did it all on Sunday. He won the Buy.Com Tour Championship in record fashion. He captured first-place on the season-ending money list. And, most importantly, he collected his 2001 PGA Tour card.
McRoy won the Buy.Com season finale at the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail in Dothan, Ala., by five shots over Briny Baird. McRoy, a University of Alabama graduate, set a new 72-hole tournament record by firing rounds of 74-64-65-69 for a 16-under-par total and a 272 aggregate score.
McRoy entered this week eighth in earnings, but vaulted into first place, courtesy of the $99,000 first-place check. McRoy also became the first man in Tour history to surpass the $300,000 mark.
The 32-year-old Huntsville, Ala., resident finished the season nearly $9,000 clear of Mark Hensby. Hensby led the money list before the start of the Tour Championship, but tied for 39th this week to fall into second place.
John Riegger and first-round leader Michael Muehr tied for third. The result was good enough to move Riegger into the top 15 in earnings, but not so for Muehr. Riegger climbed from 16th to 10th on the money list, thus knocking Rob McKelvey down to the 16th position. Muehr finished in 21st place.
The season-ending 2000 Buy.Com Tour money list< /b>
1.Spike McRoy -- $300,638
2.Mark Hensby -- $291,757
3.Tim Clark -- $288,056
4.Briny Baird -- $271,897
5.Ian Leggatt -- $259,724
6.Chris Smith -- $236,541
7.Kent Jones -- $220,081
8.Tripp Isenhour -- $219,630
9.Paul Gow -- $209,449
10.John Riegger -- $200,904
11.David Berganio, Jr. -- $196,512
12.Jeff Gallagher -- &193,811
13.J.J. Henry -- $192,287
14.Kelly Grunewald -- $192,225
15.Jeff Hart -- $178,489