Another season has come and gone on the European Tour, but not before the 2014 campaign produced a number of compelling storylines, including the emergence of the now-No. 1 player in the world.
Lee Westwood rallied to win the Thailand Golf Championship on Sunday and that victory vaulted him to No. 26 in this week's world rankings.
Paul Wesselingh parred the sixth playoff hole on Sunday to defeat Barry Lane and win the MCB Tour Championship.
Lee Westwood carded a 5-under 67 in Sunday's final round and he came from behind to win the Thailand Golf Championship.
Greg Chalmers parred the seventh playoff hole on Sunday to defeat Adam Scott and Wade Ormsby and win the Australian PGA Championship.
Shanshan Feng closed with a 2-under 70 on Saturday and she cruised to a 5-shot win at the Omega Dubai Ladies Masters.
PGA Tour commissioner Tim Finchem announced on Thursday small tweaks to the FedExCup system.
Schwartzel repeated as champion last year as he fired three 68s and a 67 to cruise to a 4-stroke win over Richard Finch. The victory was Schwartzel's third at this tournament and ninth on the European Tour.
Gwladys Nocera won the Ladies European Tour event in India over the weekend and that helped her move to No. 62 in the latest women's world golf rankings.
Jordan Spieth followed his Australian Open win with a victory at the Hero World Challenge on Sunday and that helped him improve to No. 9 in this week's world rankings.