After a two-week vacation, Webb Simpson might feel as though nothing has changed. He's playing golf in Georgia, and all anyone can talk about is money.
Only the stakes are a different this time.
His most recent tournament was the Tour Championship in Atlanta, where Simpson was trying to capture a $10 million bonus at East Lake, and fell two shots short of winning the FedEx Cup. Now he's at a Fall Series event in this sleepy coastal community, with hopes of winning $68,972.
That's the amount he needs to earn at the McGladrey Classic to pass Luke Donald on the PGA Tour money list.
Winning the PGA Tour money title - technically known as the Arnold Palmer Trophy - doesn't come with a massive bonus, although the five-year exemption on tour might come in handy. What appeals to the 26-year-old Simpson is his place in history.
''You're probably added to a list of maybe 50 guys,'' Simpson said.
There have been 37 players who won the PGA Tour money title dating to 1934, and it would be ...