Jordan Alexander Spieth is an American professional golfer on the PGA Tour and former world number one in the Official World Golf Ranking. He is a three-time major winner and the 2015 FedEx Cup champion. In April 2016, Time magazine named Spieth to its list of the "100 Most Influential People", noting that he "exemplifies everything that's great about sports." Spieth's first major win came in the 2015 Masters Tournament, when he shot a 270 and pocketed $1.8 million. He tied the 72-hole record set by Tiger Woods in 1997 and became the second youngest golfer to win the Masters. He then won the 2015 U.S. Open with a score of 5-under-par. He was the youngest U.S. Open champion since amateur Bobby Jones in 1923. He followed up with a win in the 2015 Tour Championship, which clinched the 2015 FedEx Cup. Two years later, Spieth won his third major at the 2017 Open Championship, by three shots at 12 under par.
|Full name:||Jordan Alexander Spieth|
|Born:||July 27, 1993, Dallas, Texas, U.S.|
|Residence:||Dallas, Texas, U.S.|
|College:||University of Texas|
|Current tour(s):||PGA Tour|
|PGA Tour of Australasia:||2|
|Masters Tournament:||Won: 2015|
|U.S. Open:||Won: 2015|
|The Open Championship:||Won: 2017|
|PGA Championship:||2nd: 2015|
|PGA Tour, Rookie of the Year:||2013|
|PGA Player of the Year:||2015|
|PGA Tour, Player of the Year:||2015|
|PGA Tour, leading money winner:||2015|
|FedEx Cup Champion:||2015|
|Vardon Trophy:||2015, 2017|
|Byron Nelson Award:||2015, 2017|
|Twitter:||Jordan Spieth's Twitter profile|
|Instagram:||Jordan Spieth's Instagram profile|
|Facebook:||Jordan Spieth's Facebook profile|
About Jordan Spieth
PGA Tour Rookie of the Year in 2013 who earned his first professional victory at the John Deere Classic. He won the 2015 Masters Championship, setting a tournament record for best 36-hole and 54-hole scores at 14-under and 16-under, respectively, before finishing the event at under-18. He also won the 2015 U.S. Open.
He helped capture an NCAA Championship while playing at the University of Texas and was named a first-team All-American as well as the Big 12 Freshman and Player of the Year.
He placed second behind Bubba Watson at the 2014 Masters.
He is the older brother of Ellie and Steven Spieth. He got engaged to childhood sweetheart Annie Verret in December 2017.
He joined Tiger Woods as the only other multiple winner of the U.S. Junior Amateur and had the opportunity to break Tiger's record of youngest Masters champion in 2014.
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- Winners of men's major golf championships
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