Jordan Spieth is an American professional golfer who recently delivered a record setting performance making him the second-youngest Champion in the Masters History. It was his first major win which made him earn $1.8 million. He turned professional in 2012. Jordan has won multiple of the events entitling him as the third-youngest player and the fourth player less than 22 years, in the PGA history to win multiple of the events.
He was born on July 27, 1993 in Dallas, Texas, United States to parents Shawn T. Spieth and Mary Christine Julius. He has two siblings named Steven and Ellen. He and his brother had attended St. Monica Catholic School and graduated from Jesuit College preparatory School in 2011. He is currently studying at University of Texas.
Jordan Spieth was introduced to golf at his kinder age. He gradually developed his skills with the trainings and practices. He played golf from his school and college teams. He had won the U.S. Junior Amateur in 2009 and 2011 making him the join the league with golf icon Tiger Woods to win the title for more than once. He was named Rolex Junior Player of the year in 2009. On July 2011, he was ranked No.1 in the Polo Golf Rankings which helped on his promotion in the field.
He was in the golf team Longhorns at the University of Texas from where he had played in the 2011 Walker Cup team and NCAA Championship. His performance in NCAA Championship named him the All-Big 12 Team, Big 12 Freshman of the Year and Player of the Year and first team All-American. In 2012, he earned a spot in U.S. Open as an alternate after Brandt Snedeker making him number one in World Amateur Golf Rankings which opened him the door to professionalism. He became professional at the age of 19 in December 2012 partnering with Under Armour and with BioSteel Sports Supplements. He started his season playing at the Farmers Insurance Open in 20113 January. In the first year of his debut, he won the John Deere Classic as the fourth youngest PGA Tour winner and the first teenager in 82 years to win the title. He gained the full status of PGA Tour member and became eligible to play in the FedEx Cup. Along with that, he got the entry to 2013 Open Championship, PGA Championship and 2014 Masters. He was named PGA Rookie of the Year. He was on the 10th rank in the PGA Tour money list and 22nd in the world golf rankings at the end of 2013 seasons.
With the victory triumph he celebrated in 2013 that had opened the door to other events, he started his 2014 seasons playing in the Masters. He got the runner up position in the event and moved to top-10 list in the world rankings for the first time. He played in the PGA Championship earning the selection to play in 2014 Ryder Cup team. Late 2014, he got his second professional victory at the Emirates Australian Open on PGA Tour of Australasia. On March 15, 2015, he triumphed in the Valspar Championship making to 6th rank in Official World Golf ranking. He was the runner up to Valero Texas Open ranking him to 4th. On April 9 2015, he won his first major tour Masters Tournaments setting the record of second youngest winner to win the title. The victory ranked him on the second position.
Tall, handsome and bachelor Jordan Spieth is a popular name among the golf lovers. He is admired by many people irrespective to the age and sex. Golfers who are starting takes him as their icon, people in the age of his parents and so wishes to have a son like him and young women, they are keeping their eye on him. He has a huge fan base. This popular golfer has not officially announced his girlfriend. However, some sources report, his girlfriend is from his college and they study together. The name of the girl has not been revealed. He has spoken nothing on this. Relating to his name, he had stated that his father is a great fan of Michael Jordan and his name has been named after him.
Young and talented golfer, Spieth has a long way to go in his career having to see many victories and setting records under his name. He was the current net worth of $12 million. A short biography on him can be found in the Wikipedia and other short information is also available scattered on the internet. Besides, he can also be followed in his Twitter, Facebook and Instagram accounts.
Last modified: April 16, 2015
Published on: April 16, 2015
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