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Jordan Spieth, fresh off his Masters victory.

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Country: United States
Height: 6 ft, 1 in
Weight: 185 lbs
Birthday: 27/07/1993
Birthplace: Dallas, Texas
Turned Pro: 2012
PGA tour money & position (2015): $12,030,465
2015 Official world golf ranking: 1st

National Teams: The Presidents Cup (2), 2013, 2015;
Ryder Cup (1), 2014; Walker Cup (1), 2011.

Website: jordanspiethgolf.com

Born and raised in Dallas. Attended Jesuit College Preparatory School in Dallas, graduating in 2011.
His mom and dad both played collegiate sports, and his brother, Steven, is on the basketball team at Brown University. Says his sister, Ellie, who has special needs, is his hero. He buys and gives Ellie a keychain as a souvenir from the places he visits.
Started the Jordan Spieth Family Foundation as a platform to lend time, awareness and financial assistance to special-needs youth, military families and junior golf.

Career Highlights.

Joined the professional ranks in December of 2012 in the middle of his sophomore year at the University of Texas.

2013-14: Extremely consistent sophomore season, making the cut in 24 of 27 starts and recording eight top-10 finishes (one shy of the nine he recorded in 2013). Campaign highlighted by a berth on the U.S. Ryder Cup team, as well as runner-up finishes at the Masters Tournament and Hyundai Tournament of Champions and a T4 outing at THE PLAYERS Championship
Finished runner-up at the Hyundai Tournament of Champions, one stroke behind champion Zach Johnson. The runner-up performance was the fourth of his career, with three during the 2013 season, most recently at the TOUR Championship by Coca-Cola
Held the second-round lead at the Farmers Insurance Open but finished T19 after weekend rounds of 75-75
Posted rounds of 67-67-78-67 to finish at 8-under and T4 in his second start at the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am (T22 in 2013)
In March, returned to TPC San Antonio for his third consecutive start in the Valero Texas Open. Overcame bogeys on six of his first seven holes and a 3-over 75 in his opening round, with scores of 70-68-71 to claim a T6 with three others
Finished T2 in his first career start in the Masters Tournament, with rounds of 71-70-70-72. Joined a list of five other players to open their Masters career with three consecutive sub-par rounds. Held a share of the third-round lead with eventual winner Bubba Watson. Watson closed with a 69 to his 72. Is the fifth first-year player to hold the third-round lead at the Masters. The others are Horton Smith (1934), Ralph Guldahl (1937), Bert Yancey (1967) and Brian Henninger (1995). Smith was the only to go on to victory
Was tied for the lead with Martin Kaymer after 54 holes of THE PLAYERS Championship, his first start at TPC Sawgrass. It marked the eighth time in his short career that he began a final round inside the top five. En route to doing so, was the only player in the field to play his first 54 holes bogey-free. The streak ended with a bogey on the fifth hole Sunday, giving him a total of 58 holes (and 73 overall dating to the fourth hole of the final round of the RBC Heritage). After taking the lead at 14-under-par with a birdie on the fourth hole, posted five bogeys over the next 11 holes (Nos. 5, 9, 10, 14 and 15) without making a birdie. Fell out of contention and finished T4 with Justin Rose, good for his sixth top-10 of the season. Defending John Deere Classic champion returned to TPC Deere Run, where he followed an opening-round, even-par 71 with scores of 64-67-66 to finish at 16-under and T7. Began the third and final rounds five and six strokes back, respectively, exactly as he had done the year before in the event, before winning in sudden death
Finished T8 at the BMW Championship at Cherry Hills CC outside Denver with rounds of 67-70-68-67
Closed the season with a T27 at the TOUR Championship by Coca-Cola and a No. 15 finish in the FedExCup standings
At the Ryder Cup, went 2-1-1 in his four matches in the European victory in the biennial event at Gleneagles in Scotland.

2013: Turned in one of the top rookie performances in the history of the PGA TOUR, with highlights including a victory at the John Deere Classic (one of nine top-10 finishes) and his selection by captain Fred Couples to be on the U.S. Presidents Cup team. Finished the year No. 7 in the FedExCup, with 18 made cuts in 23 starts
Played in two early season Web.com Tour events, turning in top-10s in both. Fired a final-round 66 at the Panama Claro Championship to T7
A week later, at the Colombia Championship, opened and closed with 67s to T4 in Bogota
Finished T2 at the Puerto Rico Open to record his first career top-10 on TOUR in only three starts as a professional (played eight as an amateur). Finished one shot behind Scott Brown, who made birdie-5 on the last hole to claim the win and avoid a playoff. Came close to becoming the second-youngest winner in TOUR history. During the third round, on No. 11, made his first career PGA TOUR hole-in-one
A week later, kept the heat on at the Tampa Bay Championship. Following a 1-over 72 in the first round at the Copperhead Course, rallied with rounds of 68-69-70 to claim a share of seventh place with six others. The finish was highlighted by a chip-in birdie Sunday at the par-3 17th. With the top-10, earned Special Temporary Member status, making him eligible for unlimited sponsor exemptions for the remainder of the year in his attempt to earn his PGA TOUR card
Earned his third top-10 finish in his seventh start of the season, finishing T9 at the RBC Heritage
Local favorite finished T7 in his first start at the Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial. The last player to win the event in his first start at Colonial was Sergio Garcia in 2001
Shared medalist honors at the U.S. Open qualifying event at Dallas’ Lakewood CC in early June. Tied with Edward Loar and Matt Weibring at 8-under 134. Shot rounds of 67-67 to earn his second consecutive U.S. Open invitation (T21 in 2012)
Notched his fifth top-10 finish of the season, with a sixth-place effort at the AT&T National. At 7-under, shared the lead at the midway point
Made history at the John Deere Classic when, at age 19 years, 11 months, 18 days, became the youngest winner on the PGA TOUR since Ralph Guldahl won the 1931 Santa Monica Open at age 19 years, 2 months, 4 days. Since 1900, is only the fourth player under age 20 to win on TOUR. Win came in 24th career PGA TOUR start, his 16th as a professional. Birdied his last three holes in the final round, highlighted by a holed 45-foot bunker shot on the 72nd hole to force sudden death with defending champion Zach Johnson and David Hearn. Won with a par-4 on the fifth extra hole (No. 18). With the win, earned full membership status on TOUR and became eligible for the FedExCup Playoffs. Had 614 Non-Member FedExCup points added to the 500 points earned for the win and moved to 11th in the FedExCup standings. The win also earned him the last invitation into The Open Championship at Muirfield
Lost to Patrick Reed in a playoff at the Wyndham Championship when Reed made a birdie-3 on the second extra hole (No. 10). On the first playoff hole (No. 18), he drained a putt from 26 feet to save par and force a second extra hole. Reed had a chance to win on the first playoff hole from just over 7 feet but missed
Highlighted by a career-low 9-under 62 in the final round, finished T4 at the Deutsche Bank Championship, five strokes behind Henrik Stenson. It equaled the lowest final-round score in the 11-year history at TPC Boston (Charley Hoffman in 2010). The performance also marked his eighth top-10 finish of the season
Was picked by U.S. team captain Fred Couples for his first Presidents Cup team. Became the first rookie to play for the U.S. team in the biennial event
FedExCup Playoffs season included a T19 finish at The Barclays, T4 at the Deutsche Bank Championship, T16 at the BMW Championship and T2 at the TOUR Championship by Coca-Cola. The latter included an electrifying 6-under 64 in the final round at East Lake, leading to a seventh-place finish in the FedExCup, the best performance by a rookie. Became the lone rookie and the youngest in TOUR history to qualify for the event (20 years, 1 month, 26 days)
Won two matches and lost two in his initial Presidents Cup appearance playing for the U.S. team.

Amateur: Made five starts as an amateur on the PGA TOUR, with a best finish of T21 (low amateur) at the U.S. Open. Earned a spot in the 2012 U.S. Open as an alternate after Brandt Snedeker withdrew. Became the No. 1-ranked player in the World Amateur Golf Ranking after his performance in the U.S. Open
Played college golf at the University of Texas. In freshman year won three events and led the team in scoring average. Helped his team win the NCAA championship, was named to the All-Big 12 Team, Big 12 Freshman of the Year and Player of the Year, and was a first-team All-American
Won the U.S. Junior Amateur twice (2009 and 2011) to become the only golfer other than Tiger Woods to have won that championship multiple times
Finished T32 at the 2011 HP Byron Nelson Championship
Finished T16 at the 2010 HP Byron Nelson Championship, becoming the sixth-youngest player to make a cut on TOUR, at 16 years, 9 months, 24 days. Won the Texas Class 5A High School State Championship in 2009, 2010 and 2011
Was an AJGA first-team All-American in 2008, 2009 and 2010. Named AJGA Rolex Player of the Year in 2009.

Best PGA Tour Finishes:

1 – 2013 John Deere Classic.
1 – 2015 Valspar Championship.
1 – 2015 Masters Tournament.
1 – 2015 U.S. Open.
1 – 2015 John Deere Classic.
1 – 2015 TOUR Championship by Coca-Cola.

Best WEB.COM tour finishes:

4 – 2013 Colombia Championship.

PGA Tour Playoff Record:

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