Jordan Spieth

BY:Colton Huggins

Who is he?


Jordan spieth is an American professional golfer. He was born on July 27, 1993, in Dallas, Texas.

Early Childhood

He is the son of Shawn and Chris Spieth. His father is a former college baseball player and his mother played basketball in college. Jordan played soccer, baseball, football, basketball, and then golf.

Where did he go to school?

Jordan Spieth was a student at St. Monica Catholic School. He was then a student at Jesuit College Preparatory School. Jordan Spieth attended the University of Texas to play golf.

How he became a Professional Golfer

When he was 9, he cut down his grass really small so he cold practice putting. At age 12, he began taking private golfing lessons from Cameron McCormick. Jordan Spieth placed 16th in the 2010 PGA Tour's HP Byron Nelson Championship. Two years later, after many accomplishments, he turned professional at the age of 19.

Accomplishments

  • Won the U.S. Junior Amateur Championship in 2009
  • Placed 16th in the PGA Tour's HP Byron Nelson Championship in 2010
  • Won the U.S. Junior Amateur Championship in 2011
  • Named Big 12 Player of the year as a freshman
  • Named First-Team All-American as a freshman
  • Led the Longhorns to the NCAA Championship
  • Earned a low amateur status at the Masters in 2012.
  • Turned Professional in 2012
  • Finished int he Top 10 in two events at the Web.com Tour
  • Tied for 2nd at the Puerto Rico Open
  • Tied for 7th at the Tampa Bay Championship
  • Won the John Deere Classic
  • 2nd place at the Wyndham Championship
  • 2nd place at the Tour Championship
  • Named PGA Tour Rookie of the Year
  • Picked for the Presidents Cup Team
  • Placed 2nd at the Hyundai Tournament of Champions in 2014
  • Finished 2nd at the Masters in 2014
  • Tied for 4th place at the Players Championship
  • Won the 2015 Valspar Championship
  • Won the 2015 Masters
Jordan Spieth

Jordan Spieth is wearing the 2015 Masters Jacket that he won.