Jordan Spieth

Birth Day July 27th, 1993
Birth Place Dallas, Texas, United States
Age 27 Years Old
Zodiac Sign Leo

Jordan Spieth Biography

An American professional golfer on the PGA Tour and former world number one in the Official World Golf Ranking, Jordan Spieth is a three-time major winner and the 2015 FedEx Cup champion. He 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. In recent news, Spieth has his chance to officially announce he's back. Scroll down to read Jordan's Full Biography, Personal Life, Family, Childhood, Untold Life Story, Interesting Facts, Wiki, Age, Net Worth, & more.

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  • Being an American professional golfer.
  • For his overall achievements and contributions in the golf industry.

Jordan Spieth, a professional golfer

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Jordan Spieth Early Life 

On 27th July 1993, Jordan Spieth took birth with the horoscope of Leo in Dallas, Texas, U.S. (hometown/birthplace). He is of American nationality, as he is of German descent with small amounts of Irish and English ancestry, he belongs to mixed ethnicity. Likewise, his religion is Roman Catholic and his race is white. He celebrates his every birthday on 27th July and he has celebrated his 27th birthday as of 2020. He was born with the real name or full name of Jordan Alexander Spieth to his parents; Shawn Spieth (father) and Mary Christine Spieth (mother). Jordan has two siblings, Steven Spieth (Younger Brother) (Professional Basketball Player), Ellie Spieth (Younger Sister). About his education, he attended St. Monica Catholic School and graduated from Jesuit College Preparatory School in 2011. He learned to play golf at Brookhaven Country Club. 

Jordan Spieth Career

Amateur career

  • Jordan Spieth began his golf career joining Tiger Woods as the tournament's only two-time winners after winning the U.S. Junior Amateur at Trump National Bedminster in 2009 and 2011 at Gold Mountain, however, he was No. 1 in the AJGA Golf Rankings before turning 18 in July 2011.
  • He was named the Rolex Junior Player of the Year in 2009 by American Junior Golf Association after which he accepted an exemption to play in the PGA Tour's HP Byron Nelson Championship in 2010 and made the cut, becoming the sixth-youngest player to make the cut at a PGA Tour event.
  • As well, he was offered another exemption into the tournament in 2011, when he again made the cut and finished in a tie for 32nd.
  • He was also a member of the 2011 Walker Cup team and played in three of the four rounds; he halved his foursomes match and won both singles matches, he became the number one amateur in the World Amateur Golf Ranking after his performance in the U.S. Open and Patrick Cantlay's decision to turn professional.

Professional Career

  • Jordan turned professional midway through his sophomore year at Texas when he was 19 years old in 2012 and made three cuts, finishing tied for second at the Puerto Rico Open and tied for seventh at the Tampa Bay Championship.
  • Spieth was granted full status as a PGA Tour member and became eligible for the FedEx Cup, entering in 11th place in the standings.
  • He then played the Wyndham Championship, where he lost in a playoff to Patrick Reed but he shot a final round 62 in the Deutsche Bank Championship, vaulting him into a tie for fourth and he was selected by captain Fred Couples for the United States squad in the 2013 Presidents Cup. 
  • At the end of the 2013 season, he was ranked 10th on the PGA Tour money list and 22nd in the Official World Golf Ranking.
  • Jordan later made his Masters debut in April and shared the 54-hole lead with Bubba Watson and ended the tournament with no scores above even-par (72) in any of his rounds.
  • He also earned selection to the 2014 Ryder Cup team, becoming the youngest American to play in the matches for 85 years since Horton Smith in 1929, however, he won his second tournament as a professional at the Emirates Australian Open on the PGA Tour of Australasia; in the final round, he shot a course-record 63 to win the title by six strokes in November.
  • A week later, he completed consecutive victories, winning the Hero World Challenge in Florida. He won the tournament wire-to-wire and in doing so set a new tournament scoring record of 26-under-par.
  • He shot an opening-round 64 to finish the day eight strokes under par with a three-shot lead in the Master's Tournament at Augusta, Georgia; Spieth set a record as the youngest player to lead the Masters after the first round on 9th April.
  • He also shot 66 the following day to break the 36-hole Masters scoring record by posting 14-under 130 through two rounds. The previous record, set by Raymond Floyd in 1976, was 13-under 131 as he broke the 54-hole record at the Masters shooting a 16-under 200 through three rounds.
  • Spieth set the record for the most birdies during the Masters by making 28 and became the second-youngest person to win the Masters whereas his victory was the first wire-to-wire Master's win since Raymond Floyd's in 1976. The victory moved Spieth to #2 in the Official World Golf Ranking.
  • He carded a one-under 69 in the final round to finish with a total of 275 (-5) and win the tournament by one stroke over Dustin Johnson and Louis Oosthuizen. 
  • Also, he became only the sixth player ever to win the Masters and the U.S. Open in the same year and the first since Tiger Woods in 2002.
  • Jordan became the world number one in the Official World Golf Ranking after finishing second behind Jason Day at the 2015 PGA Championship, his tied for 13th finish at the BMW Championship kept him second overall in the standings. 
  • He began his year 2006 winning the Hyundai Tournament of Champions with a dominant display that saw him race to an eight-stroke victory over Patrick Reed. His score of -30 was not only a personal best, it was also only the second time a player reached -30 in a 72-hole PGA.
  • Spieth shot a bogey-free 66 during the first round of the Masters to open up a two-shot lead over the field in April 2016, but he suffered one of the biggest collapses in Masters history, with many comparing it to the meltdown of Greg Norman at the 1996 Masters.
  • He finished second in the tournament, losing to Danny Willett by three strokes whereas he returned to the winner's circle for the first time since his Master's collapse when he won the Dean & DeLuca Invitational on 29th May 2016.
  • Spieth declined to be a member of the U.S. golf team at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro as he played a prominent role on a victorious U.S. Ryder Cup Team following a strong showing in the 2016 FedEx Cup Playoffs.
  • Later, he defended champion at the SBS Tournament of Champions and also picked up his first victory of the year at the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am, finishing at -19 in his 100th PGA Tour tournament as a professional on 12th February.
  • His next start saw him tied for 22nd at the Genesis Open, before finishing tied for 12th at the WGC-Mexico Championship as well as he was seeded 5th, but failed to progress out of the pool stage; a surprise loss to Japan's 54th seed Hideto Tanihara.
  • Spieth entered the final round just two shots off the lead, but a 3-over-par 75 on Sunday put paid to his hopes of a second Green Jacket.
  • He made his debut at the Travelers Championship and began with a 7-under-par 63 to lead after the first round and kept his advantage heading into the final round as he ended the tournament at -12, along with Daniel Berger, who was seeking his second victory in three weeks.
  • As well, he won the Open Championship at Royal Birkdale, giving him his third major title on 23rd July 2017.
  • Spieth kicks off his season 2018 by competing in both tournaments during the Hawaii swing, finishing 9th at the Sentry Tournament of Champions and in a tie for 18th at the Sony Open in Hawaii.
  • He was announced as the PGA Tour's Chairman of the Player Advisory Council in February though he began the Masters with a six-under-par round of 66.
  • Jordan would lead the opening major of the year after the first round. Entering the final round at -5, he was nine strokes behind leader Patrick Reed. He tied the best final-round score in Masters history, shooting an 8-under 64. He missed a par putt on the 18th hole to tie the tournament record score (63, -9). He finished at -13, in third place, two strokes behind the champion Reed.
  • Spieth began the defense of his Travelers Championship title with a 7-under-par round of 63, which included 6 birdies and an eagle. He couldn't replicate that form for the rest of the tournament and finished in a tie for 42nd at -4.
  • He finished tied 55th at the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open in his first start of the 2018-2019 PGA Tour season.
  • Later, he started  2019 by missing the cut by a shot at the Sony Open in Hawaii, as he entered the final round of the Genesis Open in a tie for fourth in February 2019. His scorecard featured a double bogey on No. 2, a triple bogey on No. 5 where he three-putted from 4 feet, and a quadruple-bogey 8 on the treacherous 10th hole after nearly driving the green.
  • Spieth finished in a tie for 20th. After a tie for 12th at the WGC-FedEx St. Jude Invitational, he missed the secondary cut at the Wyndham Championship. In the FedEx Cup Playoffs, a tie for 37th at the BMW Championship and a tie for 6th at The Northern Trust left Jordan 44th in the rankings.
  • The start of Spieth's 2019-2020 PGA Tour season came at the CJ Cup in South Korea.
  • He finished tied for 10th at the Charles Schwab Challenge at Colonial Country Club in Fort Worth, Texas in early June whereas he next played in the Workday Charity Open at Muirfield Village in Dublin, Ohio, where he missed his second cut of the season.
  • Furthermore, as recent news, Spieth has his chance to officially announce he's back.
  • "I expect myself to be extremely nervous," Spieth said. "Again, I mean, I've been there a lot of times, but it's been a long time. "So, I imagine I'll be very uncomfortable, at least to start. I kind of like that sometimes."
  • "I built some freedom now seeing these results the first few days here to where I feel really good about the path I'm on," Spieth said. "I feel good about what the long term ahead looks like for me. And sometimes that's been in question, to myself"

Jordan Spieth Awards and Achievements

  • 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

Jordan Spieth, three-time major champion

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Jordan Spieth Personal Life 

Jordan Spieth is a married guy. There is no information that supports any other affairs except with his girlfriend from high school. He is in a fully committed relationship with Annie Verret with whom he got married in November 2018. The couple met during their college days and are now engaged. It has been more than 2 decades that they have been together. The married couple enjoys each other's company and has no sign of separation. His wife, Annie is a former Tech student and an avid golfer. She is often captured by the media watching Jordan’s game. Jordan's sexual orientation is straight & he is not gay. 

Jordan Spieth and his wife, Annie Verret

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Jordan Spieth Net Worth & Salary

Jordan Spieth is an American professional golfer who has a net worth of $110 million. He is one of the highest-paid athletes in the world. As of this writing he has earned more than $40 million from PGA winnings alone. That places him among the top 20 highest-earning golfers in PGA history. Jordan also earns tens of millions per year on top of tournament winnings from endorsements. Between June 2017 and June 2018, Spieth earned $42 million from salary and endorsements. His first major win came in the 2015 Masters Tournament when he shot a 270 (-18) and pocketed $1.8 million. He became the ninth FedEx Cup champion and earned a $10 million bonus for winning the Cup. Spieth won $12,030,485 (not including the $10 million bonus) in 2015, a PGA Tour record for a single year. His major source of income is from his golf career. He is also getting a considerable amount of salary from his career. 

Jordan Spieth Body Measurement

6 ft 1 in or 185.5 cm tall golfer, Jordan Spieth is very handsome and versatile who has a bodyweight of around 79 kg. Blessed with great height and physique, he still carries the aura to rock the shirtless avatar. With an athletic body build and 44-34-15 inches body measurement, he has maintained his shape over the years with regular exercise it seems. Jordan has blonde hair and dark brown eyes color.

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