48 Facts About Jordan Spieth

1. On January 2, 2018, Jordan Spieth confirmed his engagement to long-time girlfriend, Annie Verret.

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2. Jordan Spieth is the son of Shawn and Christine Jordan Spieth, both natives of Pennsylvania.

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3. Jordan Spieth played in all five sessions of the Ryder Cup, collecting three points alongside Justin Thomas, but Europe would regain the trophy in Paris.

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4. Jordan Spieth was seeking to join Tiger Woods, Bobby Jones and Young Tom Morris as the only players to have won at least four majors before age 25.

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5. Jordan Spieth missed the cut at the US Open by a shot, the first time he had not made the cut at a major championship since the 2014 PGA Championship.

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6. Jordan Spieth finished at −13, in third place, two strokes behind the champion Reed.

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7. Jordan Spieth tied the best final round score in Masters history, shooting an 8-under 64.

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8. Jordan Spieth would finish for the second consecutive week in a tie for 7th, which proved not to be enough, as Thomas finished runner-up to Xander Schauffele, to take the season-long title and the $10m prize, as well as the 2017 PGA Tour Player of the Year.

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9. Jordan Spieth headed into the season-ending Tour Championship at East Lake knowing victory would guarantee him his second FedEx Cup title in three years.

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10. Jordan Spieth would then finish in a tie for 7th at the BMW Championship.

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11. Jordan Spieth holed out from a greenside bunker for birdie on the first playoff hole to take his 10th PGA Tour title, just over a month shy of his 24th birthday.

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12. Jordan Spieth ended the tournament at −12, along with Daniel Berger, who was seeking his second victory in three weeks.

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13. Jordan Spieth arrived at Erin Hills for the US Open looking for a second victory at golf's second major in three years and a third major title overall.

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14. Jordan Spieth entered the final round just two shots off the lead, but a 3-over-par 75 on Sunday put pay to his hopes of a second Green Jacket.

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15. Jordan Spieth was seeded 5th, but failed to progress out of the pool stage; a surprise loss to Japan's 54th seed Hideto Tanihara in his opening match, ultimately costing him.

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16. Jordan Spieth began the year as defending champion at the SBS Tournament of Champions, but had to settle for a tie for third, six shots behind eventual winner Justin Thomas.

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17. Jordan Spieth claimed the title on the first playoff hole with a birdie, while Hall missed his birdie opportunity.

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18. Jordan Spieth declined to be a member of the US golf team at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

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19. Jordan Spieth birdied six holes on the back nine on Sunday to see off the challenge of Harris English by three strokes.

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20. Jordan Spieth finished second in the tournament, losing to Danny Willett by three strokes.

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21. Jordan Spieth led by one stroke after a third round 73.

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22. Jordan Spieth carded a two-over-par 74 during the second round, leading by one over Rory McIlroy entering the weekend.

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23. Jordan Spieth matched Tiger Woods, by winning his seventh PGA Tour event before the age of 23.

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24. Jordan Spieth started the year when he won the Hyundai Tournament of Champions with a dominant display that saw him race to an eight stroke victory over Patrick Reed.

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25. Jordan Spieth won $12,030,485 in 2015, a PGA Tour record for a single year.

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26. Jordan Spieth missed the cut in The Barclays and the Deutsche Bank Championship, the first two events of the FedEx Cup playoffs.

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27. Jordan Spieth was number one for two weeks in August 2015 and one week in September.

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28. Jordan Spieth was the 18th different golfer to earn the honor.

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29. Jordan Spieth eventually won the tournament in a playoff with Tom Gillis after Gillis hit the ball in the pond on the 2nd playoff hole.

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30. Jordan Spieth became the fourth-youngest player to win multiple major championships and the youngest winner of the US Open since Bobby Jones in 1923.

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31. Jordan Spieth became only the sixth player ever to win the Masters and the US Open in the same year, and the first since Tiger Woods in 2002.

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32. Jordan Spieth made birdie on the 18th to become the leader in the clubhouse.

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33. Jordan Spieth carded a one-under 69 in the final round to finish with a total of 275 and win the tournament by one stroke over Dustin Johnson and Louis Oosthuizen.

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34. Jordan Spieth set the record for the most birdies during the Masters by making 28 and became the second-youngest person to win the Masters.

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35. Jordan Spieth broke the 54-hole record at the Masters shooting a 16-under 200 through three rounds.

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36. Jordan Spieth ended the tournament with no scores above even-par in any of his rounds.

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37. Jordan Spieth finished in a tie for second with Jonas Blixt, becoming the youngest runner-up in Masters history.

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38. Jordan Spieth became the fourth youngest PGA Tour winner and the first teenager to do so since Ralph Guldahl won the Santa Monica Open in 1931.

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39. Jordan Spieth became the number one amateur in the World Amateur Golf Ranking after his performance in the US Open and Patrick Cantlay's decision to turn professional.

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40. In 2012, Jordan Spieth earned a spot as an alternate in the US Open after Brandt Snedeker withdrew from the tournament; he tied for 21st and was the low amateur.

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41. Jordan Spieth 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.

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42. Jordan Spieth was 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.

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43. Jordan Spieth made the cut, becoming the sixth-youngest player to make the cut at a PGA Tour event.

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44. In 2009 and 2011, Jordan Spieth won the US Junior Amateur and joined Tiger Woods as the tournament's only two-time winners.

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45. Jordan Spieth learned to play golf at Brookhaven Country Club.

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46. Jordan Spieth was the youngest US Open champion since amateur Bobby Jones in 1923.

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47. Jordan Spieth tied the 72-hole record set by Tiger Woods in 1997 and became the second youngest golfer to win the Masters.

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48. Jordan Spieth is a three-time major winner and the 2015 FedEx Cup champion.

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