Jordan Spieth Is Golf's Next Big Name
Jordan Spieth's victory at the John Deere Classic proved he's one of golf's youngest, most elite players heading into the British Open.By Matt Moreno | July 13, 2015
With a grind-out victory at the John Deere Classic on Sunday, it's finally time to give 21-year-old Jordan Spieth the respect he deserves.
After shooting a career-low 61 on Saturday, Spieth stayed hot and beat out Tom Gillis in the second round of a playoff Sunday to capture his fourth title of the season — all before the British Open.
Now, the John Deere Classic isn't a major victory, but the tune-up proved Spieth is a real player not just riding on beginner's luck. In fact, going into the British Open, he could claim golf's No. 1 spot.