- Jordan Spieth has become one of the world’s top golfers at just 25 years old.
- Spieth owns one of the greatest seasons in golf history, owns three majors, and has made over $US38 million on the course.
- Off the course, Spieth has several endorsement deals, is married to his high school sweetheart, and vacations with some big-name athletes and celebrities.
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Jordan Spieth has had one of the most meteoric rises in golf, turning professional at 19 and becoming a three-time major champion by 24.
Spieth is once again in contention at the Masters, the same tournament where he established himself as golf’s next big thing in 2015.
Of course, Spieth has had plenty to smile about for the past half-decade, even before becoming one of his sports’ biggest stars. Take a closer look at the 25-year-old’s life of lag putts and luxury.
Sam Belden wrote a previous version of this story.
Spieth has 11 PGA Tour wins and three major titles. He’s the youngest player ever to reach both milestones.
At 25, he’s already earned more than $US38 million in his PGA Tour career.
Spieth jump-started his career with a hole-out to force sudden death at the 2013 John Deere Classic. He went on to win the event.
At 19, he was the youngest PGA Tour winner in more than 80 years.
2015 was Spieth’s breakout year. He reached the game’s elite level with his win at the Masters, then won the U.S. Open two months later.
He won over $US12 million that season, shattering the previous record.
As of 2018, Forbes estimated that Spieth had made $US41 million off the course.
Spieth has been endorsed by Under Armour from the beginning of his pro career, signing with them when he was 19. They later tore up his original deal and gave him a 10-year extension in 2015.
Spieth also has deals with Titleist, Wheaties, and AT&T.
He also has an endorsement deal with Rolex.
The Texan has become one of the top fan draws on the PGA Tour. His bobbleheads are always a popular giveaway at the AT&T Byron Nelson.
Spieth has been so successful that his caddie, a former maths teacher, has made around $US5 million.
Spieth lives life well, too.
In 2016, Spieth bought a 10,000-square-foot mansion in Dallas from fellow PGA Tour pro Hunter Mahan.
At the Masters, Spieth is willing to spend extra for any advantage he can get. That includes renting two houses, with one just for sleeping and quiet time.
Spieth is a huge Dallas sports fan, especially of the Cowboys and Mavericks. He’s met Dirk Nowitzki and golfed with Tony Romo.
Spieth’s friends on the circuit include Rickie Fowler, Justin Thomas, and Smylie Kaufman. The four PGA Tour winners often vacation together.
In 2016, Spieth, Fowler, Thomas, and Kaufman blew up social media with a wacky, shirtless golfing competition while on vacation. Alcohol might have been involved…
Spieth’s other famous vacation pals include Michael Jordan, Russell Wilson, Michael Phelps, Fred Couples, and Dwight Feeney — not a bad group!
He’s also golfed with President Obama.
In 2018, Spieth got married to his high school sweetheart, Annie Verret.
Source: Golf Channel
She has accompanied Spieth to several events in the past.
Spieth says his sister, Ellie, who has special needs, is his hero, and he brings her souvenirs from the place he visits.
Spieth’s career hasn’t been all highs. He authored one of the worst Masters collapses in history in 2016, hitting a pair of balls into the water on the 12th hole.
Subsequently, he was involved with one of the most awkward green jacket hand-offs ever.
He also fell one stroke short of a playoff at the 2015 Open, but still enjoyed drinking some booze out of the Claret Jug.
He got redemption in 2017 by winning the Open, then drank out of the Claret Jug some more.
Spieth is still looking for his first major win since the Open in 2017. Will it happen in 2019?
Now, take a look at how far some of golf’s biggest names have come…
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