Jordan Spieth is an American Professional Golf player. He is also the former world number one in the World Golf Ranking. He has received three major titles at 2017 Open Championship. And also won the 2015 FedEx Cup champion as well.
Speith first won his major title at the age of 21 in 2015 Masters Tournament by the shot 270(-18). He became the first to win the youngest golfer to win the masters beside Tiger Woods. Also, he has won the Youngest 2015 U.S. Open since 1923 when amateur Bobby Jones won the title. Let us look down to know more about the professional golfer.
Jordan Spieth: Bio, Family, Education
Spieth was born on 27 July 1993, in Dallas, Texas as Jordan Alexander Spieth. He was born to Shawn Spieth and Mary Christine Spieth. Jordan’s grandfather is a music teacher at Moravian College and Northampton Community College in Pennsylvania. His parents were the natives of Pennsylvania. He has two younger siblings: Steve and Ellie Spieth. Steven is a college basketball player and played at Dallas Mavericks 2017 NBA Summer League team.
Looking at his education, he has attended St. Monica Catholic School. In 2011, he graduated from Jesuit College Preparatory School. From an early age, he was interested in playing sports, especially golf. However, he later started to learn the golf at Brookhaven Country Club.
Jordan Spieth: Profession & Achievements
Jordan began to play the golf from a very young age after his family joined the country club. And started to play the golf regularly from the age of ten. During his college freshmen year, he led his team to win the National Collegiate Athletic Association in 2012. Before that, he has won the U.S. Junior Amateur in 2009 and 2011 after the golfer Tiger Woods. Also, he has won the title Junior PGA Championship in 2008 and 2009. Additionally, in 2009, he has received the Rolex Junior Player of the Year by American Junior Golf Association.
Spieth has begun his professional career from the year 2013 after collaborating with the Under Armour. In the same year, he made the headline by winning his first professional tournament, the John Deere. And become the youngest PGA winner in 82 years. The following year, he won 2014 Masters Tournament and end up at the second winner becoming the youngest runner up in the event’s history.
He started the year 2016 with the victory over Patrick Reed in the Hyundai Tournament of Champions. In the same year, he declined to be a member of the U.S. golf team at the 2016 Summer Olympics. In November 2016, He got his second win in three years at the Emirates Australian Open on the PGA Tour of Australasia. The year 2017 was a little disappointed for the Spieth as for the first time he has failed to place higher than 13th place in the major tournaments. However, later in July, he won the third major title on Open Championship at Royal Birkdale. In 2019, on the New York Times, he has made a headline saying that “‘Getting Tired’ of his slumps”.
Jordan Spieth: Personal Life & Wife
The handsome pro-golfer is happily married to his long term high school sweetheart, Annie Verret. The duo first met at high school Texas and was together while attending different colleges. Verret is a businesswoman and involves in different work ventures. On 2 January 201, during Christmas, the couple engaged and in November, they married in Dallas.
Besides, he is also involved in charity work. Further, he has established the Jordan Spieth Family Foundation. The foundation focuses on the youth, supporting military families, bringing golf to young people, and pediatric cancer research.
Jordan Spieth: Net Worth & Social Media Profiles
Jordan Speith is one of the richest golfers in the world. He has won many golf championship including 2015 U.s. Open and 2017 British Open. Therefore, his net worth has an estimation of $41.2 million. Also, he is the youngest person to win the four golf majors in two consecutive years. He has also made profits through his some of the endorsements that he does.
Spieth has bought $7.1 million mansions in Dallas with a 12-car garage, golf simulator, indoor basketball court, and man cave. He has a car collection of sporty and luxurious including Ferrari, Mercedes Benz, Cadillac Escalade, and Hyundai.
The athlete is also highly connected to his fans through his different social media platforms. He has the handle @JordanSpieth on Twitter having 2M followers. On Instagram, he has the account @jordanspieth with 1.5 million followers. Also, he goes by the handle @jordanspiethgolf on Facebook with over 457K followers.
Jordan Spieth: Body Measurements
The Golfer has a tall and athletic body build, his height stands to the 6 feet 1 inch or 1.85 meters. His body weight weighs to 84 kg or 185 lb. Further, there is no information on his body measurements. In addition, he has attractive blue eyes and blonde short hair.