ATLANTA (AP/CBSLA.com) — At age 22, Jordan Spieth became the first $22 million man in golf Sunday.
Spieth capped off a dream season when he poured in putts from all over East Lake and closed with a 1-under 69 for a four-shot victory in the Tour Championship. That was all he needed to become the youngest player to capture the FedEx Cup and its $10 million bonus.
His fifth victory of the year, including two majors, allowed the Texan to set a PGA Tour record with $12,030,465 in earnings.
Spieth earned more than $22 million this season. That’s the most in PGA Tour history. Two major titles, five total wins. Wow.
— GOLF.com (@golf_com) September 27, 2015
If that wasn’t enough, Spieth went back to No. 1 in the world.
Henrik Stenson couldn’t do much about it. On two holes around the turn with the Swede in tight for birdie, Spieth made two birdies, one from 45 feet.
GIF: Jordan Spieth celebrates winning the Tour Championship, and so does his sister pic.twitter.com/kRY9Uznwem
— The Cauldron (@TheCauldron) September 27, 2015
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