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.READ MORE: Andrew Marnell Of Beverly Grove Pleads Guilty To Taking Out $9 Million In COVID Relief Loans For Gambling Trips To Vegas, Luxury Purchases
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.READ MORE: Chey Smart Of Costa Mesa Arrested After Drone Carrying Drugs Lands At Theo Lacy Jail In Orange
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, 2015MORE NEWS: California Recall Could Boost Newsom's Clout For 2022
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