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Jordan Spieth Net Worth 2022 | Professional Golfer’s Career and Earnings

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Jordan Spieth Net Worth: $110 million 
Born: 27th July 1993 (29 Years Old)
Profession:  Golfer
Nationality:American
Children: 1

American professional golfer Jordan Spieth has an estimated net worth of $110 million. 

Early Life 

Jordan Alexander Spieth was born on 27th July 1993 in Dallas, Texas, USA. His father is Shawn Spieth, and his mother is Mary Christine Spieth née Julius. Both were from Pennsylvania.

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Jordan with his Mom and Dad. Credit: Instagram

Jordan Spieth went to St. Monica Catholic School and went to Jesuit College Preparatory School, where he graduated in 2011.

It was at Brookhaven Country Club that Jordan Spieth learned to play golf.

Amateur Career

In 2009 and 2011, the young golfing prodigy won the U.S. Junior Amateur tournament at Gold Mountain. He went on to join Tiger Woods as the only two-time winner.

When he was 17, he was No.1 in the American Junior Golf Associations (AJGA) Golf Rankings. This organization promotes the best golfers in the junior division.

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Spieth has been playing golf since he was a child. Credit: Instagram

In 2008 and 2009, Spieth also finished second in the Junior PGA Championship, and it was also in 2009 that the AJGA declared Spieth as the Rolex Junior Player of the Year.

In 2010, Spieth played in the HP Bryon Nelson Championship as an exemption. It was the first amateur exemption for the event since 1995. Previous exemptions include Trip Kuehne, Justin Leonard and Tiger Woods.  

Spieth became the sixth-youngest player to make the cut for a PGA Tour event. He tied seventh place after three rounds and ended up in a tie for 16th. He has a further exemption in 2011 and he came 32nd.

Spieth’s College Golf Career

Spieth played golf at the University of Texas and was a member of the team in the 2011 Walker Cup. He played in three out of four rounds. He won both of his singles matches and halved the foursomes match.

Spieth wanted to the win the Masters from a young age. Credit: YouTube

In his freshman year, he won three events, and he led his team in scoring average. The team won the NCAA championship and was an All-American first team. 

Spieth became part of the All-Big 12 Team, Player of the Year, and Big 12 Freshman of the Year.

Turning professional

After Brandt Snedeker withdrew from the U.S. Open in 2012, Spieth got a place as an alternate. He came 21st

After this performance, he was No.1 in the World Amateur Golf Ranking and decided to turn professional.

When he turned professional, he was 19 years old and was halfway through his sophomore year. He was sponsored by Under Armour in January of 2013 then in March, with BioSteel Sports Supplements.

Jordan Spieth – Winning the PGA Tour

 In 2013, Spieth played in a January tournament but was two strokes off making the cut. 

A few months later, he made three cuts and finished 2nd at the Puerto Rico Open. He also finished 7th in the Tampa Bay Championship.

That April, Jordan Spieth got another top-ten finish, coming in 9th place at the RBC Heritage.

Just before he turned twenty, Spieth won the John Deere Classic. He was in a three-way and sudden-death playoff with David Hearn and Zach Johnson. 

This win meant he was the 4th youngest to ever win the PGA Tour and, at only 19, was the first teenager to do so since 1931’s Ralph Guldhal at the Santa Monica Open.

By the end of the season in 2013, he was 10th in the rankings of the PGA Tour money list and was also 22nd in the Official World Golf Ranking.

Ryder Cup debut and Masters runner-up 

In April 2014, Jordan Spieth made his debut at the Masters. Alongside Bubba Watson, he shared a 54-hole lead.

At one point in the final round, Jordan Spieth was the leader by two strokes and was on track to becoming the youngest ever Masters champion. However, it wasn’t to be, and Watson took the lead and didn’t relinquish it. 

As a result, Spieth became the youngest ever Masters runner up. This moved him into 10th place in the world rankings.

Following this, he was selected to play in the 2014 Ryder Cup, which made him the youngest player in America to do so since 1929. 

Becoming World No.1  

In 2015, Spieth was the winner of the Valspar Championship. His victory was secured by a 30ft birdie putt on the 3rd extra hole.

After being runner-up in the Valero Texas Open, he reached 4th in the world. 

In 2015, he took part in the Masters Tournament in Augusta, Georgia and set a new record as the youngest player to end up leading the Masters after one round. He went on to win the Masters, pushing him to 2nd in the rankings.

Spieth wins the Masters. Credit: SkySports

In the 2015 PGA Championship, Spieth became world No.1, and he retained his place for three weeks – but went on to regain it later the same year. 

Struggles and Comeback

Unfortunately, Jordan Spieth didn’t stay high up in the rankings for long. By 2019, he ended up 44th and in 2020, he fell outside of the top 50 for the first time.

Though his struggles lasted a year or two, it wasn’t long before Jordan Spieth started making a comeback.

He won the Valero Texas Open in 2021. This ended a long 1,351 days without a victory.

Despite a month off with Covid-19, he came 2nd in the Charles Schwab Challenge. He was also runner-up at The Open Championship. 

Personal Life

Spieth is the oldest of three siblings. He has a brother, Steven, and a sister Ellie. Steven is sporty too, and plays professional basketball. He played college basketball and then played for the Dallas Mavericks NBA Summer League team in 2017. Ellie is disabled.

Jordan married his long-term girlfriend Annie Verret in Dallas in November 2018. They had their first child, a son named Sammy, on the 14th of November 2021.

Spieth with his son Sammy. Credit: Instagram

Charity  

After he earned a place in the 2013 Presidents Cup, Spieth started the Spieth Family Foundation. He was inspired by his sister Ellie. The foundation provides both financial assistance and awareness to children with special needs, military families, pediatric cancer, and junior golf. 

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Spieth with his wife Annie at a Charity event

Professional Records

Spieth has 16 professional wins, 13 of which are PGA Tour wins. He has also won three major championships. He won the Masters Tournament in 2015, the U.S. Open in 2015, and the Open Championship in 2017.

Jordan Spieth Quotes

“I’ve told myself I have a chance to make history, and that’s my focus.” – Jordan Spieth

“I was a pitcher, and my dad played in college. The hardest day of my life was telling him I was going to quit to focus more on golf. But with golf, I felt like the game can’t be perfected, and that motivated me.” – Jordan Spieth 

“Whoever the heat’s on, my whole life, I’ve just kind of learned to focus on a little more.” – Jordan Spieth

“I have a lot of confidence in my game. I love to play with confidence, be aggressive, and that’s just how I’ve always done it.” – Jordan Spieth

“If you are going to talk negative about a place, you’re almost throwing yourself out to begin with because golf is a mental game.”

– Jordan Spieth 

“You have to think of them as your peers. You can’t really – when you’re on the course and looking up to anybody, you’re saying, ‘Wow, that’s so and so,’ that’s when you get into trouble. For instance, if you’re paired with them, then what do you do?”- Jordan Spieth 

“Golf, to its foundation, is a game of integrity and one that encourages us to give back, kind of be ambassadors, role models, I guess, for kids – whether they like golf or not.”

– Jordan Spieth 

“I have started up the Jordan Spieth Family Foundation. My little sister has special needs, so I started out trying to help kids with special needs. We have moved on to military now and a third pillar in junior golf, trying to help grow it back home.” – Jordan Spieth

“Every tournament I go to, I’m kind of learning a little bit mentally and on the course.” – Jordan Spieth

Summary: Jordan Spieth Net Worth 2022

  • Jordan Spieth Net Worth is $110 million. 
  • He broke numerous records for his age when he first started playing golf. 
  • He played at college in Texas and turned professional aged 19.
  • He made it to World No.1 in 2015 but then had a few poor years.
  • In the 2021 season, Jordan Spieth started making a comeback again and having more positive outcomes in his playing.
  • In total, he has 16 professional wins.
  • He has two siblings, a basketball-playing brother and a sister with special needs who inspired him to launch the Spieth Family Foundation.
  • He married Annie and had a son called Sammy in November 2021.

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