It's one of the most incredible accomplishments of my life, and one that I am going to strive to try and win every year. jordan spieth
The Texan showed true grit as he battled back from a bad start to his final round, to pip Matt Kuchar to the Claret Jug after an epic battle over the Southport links.
Winner of The 146th Open at Royal Birkdale after an astonishing finish in which he almost aced the 14th, eagled the 15th and birdied the next two.
Went into the final round at Carnoustie a year later as joint leader, but finished joint ninth and was denied only by Collin Morikawa at Royal St George's in 2021.
All this came after he became world No.1 during a remarkable 2015 in which he won The Masters and US Open and finished fourth and second in the following two majors.
With a hole to play in The Open at St Andrews that season, Spieth still had the chance of an unprecedented Grand Slam of all four majors in one season, but just missed out. His 18-under-par total in triumphing at Augusta matched Tiger Woods’s record.
Led the amateur world rankings and at 19 was the youngest PGA Tour winner for 82 years. His ranking dropped to 92nd at the start of 2021, but he then won the Texas Open, was joint third at The Masters and earned a fourth Ryder Cup cap.
Added the RBC Heritage in 2022 and at September’s Presidents Cup won all his five games, four of them alongside Justin Thomas.