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Monday, April 5, 2021

Jordan Spieth won first title Texas Open in almost 4 Years

 Texas Open 2021: Former No.1 Jordan Spieth win first title since 2017 at Royal Birkdale.

 A long winning drought came to an  End on Sunday at Royal Birkdale for former world No. 1 Jordan Spieth, who shot four straight rounds under par to pick up a two-stroke victory in the 2021 Texas Open. 

US, Spieth's, 27, Overall 12th, and first victory on the PGA Tour since 2017, he has struggled to find his home-state game after an incredible start to his professional career.

How he Stands No.1 in 2021 Texas Open Leaderboard. 

 Spieth (-18) shot 67 or better in three of the four rounds at the Texas Open, closing with a 66 on Sunday to clear second-place finisher Charley Hoffman by two strokes. He birdied three of his final six holes Sunday and shot par or better over his final 14 holes to end the tournament.

Best Stats from Former World No. 1. Jordan Spieth.

Spieth's victory comes at the right time A alarming bell for Big names, just days before he takes on the 2021 Masters at Augusta National, the site of his greatest victory in 2015 and most crushing defeat in 2016.

 He is just the fifth player in the last 40 years to win 12 or more events before age 28.

 Spieth went on an absolute tear from 2015-17, winning three majors (2015 Masters, 2015 U.S. Open, 2017 Open) along with the 2015 Tour Championship and six other events in that span.

 With the 2021 Masters beginning Thursday, Spieth is playing his best golf in three years. He is one of the top favorites in the event, entering Augusta with 11-1 odds coming out of his Texas Open victory.

 2021 Texas Open final leaderboard 

(US unless stated) -18 J Spieth; 

-16 C Hoffman; 

-14 M Wallace (Eng); 

-12 L Glover; 

-10 A Lahiri (Ind); 

-9 G Woodland, C Kirk, B Snedeker, 

Selected others: -3 M Laird (Sco); Level G McDowell (NI), T Lewis (Eng) 

+3 P Harrington (Ire)

Interesting Stats.

 Spieth will now try to become just the third player since 1960 to win at Augusta after winning the week before the Masters. Sandy Lyle did so in 1988 after winning the Greensboro and Phil Mickelson turned the trick after capturing the BellSouth Classic.

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