Jordan Spieth caught the fans’ attention with his entertaining winning rounds in the British Open Championship. This bit of historywas made just before his twenty fourth birthday, making him the youngest golfer to win the Open.
Matt Kuchar was the new live-betting favorite to win. Spieth required a bogey save to stay the wheels from all declension. Kuchar, with his solo finish, did everything he required to try to win. He was tied with Spieth for the lead and nearly went shot-for-shot with the young champion on weekday till the ultimate five holes.
Entering Sunday, Spieth had a solid 3 stroke lead over Matt Kuchar and looked to be in a very comfortable position to bring to a close the third major of his career, and place himself on the brink of finishing a career sweep at twenty three. It all went wrong from the jump. Spieth bogeyed 3 of the primary four holes to find himself tied with Kuchar at 8.
On the fifth, a birdie helped Spieth regain the lead.On six, a Kuchar bogey extended Spieth’s result in 2 strokes and Kuchar’s incomprehensiblebirdie putt on seven to shut the gap on Spieth.Another birdie putt on the eighth by Kuchar, while Spieth created par once more to carry on a two-stroke lead.
Kuchar was ready to sink the birdie putt and a bogey from Spieth tied the combine at -8 through the primary 9 holes. On the thirteenth, a fearsome tee shot from Spieth placed him in bother, on the rear facet of a sand dune.
Spieth’s response continued on fourteen, with a close to ace off the tee that placed him inches far from a birdie putt. Kuchar was lucky to miss a bunker. Spieth washed-up the birdie putt to tie with Kuchar for the lead at -8.
The momentum was swinging in Spieth’s direction. Kuchar found himself within the site bunker on fifteen.
On the 18th, Spieth’s second shot created a protracted birdie putt. Kuchar’s second shot found the bunker, effectively ending the tournament and cementing Spieth’s win.
In his victory speech, Jordan Spieth did not forget to thank players who were significantly in attendance for the event and the respectful and educated fans within the world.
Jordan’s speech had kind words for the Royal Birkdale. He was thankful to the members for allowing the members to “tear the course” for a few days. He also thanked his caddie, Michael. It is not lost on many watchers that Jordan’s caddie helped him manoeuvre the mess on the 13th
He didn’t for a second fail to acknowledge how worthy a competitor Matt was. He admitted that he ‘enjoyed the battle’ but mentioned that he came out the better golfer at the end of the tournament. Jordan was especially thankful to Matt for being patient on the 13th when Jordan took almost 20 minutes to take a shot. In Jordan’s words, “It speaks to the kind of man you are, and you set an example to all of us."