Jordan Spieth hits FedEx Cup jackpot

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  • Jordan Spieth wins Tour Championship and FedEx Cup
  • Caps a stunning season and matches Jason Day's five wins
  • Has earned a staggering $22m this season alone
JORDAN SPIETH | FEDEX CUP

After capping his stunning season with a fifth win at the season-ending Tour Championship and scooping the $10m FedEx Cup jackpot in the process, Jordan Spieth pinpointed his Masters win as the highlight.

The 22-year-old started his final round one shot clear of Swede Henrik Stenson and the pair were level after six following back-to-back bogeys for the American. And despite Spieth shooting his worst round of the week, a one-under-par 69, he finished four shots clear of Stenson, Justin Rose and Danny Lee after the Swede faltered to his second consecutive two-over-par 72.

With Jason Day finishing outside the top five, Spieth also regained the world No.1 spot and toasted an unforgettable season, which has seen him earn more than $12m before the extra FedEx Cup winnings.

"What am I most proud of this year? The Green Jacket" - Jordan Spieth

“What am I most proud of this year? The Green Jacket,” said Jordan Spieth. “That was, as far as on-course performance, what I am most proud of, the Masters win.

“That was one that you grow up every single day going out to your practice green with your buddies saying, you have the last putt in the putting contest, it's all tied up, this is to win the Masters. That was the saying. I made it a lot, I missed it a lot but fortunately, I was able to miss it this year and still tap it on in.”

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Rory McIlroy, who finished T16 after a disappointing four-over-par final round, caused a stir prior to the tournament by saying the $10m FedEx Cup winnings didn’t mean that much to him. But speaking after his win, rival Spieth was of a totally different view.

“It means a lot to me,” said Spieth. “I don't know why they decided to pay us a lot more at the end of the season six or seven years ago, but we're certainly happy about it.

“What it allows me to do is take care of the people that have given me this position and allowed this to happen. Like I always say, it is a team effort. A lot of behind the scenes work goes in when we're at home, when we're in the early stages and on course here.”

Jordan Spieth :: WITB

Ball: Titleist New Pro V1x
Driver: Titleist 915D2 (9.5*) w/Aldila Rogue Black 60 X shaft
Fairway metal: Titleist 915F (15*) w/Graphite Design Tour AD DI 7 X shaft
Utility iron: Titleist 712U (3) w/Graphite Design Tour AD DI 105 X shaft
Iron set: Titleist AP2 714 (4-9) w/True Temper Project X 6.0 shaft
Wedges: Titleist Vokey Design SM5 pitching (46), gap (52), sand (56) and lob (60) wedges w/True Temper Project X 6.0 shafts
Putter: Scotty Cameron by Titleist 009 prototype

Jordan Spieth :: Back to world No.1

Now Jordan Spieth is back at world No.1, how long do you think he can stay there? Leave your thoughts in the ‘Comments’ section below.

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