Spieth secures astonishing British Open win
JORDAN Spieth is the British Open champion, just like expected. But not like anyone could have imagined.
On the verge of another meltdown in a major, so wild off the tee that he played one shot from the driving range at Royal Birkdale and lost the lead for the first time all weekend, Spieth bounced back with a collection of clutch shots, delivering a rally that ranks among the best.
Spieth played the final five holes in five under and closed with a 1-under 69 for a three-shot victory over Matt Kuchar, giving him the third leg of the career Grand Slam and a chance to be the youngest to win them all next month at the PGA Championship.
“This is a dream come true for me,” Spieth said, gazing at his name on the silver claret jug.
“Absolutely a dream come true.”
For so much of the final round, it felt like a…
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