Just two months after winning the Masters, Jordan Spieth proved it was no fluke by claiming his first US Open at Chambers Bay to make it two out of two.
At 21-years-old, it has sprung Spieth into golfing folklore but how do his achievements compare to some of golf’s great players?
Spieth is the sixth player (and youngest at age 21) to win the Masters and US Open in the same year. The others are Craig Wood (1941), Ben Hogan (1951 and 1953), Arnold Palmer (1960), Jack Nicklaus (1972) and Tiger Woods (2002).
Spieth is the youngest two-time major champion since Gene Sarazen in 1922. He joins Young Tom Morris, John McDermott and Gene Sarazen as players who have won two majors before the age of 22.
Spieth is the youngest US Open champion since Bobby Jones in 1923.
Spieth is the first player to birdie the 72nd hole to win the US Open by one stroke since Bobby Jones in 1926.
Spieth is the 16th player to win the Masters and US Open in his career.
Spieth is the third player to win the US Junior Amateur and the US Open. The others are Johnny Miller and Tiger Woods.
Spieth has played eight rounds in major championships this year and has led or co-led after seven of them.
Spieth is the second player since 1940 to win four times on the PGA Tour before the age of 22. Tiger Woods is the other.
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