Winner’s Circle: Jordan Spieth Claims Victory at RBC Heritage

Jordan Spieth Wins 2022 RBC Heritage
Jordan Spieth celebrates with son Sammy Spieth and wife Annie Verret after winning the RBC Heritage in a playoff at Harbor Town Golf Links on April 17, 2022 in Hilton Head Island, SC. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox via Getty Images)

Jordan Spieth shot a final-round 6-under 66 and then beat Patrick Cantlay on the first playoff hole to claim victory at the RBC Heritage.

The 28-year-old superstar entered Sunday’s finale at Harbour Town Golf Links three off the pace of 54-hole leader Harold Varner III. The Texan, though, quickly moved into the mix with a pair of eagles on the opening par-5s: Nos. 2 and 5. He added a birdie on 8 but fell off the pace with bogeys on 9 and 11. A birdie on the 13th gave Spieth one shot back and then he offset the other with a final-hole gain to join Cantlay at 13-under par.

Playing the 18th hole again in overtime, Spieth made par to clinch his 13th career PGA Tour title.

The win was Spieth’s first in a little over a year (2021 Valero Texas Open).

With the victory, Spieth earned $1,440,000 and 500 FedExCup points. He will move to No. 10 on both the money list and FedExCup standings. He also picked up 58 Official World Golf Ranking points and will move to No. 10, from 20.


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Jordan Spieth Pro-File

Jordan Spieth Wins 2022 RBC Heritage
Jordan Spieth reacts after making birdie on the 18th green during the final round of the RBC Heritage at Harbor Town Golf Links on April 17, 2022 in Hilton Head Island, SC. (Photo by Jared C. Tilton via Getty Images)

Name: Jordan Alexander Spieth
Nationality: American
Height: 6′ 1″
Weight: 175 lb
Birthdate: July 27, 1993 (age 28)
Turned Pro: 2012
PGA Tour Rookie: 2013
Native: Dallas, Texas
Resides: Dallas, Texas
College: Texas
Equipment: Titleist


RBC Heritage: Leaderboard

Jordan Spieth Wins 2022 RBC Heritage
Jordan Spieth plays a shot from the bunker on the 18th hole in a playoff during the final round of the RBC Heritage at Harbor Town Golf Links on April 17, 2022 in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox via Getty Images)
Top-5 Finishers

Pos-Player-To Par (Final Rd)
1. Jordan Spieth -13 (-5)
2. Patrick Cantlay -13 (-3)
3. Cam Davis -12 (-8)
3. J.T. Poston -12 (-7)
3. Cameron Young -12 (-5)
3. Sepp Straka -12 (-3)
3. Matt Kuchar -12 (-3)
3. Harold Varner III -12 (-1)

Top-5 Check Cashers

Pos-Player-To Par (Final Rd)
1. Jordan Spieth ($1.44M)
2. Patrick Cantlay ($872K)
3. Cam Davis ($330.8K)
3. J.T. Poston ($330.8K)
3. Cameron Young ($330.8K)
3. Sepp Straka ($330.8K)
3. Matt Kuchar ($330.8K)
3. Harold Varner III ($330.8K)


Jordan Spieth’s Winning Stats

Jordan Spieth Wins 2022 RBC Heritage
Jordan Spieth plays a shot on the 11th hole during the final round of the RBC Heritage at Harbor Town Golf Links on April 17, 2022 in Hilton Head Island, SC. (Photo by Jared C. Tilton via Getty Images)
Top-line Stats

Driving: 293.8 (77)
Fairways: 36/56, 64.29% (T50)
Greens: 50/72, 69.44% (T9)
Putts/Per GIR: 1.720 (51)
Birdies:14 (T41)

Strokes Gained

Off the Tee: 4.322 (4)
Approach the Green: 4.790 (10)
Around the Green: 4.232 (5)
Putting: -2.545 (60)
Tee to Green: 13.341 (1)
Total: 10.798 (T1)


Spieth’s 2021-22 PGA Tour Season

Jordan Spieth Wins 2022 RBC Heritage
Jordan Spieth poses with the trophy after winning the RBC Heritage in a playoff at Harbor Town Golf Links on April 17, 2022 in Hilton Head Island, SC. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox via Getty Images)

Starts: 11
Cuts Made: 8
Wins: 1 (Heritage)
Additional Top 10: 1
Earnings: 2,827,964 (10)
FedExCup Pts: 955 (10)
World Rank Before/After: 20/10


Spieth’s PGA Tour Victories

Jordan Spieth Wins 2022 RBC Heritage
Jordan Spieth and wife Annie Verret celebrate with son Sammy on the 18th green after Spieth beat Patrick Cantlay in a playoff to win the RBC Heritage at Harbor Town Golf Links on April 17, 2022 in Hilton Head Island, SC. (Photo by Jared C. Tilton via Getty Images)

Jordan Spieth now owns 13 career PGA Tour titles, highlighted by three majors.

2022 RBC Heritage
2021 Valero Texas Open
2017 The Open Championship
2017 Travelers Championship
2017 Pebble Beach Pro-Am
2016 Dean & Deluca Invitational
2016 Hyundai To of C
2015 Tour Championship
2015 John Deere Classic
2015 U.S. Open
2015 Masters Tournament
2015 Valspar Championship
2013 John Deere Classic


WITB: Jordan Spieth

Jordan Spieth Wins 2022 RBC Heritage
Jordan Spieth plays a shot from the bunker on the 18th green in a playoff during the final round of the RBC Heritage at Harbor Town Golf Links on April 17, 2022 in Hilton Head Island, SC. (Photo by Jared C. Tilton via Getty Images)

Jordan Spieth plays a full bag of Titleist gear, including a TSi driver and Pro V1x golf ball.

Driver: Titleist TSi3 (10°)
Metal: Titleist TS2 (15°)
Hybrid: Titleist 818 H2 (21°)
Irons: Titleist T100 (4-9)
Pitch: Vokey SM9 (46°)
Gap: Vokey SM9 (52°)
Sand: Vokey SM9 (56˚)
Lob: Vokey WedgeWorks Proto (60˚)
Putter: Scotty Cameron 009
Ball: Titleist Pro V1x


One Question: Jordan Spieth

Jordan Spieth Wins 2022 RBC Heritage
Jordan Spieth and grandfather Bob Julius pose with the trophy after winning the RBC Heritage in a playoff at Harbour Town Golf Links on April 17, 2022 in Hilton Head Island, SC. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox via Getty Images)

Q: You were talking about frustration level after last week. What was the level of that frustration, and how did it manifest into this this week?

JORDAN SPIETH: It was very — I never missed a cut at the Masters before and very rarely had not had a chance to win on the weekend. So I hated it. It was the worst feeling. It was the worst feeling as a golfer that I can remember.

It’s my favorite tournament in the world, and I just love contending at that event. I was hitting it really, really well and honestly just didn’t feel like I deserved to miss that cut. I felt like I hit shots right where I wanted to and ended up somehow at 6-over.

Wind gusts here — you know, it wasn’t playing easy, but I felt like I got some unfortunate breaks on some pretty committed and nice shots.

I’ve been hitting the ball really, really well all spring, better than I did last year, and I just haven’t been scoring. So I just, I put in a lot of hours on the putting green this week, and to be honest, if it helped incrementally, it was just enough.

I’ve got a lot more work to do. I’ve been putting a lot of work into my full swing, and that certainly takes away some of the time you put into other parts of your game, including putting.

So I think I can kind of shift the other direction now and get to really working on the stroke, which is what I tried to do this week off of last week. That was the frustration.


Credits: Getty Images, PGA Tour Media


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