By the numbers: what Jordan Spieth’s U.S. Open win means historically


Jordan Spieth’s U.S. Open win at Chambers Bay was historic by many standards. Here’s a look by the numbers at just how significant Spieth’s win truly was:

1. Youngest player to have both a U.S. Open title and a Masters title

2. 4th-youngest player at time of 2nd major championship win

3. Youngest U.S. Open winner since Bobby Jones in 1923

4. First player to birdie the 72nd hole of the U.S. Open and win by one shot since Bobby Jones in 1926

5. First player since 1941 to win his 2nd major in the major immediately following his first major win

6. Jordan Spieth has now earned $16,086,406 in PGA Tour winnings

7. First player to win two majors before his 22nd birthday since Gene Sarazen in 1922

8. Players who have won Masters and U.S. Open in the same year: Spieth, Woods, Niklaus, Palmer, Hogan, Craig Wood

9. 16th player to win the Masters and U.S. Open in their career

10. Second player since 1940 to win four times on tour before the age of 22

11. Only three players have won both the U.S. Junior Amateur and the U.S. Open: Spieth, Woods and Johnny Miller.

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