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How Jordan Spieth Ranks Among the Greats at Age 22

Jordan Spieth's Accomplishments by 22 Outweigh Those of Golf Superstars
Happy Birthday, Jordan Spieth! See how Spieth's accomplishments stack up to other golf heavyweights when they were the same age.

Jordan Spieth turned 22 years old Monday, July 27. With his U.S. Open victory last month, Spieth became the youngest player to win two majors since Gene Sarazen in 1922.

Now the second-ranked player in the world, how does he stack up against some of the game’s greatest talents? Here’s a breakdown of Spieth’s early career accomplishments alongside that of Rory McIlroy, Tiger Woods and Jack Nicklaus.

Spieth:
77 PGA Tour starts
5 victories (2 major championships)
29 Top 10 finishes
13 missed cuts
$17.3 million in earnings

McIlroy:
32 PGA Tour starts
1 victory (0 major championships)
1 Euro Tour victory
9 Top 10 finishes
5 missed PGA Tour cuts
$3.7 million in earnings

Woods:
43 PGA Tour starts
6 victories (1 major championship)
14 Top 10 finishes
9 missed cuts
$2.8 million

Nicklaus:
Less than 25 PGA Tour starts
0 victories
3 missed cuts
Had turned pro for just 2 months

Jordan Spieth Favorite to Win PGA Championship
Despite not making the playoff at the British Open, Vegas oddsmakers have put Jordan Spieth at the top of the betting books for the 2015 PGA Championship at Whistling Straits.

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