Oct 3rd, 2015
Spieth Wins Again
Player of the Year
Words: The Brigadier Photography: Getty Images
Spieth with the FedEx Cup.
The PGA Tour have announced that Jordan Spieth has been named Player of the Year for the 2014-2015 season, whilst Daniel Berger has been awarded Rookie of the Year.
Spieth’s award comes as no surprise whatsoever with his final win of the FedEx title to add to his two major wins and three further PGA Tour wins. It has been an epic year for sure.
But we should not forget that he has achieved all this in a season where Jason Day has blazed it up, and Rickie Fowler has made his great leap forwards.
Spieth was the first player since Tiger Woods in 2002 to win both the Masters and U.S. Open, and he is now the third player, alongside Nicklaus and Woods, to have top-four finishes in all four majors.
He was runner-up at the PGA Championship, and just missed a play-off spot at the 144th Open Championship at St Andrews. You couldn’t make this stuff up.
Jordan with some more fetching glass ware.
Other records include the lowest ever cumulative score for the four majors, at fifty-four under. 22 year-old Spieth also becomes the youngest recipient of the Player of the Year since Woods won it in 1997 at age 21.
Daniel Berger finished 11th in the final FedEx Cup standings and was the only rookie to make it to the Tour Championship. Berger had six top-10 finishes and 13 top-25s this season. He had missed seven straight cuts before turning it around in the FedEx Cup Playoffs. The 22-year-old finished T-12 at the Deutsche Bank Championship, then second at the BMW Championship to secure his spot at East Lake.
Daniel Berger in full flow.
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