Jordan Spieth, who helped lead the Longhorns to the NCAA National Men’s Golf Championship in 2012, won the Masters on Sunday, April 12. Spieth led all four days of the tournament, the first golfer to do so and win since 1976. The UT Tower will shine orange in his honor tonight.
Spieth turned pro in late 2012 and was named PGA Tour Rookie of the Year in 2013. The Masters win is his fourth professional victory and his first major championship.
His record-breaking four-day run includes:
- 28 birdies, the most ever in one tournament
- his final score of -18 ties Tiger Woods for the lowest 72-hole score
- his score of -16 at the end of Saturday is the lowest 54-hole score
- his score of -14 at the end of Friday is the lowest 36-hole score
Hook ‘em, Jordan!