Happy New Year, Jor­dan

The Guardian (Charlottetown) - - SPORTS -

Jor­dan Spi­eth went on Twit­ter in the fi­nal hour of 2015 to say, “Would rather this year not end.” Maybe it never did. Com­ing off a block­buster year in­clud­ing the Masters, U.S. Open, five vic­to­ries and the FedEx Cup, Spi­eth de­liv­ered a state­ment Sun­day in the Hyundai Tour­na­ment of Cham­pi­ons by crush­ing the win­ners-only field at Ka­palua for an eight-shot vic­tory. “I felt like it was a short three­week break and con­tinue what we were do­ing last year,” he said. “That’s the way I’ll keep on think­ing about it. It worked well this week. All parts were fir­ing.” He made an 8-foot birdie putt on the 18th hole for a 6-un­der 67 and a spot in the PGA Tour record book with Ernie Els as the only two play­ers at 30-un­der par or lower in a 72-hole event. Spi­eth fin­ished at 30un­der 262, one short of the record Els set at Ka­palua in 2003.

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