Spieth is in elite company because of his majors
23-year-old not keen on comparisons
EEnames are engraved on the oldest trophy in golf.
In that respect, nothing has changed.
Spieth wasn’t keen on comparisons when he became the youngest Masters champion since Tiger Woods, the youngest U.S. Open champion since Bob-
But if he were to win the PGA Championship in three weeks, he will be only the sixth — and youngest — to have all four majors.
The prospect is exciting, though recent history illustrates why success can be so fleeting in golf.
Rory McIlroy looked unstoppable when he won the British Open and PGA Championship at the end of 2014, and then headed to Augusta National for a shot at the Grand Slam. Who could possibly beat that blend of power and scoring? Spieth won the Masters in a runaway.
By Doug Ferguson