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Disastrous final hole at THE PLAYERS cost Jordan Spieth crazy money

Apr 8, 2017; Augusta, GA, USA; Jordan Spieth walks up the 1st fairway during the third round of The Masters golf tournament at Augusta National Golf Club. Mandatory Credit: Rob Schumacher-USA TODAY Sports

Generally speaking, Jordan Spieth had a successful weekend at THE PLAYERS Championship. But in more ways than one, Sunday’s 18th hole proved quite costly for Spieth.

Spieth teed off on the final hole in a tie for 17th place. Eight shots later, he tapped in for a quadruple bogey and slipped all the way down to a tie for 41st. But Spieth lost more than just 24 spots on the leaderboard. It also cost Spieth more than $100,000.


This is an element of golf that often gets overlooked by fans. These guys are playing for a lot of money. When things go slightly awry, it has a significant impact on their bank accounts.