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Jordan Spieth Holes Bunker Shot to Win Travelers Playoff

The 23-year-old joined Tiger Woods as the only players in the modern era with 10 victories before the age of 24

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    Jordan Spieth Holes Bunker Shot to Win Travelers Playoff
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    Jordan Spieth of the United States walks on the eighth green during the final round of the Travelers Championship at TPC River Highlands on June 25, 2017, in Cromwell, Connecticut.

    Jordan Spieth holed out from 60 feet for birdie from a greenside bunker on the first hole of a playoff with Daniel Berger to win the Travelers Championship on Sunday.

    The 23-year-old Spieth joined Tiger Woods as the only players in the modern era with 10 victories before the age of 24. Woods had 15 victories before he turned 24.

    Spieth led wire-to-wire at TPC River Highlands, holding a one-stroke edge after each of the first three rounds. He closed with an even-par 70 to match Berger -- who birdied three of the final six holes for a 67 -- at 12-under 268.

    Berger, the Memphis winner two weeks ago before missing the cut last week at the U.S. Open, just missed a 50-foot putt from off the 18th green left that would have forced a second playoff hole.

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