Jordan Spieth believes his victory at the Australian Open on Sunday will “do wonders” for his career, just as it did when he won the tournament for the first time in 2014.
Spieth sank a 10-foot birdie putt on the first playoff hole to beat local hopes Cameron Smith and Ashley Hall at Royal Sydney.
The former top-ranked Spieth forced the three-way playoff after sinking another clutch par putt on the 18th hole for a three-under-par 69. He joined Smith (66) and Hall (66) at 12-under 276 after 72 holes.
For Spieth, it was more than winning the tournament for a second time.
“The way we played the playoff, I think is...