Jordan Spieth won his third major on Sunday with a thrilling back-nine at Royal Birkdale to win the British Open, but he wasn't the only big winner. In January 2013, Under Armour made Spieth, then a 19-year-old, the face of the company's fledgling golf wing. Then, in January 2015, Under Armour scrapped the final two years of that deal and gave Spieth a new 10-year contract.
SOUTHPORT, England – Playing in his first Open Championship, China’s Haotong Li scorched the closing nine at Royal Birkdale on Sunday with a 5-under 31 that included four consecutive birdies to finish his round. Li finished at 6 under par to grab the clubhouse lead with front-runner Jordan Spieth still playing his opening nine. “It’s a dream come true,” said Li, who posted a day’s best 63. Li said he planned to watch the remainder of the event on television and said the turnaround occurred at the eighth hole when he started “holing everything.” The Open: Full-field scores | Live blog: Day 4 | Full coverage “The birdies on 8 and 9 really freed him up,” said Ernie Els, who played with Li on Sunday.
The stars of the PGA are headed to Glen Abbey Golf Club in Oakville, Ontario, this week for the RBC Canadian Open. Fresh off his breakthrough second-place finish at the British Open, Matt Kuchar is among the favorites at 11/1. Before you make any bets on the RBC Canadian Open or enter a daily fantasy golf tournament on a DFS site like FanDuel or DraftKings, you'll want to listen to what the team at SportsLine has to say. Their advanced computer model called Kuchar's breakthrough at the British Open, where he nearly captured his first major win as a 60/1 underdog. SportsLine also had Jordan Spieth finishing in the top two for the British Open from the start and pegged him as the winner entering