“Everything that light touches is our kingdom.”
Escape Mufasa, there’s a new ‘Lion King’ in town after Jordan Spieth becomes the new ruler of the Quail Hollow Club.
Everything the three-time major winner touched became gold on the 14th.(Jordan Spieth crowned Lion King after Presidents Cup masterclass) President’s Cup in the city of charlotte North Carolina When Spieth won all five games to inspire his American team. ninth straight name
In doing so, the 29-year-old became the sixth player in Presidents Cup history to score five points in a single tournament. and the first American since Jim Furyk in 2011.
As Spieth joins forces with Justin. Thomas in the opening four rounds of the team competition. The duo swept an international duo that included Masters champions Hideki Matsuyama and Adam Scott to help open a four-point lead into Sunday’s singles match.
No American partner has won four in a row since Tiger Woods and Steve Stricker in 2009, the sweetest result of Thomas and Spieth’s childhood friendship.
And when your teammates only complain, you have almost nothing left for him to put on. Shows that you’re pretty good in the finals.
“I played two matches and hit 10 putts, I thought that was ridiculous,” Thomas told reporters on Saturday.
“I think I picked up more of my coins than I hit, so yeah, my partner is pretty good.”
After the royal putt performance It was fitting that Spieth marked his arrival at the first podium on Sunday with a Lion King tribute.
While taking his son Sammy from Spieth’s wife Annie, Spieth lifts a toddler earcup over his head in the almost perfect opening scene of the 1994 Disney classic. to the roar of the Presidents Cup crowd.
“That was great,” Spieth said. “He was finally mature enough to look around and take it all and be interested in everything.
“He likes earplugs. Fortunately, it’s noisy here.”
Although he gained new status as the ‘Lion King’, Spieth fought Cameron. Australia’s Davis with a monkey proclaiming himself alive on his back Unbelievable that Spieth has never won a singles tournament at the Presidents Cup or the Ryder Cup.
After losing three consecutive Presidents Cup singles bouts from 2013 to 2017, Spieth was not selected for the 2019 tournament, which saw Woods inspire a dramatic American fight. Three years later, the absence still stings.
“It’s terrible,” Spieth said ahead of this year’s Cup. “I remember it was a really difficult point.
“I hate every second of it. because I know how fun they are. And I know how useful these weeks are. these matches For an individual how you will play next year.”
Four birdies in a row saw Spieth end a decisive drought with Davis, while his 4th and 3rd wins earned the American team their first single of the day.
“I’m more nervous than I should have been today. Just because I wanted to get that monkey off my back,” he said.
“It felt really good. When you leave early like I do most of the team activities on Sundays. They are looking for red on the board. And it felt great to finally be able to offer that.”
Hours later, Xander Schauffele returned home to seal the team’s 17.5 – 12.5 victory, sparking a jubilant celebration on the 18th hole.(Jordan Spieth crowned Lion King after Presidents Cup masterclass)
Champagne was poured into the cup earlier. For the second time that day, Spieth raised the crowd’s favorite cup.
“When you act [compete] Overall, representing your country with the best players in the world … you cannot bid,” Spieth said.
“There is nothing more fun than that.”