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Jordan Spieth

 

From the days when crooner Bing Crosby affixed his name to the tournament,  the Pebble Beach Pro-Am on the Monterey Peninsula has been one of the more prestigious stops on the PGA Tour,  rivaled only by The Masters.

This weekend, Jordan Spieth continued to make a name for himself,  winning the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-am for his ninth career win on the Tour.

Spieth entered Sunday’s final round with a six-shot lead after 54 holes. Luckily for him, everybody seemed to have their putter betray them over the final 18 holes. The Texan only made two putts himself, the last at 17. It was a day for tap-ins as every putt seemed to come tantalizingly close to the hole without dropping into the cup.

The latest winner would see his lead shrink to 4, then 3 but the field would get no closer. Kelly Kraft, who was the closest pursuer all day, ultimately finished four shots back in second with Dustin Johnson right behind him.

Spieth shot 19-under par 268 for the tournament to increase his bank account by  $1,296,000.