On the sidelines of the Charles Schwab Challenge (PGA Tour) which is being played this week in Fort Worth (Texas), Jordan Spieth revealed the exact cause of his wrist problems, the source of his recent package at AT&T Byron Nelson.
This is what is commonly called the “things of life”. Summoned to the media this Wednesday at the Colonial in Fort Worth (Texas), host of the Charles Schwab Challenge, Jordan Spieth explained why he had to withdraw from the AT&T Byron Nelson.
The cause of his package is called… Sammy. He is eighteen months old. It's his son! "I was playing with him, I wasn't even holding him, we were both having fun on the floor and when I wanted to get up, I suddenly felt something stuck in my left wrist.
, he explains. I had an MRI the next day, I consulted specialists and we know the rest…” A small glitch that ultimately did not prevent him from returning to competition last week at Oak Hill for the 105th PGA Championship in history and from making the cut there, despite a bandaged wrist and still a little sore.
Before taking 29th place in the final thanks to a final lap completed in 69 (-1). “I was quite surprised to have been able to play last week, confirms the triple winner in Major, winner here in 2016 at the Colonial (for three second places).
So I said to myself that if I could pass four laps, I was not going to compromise anything… ” Life as a young dad doesn't always seem easy for these champions. Dustin Johnson had also admitted before the PGA Championship to having injured his back while taking… his son in his arms!
Jordan Alexander Spieth (born July 27, 1993) is an American PGA Tour professional golfer. During the 2015 season, he won two of the four major golf tournaments. He first won the Masters by tying Tiger Woods' tournament record and becoming the second-youngest Masters winner after Woods.
After winning the US Open that same year, he became world number 1. He also finished fourth in the British Open and second in the PGA Championship. Spieth ends the season with the biggest earnings and most tournament wins on the PGA Tour with 5 wins.