Originally written on Fox Sports Southwest  |  Last updated 11/11/14
SILVIS, Ill. (AP) -- Jordan Spieth can say that he's accomplished something that Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson and Rory McIlroy never did. Spieth won a PGA Tour event as a teenager -- and now he's joining all those stars at next week's British Open. The 19-year-old outlasted David Hearn and Zach Johnson on the fifth hole of a playoff Sunday to win the John Deere Classic, becoming the youngest winner on the PGA Tour in 82 years. Spieth, a Dallas native who doesn't turn 20 for another two weeks, hit a short par putt to earn a spot in the field at Muirfield. He is the first teenager to win since Ralph Guldahl took the Santa Monica Open in 1931. "I didn't think it would happen this early," said Spieth, who turned pro in December after an All-American season as a freshman at the University of Texas. "I had a plan. I guess the plan got exceeded." Spieth started the day six shots behind third-round leader Daniel Summerhays. A bogey on the first hole left him seven back with 17 to play....
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