One week after missing the cut at the Masters for the first time in his career, Jordan Spieth revived his game and won for the second consecutive Easter Sunday

Jordan Spieth won the RBC Heritage on Hilton Head after a one-hole playoff when he blasted a shot out of a bunker within inches of the hole to claim his second PGA Tour event on an Easter Sunday.

After 18 holes of golf in the fourth round at Harbour Town Golf Links, three-time major winner Spieth was tied with Patrick Cantlay, a six-time PGA Tour winner, at 13 under par.

Both players ended up in bunkers around the green on the first playoff hole, the 18th, but Spieth hit a spectacular shot out of the sand and tapped in for par for the win, while Cantlay was left with a long putt for par that he missed.

Spieth’s final four-round score was 271, including a 66-shot fourth round in which he had two eagles and three birdies. There were multiple leadership changes during the afternoon, but Spieth’s come-from-behind win left him standing alone in the end.


Spieth’s wife, Annie, the couple’s young son in her arms, rushed out onto the picturesque 18th green to give her husband a kiss after he claimed the victory.

“It was the worst feeling as a golfer that I can remember,” Spieth said of failing to make the Masters cut. “It’s my favorite tournament in the world.”


He was feeling better after his win in South Carolina, his second Easter Sunday win in two years. He also won the PGA Tour’s Valero Texas Open on Easter Sunday last year.

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Jordan Spieth came out with a superb bunker shot from 56-feet to within inches to beat Patrick Cantlay with the tap-in par putt on the first hole of a playoff.


It was the 13th PGA Tour title for Spieth and the second straight one on Easter Sunday after taking the Valero Texas Open a year ago to end a four-year drought.