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All You Need to Know About the RBC Heritage (Apr 13-16, 2023)

All You Need to Know About the RBC Heritage (Apr 13-16, 2023)

How Jordan Spieth won in 2022

Jordan Spieth made two eagles on the first five holes of the final round and shot a final-round 66, finishing an hour before the last group. On a bunched leaderboard, ultimately only Patrick Cantlay matched Spieth’s 271 total, with seven players finishing one stroke behind. Spieth won the playoff with an up-and-down par from a bunker while Cantlay bogeyed from a buried lie.

  • Spieth missed an 18-inch putt on the 18th in the third round and won despite ranking 60th in Strokes Gained: Putting (-.636 per round).
  • Spieth ranked first in Strokes Gained: Tee-to-Green (3.335 per round).

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  • Winner Jordan Spieth began the final round T9, three strokes off the lead. Eight of the last 10 RBC Heritage winners have come from at least two strokes behind after 54 holes.
  • Spieth became the 16th player (19th instance) to make two eagles in the final round and go on to win on the PGA TOUR since 1983.
  • Patrick Cantlay has finished second or third in three of his five RBC Heritage appearances (T3/2017, T3/2019, P2/2022).
  • Harold Varner III finished T2 in 2021 and T3 in 2022, accounting for two of his top-three finishes on the PGA TOUR.