Golf: American Spieth seeks another win at John Deere
Published on Jul 10, 2014 8:06 PM
SILVIS, Illinois (AFP) - American Jordan Spieth is back to defend his title at this week's John Deere Classic, the final USPGA Tour event to qualify for the British Open.
Spieth, who became the first teenager to win on the USPGA Tour since 1931 when he raised the trophy last year, will headline the field with Zach Johnson and three-time winner Steve Stricker.
"I've been anxious for another win because of how good this felt last year," said the 20-year-old Spieth. "I had a lot of close calls and I feel like I'm knocking on the door again.
"It feels awesome to be back at a place I'm very familiar with because I've played here twice before.
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