Jordan Spieth turned 24 years old on Thursday, which just seems totally unfair. Not only has he won more majors by that age than Tiger Woods, but he gets to celebrate his birthday less than a week after winning his first Claret Jug.
King Jordan of House Spieth, King of the Iron Throne, turns 24 on this day.
Go chest bump a caddie and throw an iron in celebration. pic.twitter.com/ih4RLDpo8kAdvertisement
— Longhorn Network (@LonghornNetwork) July 27, 2017
This brilliant Game of Thrones-themed tweet by Longhorn Network suggests a couple ways to celebrate alongside Spieth, but we decided to take things a step further. In honor of every Longhorn’s favorite golfer, here are 24 ways to celebrate the champ turning 24.
If you’re going to do this day right, you’re going to need fuel.
— Wheaties (@wheaties) July 27, 2017
Any good friendship includes some give and take. Let this be the day you ask for a favor, because gosh darn it you deserve one.
— Mark Harris (@itismarkharris) July 23, 2017
It may seem hokey, but if they’re already decorated you’re less likely to become a victim of your child’s Bedazzler. Thinking ahead: it’s what Spieth would do.
— Mike McAllister (@PGATOUR_mikemc) May 16, 2017
The past two years, Spieth has competed in the pro-am at his hometown Dean & DeLuca Invitational alongside the quirky actor. The obvious choice here is Caddyshack, but everyone has their favorite Bill Murray character. Follow your heart.
So you don’t have a Claret Jug laying around, but everyone has a Little League prize or two around the house, right? Assuming you’re 21, see if you can find a way to fill that thing with your favorite alcoholic beverage. And if you’re not 21, lemonade works too.
Anyone can hit a flop shot. Not everyone can hit a marshmallow into their own mouth. Watch and learn, then impress your friends.
— PGA TOUR Communications (@PGATOURComms) May 17, 2016
Let’s face it, we all have a Rae’s Creek. If Spieth can stare down the 12th hole at Augusta National in front of thousands of fans — and millions at home — then what’s stopping us?
Looking for a way to get the office fired up? Celebrate an accomplishment Spieth-style with a low-to-ground chest bump. Just don’t get too carried away. We don’t need any injuries.
— PGA TOUR (@PGATOUR) June 25, 2017
If a chest bump is out of the question, motivate your co-workers by inspiring them. Life, like golf, is all about recovery.
One shot at a time …
— PGA TOUR (@PGATOUR) May 12, 2017
Sure, it’s a love-hate relationship, but you only get back what you put in.
They don’t have to be made of hickory, but if they are it might be fun to try to find the proper garb to go with them.
Sure, you might get kicked off the course, but it’s too hot for shirts this time of year. Don’t forget the sunscreen!
— Justin Thomas (@JustinThomas34) April 11, 2017
Yes, we’re still celebrating Spieth here, but he always takes time to recognize those who came before him. As should we all.
It's an honor to be a lockermate with you at ANGC. You inspired millions, changed the game, and will forever be missed. #arnie
— Jordan Spieth (@JordanSpieth) September 26, 2016
Not only does Spieth pay homage to those who inspired him, he also takes time to pass what he’s learned on to the next generation. At 24, he’s proof that it’s never too early to make the transition from student to teacher.
It’s not enough to just sleep with your putter. If you want to start draining long-range efforts like Spieth, you’re going to need to spend some good, quality time on it. Start today, and maybe eventually putts like this 34-footer will seem routine.
Just for good measure …
— PGA TOUR (@PGATOUR) May 29, 2016
Each April, the winner of the previous year’s Masters tournament gets to pick the meal at the Masters Champions Dinner. For Spieth in 2016, the choice was obvious: Texas barbecue. No matter where you’re from, share something from your upbringing with your friends.
You don’t win three majors by the time you’re 24 without attention to detail.
— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) March 16, 2016
It’ll make Jordan’s sponsor happy.
It happens. If anyone tries to make fun of you, remind them that some of the world’s best athletes have receding hairlines, and Spieth is soon to join that list.
Make your voice heard. You might just get what you want.
Days before heading over the England to win his third major, Spieth was in Las Vegas to cheer on his younger brother Steven Spieth, who is playing in the NBA Summer League with the Dallas Mavericks.
— Dallas Mavericks (@dallasmavs) July 16, 2017
We’ve all got that little voice in our heads, and it’s bound to come out sometimes. Let it happen.
At the Ryder Cup in 2016, Spieth and Patrick Reed formed a formidable pair. They helped the U.S. team break an eight-year drought in the competition. Maybe in 2020 we’ll see Spieth don the red, white and blue for the Olympic Games.
No matter where Spieth goes, he’ll always be linked with the University of Texas. We can relate.
— Josh Hill (@jdavhill) July 19, 2015
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