Jonathan Jones: Before joining 10-win club, Spieth inched toward PGA Tour card in Charlotte

Jordan Spieth holds up the Travelers Championship golf tournament trophy Sunday, June 25, 2017, in Cromwell, Conn. He captured his 10th win on the PGA Tour.  (Brad Horrigan/Hartford Courant via AP)

Editor’s note: This column originally published in The Charlotte Observer on May 3, 2013.

Exactly one year ago Thursday, golfer Jordan Spieth was named Big 12 Conference Player of the Year and was one month away from helping Texas to a national title.

Fast forward a year and he sits at 3-under par after the first round at the Wells Fargo Championship, tied for 14th and well on his way to earning his PGA Tour card for next season.

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