The American enjoyed a superlative 2017, picking up his third major
championship victory at The Open with a stunning performance down the
back nine at Royal Birkdale to edge Matt Kuchar.
Elsewhere, the Spieth was incredibly consistent, notching up two
other wins, and no less than ten top 10 finishes, three of which were
runners up performances.
"The Open Championship just did wonders for me, individually, not
only my view of myself but being the man in the arena," the 24-year-old
"I'm the one out there putting it on the line every week. I'm going
to fail and learn, I'm going to succeed. But I'm the one in the arena.
"In general, there are going to be critics and people who disagree
with the way you do things but I think I'm in a great place and starting
"I'm ready for anything. I'm ready for failure, success and everything in between."
Spieth also capped off his 2017 by getting engaged to high school girlfriend Annie Verret.
The Texan is set to play in this weeks Tournament of Champions, which
also features Japanese superstar Hideki Matsuyama, 2017 US Open winner
Brooks Koepka and the talented Rickie Fowler.